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Solomon Slams “Frivolous” Landlord-Backed Lawsuit

Jersey City Councilman James Solomon is pledging to fight a landlord-backed lawsuit that seeks to overturn the city’s new “right-to-counsel” law. Under two ordinances passed unanimously in June, the city established a program to provide free access to legal services for Jersey City residents in landlord-tenant court. Brought by the Jersey City Property Owners’ Association, […]

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Bicycle Storage “Pods” Coming to Transit Hubs Around Jersey City

Jersey City cyclists looking for safe and secure places to store their bicycles near mass transit will now have more options. Today Mayor Fulop and the Department of Infrastructure announced that Brooklyn-based Oonee (pronounced ooh-nee, after the Japanese word for sea urchin) will begin installing storage “pods” throughout the city. In cooperation with the Port Authority, Oonee has operated a […]

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Jersey City Man Arrested for Distribution of Cocaine and Fentanyl

A Jersey City man was arrested with three others and charged in connection with the distribution of cocaine and fentanyl. According to Hudson County Prosecutor Esther Suarez, on Wednesday, Franklin Rodriguez-Liberto, 40, of Jersey City was arrested with three other men on Mill Creek Drive in Secaucus following a months-long investigation by the Hudson County […]

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City Announces Revival of Port Liberté Ferry Service to Manhattan

Jersey City has announced the revival of ferry service from Port Liberté to Manhattan at a discounted price and with free transportation to the terminal.  Mayor Steven Fulop partnered with City Council members, the Department of Infrastructure, and New York Waterway to re-open the Port Liberté Ferry Terminal, which had been closed since the start of the […]