The financial website WalletHub has ranked Jersey City as the 131st safest city in America, just behind Atlanta. Nearby Newark comes in at number 150.
New Liberty Science Center genomics exhibit shows how ancient Woolly Mammoth DNA could help endangered elephants and the environment.
The weekly number of new Covid-19 infections in Jersey City has increased from 7 in August to 68 in November. There were nine reported fatalities in November.
New Jersey is set to receive the first batch of 130,000 COVID-19 vaccines within the next four weeks — assuming it receives emergency approval as expected. But state officials want to ensure their plans for a massive statewide distribution won’t be derailed by President Donald Trump’s refusal to concede the election.
The Hudson County Prosecutor’s Office Homicide Unit has arrested and charged Rand March, of Jersey City, with the murder of his 67-year-old girlfriend with whom he shared an apartment.
Jersey City’s Holland Gardens public housing site is to be reshaped into a mixed-use, mixed-income development that will accommodate a new public library branch and businesses.
At this past Thursday’s meeting, Superintendent Franklin Walker announced minor changes to class schedules that will go into effect district wide beginning December 2. These changes are based on observations during the first marking period, he said, when it became apparent that more time is required for student support. The amount of time devoted to instruction will remain the same.
Artists, arts advocates and local culture vultures cheered when on November 3rd Jersey City voted to create an Arts and Culture Trust Fund, the first of its kind in New Jersey. Now, with the vote a done deal, artists, arts administrators and local pols are debating how the fund should operate. There is no shortage of ideas.
Ward E Councilman James Solomon is proposing that Jersey City improve its emergency alert system in the wake of “two boil water advisories” that went out over the last 6-months.
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