Jersey City is strategically — and effectively — protecting its homeless population from severe and fatal complications from Covid-19. For Now.
What does “Defunding” the Police Mean?
In the aftermath of the police killing of an unarmed black man, George Floyd, by a Minneapolis Police Officer and the ensuing national protests to defund the police, how Jersey City should change its own spending and policing practices depends on which residents and politicians one asks.
Editorial: It’s Time for Community Policing
People of color in Jersey City have little trust in the Jersey City police department. The implementation of community policing might be the solution.
Former Fulop Insider Indicted
Former Fulop aid Thomas Bertoli, was indicted by a grand jury on three counts of tax evasion, one count of corrupt interference with the administration of the Internal Revenue Laws and four counts of failure to file a tax return.
The Jersey Shore’s Latest Reopening Hurdle? Overflowing Trash
As beach towns begin filling up for the summer, increased take-out dining is causing single-use waste to build up.
Murphy Announces Increased Indoor and Outdoor Gathering Limits
Governor Phil Murphy today announced increased indoor and outdoor gathering capacity limits. Indoor gatherings are now limited to 25% capacity of the rooms in which they will take place, with a maximum of 100 persons. Outdoor gatherings are now limited to 250 persons, and outdoor religious services and political activities will continue to have no numerical limits.
Juneteenth: A Broken Promise?
Juneteenth is sometimes referred to as “Fourth of July for black people.” Reporter and essayist Assata Wright doesn’t view history quite as flatteringly.
‘We Can’t Unsee’ Racial Inequities in NJ Made Clear by COVID-19. What’s the Plan to Address Them?
Gov. Phil Murphy says ‘COVID-19 did not create the inequalities in our society, but it laid them bare.’
Colleges Will Look and Operate Differently Under State COVID-19 Guidance
Students and faculty will be back on campus at many schools, wearing masks and separated by six feet, as social distancing mandate.
Hunt Is On for New Operator of Loew’s Jersey Theatre
Jersey City has issued a request for proposals to restore and manage the historic Loew’s Jersey Theatre in Journal Square.