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Jury selection begins today for the murder trial of a 21-year-old Jersey City man accused of fatally shooting a man in the city's Marion section in 2015. Marcus Mair, of Dales Avenue, is charged with murdering 21-year-old Donald Gadson, who was found by police officers on Oct. 16, 2015, outside a Marion ...
Fewer hospitals in New Jersey earned an "A" for patient safety in the latest national report card released Tuesday. .... (Patti Sapone | NJ Advance Media) ... Both CarePoint Health-Christ Hospital in Jersey City and Virtua Memorial Hospital in Mount Holly slipped from an A to a C, according to the report.

Witnesses to a late-night fire on Bergen Avenue in Jersey City that displaced dozens said the blaze was like a scene from the 1998 blockbuster, "Armageddon." The inferno at 446 and 444 Bergen Ave. sent chunks of debris flying into the air, sparked flames so intense that firefighters needed to evacuate the ...
A man and woman have been arrested and charged in connection to a March 18 hit-and-run that left a Jersey City woman seriously injured, authorities announced. Julius Smith, 39, and Shakira Stuckey, 38, both of Jersey City, were arrested last week following an investigation by the Hudson County ...
A man and woman have been arrested and charged in connection to a March 18 hit-and-run that left a Jersey City woman seriously injured, authorities announced. Julius Smith, 39, and Shakira Stuckey, 38, both of Jersey City, were arrested last week following an investigation by the Hudson County ...
New Jersey state Senate President Stephen Sweeney slammed the new contract for Jersey City teachers, saying the deal is "irresponsible." Sweeney blasted the Jersey City Board of Education in a statement on Friday for approving the agreement, which will increase district spending on teacher salaries by ...

First, Jared Kushner's big plans for a skyscraper in Manhattan fell apart. Now, it's the turn of his major twin-tower project across the river in New Jersey. Plans for a pair of gleaming, 66-story residential towers in Jersey City championed by Kushner when he was CEO of his family company are in danger of ...
JERSEY CITY — A much-ballyhooed effort by Mayor Steve Fulop's administration to increase affordable housing options in the city's upscale Downtown neighborhoods is running into trouble. The developers behind a planned 35-story, 432-unit tower on Marin Boulevard originally slated to include 87 ...
JERSEY CITY, NJ — Police identified the body of a girl found in a suitcase along PATH tracks in New Jersey as a missing girl from Virginia. The exact cause of Te'Myah Layauna Plummer's death is still unclear, but police arrested her father in Puerto Rico. Travis Lamont Plummer was taken into custody ...
"What makes it even worse is that the Jersey City Board of Education wrote a blank check that taxpayers in every other school district in New Jersey are going to have to reach into their pockets to pay," Sweeney said. "That's because Jersey City continues to get $151 million a year more in state aid than it ...
JERSEY CITY, NJ — The investigation into a baby's body found near the PATH tracks in Jersey City is ongoing, the Hudson County Prosecutor's Office told Patch. The HCPO is seeking the public's help in identifying the baby. "The investigation is ongoing and pending the medical examiner's report," ...
Spring is here at last, and Jersey City residents took advantage of the beautiful weather today at the city's Harborside Atrium in Exchange Place. As part of the second annual Spring Festival, kids and families enjoyed a number of activities inside the Harborside Atrium, like arts and crafts and a bouncy ...
A New Jersey physics teacher was detained this past week by ICE, even though he was given a death sentence in the Middle East and now faces likely deportation. Ahmed AbdelBasit Mohammad, a teacher in Union City, was seeking asylum in the United States because of what was described as brutal ...
Phil Murphy is touting as he sells his first state budget proposal: devoting a few million taxpayer dollars toward improving New Jersey's downtowns and ... The program has invested more than $56 million in 187 neighborhoods -- such as cities like Newark, Jersey City, and Paterson and suburbs like ...
Consalvos said IXP has worked in New Jersey in places like Hightstown, Lawrence and Princeton, and outside of the state as well. The company came under fire in Danbury, Connecticut, where it runs the 911 dispatch center, by the local police union, which alleges that city's privatization of dispatching has ...
A 26-year-old man walked into a local hospital Wednesday evening with a gunshot wound shortly after a gunfire was reported in the Greenville section of Jersey City, authorities said. At approximately 6:30 p.m., police were dispatched to the area of Neptune Avenue and Old Bergen Road on reports of shots ...
A teacher from Jersey City facing a death sentence in Egypt was detained by ICE officers last week, according to an online petition dedicated to helping him. Ahmed Abdel-Basit Mohamed, 33, a physics teacher at Rising Star Academy in Union City, was held at an Elizabeth detention center on ...

