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Mayor Cuts the Ribbon on Kindle Public Charter School in Bergen-Lafayette

The mayor, a state assemblywoman and two councilmembers joined administrators, teachers, students and members of the public yesterday to cut the ribbon on Jersey City’s newest public charter school. Just three weeks old, Kindle Education’s first class of 66 sixth graders is, apparently, settling in to their temporary digs at Team Walker Learning Center on […]

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Former JCPD Captain Fired for Racist, Sexist and Homophobic Remarks

A former Jersey City police captain has been fired by the Florida police department where he has worked since 2021. According to reporting by The Daytona Beach News-Journal, the DeLand Florida police department terminated former JCPD captain, Francisco “Frank” Williams, after he allegedly made racist, sexist, and homophobic statements to colleagues. An internal affairs report […]

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Man Sentenced to 10 Years in Prison For Fatal Downtown Car Crash

Under the best of circumstances, negotiating the turn from Christopher Columbus Drive south onto Merseles Street Downtown requires presence of mind. Just after one passes James J. Ferris High School, the road suddenly splits, creating right and left routes circumventing the massive concrete columns supporting the New Jersey Turnpike. Then there’s a hard left turn […]

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In Emotional Vigil, Mourners Celebrate Andrew Washington and Demand Change

Last night, hundreds of mourners gathered in front of a simple wood frame house on Randolph Avenue to sing, pray, reminisce, rage and exhort. Inside, just two days earlier, their relative and neighbor Andrew Jerome Washington had been gunned down, felled by two bullets from a Jersey City police officer’s gun. The circumstances surrounding the […]