In Jersey City, the new mayor – Steve Fulop – can usually be found hard at work behind his desk well before 8 a.m.
The blaze was burning at Boyd Avenue near John F. Kennedy Boulevard.
“He’s going to bring Jersey City to the next level,” Mayor Steve Fulop said. “We’ve been a little bit behind the times and I think Jim coming into Jersey City is going to change the dynamics and move the city forward.”
A Jersey City family is grieving their son tonight after he was shot and killed in an apparent cell phone robbery early Friday morning as his family was observing Ramadan.
Mayor Steve Fulop announced Friday that McGreevey will run a city commission dedicated to job creation and training. He will also develop prisoner re-integration programs.
Two girls escaped serious injury this weekend, when a massive tree branch fell on a walkway near a playground in Jersey City.
Starting Thursday, with Hudson River fireworks viewing in mind, NJ TRANSIT will be adding cars that are 37 feet longer to some trains.
A fire department spokeswoman said a man was working on a refrigeration unit at the corner liquor store. As the man was loading a tank possibly containing propane into his car, the tank suddenly blew, sending the worker flying.
“There’s a stereotype that there’s Manhattan and soon as you go over the river, you’re somewhere in the Midwest,” said George Vallone, president of the Hoboken Brownstone Company.
For Salvador it was a case of deja vu. In 2012 he was arrested for the same robbery and spent a night in jail. Following that mix-up he was given a piece of paper to show police in case he was stopped again.
Round two of wet weather settled over parts of the Tri-State Area on Thursday evening, pushing monthly rainfall totals within reach of the history books.
Four Jersey City police officials were set to retire Wednesday with big payouts for unused time off, including a deputy chief who put in for the equivalent of several years’ worth.
Michah Onditi, 16, received a slew of racist text messages warning him to drop out of the race for student council president at St. Peter’s Preparatory School because he is black, police said.
Shawn Harris, 33, of Irvington is charged with felony murder in the death of Gywan Levine, Jr.
Mayor-elect Steven Fulop is criticizing the timing of Comey’s departure and the post-election retirement of dozens of officers.