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Affordable Housing in Journal Square and Beyond Dominates Council Caucus

Affordable housing took up the lion’s share of time during yesterday’s municipal council caucus. Following through on a pledge to narrow the socio-economic shelter gap confronting many residents, Ward C Councilman Richard Boggiano is pushing for a more equitable share of affordable housing in the Journal Square area. To facilitate that goal, Boggiano is seeking […]

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Man Sentenced to 90 Months for Stabbing Rival Gang Member

A 23-year-old Jersey City man has been sentenced to federal prison for stabbing a rival gang member during a retaliatory gang-related assault. According to U.S. Attorney Philip R. Sellinger, District Judge Kevin McNulty sentenced Sheldon Mays, aka “Thottie,” yesterday in Newark federal court to 90 months of incarceration. Mays had previously pleaded guilty to one […]

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Letter: Council Should Act After Washington Death, Apportion Bayfront Pilot Fairly

Dear Jersey City Municipal Council, Our city is facing immense challenges today. A resident, Andrew Jerome Washington was killed by our police earlier this month during a mental health crisis.  Based on the information released to date, it is unfathomable to believe that the situation could not have had a better outcome with Mr. Washington not being killed.  […]

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This Weekend

This weekend, check out some of the amazing community events happening around Jersey City. There’s the Way of the Ramapough event at Liberty State Park, Bergen Square Day, Jersey City Pier Fest, Music on the Porch, Strides for Safety 5K, Fall Harvest Festival, and more. Hudson Chamber Event: Business Network Event | Fri., Sep. 15 […]

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A New Expanded St. Lucy’s Opens Downtown

Officials and dignitaries gathered this morning to cut the ribbon on the St. Lucy’s Complex, a new 60,000 square foot facility providing housing and supportive services for the homeless. Cardinal Joseph W. Tobin, C.Ss.R., Archbishop of Newark, joined partners Catholic Charities of the Archdiocese of Newark, Arc Building Partners, Claremont Development, Mayor Fulop, City Council […]