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.
Jersey City Superintendent of Schools Franklin Walker will petition the New Jersey Schools Development Authority (SDA) to allow the Astor Place Community Garden to remain after being notified some uses of the space violate an agreement with the authority.
A decision by the Jersey City Redevelopment Agency to authorize the use of eminent domain to acquire a derelict warehouse at 125 Monitor Street in Bergen-Lafayette is raising new questions about the JCRA’s Executive Director Diana Jeffrey’s recent testimony regarding another project known as Morris Canal Park Manor.
Last night Councilman-at-Large Rolando Lavarro railed against his colleagues on the city council as they voted 6-2 to allow a massive luxury high rise to move ahead in Bergen-Lafayette.
The City Council should vote no on ordinance 20-103, amending the Morris Canal Redevelopment Plan to create the “Berry Lane North Zone.”
At today’s City Council caucus Councilman Rolando Lavarro suggested that a plan to build a 361-unit luxury high-rise in Bergen-Lafayette may violate the terms of a grant received from the state. Lavarro also stated that newly uncovered documents show that the land, known as Steel Technologies, was supposed to be acquired to become part of Berry Lane […]