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Watchdog Sues Jersey City, Newark Landlords Over Housing Discrimination

A housing watchdog group has sued 26 landlords and brokers in Jersey City and Newark, alleging they illegally refuse to lease apartments to people who use government-subsidized vouchers to pay rent. The Housing Rights Initiative, a New York City-based nonprofit, filed a complaint in state Superior Court Wednesday asking a judge to declare the landlords, brokers, and […]

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This Weekend

This weekend, Jersey City is packed with a wide variety of events. Not only is there the 10th annual Jersey City Jazz Festival, but also the 12th annual Jersey City Ward Tour, Access JC Fridays, and the Mizuho Americas Open golf event. Plus, there’s the Jersey City Night Market, theater, and more.   Access JC Fridays […]

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Board of Education Approves Contract Raising Teachers’ Salaries Across District

The Jersey City Board of Education approved a renewed four-year contract that will give Jersey City teachers long-awaited raises. Under the new contract, teachers will receive a yearly salary increase of four percent until 2027.  The Board of Education and the Jersey City Education Association (the union representing Jersey City’s district teachers) negotiated the agreement […]