Silicon Valley in Jersey City?
Liberty Science Center seeks land from city to build new campus
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Jan 22, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
Paul Hoffman, CEO of Liberty Science Center, has petitioned the City Council to donate 16 acres needed to develop a new high tech campus, something he said could generate as many as 100 high tech s...
We’re having a party
Annual Art House Snow Ball to be held on Jan. 28
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Jan 22, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
Every city has its unique cultural event, from Mardi Gras in New Orleans to Greenwich Village’s Halloween Parade, when people get to step out of their ordinary lives and dress up. Jersey City has i...
‘This is ugly’
Three murdered in apparent botched drug robbery on Fulton Avenue
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Jan 22, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
On the rainy Tuesday morning after the three bodies were found in an apartment on Fulton Avenue, people hurried by as if nothing had happened. Some glanced at the crumpled yellow police tape stuffe...
Happy birthday, Hamilton
Jersey City celebrates the birth of a founding father
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Jan 22, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
Knowing about Alexander Hamilton was part of growing up in Paterson. While lessons about his role as a founder of that major North Jersey city were sometimes taught in school, more significant remi...
Getting down to work
Board of Education’s first caucus lacks drama
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Jan 22, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
In the first official caucus meeting of the newly-organized Jersey City Board of Education, the members got right down to business, avoiding the petty squabbles that have plagued so many meetings o...
JERSEY CITY BRIEFS
Jan 22, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
Bus hit with bullets NJ Transit bus No. 87 carrying 25 people was struck by stray bullets on Martin Luther King Drive at about 7 p.m. on Jan. 17. The bullets shattered windows. “The bus driver was ...
Federal probe of police continues
Jersey City restricts duties of 11 police officers
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Jan 15, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 16 16 recommendations | email to a friend
After more than a year of investigation that included intensive surveillance, Jersey City has placed 11 police officers on restricted duty, pending the outcome of a federal probe into allegations t...
Fulop introduces running mates
But candidates in wards he needs to win are still in the works
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Jan 15, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 42 42 recommendations | email to a friend
Mayor Steven Fulop announced a partial ticket of City Council running mates last week, officially kicking off what many predict could be the most wide-open municipal election since the early 1990s....
A change at the top
Board of Education reorganizes
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Jan 15, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 17 17 recommendations | email to a friend
In a move that will likely have an impact in the municipal election later this year, the Jersey City Board of Education welcomed four new members and named a new president and vice president at its...
New chairman, possible new local police academy
County freeholders reorganize, set agenda
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Jan 15, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 24 24 recommendations | email to a friend
With a number of key initiatives about to take place within his freeholder district, Anthony Vainieri of North Bergen was elected the new chairman of the Hudson County Board of Freeholders during t...