State Aims For Zero Traffic Deaths, Fulop Touts Drop in Jersey City

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State lawmakers are proposing the state create a Vision Zero task force, with an ambitious goal to eliminate traffic fatalities by 2035. 

This Weekend

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This weekend, fall is in full-swing in Jersey City, with the Harvest Festival and the Cultural Diversity Festival taking over Hamilton Park on Saturday. And The JCAST is taking over the whole city, featuring artists at more than 140 venues. There’s also the Jersey City Night Market, the Nimbus Arts Season Launch, the Liberty State Park Caven Point Advocacy Walk, and more. 

Jersey City Man Sentenced in Theft of $594,000 in Phones and Tablets

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A Jersey City man was sentenced today to 24 months in federal prison in connection with the theft of $594 thousand in phones and tablets from the Newark Housing Authority.

Sheriff Arrests 21 Jersey City Residents in Warrant Sweep

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The Hudson County Sheriff’s Office has announced the arrest of 21 Jersey City residents during a warrant sweep across Hudson County on Saturday.  Led by Sheriff Frank X. Schillari, the arrests were part of the HCSO’s “Operation Fall Sweep.”

Upscale Cannabis Comes to Jersey City

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If all goes according to schedule, a high-end cannabis dispensary will open next spring on a rowdy section of Christopher Columbus Drive downtown.

Early Morning Shooting Reported in Greenville

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A man was apparently  shot early this morning in Greenville.

A Garden, Ice Hockey and Teacher Retention Dominate Board of Ed Meeting

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Thursday night’s meeting of the Jersey City School Board was dominated by three issues: the state’s continued closure of the Astor Place Community Garden, whether or not the city’s schools should offer ice hockey as an intramural sport, and retention of teachers in a competitive environment.

Council Approves 292K For Man Allegedly Run Down by Police Car

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At Wednesday's meeting, the City Council approved a $292,000 settlement of a suit brought by a man who said he was run down by a police cruiser.

City to Host 32nd Annual Art & Studio Tour Beginning September 29

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The tour, which is produced by city’s Office of Cultural Affairs and is being “presented” by Bank of America, comprises 140 locations throughout Jersey City.

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