Financially challenged New Jersey City University has taken another step toward “rightsizing” by sending notices of potential layoffs to 30 tenured faculty whose jobs may be eliminated as of June 28, 2023. About 200 tenured professors are currently on campus. In a post on its website this week, NJCU said it will also end contracts with “up […]
New Jersey Attorney General Matthew J. Platkin and the Division of Consumer Affairs have announced a settlement with a Jersey City-based car dealership accused of violating consumer protection laws. According to the announcement, Fleet Lease Network, Inc., has agreed to an $8,777.00 settlement to resolve an investigation into allegations that it engaged in deceptive advertising […]
Tech Elevator, a company that offers in-person and online computer technology courses, will be opening a downtown Jersey City “campus” in January 2023 where students taking its coding bootcamps can work on group assignments and meet with the company’s career counselors. No instructors will be at the location, which offers open and enclosed meeting rooms, whiteboards, even […]
The Jersey City Municipal Utilities Authority updated the City Council on Nov. 22 on its plan to replace 16,000 water lines in Jersey City that are lined with or made of lead. In February the utility had announced plans to replace approximately 1,000 of the lines per year. That work has begun, according to JCMUA executive director Joseph […]
The New Jersey Turnpike Authority has revised its cost estimate from $4.7 billion to $10.7 billion for widening I-78 from exits 14 to 14C. The estimate, which includes the cost of replacing the Newark Bay Bridge at exit 14, further infuriated mass transit advocates who opposed the project when it was first announced by the […]
Jersey City has signed a “sister city” agreement with Beit Shemesh, in Israel. Such an arrangement, which the city says “has been in development for many months,”often leads to some type of trade agreement or arrangement that benefits both cities. “A lasting bridge is being built by this new partnership that will enhance key relationships […]
The Wall Street Journal is reporting that a Jersey City based cryptocurrency lender is “preparing a potential bankruptcy filing.” According to the Journal, BlockFi Inc. has halted withdrawals of customer deposits and its sources have acknowledged that the company has “significant exposure” to bankrupt exchange FTX. Sources told the Journal that BlockFi is planning to […]
If attention is good, then Jersey City has done well in recent weeks. From bayonne boxes to doughnuts, this city’s getting some ink.
According to a new study, employment in Jersey City has made a strong comeback following a big uptick during the Covid-19 pandemic.
If all goes according to schedule, a high-end cannabis dispensary will open next spring on a rowdy section of Christopher Columbus Drive downtown.