New Liberty Science Center genomics exhibit shows how ancient Woolly Mammoth DNA could help endangered elephants and the environment.
The weekly number of new Covid-19 infections in Jersey City has increased from 7 in August to 68 in November. There were nine reported fatalities in November.
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.
Jersey City’s Holland Gardens public housing site is to be reshaped into a mixed-use, mixed-income development that will accommodate a new public library branch and businesses.
At this past Thursday’s meeting, Superintendent Franklin Walker announced minor changes to class schedules that will go into effect district wide beginning December 2. These changes are based on observations during the first marking period, he said, when it became apparent that more time is required for student support. The amount of time devoted to instruction will remain the same.
Artists, arts advocates and local culture vultures cheered when on November 3rd Jersey City voted to create an Arts and Culture Trust Fund, the first of its kind in New Jersey. Now, with the vote a done deal, artists, arts administrators and local pols are debating how the fund should operate. There is no shortage of ideas.
Ward E Councilman James Solomon is proposing that Jersey City improve its emergency alert system in the wake of “two boil water advisories” that went out over the last 6-months.
A 50-story building with 810 rental apartments and a new pre-K-5 public school are coming to two blocks of Downtown currently occupied by 38 deteriorating single family homes.
Last week the Salem Lafayette houses in Bergen Lafayette got a new owner, Camber Property Group. Self described as “an emerging leader in New York City mixed income and workforce housing development,” I seized on the opportunity to interview its Principal, Rick Gropper and find out what all the fuss was about.
Rapper, singer, songwriter, actress, and producer Queen Latifah was seen today on Jersey Avenue shooting a scene for her upcoming crime drama “The Equalizer.”