Once a robust hub of political life and good will in Jersey City, the property at 500-504 Communipaw Ave. in the city’s Bergen-Lafayette ward is now threatened with the wrecker’s ball.
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.
Despite a visit from Governor Phil Murphy today, local officials and residents are expressing frustration with the speed of Covid-19 vaccine distribution.
If you’d love to be able to take a ferry from Hudson County to the Jersey Shore, you’re not alone. So would lots of other ferry-friendly folks who attended a Jan. 14 virtual meeting of the Hudson County Division of Planning.
At its annual reorganization meeting held Jan. 5, Mussab Ali edged out incumbent Lorenzo Richardson by a 5-4 vote to gain the presidency of the school board.
New Liberty Science Center genomics exhibit shows how ancient Woolly Mammoth DNA could help endangered elephants and the environment.
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.