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About Aaron Morrill
Aaron is a writer, musician and lawyer. Aaron attended Berklee College of Music and the State University of New York at Purchase. Aaron served as a Peace Corps volunteer in Ecuador. He received a J.D. from Fordham Law School. As a lawyer, Aaron worked as an assistant district attorney in Kings County and a commercial and criminal litigator. He is the founder of Jersey City Times and is currently working on a musical, Food Fighters.
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He urged those who think they may have been exposed to use the city’s dial in number to get information so as not to “overwhelm our medical facilities and make sure that people who are concerned don’t use public transportation to our medical facilities. We will direct you on where to go and our dispatchers will take the information as appropriate.” The number to call is 201 547-5208. In addition, anyone with questions about the novel coronavirus, symptoms, or their risk of exposure, can call the free, New Jersey 24-hour public hotline at 1-800-222-1222.
Last night, over five raucous hours punctuated by cheers, boos, and admonitions from City Council President Joyce Watterman, residents of Jersey City trudged up to the in the podium in the Council chambers to vent over the mayor’s proposal to turn the board of education into an appointed body.
Caven Point is a small, ecologically sensitive twenty one-acre piece of land. It is unique, precious and fragile. There isn’t room on it for herons, falcons, seals and golfers.
Nothing could be sadder than the firestorm unleashed by an incendiary Facebook post from board of education member Joan Terrell-Paige following last week’s killings at a kosher market in Greenville.
Whether we like it or not, every day we are dragged out of our comfort zone and must engage with people from cultures that seem strange and different from our own. And, yes, sometimes, like staring down the face of a cliff, we feel scared and threatened.
This first “issue” dated October 15, 2019, is just a beginning, a seed that will hopefully grow into something larger and better. We hope to regularly update the site with new content. Most important, we hope that Jersey City Times will in some small way help to better educate everyone about what makes Jersey City a great place to live and how we can make it even better.