New Liberty Science Center genomics exhibit shows how ancient Woolly Mammoth DNA could help endangered elephants and the environment.
About Ron Leir
Ron Leir has been a journalist since 1972. That includes a 37-year stint as a reporter, copy reader and assistant editor with The Jersey Journal, followed by a decade as a reporter with The Observer in Kearny. He has also pursued his avocation of acting, appearing mostly on small stages in NYC and New Jersey and several independent films.
Entries by Ron Leir
Jersey City’s Holland Gardens public housing site is to be reshaped into a mixed-use, mixed-income development that will accommodate a new public library branch and businesses.
Jersey City and Hudson County Republicans, though far outnumbered by their Democrat counterparts, remain staunchly behind President Trump.
Construction of the new Hackensack River bridge linking Jersey City and Kearny via Rt. 7 has taken a big step forward with the recent long-awaited installation of the lift span deck.
Construction of New St. Lucy’s Emergency Shelter in Jersey City to begin by January 2021. Old space to become mixed-use residential high-rise.
Jersey City’s Salem Lafayette public housing site was the scene of a “police-involved shooting” last night, on the heels of the Labor Day holiday weekend.
A mixed-use development with a rec center that is proposed for the southern edge of Berry Lane Park in Ward F is facing stiff opposition from residents.
Multi-use center would include classrooms for STEM, a food concession, offices for startups, and retail and restaurant spaces.
Two Jersey City councilmen are urging their colleagues to consider amending the 2020 municipal budget by diverting $5 million now earmarked for public safety to “youth enrichment, housing and anti-violence initiatives.”
Construction of the Morris Canal Greenway in Jersey City is slated to begin in Spring 2021 but is opposed by local residents who fear loss of parking.