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.

Incendiary Flyers Attacking Gilmore Appear on Cars Throughout Ward F

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To anyone familiar with Ward F Council Candidate Frank "Educational" Gilmore's backstory, the information on a flyer that appeared on cars throughout the ward this morning is nothing new.

Three Victims in Bergen-Lafayette Shooting

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Three people were shot tonight in the Bergen-Lafayette neighborhood of Jersey City.

Jersey City Times Requests Vaccination Status of All Candidates

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Today Jersey City Times asked that all candidates running for mayor and city council divulge their vaccination statuses and, if vaccinated, provide a copy of their vaccination cards as proof.

Bayonne Man Arrested in Heights Hit and Run

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A Bayonne man was arrested today in connection with a March 24 hit and run in the Jersey City Heights neighborhood.

Infinity Institute Teacher Charged in Sexual Assaults of Three Students

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A Hudson County Grand Jury has indicted a teacher at the Infinity Institute in Jersey City in the sexual assaults of three female students.

City Workers on Edge After Bullets Shatter Annex Windows

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City workers are on edge today after bullets ripped into windows at their Bergen-Laffayette offices last night.

ACLU Fights DeGise's Restraining Order Against Anti-ICE Protestors

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The temporary restraining order a Hudson County official filed against a group of anti-ICE activists who protested outside his Jersey City home violates the constitutional rights of protestors, the American Civil Liberties Union’s New Jersey chapter said in a brief filed Friday.

What You Need to Know About Your Property Tax Bills

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I want to warn all taxpayers to remit your payments on time, and not even a day late, unless you want to be charged with an unfair amount of interest charges that quite frankly are not of your fault.

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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