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Jersey City Man Sentenced to 20 Years in Prison After Drug and Gun Conviction

A Jersey City man was sentenced today to 20 years in prison for possessing a loaded firearm, and possessing with intent to distribute controlled substances on three different occasions.  Clarence Gaffney, 36, was convicted on October 26, 2022 following a three-day trial before U.S. District Judge Susan D. Wigenton in Newark federal court. Today, Judge […]

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Housing Authority to Push Discounts on Internet to Low-Income Residents

The Jersey City Housing Authority has announced a plan to increase awareness of federal funding for discounts to low-income families on home internet service and on certain digital devices, an initiative it says could help 20,000 eligible local households.  The roughly $500,000 project will be funded by the federal government’s Affordable Connectivity Program designed to close […]

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City Seeks Residents’ Input Into Renovation of Martyniak-Enright Park in Greenville

After decades of pleading and prodding from a few tireless good Samaritans, Jersey City is finally renovating Greenville’s tiny but historically significant Martyniak-Enright Park located at the corner of Pamrapo Avenue and Old Bergen Road. And through May 5, residents will have the opportunity to weigh in on the park’s potential assets and design. “Renovation […]

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A Chance to Support Local Causes Coming During “Hudson Gives”

Hudson County nonprofits and donors alike can mark their calendars for May 11th, when #HudsonGives is back with its 24-hour Giving Day event.  #HudsonGives, a program of the Hudson County Chamber Foundation, “is a 24-hour, online fundraising campaign and competition that unites the community in support of local causes.” This year marks the fifth annual […]