A 22-year-old Jersey City man was sentenced to 44 years in prison earlier yesterday afternoon after pleading guilty to fatally shooting a Bayonne man and robbing two others in the same incident four years ago. On Sept.
Metropolitan Family Health Network's Board of Trustees is hosting its second annual Masquerade Gala tonight at Puccini's Restaurant in Jersey City, 1064 West Side Ave., 6 to 9 p.m. The gala will honor Rep. Albio Sires with the MFHN 2014 Exemplary Community Advocate Award; and Rep. Donald Payne, Jr. and NJ 12 anchor Carissa Lawson with MFHN Outstanding Community Support Awards. The gala will feature live entertainment, dinner, an open bar, and a raffle.
The trial of Ruben A. Rodriguez took place at Hudson County Superior Court in Jersey City on Wednesday, Oct. 22, 2014. Rodriguez, of Pennsauken, is charged with the second-degree crime of leaving the scene of an accident in the March 2013 fatal hit-and-run death of Bayonne resident, Justin Bellini, 22. Pictured: L to R. Defense attorney Eric Mark and Ruben A. Rodriquez.
Staff of Growing Tree Learning Center II in Jersey City and their family members participated in the Making Strides Against Breast Cancer Walk in Lincoln Park on Sunday, Oct. 19, 2014. The staff also held a three-day bake sale that raised additional funds for the cause.
Union City's Juan "The Beast" Rodriguez will look to bounce back from his first professional loss in one of the night's co-feature fights. He will duel with Philadelphia's Greg Jackson in a six round bout.