Man Pleads Guilty in Heights Stabbing Death

A man pleaded guilty yesterday in connection with a 2020 stabbing death in the Heights.

This Weekend

This weekend, Jersey City will be home to a film festival, a music festival, and performances from not one but two theater festivals.

Medical Center Holds Emergency Blood Drive to Address Low Supply

Jersey City Medical Center (JCMC) will hold an emergency blood drive on Wednesday, May 18, from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Second School Security Guard Arrested for Insurance Fraud

Authorities have arrested a Jersey City Public Schools security guard on a charge of Insurance Fraud: the second such arrest in a little over one month.

Is Chicken and Veal Parm Truly Italian? A New Book Offers an Answer

“Red Sauce: How Italian Food Became American,” takes you through the fascinating history of how some Italian foods became ubiquitous in the United States.

City Council Mulls Greenville Shooting Range and Lawyering up to Defend "Gerrymandered" Ward Map

At yesterday's caucus, the City Council mulled over the building of a new shooting range and the hiring of outside counsel to defend against a lawsuit brought by community groups opposed to a controversial ward map believed by some to have been a textbook case of "gerrymandering."

Introducing Rogue Waves: Your Monthly Guide to Local Music

Every thirty days or so, Rogue Waves will give you the skinny about a handful of upcoming shows that Jersey City people ought to know about.

New Lawsuit Looks to Stop Massive Luxury Project in Bergen-Lafayette

A lawsuit filed last month in New Jersey Superior Court is seeking the repeal of an ordinance that will allow for the construction of a controversial 17 story luxury residential project in Bergen-Lafayette.

Man Shot in Bergen-Lafayette

A man was shot and seriously wounded late this afternoon in Bergen-Lafayette.

Board of Ed Adopts $973.8 Million Budget

The Jersey City Board of Education adopted a $973.8 million budget for the 2022-23 academic year at its special meeting Thursday.

News Briefs

The Hudson County Board of Commissioners has received a $900,000 grant from the New Jersey Division of Travel and Tourism Destination Marketing Organization to provide financial assistance for Tourism and Marketing to promote Hudson County and New Jersey State as a premier travel destination.

Sustainable Jersey City is seeking volunteers for its 2022 Trees and Trash Action Campaign to help Jersey City’s mature trees thrive and is seeking volunteers. Each “environmental steward” who participates will add materials to the soil surrounding street trees while also removing trash and other debris harmful to the trees. In partnership with Clean Green Jersey, SJC will conduct the campaign at three different locations over the course of three Saturday mornings in May. Training and supplies will be provided

Riverview Jazz is announcing a Covid-Relief grant for Hudson County jazz musicians, aimed at professional musicians who have been financially affected by the Covid-19 pandemic. The grant will award ten recipients with a check of $2,000. Applicants must be 18 years of age or older, reside in Hudson County, and be a performing jazz musician. The deadline for applications is May 16,2022 and the winners will be announced at the Jersey City Jazz Festival June 4-5, 2022. For more information or to apply for the grant, please visit: