Hundreds of people assembled in front of City Hall this afternoon to protest an upsurge in violence against Asian Americans across the country. Organized by a coalition of immigrant rights and community activists, along with business and civic leaders, the rally took place amidst rising anxiety in the Asian American community following a series of highly publicized attacks.
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.
Tuesday’s announcement to mandate employees back to the office in full force does not seem to follow a logical safe practice for a return to office given the current high positive rate and the non-requirement of Covid testing for employees. While we recognize that not all employees can perform their duties from home, where it is possible employees should continue on a work from home with a rotating schedule for onsite work to keep contact and possible transmission to a minimum.
Hudson County Prosecutor Esther Suarez has announced that an undetermined amount of cash held for safekeeping has gone missing. The cash was reportedly held for “temporary storage in locked safes” and was seized in from crime scenes.
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.
Jersey City Board of Education trustees and city council members who met for a joint session on Wednesday are in agreement: to solve the public schools’ funding crisis, they must work together.
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.
For over two years Jersey City developer Peter Mocco had stalled, postured, obstructed, litigated, and cajoled. And by any reasonable measure he had come out ahead.
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.