When the Jersey City council voted to transfer overpayments of water fees to the Fulop Administration, the administration actually gave ratepayers, who are also taxpayers, a tax increase. Unlike other towns in New Jersey, we own our watershed property so we are not forced to pay high water bills unless it is the choosing of our government.
Both shootings occurred on Gifford Avenue between Kennedy Boulevard and Bergen Avenue. The first happened at approximately 1:15 a.m. on Dec. 11. Video sent to The Jersey Journal by a neighborhood resident shows two men sitting on an apartment building stoop.
HOBOKEN - Three men took advantage of the influx of holiday deliveries by swiping packages from Hoboken homes, city police said. One of the accused thieves is well known by Hoboken police.
Michael Campbell, 47, of Jersey City appears in Central Judicial Processing court in Jersey City via video link from the Hudson County Correctional Facility in Kearny on Dec. 16, 2014. Patrick McGovern/The Jersey Journal JERSEY CITY - A city man accused of shoplifting items from a Walgreen's drug store in Greenville not only fought with an off-duty cop who tried to stop him, but tried to steal his wallet and badge, according to police.
A Jersey City man charged with strangling his girlfriend in June and then leading police on a chase that ended when he jumped off a bridge and broke both legs made his first court appearance today on the murder charge, officials said. Nathan Williams, 36, was in a wheelchair when he appeared before Hudson County Superior Court Judge John Young this morning and he is still undergoing rehabilitation for the numerous injuries he suffered during his failed attempt to flee from authorities.
Nimbus Dance Works' "Jersey City Nutcracker," a local Christmas-time tradition, is back for its fifth year and is bigger than ever. The production puts an urban twist on the traditional ballet, with city children Christopher and Maria taking a magical nutcracker through a manhole into a fantastical, colorful world.