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News Analysis: New Questions on Steel Tech

A decision by the Jersey City Redevelopment Agency to authorize the use of eminent domain to acquire a derelict warehouse at 125 Monitor Street in Bergen-Lafayette is raising new questions about the JCRA's Executive Director Diana Jeffrey's recent testimony regarding another project known as Morris Canal Park Manor.

COVID-19 Vaccines: How NJ Tries to Juggle Supply and Demand

But six weeks after the first New Jersey resident got her initial dose, the statewide operation continues to run at far less than full speed. Concerns include public confusion, a complex sign-up system, an initial workforce shortage in some places, and perhaps the biggest hurdle of all, not enough vaccines to meet the demand.

New Ferry Services Considered for Hudson County

If you’d love to be able to take a ferry from Hudson County to the Jersey Shore, you’re not alone. So would lots of other ferry-friendly folks who attended a Jan. 14 virtual meeting of the Hudson County Division of Planning.

Assault Involving Shea Aide Under Investigation

An incident involving Michael Manzo, a former firefighter and a current aid to Public Safety Director James Shea, is under investigation by the Hudson County Prosecutor's Office according to HCPO spokesperson Jennifer Morrill.

Contract to Administer Covid Vaccine Draws Questions

A $1 million contract to administer the COVID-19 vaccine before the City Council tonight is prompting questions from Councilman-at-Large Rolando Lavarro and local activist Rob Menendez, son of New Jersey U.S. Senator Bob Menendez.