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Prosecutor Investigating Christmas Homicide in Bergen-Lafayette

A Jersey City man was fatally shot yesterday in Bergen-Lafayette. According to Hudson County Prosecutor Esther Suarez, the Christmas shooting took place in the area of Communipaw Avenue and Crescent Avenue. Police were called to the scene at approximately 6:04 p.m. and found Khaliq Lockett, 46, with an apparent gunshot wound(s) to the torso. Locket […]

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Housing Authority Acquires Bergen-Lafayette Building for Affordable Units

The Jersey City Housing Authority will partner with Jersey City’s Division of Community Development to purchase a 40-unit building in Bergen-Lafayette which will be converted to 100% affordable JCHA units.  Located at 450 Martin Luther King Drive, the building significantly expands affordable housing opportunities for families most in need with federally subsidized public housing units that […]

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“Pompeii: The Immortal City” at Liberty Science Center

Pompeii is gruesome.  There, in the terrible shadow of Mount Vesuvius, thousands of imperial Roman townspeople asphyxiated under a ten-foot blanket of volcanic ash.  Two millennia later, archaeologists are still reconstructing the city and refining what we know about the cataclysm. We know Pompeii residents tried to escape and were unsuccessful.  Centuries-old impressions of bodies trapped in agony […]

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Fulop Claims Vindication in Dismissal of Steel Tech Lawsuit

The Fulop administration is claiming victory following the plaintiffs’ voluntary dismissal of a lawsuit involving a controversial Bergen-Lafayette residential development called Morris Canal Manor. “While this baseless lawsuit has done a tremendous disservice to our community, it is my hope that residents now hear the full truth with the court’s dismissal so that we can […]