Medical Center and Groups Team up to Heal Crime Victims and Families

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A trauma unit at Jersey City Medical Center just received $2 million in funds from the federal Victims of Crime Act, part of a $20 million package New Jersey recently secured from the Act to implement hospital-based violence intervention programs statewide in an effort to counter violent crime.

This Weekend

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The early-season heat wave is scheduled to break just in time for the weekend! Get out of the living room and head over to any (or all!) of the amazing events coming up in Jersey City.

Editorial: The Immoral Price of Pompidou

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Pompidou Jersey City will be expensive, very expensive. And the use of so much money on a cultural project that will cater largely to highly educated, well-heeled residents is simply immoral given the city's myriad needs and vast economic disparities.

Mural Festival Brings Beauty to Gloomy Underpass

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Beyond creating stunning art, the muralists managed to turn a gloomy, garbage-strewn underpass into a place of humor, observation and beauty.

Jersey City Logs 13th Homicide of the Year

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A man was shot and killed last night in the area of Stegman Street and Martin Luther King Drive according to a tweet from The Hudson County Prosecutor's Office.

Op Ed: Break up the Political Machine

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The problem is that political machines in New Jersey are self-perpetuating; they are both the result and the cause of entrenched, unaccountable power.

Spears Makes it Official

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Lewis Spears made his run for the mayoralty of Jersey City official this afternoon, emerging from City Hall with a box of petitions and a broad smile.

Prosecutor Seeks 19-Year-Old in Murder of Emmanuel Garcia

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The Hudson County Prosecutor’s Office is asking for help in finding a second suspect in the death of 23-year-old Emmanuel Garcia. Garcia was shot and killed on Princeton Avenue and Brown Place on May 3, 2021. 

With Enforcement Lacking Bikers Take to the Sidewalks

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Local residents recently took to NextDoor.com to decry a seeming epidemic of people riding their bikes on the city’s sidewalks.

Cunningham Pleads Not Guilty to DWI and Careless Driving Charges

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This morning, during a fifteen minute arraignment, State Senator Sandra Bolden Cunningham entered a plea of not guilty to charges of Driving While Intoxicated and Careless Driving arising out of her March 4 arrest.

News Briefs

Jersey City has been selected by the Biden Administration as one of 13 communities nationwide to participate in Local Foods, Local Places. The federal partnership program supports community-led efforts to reinvest inexisting neighborhoods, protect the environment, and improves residents’ health and quality of life through the development of the local food economy.

Fireworks! Just after sunset on Sunday, July 4, the famous Grucci family will put on a fireworks display from two barges in the Hudson River. Residents and visitors may watch the fireworks along the waterfront.

Upcoming Events

Wed 16

Jersey City Municipal Council Meeting

June 16 @ 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Sun 20

Farmers Market at Lincoln Park

June 20 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
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