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Union-Backed Board of Ed Candidates Prevail, Menendez and Payne Cruise to Victory

There were few surprises in local races last night. With unofficial results in, the Jersey City Education Association-backed candidates for the Board of Education prevailed, coming in first, second and third among a field of eight candidates. In congressional races, Hudson County proved, once again, to be a one-party town with Rob Menendez and Donald […]

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What Board of Education Candidates Say on the Issues that Matter to Voters

With the upcoming election, Jersey City residents have gone all over the internet to ask Board of Education candidates and other community members for answers to their most pressing questions before voting on Tuesday, November 8.  Online chatter has focused on three issues: an unpopular tax increase, teacher shortages, and low-test scores that were further […]

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Local Music Teacher Charged With Sexually Assaulting Student

A Jersey City music teacher has been charged with sexually assaulting a male student. According to Hudson County Prosecutor Esther Suarez, David Musial, 62, was arrested yesterday and charged with Aggravated Sexual Assault, Sexual Assault, Aggravated Criminal Sexual Contact, Criminal Sexual Contact and Endangering the Welfare of a Child. Musial was arrested at the Hudson […]

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Jersey City School Security Guard Charged with Child Sex Crimes

A Jersey City Public Schools security guard stands accused of multiple sex crimes involving two children. According to Hudson County Prosecutor Esther Suarez, the Hudson County Prosecutor’s Office Special Victims Unit arrested Freddy Salas, 60, of Bayonne, today and charged him with Aggravated Sexual Assault, two counts of Sexual Assault by Contact, and two count […]

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BOE Tackles Labor Issues, Psych Services and Teacher Shortage

The Board of Education convened for six hours Thursday night in a session dominated by labor complaints and by information on new psychological services to be offered to students citywide. Board members also discussed the district’s current teacher shortage and recognized National Hispanic Heritage Month. Representing thousands of their co-unionists, several members of Local 2262 […]