When completed in two years, the new $120 million Public Safety Headquarters located on Martin Luther King Drive will house all of Jersey City’s Police and Fire operations and leadership personnel, Fire Prevention, Parking Enforcement, Special Investigations Unit, Gun Permits, Records Room, Traffic Programming, City Command and the City’s Community Court and Parking Enforcement Division.
The Katyn memorial, Reservoir 3, a police shooting and an ordinance to bring the Quality of Life Taskforce into The Department of Public Safety the took up the lion’s share of time during last Thursday’s city council meeting.
Jersey City’s Salem Lafayette public housing site was the scene of a “police-involved shooting” last night, on the heels of the Labor Day holiday weekend.
A mixed-use development with a rec center that is proposed for the southern edge of Berry Lane Park in Ward F is facing stiff opposition from residents.
The Department of Environmental Protection announced today that it is committing tens of millions of dollars to the ecological restoration of 234 acres of Liberty State Park’s interior.
The new Berry Lane skate park can trace its origins to the DIY grass-roots work of a few intrepid boarders and neighborhood activists.
Multi-use center would include classrooms for STEM, a food concession, offices for startups, and retail and restaurant spaces.
Paul Fireman, through his public relations firm Kivvit, issued a statement today that he is “halting any efforts to pursue a public private partnership at Caven Point.” For several years, Fireman has been engaged in an effort to convert Caven Point, a 21 acre piece of land that park advocates and environmentalists consider an important nesting area for wildlife, into three holes for his Liberty National Golf Club.
Organizers of the June 9 meeting that had been planned by Jermaine Robinson and billed as a community forum did not let any residents who attended it speak.
After six years, 902 Brewing’s doors officially opened on May 12 in the midst of a pandemic. The rooftop deck may not be open nor the bar finished, but the founders are selling four-packs of beer for pickup at their location at 101 Pacific Ave in Bergen-Lafayette.