Paul Fireman, through his public relations firm Kivvit, issued a statement today that he is “halting any efforts to pursue a public private partnership at Caven Point.” For several years, Fireman has been engaged in an effort to convert Caven Point, a 21 acre piece of land that park advocates and environmentalists consider an important nesting area for wildlife, into three holes for his Liberty National Golf Club.
Editorial: Do What’s Right Councilman Robinson
All communities in Jersey City should gather together to protect and improve the precious land we call Liberty State Park.
Liberty State Park Meeting Sparks Outrage
Organizers of the June 9 meeting that had been planned by Jermaine Robinson and billed as a community forum did not let any residents who attended it speak.
New COVID-19 Concern for NJ Schools: Will Teachers Return to Classrooms?
Some educators want state to more clearly map out what school will look like in the fall before committing to coming back
Electric Vehicles are Coming: An Interview with Brian Platt
From charging stations to electric garbage trucks to electric bikes, the administration has big plans for electric vehicles in Jersey City.
Does Uptick In COVID-19 Transmission Rate Mean Murphy Will Slow Down Recovery?
New Jersey’s pandemic recovery process may have hit a speed bump, after a rise in the COVID-19 transmission rate led Gov. Phil Murphy to warn that additional public-health restrictions may be necessary to control the spread of the coronavirus.
Travelers from COVID-19 Hotspot States Test Positive
Local doctor notices quick uptick in the number of positive test results.
New Wittpenn Bridge On Route 7 to Open in 2021
The Wittpenn Bridge, which spans the Hackensack River and connects Jersey City and Kearny, will reopen to traffic in 2021.
JC Police Struggle to Control Fireworks
The Jersey City Police Department has struggled to control illegal firework use in the wake of a loosening of state restrictions.
Pistons Forward Louis King Pays it Forward
Detroit Pistons Forward Louis King donated meals and autographed basketballs for families in his native Jersey City on Tuesday, June 30.