Jersey City native Raymond Martin earned a gold medal in the men’s T52 100-meter dash in the Tokyo Paralympic Games Friday, Sept. 3.
Deputy Editor Elizabeth Morrill has worked in business, not for profit fundraising and as a freelance copy editor. She holds degrees in American studies and education from Yale and Harvard.
After Fits and Starts Bergen-Lafayette Finally Gets New “Bethune Park”
After years of delays, Mayor Fulop, Ward F Councilman Jermaine Robinson, and leaders from the Mary McLeod Bethune Life Center, the Jackson Hill Special Improvement District, and the Jersey City Parks Coalition were able to cut the ribbon Wednesday on “Bethune Park,” located directly across from the Bethune Center at 140 Martin Luther King, Jr. Dr.
Steve Kaplan, Jersey City’s Olympic Fencer
This month for “In Our Midst,” we’re thrilled to be speaking with Steve Kaplan, member of the 1976 U.S. Olympic fencing team and founder and owner of Cobra Fencing Club in Jersey City.
With Enforcement Lacking Bikers Take to the Sidewalks
Local residents recently took to NextDoor.com to decry a seeming epidemic of people riding their bikes on the city’s sidewalks.
Olivia Mitra Framke: Crossword Puzzle Constructor
This month in “In Our Midst,” we’re thrilled to be speaking with Olivia Mitra Framke, whose hobby is creating crossword puzzles for publications such as The New York Times.
The Circus Grows in Jersey City
Andrea Honis is the founder of CircusTalk.com, an online resource and employment tool for professional circus performers worldwide and their legions of fans.
Eight Great Winter Walks Nearby
American naturalist and nature essayist John Burroughs may have put it best. “I go to nature to be soothed and healed and to have my senses put in order.” After a ten-month-long lockdown and a nerve-wracking election culminating in last week’s Capitol insurrection, we could all use a little soothing and healing. Below are eight […]
A Lawyer Fighting for Cabbies
Jersey City resident and lawyer Dan Ackman has focused his practice on fighting for the rights of New York City cab drivers.
Jersey City’s Shrinking Tree Canopy
The results of a recent study were far worse than expected: Jersey City’s tree canopy has shrunk 5.5% since 2015 and now stands at a paltry 10.9%.
The Decade-Long Battle to Save Society Hill’s Trees
The decision to remove 80 trees along the public walkway in Jersey City’s Society Hill was controversial and exposed deep flaws in governance in both Society Hill and city hall.