Kindle Education Public Charter School, a new school opening in Journal Square this fall, will receive $1.25 million from the U.S. Department of Education thanks to the Charter Schools Program of the New Jersey Public Charter Schools Association. Two charter schools in Trenton will receive funding from the same NJPCSA program as well. “The association is proud […]
To the surprise of some, a committee tasked with finding uses for money generated by the city’s open space tax has so far funded only improvements to existing parks, putting aside the acquisition of new open space. An investigation by the Jersey City Times has also revealed that the committee, known as the Open Space […]
Tech Elevator, a company that offers in-person and online computer technology courses, will be opening a downtown Jersey City “campus” in January 2023 where students taking its coding bootcamps can work on group assignments and meet with the company’s career counselors. No instructors will be at the location, which offers open and enclosed meeting rooms, whiteboards, even […]
The Jersey City Municipal Utilities Authority updated the City Council on Nov. 22 on its plan to replace 16,000 water lines in Jersey City that are lined with or made of lead. In February the utility had announced plans to replace approximately 1,000 of the lines per year. That work has begun, according to JCMUA executive director Joseph […]
Jersey City will get a new independent charter school next fall, only the second such authorization granted by the state Department of Education in the past five years and one that its founders plan will enable the school to offer instruction in grades 6–12. Put together entirely by the married couple Katie Hahn and DJ […]
In what has become an annual ritual, on Monday at the monthly meeting of the Shade Tree Committee, Jersey City’s new forester, Mike DiCiancia, acknowledged that the city’s top priority for trees should be pruning and removals, not planting, something the city has failed to budget for adequately (or even specifically) for fifteen years. In […]
On October 22, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., Jersey City Medical Center will offer free mammograms to the uninsured.
he Jersey City Dance Academy marks its 50th Anniversary this month, a milestone the organization will be formally celebrating later this fall.
The tour, which is produced by city’s Office of Cultural Affairs and is being “presented” by Bank of America, comprises 140 locations throughout Jersey City.
The changes added “pedestrian malls or pedestrian plazas” to the list of places where bike riding in Jersey City is not allowed.