Simmering below is a cauldron of dissatisfaction that could come to a boil as legions of faculty are collecting signatures to have the university’s senate support a resolution of no confidence in the school’s president.
After fielding complaints for years, Jersey City is finally renovating the dog runs in Hamilton and Van Vorst Parks this fall in order to eliminate the formation of huge puddles after rain.
Only four of nine school board candidates showed up for Tuesday night’s forum sponsored by the Van Vorst Park Association (VVPA). Notably absent were all three candidates on the Change for Children who said they never received invitations despite VVPA claims to the contrary.
At Wednesday’s meeting, the City Council rejected Councilperson-at-large Lavarro’s inclusionary zoning ordinance 6–3, approved an ad hoc committee to address Suez Water’s future handling of storms, and heard complaints of shoddy developers defrauding homeowners.
Yesterday we sat down with Ward A council candidate Kristen Zadroga-Hart, covering everything from parks to school funding. Here’s our conversation, which has been edited for brevity and clarity.
Jersey City police have foiled a potential shootout involving at least five men in the area of Palisade Avenue near Christ Hospital.
Four Jersey City men have been arrested in connection with the sexual assault of a 14 year-old Bayonne girl who they met after she ran away from home earlier this month.
In a win for advocates of governmental transparency, the New Jersey Supreme Court on Monday sided with a dog-fence vendor who fought for the names and addresses of Jersey City dog owners, declaring such information is public record regardless of who asks and why.
New Jersey’s child care workers must be fully vaccinated by Nov. 1 or face regular testing, and all employees, visitors, and children older than 2 must wear face masks in day care centers at all times, Gov. Phil Murphy announced during a press briefing Monday.
Ward E Councilman James Solomon has unveiled a plan to strengthen tenants’ rights, triple the number of affordable homes and pass legislation that mandates affordable homes in all new developments.