The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey and Transportation Alternatives, the safe streets and transportation advocacy group, announced yesterday that they will be offering low-cost, secure bicycle parking at the Port Authority Bus Terminal starting April 19 and running through June 18.
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Governor Phil Murphy announced today that all individuals ages 16 and older will be eligible to receive a COVID-19 vaccination on April 19 – two weeks ahead of the state’s initial target of May 1.
A 16 year-old Jersey City boy was fatally shot last night in the vestibule of a building on Bergen Avenue near Dwight Street.
Heights resident Danielle Freire announced her candidacy today for the Ward D city council seat currently held by Yousef Saleh.
New Jersey currently has the highest rate of new COVID-19 infections in the nation, likely fueled at least in part by the presence of large numbers of viral variants that state health officials are having a tough time quantifying due to the dearth of specialized testing.
The Hudson County Regional Collision Investigation Unit is investigating a hit and run incident in which a 31-year-old Jersey City woman was struck and seriously injured while crossing Palisade Avenue just south of Bowers Street in the Jersey City Heights shortly after 9 p.m. Wednesday night.
A 54-year-old Jersey City man has been charged kidnapping and sexually assaulting a 14-year-old boy. The two met at Berry Lane Park.
Murphy’s comments came the day after U.S. Sen. Robert Menendez (D-NJ) shared his “deep concern” that Hudson County residents do not have equitable access to the vaccines in a letter that cited several NJ Spotlight News reports, including a story posted last week on how Hudson had the lowest vaccination rate in New Jersey. With just 9% of its residents fully immunized, Hudson remains the only county with a single-digit vaccination rate, according to state data.
New Jersey City University has announced that the University has received a gift in the amount of $200,000 from Bob Antonicello, former Executive Director of the Jersey City Redevelopment Agency.
It’s hard to deny the initial allure of the mayor’s plan to build Liberty Science Center High School, a $45 million “state-of-the-art” facility that would “offer skill-centric science, technology, engineering, and math classes for 400 science-talented high school students in grades 9–12.”