Consultant Pleads Guilty in Murder of Jersey City Political Operative

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A well-known political consultant pleaded guilty today in connection with the murder-for-hire of a Jersey City political operative in 2014.

Council to Press Ahead with Controversial Bergen-Lafayette Development

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At yesterday’s caucus meeting, the City Council indicated that it would move ahead with an ordinance allowing a controversial development in Bergen-Lafayette to move forward.

Man Gunned Down in Bergen-Lafayette Identified

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A 32 year-old man was shot and killed in Bergen-Lafayette this afternoon.

Developing Story: Man Killed in Bergen-Lafayette

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Police are reporting that a man has been shot in Bergen-Lafayette.

Commission Approves Ward Map Despite Strong Public Opposition

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For more than three hours this morning, Jersey City residents cajoled, pleaded and lectured, hoping to forestall the approval of a new ward map that would radically re-shape the city's voting districts.

Jersey City Man Charged in Sexual Assault of Girl

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A Jersey City man has been accused of sexually assaulting a young girl when she was between the ages of 8 and 10.

Man Charged in Hit-And-Run of Bicyclist

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A Jersey City man has been charged in a hit and run that seriously injured a bicyclist, according to Hudson County Prosecutor Esther Suarez. 

Jersey City Police Officer and Woman Charge with Endangering Child

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A Jersey City Police officer and a woman have been charged with endangering the welfare of a child according to Hudson County Prosecutor Esther Suarez.

New Ward F Boundaries Appear to Sideline Gilmore on Major Developments

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The new boundary lines for Jersey City's Ward F were drawn to silence criticism and minimize oversight of several major developments, believes Councilman Frank Gilmore.

News Briefs

An informational video from Interim Superintendent Dr. Norma Fernandez, detailing students returning to school following remote learning. The interim superintendent’s video includes insight into the voluntary student COVID testing procedures. youtu.be/Xak1RlEh1ng

Rapid Testing resumes Tues, 1/18 at Jersey City’s  two Senior Centers.

Maureen Collier Senior Center
335 Bergen Ave.

Joseph Connors Senior Center
28 Paterson St.

Given nationwide test result delays, @HealthierJC expanded COVID-19 testing to include rapid testing. For rapid tests by appointment only: buff.ly/3FovzLL Or call: 201-373-2316