Aleyna Kilic, a junior at Jersey City’s McNair Academic High School, will be leading a rally Sunday, Oct. 3 at city hall to protest the recent passage of the Texas Heartbeat Act, which went into effect Sept. 1.
In a Facebook post this morning, Mayor Fulop described a refund made necessary by an overcharge on third quarter property tax bills, as a tax cut.
Hudson County Executive Tom DeGise has announced that anyone eligible to receive a booster shot of the Pfizer vaccine will be able to do so at the Hudson County Vaccine Distribution Center starting Monday, free of charge with no appointment necessary.
An artist going by the heady name of Occipital has mounted a show that feels simultaneously timeless and very much of the moment: an examination of the human form under stress, bending like a bough in a gale.
Simmering below is a cauldron of dissatisfaction that could come to a boil as legions of faculty are collecting signatures to have the university’s senate support a resolution of no confidence in the school’s president.
After fielding complaints for years, Jersey City is finally renovating the dog runs in Hamilton and Van Vorst Parks this fall in order to eliminate the formation of huge puddles after rain.
Only four of nine school board candidates showed up for Tuesday night’s forum sponsored by the Van Vorst Park Association (VVPA). Notably absent were all three candidates on the Change for Children who said they never received invitations despite VVPA claims to the contrary.
At Wednesday’s meeting, the City Council rejected Councilperson-at-large Lavarro’s inclusionary zoning ordinance 6–3, approved an ad hoc committee to address Suez Water’s future handling of storms, and heard complaints of shoddy developers defrauding homeowners.
Summer is officially over, but Jersey City is as busy as ever. There are multiple festival events happening this weekend, like the Jersey City Jazz Festival.
Yesterday we sat down with Ward A council candidate Kristen Zadroga-Hart, covering everything from parks to school funding. Here’s our conversation, which has been edited for brevity and clarity.