A Jersey City man, Terrance Nelson, age 29, has been charged with Murder in the death of his mother, Jacqueline Nelson.
The Regional Medical Examiner in Newark has ruled that a 40-year-old Bergen-Lafayette man found dead in his apartment by the police on April 27th during an early morning welfare check, died from multiple blunt force trauma to the torso.
With its spectacular views of the Statue of Liberty and Ellis Island, Liberty State Park (LSP) easily ranks as the crown jewel of New Jersey’s state park system but some people are asking why it can’t offer more in the way of amenities. Questions surrounding food concessions, transportation options and a renovation of the crumbling train shed have been overshadowed by the debates over Caven Point and the restoration of the park interior.
It’s hard to deny the initial allure of the mayor’s plan to build Liberty Science Center High School, a $45 million “state-of-the-art” facility that would “offer skill-centric science, technology, engineering, and math classes for 400 science-talented high school students in grades 9–12.”
Mayor Steven Fulop and his city council nemesis Councilman-at-Large Rolando Lavarro sparred yesterday over the mayor’s plan to fund the operation of a new “state-of-the-art” public high school adjacent to Liberty Science Center.
Last Thursday as he stood behind a lectern, looking every bit the politician, and announced his run for the Ward F council seat currently held by Jermaine Robinson, Frank “Educational” Gilmore took another step in an improbable journey of redemption.
Once a robust hub of political life and good will in Jersey City, the property at 500-504 Communipaw Ave. in the city’s Bergen-Lafayette ward is now threatened with the wrecker’s ball.
Despite a visit from Governor Phil Murphy today, local officials and residents are expressing frustration with the speed of Covid-19 vaccine distribution.
Two children died last night in an apartment fire that broke out at 470 Martin Luther King Drive in Bergen-Lafayette.
A community group filed suit on Friday to stop the construction of a 17-story 420-unit luxury high-rise in Bergen-Lafayette.