jersey city news

There they go again
School board kicks off the new year still conflicted
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Jan 14, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 52 52 recommendations | email to a friend
You know 2018 might be a tough year for the Jersey City Board of Education when the first 20 minutes of their first meeting are consumed with arguing over which edition of Robert’s Rules of Order t...
Zacche pleads guilty to no-show job payments
Off-duty police work may be a thing of the past
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Jan 14, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 72 72 recommendations | email to a friend
A comment made to the Hudson Reporter three years ago during the groundbreaking of a proposed new police station for Marion Gardens apparently led to an investigation that revealed then Police Chie...
‘He was a good police officer’
Silent processional honors fallen JC police lieutenant
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Jan 14, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 70 70 recommendations | email to a friend
A sea of blue uniforms filled Pavonia Avenue in Jersey City hours before the funeral procession was scheduled to start on Jan. 11. City police officers, joined by police from around the state and r...
A real treasure
Storage pirate finds possessions of Grammy-winning jazz performer
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Jan 14, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
When Steven Monetti peered into the storage unit last month, he sensed something special about it. Monetti, of North Bergen, makes his living as what some people call “a storage pirate.” He is ofte...
Gearing up for the 21st Century
Boy Scouts unveil new STEM program
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Jan 14, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
When my best friend Dave and I joined the Boy Scouts as kids, we didn’t do it for the education. Oh, we knew all about merit badges and how we needed to earn them to advance in rank. And we earned ...
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Jan 14, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
McGill named new JC fire chief Mayor Steven M. Fulop and Public Safety Director James Shea announced on Jan. 11 that Steven McGill is the new chief of the Jersey City Fire Department. “Chief McGill...
Kelly named police chief
Selected after ‘exhaustive’ search; will address gun violence, other matters
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Jan 07, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 98 98 recommendations | email to a friend
After four turbulent years that included a struggle for power in the Jersey City Police Department, the demotion of one chief and the retirement of another, Mayor Steven M. Fulop and Public Safety ...
Four more years
Fulop and council sworn in
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Jan 07, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 83 83 recommendations | email to a friend
Sub-freezing temperatures did not discourage hundreds of people from attending the New Years Day swearing in of the Jersey City mayor and council. Although not seen as historic as Mayor Steven Fulo...
Court grants injunction to halt luxury marina
Public hearing at Liberty State Park scheduled in the next month
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Jan 07, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 75 75 recommendations | email to a friend
After the city filed suit to halt the construction of a controversial marina at the south end of Liberty State Park, Hudson County Superior Court Judge Barry P. Sarkasian has issued a temporary res...
Music to heal the soul
Jerry Wonda joins Jersey City effort to help Puerto Rico
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Jan 07, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 25 25 recommendations | email to a friend
Three-time Grammy Award-winning music producer Jerry Wonda didn’t need much urging when Aaron Forman from More4Amor – a local fund drive for Puerto Rico – asked him to help raise money and toys for...

past weeks news

Looking ahead
Residents around the county share their resolutions
by Marilyn Baer, Hannington Dia, Rory Pasquariello and Al Sullivan
Reporter staff

Biggest stories of the year
Here is the top news in each town and countywide, 2017
by Marilyn Baer, Hannington Dia, and Al Sullivan
Reporter Staff Writers

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