Jersey City will have a new mayor, as challenger Steven Fulop defeated incumbent Mayor Jerramiah Healy Tuesday night.
The winner of Super Bowl XLVIII, which will be played at MetLife Stadium in 2014, will come from Jersey City, at least temporarily.
The bridge will undergo a massive rehabilitation project and be partially closed to traffic heading into New York City for two years.
For businesses looking for assistance in cleaning up and reopening after Sandy, the SBA website is one starting point and Johns said the agency is out at the FEMA centers that have popped up across the region.
Parts of Jersey City are still without power over a week after superstorm Sandy struck and the mayor wants to do something to help prevent future outages.
“PSE&G has told me power stations on 63rd Street in Bayonne and the Marion power station got flooded out, as we all know. They’ve drained the water out. They’re drying them out,” Mayor Jerramiah Healy said.
Wind gusts up to 89 mph were reported in Surf City on Long Beach Island, after Sandy made landfall.
It was announced Thursday that the Hudson Bergen Light Rail system has received a $400,000 grant.
Authorities are seeking another suspect in a shooting that left a bullet in a church van carrying 16 boys and girls home from choir practice in Jersey City.
A natural gas pipeline bound for Manhattan is planned to go under parts of Hudson County and both supporters and opponents got to voice their opinions at a meeting in Jersey City on Wednesday night.
Mayor Jerramiah Healy was sounding the alarm Tuesday because of concerns over the proposal’s proximity to critical infrastructure.
New Jerseyans across the state are marking the 10th anniversary of the Sept. 11 attacks with events offering a poignant mixture of sadness and hope while honoring the 746 state residents killed on that day.
The threat involves non-specific car bomb attacks, possibly targeting bridges and tunnels here. The info. came from an overseas source which Mayor Bloomberg said had been credible in the past.
The Surface Transportation Program, which provides federal funding for road, bridge and public transportation projects, will expire on September 30.
Jersey City police have been cracking down on illegal guns in the hopes of a safer summer with Operation Summer Shield.