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As it Pushes for Bikes over the Hackensack River, Cannabis Bedevils City Council

At Monday’s caucus, the City Council tried to clear the smoke around rules governing approvals for the growing list of cannabis business applicants. Simultaneously, the council wants the state to plan for bike crossings along the Hackensack River bridge. With two wannabe cannabis retailers seeking the go-ahead at tonight’s meeting, council members peppered city bureaucrats […]

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Despite Fire Concerns, City to Make Portion of St. Pauls Avenue One-Way

In hopes of reducing truck traffic and of increasing pedestrian safety along a busy stretch of Kennedy Boulevard near Journal Square, Jersey City plans to make St. Pauls Avenue one-way westbound between Kennedy Boulevard and Tonnelle Avenue. Said the city’s chief fire officer, however, the move could hamper Fire Department capabilities. Currently, many trucks and […]

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Boggiano Rails as City Council Approves Homeless Center in Ward C

Jersey City lawmakers had their hands full Wednesday night, reacting to complaints reflecting a tale of two cities. Over the strenuous objections of Ward C Councilmember Richard Boggiano, the council voted 8–1 to authorize a lease agreement between the city, Jersey City Housing Authority and Garden State Community Development Corporation to provide homeless individuals using […]