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Jersey City sanitation workers were about to haul away this piano in the Newark Avenue pedestrian plaza, before being told Mayor Steven Fulop had donated it for the public. (Credit: Karl Sison; used by permission)

Garbage Haulers Almost Throw Away Piano Donated By Jersey City Mayor

Jersey City Mayor Steven Fulop set up a piano this week in the new Newark Avenue pedestrian plaza, but it almost ended up getting hauled away by the garbage men.

08/22/2014

Scene of an accident in Jersey City, N.J. on August 22, 2014. (credit: CBS 2)

Jitney Passenger Bus Slams Into Parked Cars, Building In Jersey City

The incident occurred around 7 a.m. Friday in the 2100 block of John F. Kennedy Boulevard West.

08/22/2014

A PATH train at Journal Square in Jersey City, N.J. on Tuesday, Nov. 6, 2012.(credit: Steve Sandberg/1010 WINS)

Cops: Brooklyn Men Disrupted Service On Jersey City Bound PATH Train

Police charged Lopez with disorderly conduct and interference with transportation. Santiago is charged with interference with transportation and breach of peace. Foreman is accused of having an open container of alcohol.

08/18/2014

A fire on the base of the Pulaski Skyway bridge on Aug. 15, 2014. (credit: CBS 2)

Fire Engulfs Part Of Base Of Pulaski Skyway Bridge

Firefighters are battling a blaze underneath the Pulaski Skyway that is sending smoke billowing into the air.

08/15/2014

1 Dead, 1 Serious Following Crash In Jersey City

A compact low-rider car hit a tree and split into two at around 4 a.m. on Route 440 near Danforth Avenue.

08/09/2014

Lolibeth Ortega and Lord Balatbat. (credit: CBS 2)

Funeral To Be Held For Jersey City Couple Killed In Virginia Tornado

Friends and family prepared to say a final goodbye to a Jersey City couple who were killed by a tornado in Virginia.

08/02/2014

Lord Balatbat, Lolibeth Ortega and their three children (Credit: Handout)

Fundraiser To Benefit Kids Of Jersey City Couple Killed In Virginia Campground Tornado

The Jersey City Youth Foundation will donate 50 percent of its proceeds from the event to the children of Lord Balatbat and Lolibeth Ortega.

07/29/2014

A Newark Police Department cruiser. (Credit Steve Sandberg)

New Jersey Cities Announce Partnership For Public Safety, Other Services

Three northern New Jersey mayors on Monday announced plans for a partnership between mayors around the state to improve public safety and reduce costs.

07/28/2014

Parishioners are trying to raise funds to repair the bells and organs at this Jersey City church after they were struck by lightning. (Credit: CBS 2)

Parishioners Look To Repair Bells, Organ System Silenced By Lightning At Jersey City Church

Church bells and a century-old organ system at a Jersey City church have been silenced following a lightning strike.

07/27/2014

Lolibeth Ortega and Lord Balatbat. (credit: CBS 2)

Friends, Family In Shock After Jersey City Couple Killed In Tornado At Virginia Campground

Lord Balatbat and Lolibeth Ortega were at the Cherrystone Family Camping and RV Resort with their three children when the twister tore through the campground, toppling a tree onto their tent.

07/25/2014

Damage at Cherrystone Family Camping & RV Resort (Credit: CBS DC)

Jersey City Couple Killed After Tornado Hits Virginia Campground

Lord Balatbat and his wife, Lolibeth Ortega, both of Jersey City, were killed in the storm. Their son was critically injured.

07/24/2014

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New Jersey Nursing Home Workers Threaten Strike

Health care workers in four nursing homes in Hudson and Bergen counties in New Jersey said Wednesday that they are ready to strike if a deal cannot be reached.

07/23/2014

Fallen Jersey City Officer Marc DiNardo pictures alongside the man who received his heart, Don Zolkiwsky. (Credit: CBS 2)

Family Of Fallen Officer Who Donated Organs Celebrates Birthday With Heart Recipient

A Jersey City police officer who died in the line of duty is living through the organs he donated, CBS 2’s Elise Finch reported.

07/22/2014

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N.J. State Lawmakers To Probe Allegations About Holland Tunnel Traffic Stops

New Jersey state lawmakers have launched an investigation into allegations that Jersey City Mayor Steven Fulop tried to tie up Holland Tunnel traffic top cause problems for the Port Authority.

07/21/2014

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Jersey City To Begin Distributing Rain Barrels To Residents

Jersey City Mayor Steven Fulop announced plans Monday to distribute rain barrels so residents can capture runoff water.

07/21/2014

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