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Council Narrowly Approves Construction Agreement for SciTech Scity High School

With only four City Council members in favor, the council on Wednesday approved a resolution authorizing a project development agreement for construction of SciTech Scity, the STEM-focused high school to be built adjacent to Liberty Science Center and run by the Hudson County School of Technology.  Parties to the agreement include the city, Hudson County, the […]

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Local Car Dealership Caught Violating Consumer Protection Laws

New Jersey Attorney General Matthew J. Platkin and the Division of Consumer Affairs have announced a settlement with a Jersey City-based car dealership accused of violating consumer protection laws.   According to the announcement, Fleet Lease Network, Inc., has agreed to an $8,777.00 settlement to resolve an investigation into allegations that it engaged in deceptive advertising […]

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Local Insurrectionist Hector Vargas Convicted on all Counts

Jersey City resident Hector Vargas, a self-described homeless activist who posted photos from inside the Capitol Building during the January 6, 2021 insurrection, was convicted yesterday after a five day jury trial in the United States District Court in Washington, D.C. The jury found Vargas guilty of Entering and Remaining in a Restricted Building; Disorderly […]

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City and County to Receive 1.3 Million From State for Cycling

Governor Murphy has announced $1.3 million in funding to enable Jersey City and Hudson County to promote cycling as an alternate mode of transportation. The monies will come from the $8.4 million Local Bikeway Program. According to today’s announcement, Hudson County will receive $637,000 and Jersey City $670,000. The Local Bikeway Program is one of […]

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Pedestrian Critical After Heights Hit and Run

A pedestrian is in critical condition following a hit-and-run crash in the Heights yesterday. According to Hudson County Prosecutor Esther Suarez, at approximately 4:35 p.m., the Jersey City Police Department was informed that a pedestrian had been struck at the Griffith Street and Sherman Avenue intersection. Responding officers found a 36-year-old Jersey City man with […]