JERSEY CITY BRIEFS
Jun 07, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 22 22 recommendations | email to a friend
Fire chief’s son killed on Fulton Avenue Jersey City police say Darcel Rivers, 35, of Rhode Island, the son of Jersey City Fire Chief Darren Rivers, was shot once in the back of the head at about 3...
ATHLETE OF THE WEEK
Secaucus’ Forteau recovers in time to make track history
Jun 07, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 19 19 recommendations | email to a friend
The Hudson County Track Coaches Association championships were all set to be held in mid-May, a meet that Carleisha Forteau was anticipating. “I worked hard for that meet for four years,” said Fort...
Downtown concert to feature jazz and Broadway tunes
Jun 06, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 21 21 recommendations | email to a friend
JERSEY CITY – North River Sing Community Chorus, a Jersey City-based group devoted to The Great American Songbook, will host its second-ever concert on Friday, June 12 at 8 p.m. at St. Matthew’s Lu...
Pulaski Skyway will be closed in both directions for the weekend
Jun 05, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 28 28 recommendations | email to a friend
JERSEY CITY – New Jersey Department of Transportation (NJDOT) officials said the Pulaski Skyway will be closed in both directions for the weekend for the installation of new deck panels as the reha...
Mukherji, Chaparro clinch Dem nomination for State Assembly District 33; a few off-line candidates nab committee seats
Jun 05, 2015 | 1 1 comments | 33 33 recommendations | email to a friend
Discouraged by soggy skies and a lack of competitive races, a few thousand residents voted in person in the June 2 primary for the Democratic and Republican nominees for Hudson County executive and...
Around 80 Hoboken children currently on wait list for public preschool
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HOBOKEN — Roughly 80 Hoboken children are still waiting for placement in the public school district’s free preschool program for the 2015-16 school year, according to Brandt School Principal Sandra...
Bayonne favorite returns to city
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BAYONNE – It’s back. After an absence of several years, the Bayonne Hometown Fair makes its resurgence on Saturday, June 6, from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. and Sunday, June 7, noon to 6 p.m. The fair will b...
Hard Rock Casino proposed for the Meadowlands
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MEADOWLANDS – The Meadowlands Racetrack site has been proposed as a location for a new Hard Rock Casino. Detailed plans were made public at a press conference attended by numerous state and local l...
BREAKING: Jersey City fire chief's son shot dead on Fulton Avenue
Jun 04, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 19 19 recommendations | email to a friend
JERSEY CITY -- Darcel Rivers, 35, of Rhode Island, was shot once in the back of the head during a robbery on Thursday near Fulton Avenue in Jersey City early Thursday morning. Rivera was found on t...
Port Authority changes bridge closure schedule
Jun 04, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 16 16 recommendations | email to a friend
BAYONNE – The Bayonne Bridge will be closed less than originally anticipated this weekend, according to a new statement from the Port Authority of New York & New Jersey. “The Bayonne Bridge (is) to...