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Reval delay won’t happen
Legislature won’t vote on Stack and Cunningham bill
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
May 27, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
Bowing to the wishes of Jersey City Mayor Steven Fulop, the state legislature has declined to advance a bill that might have provided some relief to residents facing sharp increases as a result of ...
‘My name is Amy, not Tom DeGise’
Daughter of county executive runs for HCDO chair
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
May 27, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
Seated in a back booth at the VIP Diner, a well-known Jersey City political hangout for nearly a half century, Amy DeGise didn’t look remotely out of place. The daughter of County Executive Tom DeG...
‘A dream come true’
JC cop promoted to sergeant after military deployment
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
May 27, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
After deployment by the U.S. Army caused him to miss the deadline for a test for a police department promotion, Staff Sgt. Tarance Bryant, 46, was sworn-in as a police sergeant in a special ceremon...
City looks to buy out Honeywell property
Fulop proposes $170M bond to develop west side
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
May 27, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
Hoping to jump start development on the west side of Jersey City, Mayor Steven Fulop has asked the City Council to consider adopting a $170 million bond for the purchase of property on the Hackensa...
Poland’s president comes to Jersey City
Katyn statue controversy rages on as protestors shout ‘shame!’
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
May 20, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 238 238 recommendations | email to a friend
Polish President Andrzej Duda laid a wreath on May 16 at the base of a statue memorializing the World War II massacre of Polish soldiers, while protestors in the background, despite being restraine...
Last chance for affordable waterfront housing?
Council will likely go forward with Metro Plaza abatement
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
May 20, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 240 240 recommendations | email to a friend
After putting off a decision earlier this month on what to do about a 2015 agreement with a waterfront property developer for a tax abatement, the City Council may have to give up hope of requiring...
How cities came about
Montessori school explores the Industrial Revolution
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
May 20, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 65 65 recommendations | email to a friend
Students at the Hudson Montessori School didn’t have to look far to find examples of this year’s theme for their social studies fair. They just had to gaze out their classroom windows. In the past,...
Seeking to become super supervisors
City holds promotion ceremony for lieutenants and sergeants
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
May 20, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
The city held a police promotion ceremony on May 14 that established a new generation of leadership for the foreseeable future, and may have been a significant milestone in rehabilitating the Jerse...
A festival of color
Indian culture celebrated at Exchange Place
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
May 20, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
Exchange Place became alive with bright colors and exotic dance as the Indian American Community gathered on May 5 to celebrate Holi. Many of those who showed up painted themselves with colored dus...

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