A Jersey City man pleaded guilty yesterday to charges arising from a 2020 shooting death in Bergen-Lafayette.
The event earlier this month gave community members a wide-ranging look at the systems that can keep Jersey City’s young people in cycles of violence.
Cano minces no words about his reasons for leaving the neighborhood. He blames the condition of the area, which he characterizes as a haven for crime, drugs, and disorderly conduct.
A man was shot this morning in Bergen-Lafayette.
Standing at a lectern with the Manhattan skyline behind him and 270 supporters looking on, Friends of Liberty State Park President Sam Pesin, did not mince words. “We must once and for all liberate the park from privatization assaults.”
June Jones writes that a “vicious and capricious” JCRA wrongly terminated the Morris Canal Community Development Corporation’s project on Communipaw Avenue.
A second teen has been charged in connection with a December killing in Bergen-Lafayette.
A West Orange man was arrested today and charged in a November Bergen-Lafayette homicide.
Ward F Councilman Frank Gilmore and a coalition of local organizations have filed suit to invalidate a controversial map that redrew the boundaries of the Jersey City’s six wards.
The Morris Canal Community Coalition, fighting to preserve the largely one- and two-family Berry Lane Park neighborhood in Jersey City’s southern end from development of a luxury residential high-rise, is pushing a compromise vision.