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JCMUA Begins Residential Lead Water Line Replacement Program

The Jersey City Municipal Utilities Authority has announced the start of its residential lead service line replacement construction program. Having finished its work reconstructing the drinking water infrastructure within Jersey City’s public school system, JCMUA is now targeting residential infrastructure “based on prevalence of lead, sensitive populations and overburdened communities.” According to the agency, work […]

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Jersey City Water High in Contaminants Says Study but Health Risks May be Nil

A new study claims that Jersey City water is relatively high in contaminants. However, the risk to one’s health may be nil. Conducted by WaterFilterGuru, which calls itself a “source for all things related to clean and healthy water,” the ranking combined data from the Environmental Working Group (a nonprofit environmental group of scientists and advocates) and SimpleLab (a […]

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Jersey City Medical Center Opens Satellite at Exchange Place

Jersey City Medical Center yesterday announced the opening of a satellite at Exchange Place that will offer primary care and specialty and rehabilitation services. Located at 95 Greene St., the branch will “bring care closer to where people live, right in their communities,“ according to a spokesman for RWJ Barnabas Health, the center’s corporate parent.  Mayor Fulop, […]

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Jersey City Medical Center Unveils New Technology for Imaging the Brain

Jersey City Medical Center has announced that it will utilize new technology that enables physicians to view detailed 3D images of the brain and nervous system through a lab that takes X-rays of blood vessels in a procedure known as angiography. The new Neuro Interventional Cath Lab will enhance the diagnosis and treatment of stroke and complex neurovascular diseases such as aneurysms and arteriovenous malformations.  […]

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City Council Backs off Study of Jersey City 911 System, St. Paul’s Ave. Plan Moves Ahead

Heeding the calls of angry Jersey City 911 emergency dispatchers, the City Council has backed off—at least for now—from a city administration proposal to rehire Princeton-based IXP Corp. to complete “initial workshops, technology assessment and gap analysis” at a cost of $213,085. At Thursday night’s meeting, the council voted to withdraw a resolution that would […]

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Forestry Standards, Lead Pipes and West Side Development on Council’s Docket

At tonight’s City Council meeting, the council will finally be asked to vote on passage of the city’s revised forestry standards, guidelines that were initially adopted in 2018 and that have been undergoing hotly debated revisions for over a year. According to Tuesday night’s council caucus meeting, the lawmakers will also discuss issues involving residential […]

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N.J. Expands Health Care Coverage to all Children, Regardless of Immigration Status

Republished courtesy of New Jersey Monitor Another 16,000 children can now get health care coverage regardless of their immigration status, Gov. Phil Murphy said Wednesday at an event highlighting the state’s Jan. 1 expansion of its Medicaid program. The expansion is the newest phase of the “Cover All Kids” initiative intended to provide access to […]

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