This morning, Councilman James Solomon announced that new parking rules are coming to the Downtown, most likely in early January.
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.
Inclusionary Zoning Takes Center Stage at Council Meeting
Municipal Council President Joyce Watterman put the kibosh on amendments to an inclusionary zoning ordinance (IZO) offered by councilman-at-large Rolando Lavarro at last Wednesday’s Council meeting.
November 3rd Board of Education Rematch
With national politics taking center stage, it would be easy to overlook an important school board election on the November 3rd ballot.
Lavarro Rips Administration Affordable Housing Plan
Councilman-at-large and former Fulop ally Rolando Lavarro is panning an affordable housing plan announced this morning by the mayor and council president Joyce Watterman.
Controversial Board Members Ousted at TECCS
With Wednesday night’s re-election defeats of board trustees Sonya “Terry” Still, Peter Went and Robyn Grodner, the turmoil at The Ethical Community Charter School (TECCS) over the ouster of former principal Marta Bergamini, may be over.
Jersey City One of the “Best Coffee Cities” in America
Jersey City is one of the top “coffee cities” in America, ranking higher than heavyweights like New York, Chicago and Philadelphia.
Ground is Broken on New Public Safety Headquarters
When completed in two years, the new $120 million Public Safety Headquarters located on Martin Luther King Drive will house all of Jersey City’s Police and Fire operations and leadership personnel, Fire Prevention, Parking Enforcement, Special Investigations Unit, Gun Permits, Records Room, Traffic Programming, City Command and the City’s Community Court and Parking Enforcement Division.
Policing Continues to Dominate at Municipal Council Meeting
The Katyn memorial, Reservoir 3, a police shooting and an ordinance to bring the Quality of Life Taskforce into The Department of Public Safety the took up the lion’s share of time during last Thursday’s city council meeting.
Speakers at Rally Call on Trenton to Pass Protection Act
At noon today a series of local politicians and activists stood on a small hill in Liberty State Park and called on lawmakers in Trenton to pass the Liberty State Park Protection Act.
Five Reasons to Buy an Electric Car
For close to three years I’ve been driving an electric Chevrolet Bolt. It’s convinced me that, indeed, the future of transportation is electric and that the internal combustion engine (ICE) will soon be a curiosity found in museums, right next to the steam engine.