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Man Sentenced to 10 Years in Prison For Fatal Downtown Car Crash

Under the best of circumstances, negotiating the turn from Christopher Columbus Drive south onto Merseles Street Downtown requires presence of mind. Just after one passes James J. Ferris High School, the road suddenly splits, creating right and left routes circumventing the massive concrete columns supporting the New Jersey Turnpike. Then there’s a hard left turn […]

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Turning Former Inmates into Welders: Metallica Partners with HCCC

Jersey City’s own Hudson County Community College has been invited to partner once again with the Metallica Scholars Initiative. The Initiative will support the training of previously incarcerated people for careers in welding. “Metallica has shown us the transformative power of music and education,” said HCCC President Dr. Christopher Reber. “We are honored to reaffirm […]

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Speakers Slam Council For Washington Killing, Closed Meeting on Bayfront Scheduled

Jersey City lawmakers at Thursday’s meeting took heat from residents on the killing of a mentally ill man in Bergen-Lafayette, put off discussing a proposed tax abatement for the much-heralded Bayfront development to a September 11 private session and held off awarding a private cleaning contract after a city union protested it would prompt layoffs […]

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This Weekend

This weekend, Jersey City is packed with big events, like JC Fridays, Jersey City Pier Fest, and the All About Downtown Street Fair. Plus, there’s a Native Plant Sale, a Family Sound Bath Meditation workshop, live music, and more. JC Fridays | Fri., Sep. 8 | 12 a.m.-11:59 p.m. | Multiple Locations, 345 Marin Boulevard, […]

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Park Service to Offer Kayak Eco Tours at Liberty State Park This Month

This month, the New Jersey Park Service will be offering kayak “eco-tours” exploring the Hudson River estuary, local wildlife habitats and the habitats of Caven Point. Tours will embark from the canoe/kayak launch located at the south side of Liberty State Park near the Park Office. Trips will run approximately two hours and will include […]