Pompidou Jersey City will be expensive, very expensive. And the use of so much money on a cultural project that will cater largely to highly educated, well-heeled residents is simply immoral given the city’s myriad needs and vast economic disparities.
Mayor Steven Fulop, the Jersey City Housing Authority and the Department of Health and Human Services, have announced the expansion of Jersey City’s homeless resident outreach efforts with a $2 million commitment to provide more permanent solutions for people experiencing or at-risk of homelessness.
On December 3, Mayor Steven Fulop, local officials, and representatives of environmental groups gathered on a windswept field underneath the Pulaski Skyway to announce the construction of Skyway Park, a thirty-two acre park along the Hackensack River
Two weeks ago, Journal Square resident Kevin Bing announced his candidacy for the Ward C city council seat currently held by Richard Boggiano. We sat down with Bing to find out why he’s running and what he hopes to accomplish. Here are the edited highlights.
Community activist Kevin Bing announced this morning that he will take on Richard Boggiano to represent Ward C on the city council.
The Journal Square Community Association has elected Jovina Johnson as its new president. She replaces Kevin Bing, who stepped down after leading the association for the past two years. Johnson, a human resources professional, was first elected to the group’s board of trustees in February 2020.
Mayor Steven Fulop has announced a $72 million renovation of the Loew’s Jersey Theater in partnership with Devils Arena Entertainment, the operator of Prudential Center.
Long time independent, Ward C Councilman Rich Boggiano, will run on Mayor Steven Fulop’s ticket in next year’s citywide election.
The Hudson County Prosecutor’s Office Homicide Unit has arrested and charged Rand March, of Jersey City, with the murder of his 67-year-old girlfriend with whom he shared an apartment.
Amidst some public calls to defund the police, on August 12 the Jersey City Municipal Council voted 7–2 to hire 23 new police officers.