JERSEY CITY — Hundreds of people filled the City Council chambers tonight as the council mulled whether to approve a transfer of 16 acres of city-owned land for the creation of a $276 million science and technology complex near Liberty Science Center. In one of the most contentious public debates in recent memory, dozens of […]Read More
Earlier today, Save Jerseyans, Jersey City Mayor Steve Fulop signed an executive order that his office says will solidify the city’s position on being a “sanctuary city” for immigrants who entered the country illegally: Signed #ExecutiveOrder #jerseycity #sanctuarycity – #resist + change will happen at the local level. We won’t be pushed around. pic.twitter.com/r9LBXEwpk3 — Steven Fulop […]Click here for reuse options!
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JERSEY CITY — A federal corruption probe is expected to land about a dozen Jersey City cops behind bars next month, law-enforcement sources tell The Jersey Journal. The probe is focusing on off-duty, private security work and has already ensnared one former Jersey City police officer. Police officers have been expecting the arrests for months, […]
JERSEY CITY — With Election Day approaching, hundreds of politically connected signs have been popping up on public property citywide while residents are tasked with deciding whether casino expansion should be permitted. The Jersey City Department of Public Works has taken down roughly 1,500 campaigns signs promoting Board of Education candidates and casino expansion, spokeswoman […]
JERSEY CITY — School 34 will be renamed Barack Obama Elementary School after a final vote by the school board last night capped an eight-month effort by a state assemblywoman to name a city school after the nation’s first black president. The board voted 7-0-1 in favor of the move, with Lorenzo Richardson abstaining. John […]
JERSEY CITY — The contract for a Democratic law firm defending the city in the property revaluation breach-of-contract case would reach half a million dollars under a measure up for approval at next week’s City Council meeting. Shain, Schaffer & Rafanello, of Bernardsville, would receive an additional $50,000 on the contract if the measure is […]
JERSEY CITY — Is Mana Contemporary the headquarters for the “Never Trump” movement? The Jersey City art complex, which displayed a naked Donald Trump statue on the roof of one of its buildings near the Holland Tunnel last month, is behind a new billboard with the GOP presidential nominee reimagined as comic-book villain The Joker. […]
I’m not a machine Democrat, Save Jerseyans, and likely on advice of counsel, most of them know better than to talk to me. That being said, I’m a Camden County guy (born and raised). I usually know how they think or can at least offer a few educated guesses. This time? I suspect Jersey City Mayor […]Click here for reuse options!
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JERSEY CITY — A measure intended to ban circuses from Jersey City was adopted by the City Council tonight to a round of applause from a group of animal lovers. The city law, which was adopted by a 7-1-1 vote, prohibits performances of certain exotic animals. Mayor Steve Fulop has said he proposed the new […]
In a potential setback for construction unions who are benefiting from Jersey City’s residential housing building boom, a federal court yesterday sided with a trade association’s challenge of a city law that requires developers seeking certain tax breaks to hire union and local laborers. The decision by the 3rd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals reverses […]
JERSEY CITY — Former Gov. Jim McGreevey broke some news on Saturday when he appeared on WFMU variety show “Prove it All Night!” — the ex-governor is a new resident of the Journal Square area. McGreevey last year moved to Jersey City from Plainfield, picking an apartment on Kennedy Boulevard near Saint Peter’s University. McGreevey […]
JERSEY CITY — The school board is set to give initial approval to a measure renaming School 34 in honor of President Obama. The move comes two months after an unsuccessful effort to rename the new School 20 after the nation’s first black president. School 20 will instead be named after legendary poet Maya Angelou. […]
JERSEY CITY — City Council President Rolando Lavarro, a staunch ally of Mayor Steve Fulop, took a step toward breaking with Fulop’s tax-abatement policy at last night’s council meeting. Lavarro, who is mulling a run for mayor next year, said the administration should revisit its policy on long-term tax breaks in light of the residential […]