JERSEY CITY — The City Council gave initial approval to a new demolition ordinance on Wednesday night. The move comes as Mayor Steve Fulop has ordered a six-month halt to almost all home demolitions in an effort to curb construction of "Bayonne box"-style homes. The order resulted in howls of ...
An early morning fire at a multi-family home on Garrison Avenue in Jersey City Wednesday displaced 10 residents, authorities said. The blaze, which was reported at 12:20 a.m., caused extensive damage to the second floor of 36 Garrison, Jersey City public safety spokeswoman Kimberly ...
News 12 New Jersey spoke with six Monmouth County students who will be participating in the rally in Red Bank this weekend. The students say that they are ... Rallies will also be held in Asbury Park, Haddon Heights, Hoboken, Jersey City, Morristown, Newark, Ocean City, Princeton and Union County.
A man facing two counts of death by auto was drunk and driving recklessly when he caused the Jersey City crash that claimed the lives of two Union City residents last month, authorities said yesterday. Alex Torres, 32, of Union City, was driving with a suspended license on Feb. 11 at the time of the crash ...
The three high school students were named Hudson County delegates for the annual competition after earning gold medals at the Jersey City Medical Center/RWJ Barnabas Health STEM Showcase earlier this month. ... N.J. Water Environment Federation/U.S. Stockholm Junior Water Prize Regional.
If you're looking for what is billed as delightful and devastating entertainment, then look no further than FM in Jersey City on Wednesday, March 28, where Lillian Bustle will provide a hand-picked lineup of her favorite Burlesque stars in Flipside Burlesque at FM. With acts ranging from classic to comedic, ...
A major accounting firm has given away 1,500 books to 720 kindergarten through fifth grade students at BelovED Charter School in Jersey City. Kids participated in a book fair, games and classroom reading parties with 80 KPMG employees, who volunteered their time on March 14 and made sure each ...
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JERSEY CITY — Metropolitan AME Zion Church will honor Martin Luther King Jr. on the 50th anniversary of his appearance at that church in 1968, days before his assassination. The civil rights leader spoke to 2,000 inside the Bergen Avenue church on March 27, 1968 as part of a tour of New Jersey ...
People across the country are expected to join them at more than 800 "sister marches," including roughly two dozen in New Jersey. Marchers will gather in Newark, Morristown, Jersey City, Princeton and Asbury Park, among other towns. Larger marches are expected to take place in New York City and ...
Children in Jersey City raved about blockbuster hit "Black Panther" after they were taken to the theater on a group trip. In Hoboken, police are warning residents of a check scam. Two recently released reports shed the barest of light on the situation at Hudson County's jail as county officials probe the deaths ...
Family members beamed with pride as five lieutenants were promoted to captain and eight sergeants were promoted to lieutenant in a Jersey City police promotion ceremony at City Hall on Thursday. Mayor Steve Fulop and Police Chief Michael Kelly made remarks at the ceremony, emceed by Capt.
The American Red Cross assisted three families displaced by a fire late Friday night on Neptune Avenue. The seven people were forced out of their home when a devastating three-alarm fire began at about 11:40 p.m., officials said. The Red Cross will help those families with emergency shelter, food, and ...
Situated at 273 16th Street, Soho Lofts location provides easy access to some of New Jersey's most dynamic urban centers -- Hoboken is just minutes away. Complimentary daily shuttle service is provided to nearby PATH stations and NY Waterway ferry terminals. The building is also convenient to the New ...
He says the city violated his civil rights and New Jersey laws against discrimination. The city declined to comment on the ongoing litigation. The nearly dozen officers implicated in the off-duty jobs scam have admitted to accepting money for off-duty details they didn't work; taking bribes to approve phony ...
JERSEY CITY -- Police are investigating a pair of shootings less than 24 hours apart in the Heights, officials said. No one was injured in either incident on Wednesday night and Thursday afternoon, city spokeswoman Kimberly Wallace Scalcione said. The first shooting was reported at about 11:30 p.m. on ...
Family members beamed with pride as five lieutenants were promoted to captain and eight sergeants were promoted to lieutenant in a Jersey City police promotion ceremony at City Hall Council Chambers on Thursday, Feb. 15. Jersey City Mayor Steve Fulop and Police Chief Michael Kelly made remarks ...
