Supportive Veterans’ Housing Complex Opens on Ocean Avenue

Land-use consultancy Dresdner Robin announced that the firm has completed work on a veterans’ housing complex at 526 Ocean Avenue in Jersey City that opened yesterday.

Two Youths Wounded in Downtown Shooting

Two youths were taken to Jersey City Medical Center this afternoon following a shooting Downtown.

Jersey City to Benefit as Feds Order Restoration of School Funding Cuts

In a move that will directly aid Jersey City schools, the federal Department of Education has ordered New Jersey to restore millions of dollars in funding cuts the state made to 80 of its poorest school districts after lawmakers in 2018 changed how the state provides aid to local schools.

School Board Votes to Raise Teacher Pay

The Jersey City Board of Education voted unanimously Monday to raise the salaries of all teachers in the city’s public schools through an agreement with the Jersey City Education Association.

City Council Tackles Inclusionary Zoning, Severance Pay, and Bayfront Financing

At Monday’s meeting, the City Council introduced an amended inclusionary zoning ordinance, approved a $10 million bond issue to pay severance for the layoff and retirement of city employees, and tabled an ordinance to move the $170 Million Bayfront Redevelopment Bond to the Jersey City Redevelopment Agency.

Four Year-old Daughter Found Unrestrained in Hit and Run Driver's Car

The four year-old daughter of the driver charged in Saturday's hit and run on Duncan Avenue was sitting unrestrained in the back of the driver's car at the time of his arrest.

Update: Girl Critical in Duncan Avenue Hit and Run

The Hudson County Prosecutor's Office has released additional details on yesterday's hit-and-run accident on Duncan Avenue.

Duncan Avenue Hit and Run Under Investigation

Authorities are investigating a hit-and-run collision that occurred this afternoon on Duncan Avenue.

Plans for Pompidou Remain Sketchy as French Team Makes the Rounds

Plans for Pompidou Jersey City remain sketchy following meetings last Friday involving the museum's administrators, politicians, and local arts groups.

Conrail Sues Planning Board and City Council Over Embankment

Yesterday, the railroad operator Conrail sued the Jersey City City Council and the Planning Board over their decision to acquire some of its Downtown property as an area in need of redevelopment.

News Briefs

Those struggling to make rental payments should apply for state assistance by Dec. 15, 2021. Low- and middle-income renters can apply for help at or call 609-490-4550 to be entered into a lottery to distribute federal funds.  Go to for the full article.

Nimbus Arts Center is pleased to offer an opportunity for Jersey City artists and artisans to sell items at the Nimbus Arts Center Boutique and at the Nimbus Holiday Gift Market and Holiday Art Show.
The Nimbus Arts Center draws in thousands of local and regional visitors annually who have a specific interest in the arts. The boutique is visible from our large street-level windows on Jersey City’s Warren St. near many large residential buildings, public transport hubs, restaurants, etc..
Holiday Market and Art Show: December 10 – 23: