For Downtown residents wondering what would become of the retail spaces along Grove Street formerly occupied by Subway, GNC, NJ.com and Remax, we have an answer. According to a spokesperson for the owner, Columbia Property Trust, the storefronts are being built out "in order to be repositioned to attract new tenants to serve this area."
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A resolution condemning Islamophobia and withering reviews for a city food vendor came together with bonds, cannabis, the Exchange Place redesign and affordable housing to make for a wide range of topics at Wednesday's city council meeting.
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Jersey City students have mixed feelings about recently announced plans that would take effect in 2026 to overhaul the admissions process for its top-two ranked high schools: McNair Academic and Infinity Institute.
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Municipal Prosecutor and Jersey City Ward E Council candidate Jake Hudnut is opposing the Jersey City Board of Education’s plan to change the district’s admissions policy for McNair Academic High School and Infinity Institute. The plan would shift admissions away from a race-based formula and instead apportion seats by dividing Jersey City’s neighborhoods based on socioeconomic tiers. Hudnut says that this change will take crucial educational opportunities away from Downtown families, especially those of color, who live nearby more affluent residents.
The campaign’s median donation for the quarter was $50. He enters the third fundraising quarter with over $125,000 cash on hand.
Ward C City Council Candidate Kevin Bing called for expanding bike lanes, standard street safety infrastructure, and improved mass transit options. “From Palisade to Newark, we are not going to trade pedestrian safety for driver convenience.”