JERSEY CITY - Six dogs and two birds died, a man suffered burns and another suffered a leg injury in a 3-alarm fire that ripped through a 3-story building in Jersey City overnight. "They are all dead" said a resident of the building at Neptune Avenue near Romar Avenue as she and family members carried ...
A man was taken to a Jersey City hospital after he was reportedly stabbed this morning, authorities said. The victim, whose age was not provided, was transported to Jersey City Medical Center after police responded to the area of Dwight Street and Martin Luther King Drive at 9:30 a.m. on the report of a ...
Fewer people are dying from accidental shootings in New Jersey, but a handful of people are injured or killed each year in unintentional shootings. ... An 11-year-old Jersey City boy is recovering from serious injuries after he was shot by two teenagers playing with a gun in a Marion Gardens apartment Jan.
JERSEY CITY -- Three men were stabbed during a fight at Newport Mall on Saturday night, officials said. All three victims suffered injuries that were not considered life threatening after the 6:30 p.m. attack, city spokeswoman Kimberly Wallace-Scalcione said in a statement. A 20-year-old man suffered the ...
Two people were seriously injured in a brawl at a JCPenney in a New Jersey mall this weekend — and it looks like shoppers were allowed to return to browse with blood still on the floor. Shoppers witnessed a large group of people fighting in Newport Centre Mall in Jersey City on Saturday night, NBC ...
Joe Torres has more on a stabbing at the Newport Centre Mall in Jersey City. WABC. Eyewitness News. Sunday, February 11, 2018 02:58PM. JERSEY CITY, New Jersey (WABC) --. Three people are recovering after being stabbed at a busy mall in New Jersey on Saturday night. Authorities say the stabbings appear to have ...
Can New Jersey's second-largest city make traffic fatalities a thing of the past? That's the goal laid out by an executive order Jersey City Mayor Steve Fulop signed yesterday adopting the Vision Zero initiative, adding Jersey City to a list of more than 30 U.S. municipalities that have employed the traffic safety ...
The victims, described as young adults, were wounded "in or around the area of the Newport Centre mall," according to Jersey City Public Safety Press ... Jr. may be reached at bgallo@njadvancemedia.com. Follow Bill Gallo Jr. on Twitter @bgallojr. Find NJ.com on Facebook. Have a tip? Tell us. nj.com/tips.
Officials are asking cyclists if two competing bike share companies, in Hoboken and adjacent Jersey City, should be allowed to expand into the other's turf to make biking more convenient for commuters. Hudson Bike Share serves Hoboken and CitiBike serves Jersey City. Bicycles from both bike shares ...
Carmine Testa said he has been told that some participants have donated 30 to 40 pizzas. "We thought we were going to end up feeding over 20,000 people today, but I wouldn't be surprised if we actually feed up to 35,000," said Testa, who noted that roughly 25 pizzerias in New Jersey are participating.
UPDATE: Jersey City police arrested the alleged shooter on Thursday. A pair of cousins were injured in a shooting Wednesday night in Jersey City's Journal Square, authorities said. Jersey City police responded to the area of Sip and Summit avenues around 11:30 p.m. and found a 20-year-old man with a ...
JERSEY CITY — When Brittany Graziosi gets a package delivered to her family's home, her mom texts her, "Do I need to put this in the freezer?" See, boxes addressed to Graziosi, who makes jewelry with parts of formerly living things, usually contain a dead animal. Or two. "Right now I've got guinea pigs, ...
Most of the count will come from the homeless shelters in Hoboken, Union City and Jersey City, and also from warming centers like the county facility in ... "Many New Jersey communities make great strides in ending homelessness using a housing-first approach, rapidly re-housing homeless households, ...
JERSEY CITY, N.J. – The side of the building looks like any abandoned factory: Weathered brick surrounded by a chain-link fence, with railroad tracks running on the other side of the street. But step inside this massive, nearly 2 million square feet (185,000 square meter) complex, and the postindustrial vibe ...
Jersey City has opened online applications for its six-week summer internship program (JCSI). The program, now in its fifth year, places eligible public high school students in paid, work-based learning opportunities at the city's leading corporations and nonprofit organizations. "In addition to its strong ...
"I thank him for his service to the people of Jersey City in this capacity, and I am confident in his ability to lead HEDC with the same dedication, understanding and expertise." Vigil, 42, also served as a member of the New Jersey State League of Municipalities' Legislative Committee and as the mayor's ...


 

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