Council President Watterman is a No-Show for Debates While Appearing for Photo Ops

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City Council President Joyce Watterman's absence from the candidate debates is provoking criticism from several of her challengers for the three at-large council seats.

Newark Man Sought in Murder of Jersey City Woman

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Authorities are searching for a Newark man in connection with the shooting death of a Jersey City woman in February.

Hudson Community College to Receive Equity Award

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Hudson County Community College has been selected to receive the Association of Community College Trustees (ACCT) 2021 Equity Award for the Northeastern United States. 

Woman Found Dead in Greenville, Authorities Investigating

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The Hudson County Prosecutor’s Office Homicide Unit and the Jersey City Police Department are investigating the death of a 27-year-old Jersey City woman who was found dead in her Woodlawn Avenue apartment in Greenville.

How the Mayor Stuck Wards A, B, C and D With $143 Million In Taxes

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According to a new analysis, from 2014 to 2017, homeowners in Jersey City’s Wards A, B, C, and D paid $143 million more in property taxes than they would have had Mayor Fulop allowed the 2014 revaluation to go forward.

Jersey City Police Officers Connected to Far Right "Oath Keepers" Group

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According to a report from Gothamist, Jersey City police officers are among 37 New Jersey law enforcement officers and first responders tied to the far right militia group known as Oath Keepers.

City Council Pushes Ahead with Sixth Street Embankment and 5G Telecom

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At Thursday’s meeting, the City Council voted unanimously to approve two ordinances that recommend the Sixth Street Embankment be designated a redevelopment area and an ordinance enabling telecom companies to install 5G equipment throughout the city.

A Billionaire Enlists Sports Figures in His Battle Against Park Protection

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Liberty State Park, the 600-acre “jewel” of New Jersey’s state parks system with an estimated 5 million visitors annually, may succumb to privatization despite a master plan calling for a balance of nature trails and playing fields.

Op Ed: On Vaccines it's Better to Convince than Attack

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Although I fundamentally disagree with the premise of “you should tell everyone if you are vaccinated if you wish to run for public office,” I submitted my vaccination card as proof of my status because this is not the hill on which I wish to die.

After Denouncing Gilmore, "Team" Fulop Takes the Fifth on Vaccinations

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With the exception of Ward F Councilman Jermaine Robinson, who in an email repeated, without other proof, his claim that he was inoculated, none of the "Team" Fulop members responded to our request.

News Briefs

Hudson County Prosecutor Esther Suarez has appointed James A. Parker as a new Chief of Detectives. Parker comes to the Hudson County Prosecutor’s Office with three decades of law enforcement experience having served in both Philadelphia and with the New Jersey State Police where he rose to the rank of Major. He was sworn in by the Honorable Jeffrey R. Jablonski, A.J.S.C. during a small ceremony. 

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