Mayor Steven Fulop and his city council nemesis Councilman-at-Large Rolando Lavarro sparred yesterday over the mayor’s plan to fund the operation of a new “state-of-the-art” public high school adjacent to Liberty Science Center.
In an interview on CNN today, Gov. Phil Murphy said New Jersey will probably pause its reopening plans as Covid-19 cases begin to rise again in the state.
are investigating the death of a 17-year-old Jersey City boy who was fatally shot Sunday night on Martin Luther King Drive between Woodlawn and Fulton Avenues in Jersey City.
When we talk about traumatic birth, there is a tendency for friends and family to say, “But you’re fine, and your baby is healthy.” But is the new mom really fine? For women who experience trauma at birth, this is a common and irritating response.
A lawsuit brought to declare as unconstitutional the grouping together of party-endorsed candidates in primary elections has taken a step forward.
It took the Jersey City Board of Education five attempts to approve a budget for the 2021-22 school year. After spontaneous motions for funding arrangements outside the proposed budget failed, the board approved by a 5-4 vote the $827,401 budget presented by Superintendent of Schools Franklin Walker, which officials and activists say comes the closest to full funding the district has had in a decade.
In a new report, Jersey City ranked behind Newark for total excessive force complaints over a five year period, according to a report in northjersey.com.
The Jersey City Board of Education has until tomorrow to decide whether to approve a $681 million budget that fully funds the city’s public schools and raises the school tax levy by $103.7 million.
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.
New Jersey residents should be grateful to know that Congressman Donald Payne of Newark will direct rail related policy in the U.S. House of Representatives as the new Chairman of the relevant subcommittee. Congressman Payne has a history of advocacy on transportation issues and has been a leading voice in the need to improve the nation’s railroads.