Jersey City Council addresses police department reforms in wake of protests against police brutality spurred by recent killing of George Floyd.
It’s Time to Stop “Formula Shaming”
Doula and educator Jayne Freeman calls for an end to formula shaming while acknowledging the pros and cons of formula feeding and breastfeeding.
Fatherhood and Mentoring Young Men of Color
Lewis Spears, founder of Kismet of Kings, reflects on fatherhood and his work mentoring young men of color.
Downtown Pedestrian Mall to Get a Facelift
Jersey City Mayor Steven Fulop announced major upgrades to Newark Avenue’s pedestrian mall beginning this fall including a new brick surface, a performance stage, and new plantings.
Lessons Learned After Three Months on COVID-19 Front Lines
Coronavirus is a moving target, but NJ’s health care professionals now know telemedicine, sharing data and stockpiling PPE can mean difference between life and death.
Tom Bertoli, Former Fulop Consultant, Charged With Tax Evasion
Tom Bertoli, a businessman and former campaign consultant of Jersey City Mayor Steven Fulop, has been charged with tax evasion, failure to pay taxes, and corrupt interference with administration of Internal Revenue laws. If convicted, he faces hundreds of thousands of dollars in fines and one to five years in prison.
Large Rallies to Protest Police Brutality End Peacefully
Four hours of rallies at Jersey City City Hall called to protest police brutality end peacefully after several officers “take a knee.”
Contact Tracing Plan for NJ: What We Know Now
“Implementing a robust contact tracing program is a key mechanism to break the chain of transmission and slow community spread for individuals who have come into contact with those infected by COVID-19,”
JC Unveils Massive Mixed-Income Housing Development on West Side
Mayor Fulop unveiled the first phase of Bayfront, the largest mixed-income development site in the region.
Murphy Announces Stage 2 Reopening Schedule
Stage Two openings will include outdoor dining for restaurants and indoor, non-essential retail as of June 15th. Beginning on June 22nd, barber shops and salons will be able to reopen.