The event earlier this month gave community members a wide-ranging look at the systems that can keep Jersey City’s young people in cycles of violence.
Cano minces no words about his reasons for leaving the neighborhood. He blames the condition of the area, which he characterizes as a haven for crime, drugs, and disorderly conduct.
A jury has found a Jersey City couple guilty in connection with threats they made to a neighbor they believed to be a Muslim.
In a case involving an alleged white supremacist, a dead possum, an un-flushed toilet, a Rolling Stones song and claims of racial and pay discrimination, a husband and wife are suing the Jersey City Municipal Utilities Authority, its executive director, and a co-worker.
Children in Jersey City are still experiencing severely under-resourced schools due to years of chronic disinvestment.
The brothers’ success is all the more compelling since at an early age both siblings were diagnosed with autism and because the Rosado family lives in a section of Greenville where street violence is not uncommon.
From now through April 30, customers in the tri-state area can “round up” their purchases—or donate $1, $3 or $5 at checkout—to benefit MSK Kids, the pediatric program at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, when they visit Stop & Shop.