Jersey City will receive over $8.1 million in federal funds for safety improvements along Summit Avenue. The improvements will involve 33 intersections from Route 139 to Secaucus Road. The project, funded by the North Jersey Transportation Planning Authority (NJTPA), will include upgraded traffic signals at 19 intersections, pedestrian signal upgrades, high-visibility crosswalks, curb extensions, and […]
To the consternation of hundreds of local skaters, Jersey City has shut down the Charlie Heger Municipal Ice Rink at Pershing Field due to repeated failures of the ice-making machinery. In a February 10 posting, the city announced that, “After decades of countless repairs and various attempts to fix the 20- to 30-year-old equipment, it […]
The man gunned down in the Heights last night has been identified by the Hudson County Prosecutor as Rafael Gomez, 25, of Jersey City. The shooting took place in vicinity of 1143 Summit Avenue at approximately 9:35 p.m. According to a contemporaneous radio report, Gomez, who had been shot in the back, “was bleeding pretty […]
Note: This story has been updated here. A man gunned down in the Heights last night has died, according to radio reports. The shooting took place in vicinity of 1140 Summit Avenue at approximately 9:40 p.m. The man, who was shot and the back, “was bleeding pretty good” according to an officer on the scene. […]
Note: This story has been updated here. A man was shot in the Heights tonight. According to police reports, the shooting took place in vicinity of 1140 Summit Avenue. The man, who was shot and the back, “was bleeding pretty good” according to an officer on the scene. Shell casings were discovered in front of […]
The Hudson County Regional Collision Investigation Unit is asking for the public’s assistance in identifying the vehicle involved in a hit-and-run crash that seriously injured a pedestrian in the Heights yesterday. According to Hudson County Prosecutor Esther Suarez, at approximately 4:35 p.m., the Jersey City Police Department was informed that a pedestrian had been struck […]
A pedestrian is in critical condition following a hit-and-run crash in the Heights yesterday. According to Hudson County Prosecutor Esther Suarez, at approximately 4:35 p.m., the Jersey City Police Department was informed that a pedestrian had been struck at the Griffith Street and Sherman Avenue intersection. Responding officers found a 36-year-old Jersey City man with […]
A man and woman were arrested in the Heights yesterday in connection with the sale of methamphetamines, also known as “meth” or “crystal meth.” According to Hudson County Prosecutor Esther Suarez, Lynnette Lipinski, 39, of Jersey City, and Husam Fooda, 36, of East Elmhurst, New York, were arrested at a residence on Sherman Avenue. During […]
A 28-year-old Stevens Institute alumnus has been sentenced in the 2020 stabbing death of his roommate.
Jersey City will receive $100 thousand for a study to examine how the Bergen Arches could address local mass transit and green space needs.