Jersey City Comedy Festival Opens August 12

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The virtual Jersey City Comedy Festival, running August 12 through August 15, will feature emerging comedians from all over New Jersey.

Jersey City Schools Rank 241 in Spending Equity

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When it comes to spending equity, Jersey City ranks 241 out of 540 New Jersey school districts according to financial website WalletHub.

As Key Coronavirus Stat Rises, NJ Limits Indoor Gatherings

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Gov. Phil Murphy points finger at massive house parties as reason for growing coronavirus infection rate

News Briefs

The Hudson County Prosecutor’s Office is investigating an Officer Involved Shooting that occurred Friday evening on Hopkins Avenue in Jersey City.

On Friday, August 7, 2020, shortly after 6:00 p.m., members of the Jersey City Police Department responded to 25 Hopkins Avenue on the report of an intoxicated person fighting.
Responding officers encountered a male armed with a knife. According to police, the individual disregarded repeated requests to put his weapon down. Additionally, officers allegedly deployed OC Spray, commonly known as pepper spray, but the individual did not put down his weapon and instead lunged with the knife at officers. The preliminary investigation revealed that one officer discharged his weapon striking the individual, who was transported to the Jersey City Medical Center for treatment.

Upcoming Events

  1. SJC Citizen Science WebEx Tree Mapping Program

    August 11 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
  2. Jersey City Council Meeting – August Meeting

    August 12 @ 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
  3. Virtual Jersey City Comedy Festival: PRIDE NIGHT

    August 12 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
  4. Jersey City School Board Meeting – August Meeting

    August 24 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm