Sanitation truck fire on Turnpike extension quelled by city firefighters
Mar 21, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 33 33 recommendations | email to a friend
BAYONNE – Three Bayonne fire truck units responded to a sanitation truck fire on the New Jersey Turnpike bridge extension and extinguished the blaze on Friday, March 21 at 10:14 a.m., according to ...
Weehawken Peer Leaders raise money for charity
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Peer Leadership students at Weehawken High School were recently presented with a $1,000 check for participating in Optimum Power to Learn’s Charity Champion program. It encourages high schools to r...
BREAKING: Hoboken school budget could result in 54 layoffs
Mar 21, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 30 30 recommendations | email to a friend
HOBOKEN – The Board of Education on Thursday night released its $64.8 million 2014 preliminary budget, which contains a 3.9 percent tax rate increase and a levy (the amount that comes from taxes) o...
Bus driver indicted in death of North Bergen baby
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HUDSON COUNTY -- The county prosecutor's office issued a press release Thursday afternoon regarding the July, 2013 death of 8-month-old Angelie Parades of North Bergen, who was killed near the West...
Public bond finance deal approved for the American Dream megamall
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The Bergen County freeholders voted unanimously on Wednesday to approve a public bond finance deal for the American Dream megamall -- the troubled Meadowlands project formerly known as Xanadu. Acco...
EDITOR’S LETTER JCM

Milestone
Mar 21, 2014 | 1 1 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
We don’t usually pat ourselves on the back, but, as it happens, 2014 marks the 10th anniversary of Jersey City Magazine. We’ve been privileged to cover a great town that has given us wonderful stor...
Ten Years and Counting
by Kate Rounds
Mar 21, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
In the year 2004, the Mars Rover landed on the Red Planet. A whale exploded in Tainan City, Taiwan. Facebook was launched. Massachusetts legalized same-sex marriage. Ground was broken for the Freed...
Mayor Steve Gets Up Close and Personal
On relationships, the Marines, and Miley Cyrus
by Caren Lissner
Mar 21, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
Five minutes into my interview with Steve Fulop, he gets a call on his cell. “Yes, senator,” he says, and disappears from the conference room into his office. A few minutes later, his press secreta...
White Eagle Hall
Two husband-and-wife teams—along with a local indie-music legend—are working to put this magnificent old building back in business.
by Lauren Barbagallo
Mar 21, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
For many immigrants to the United States, the first stop after Ellis Island was Jersey City. And at 337-339 Newark Avenue, you’ll find a splendid reminder of our region’s rich immigrant history: Wh...
Hovering Above the Hudson
Helicopter tour offers awe-inspiring aerial views
by Adriana Rambay Fernández
Mar 21, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
When I accepted the assignment to take a helicopter sightseeing tour, there was no hesitation. As someone who has skydived, bungee-jumped, and recently zip-lined in the Ecuadorian Andes, I was thri...