Mayor Steven Fulop

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

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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

Mourners gather outside the wake for Jersey City police officer Melvin Santiago on July 17, 2014. (Credit: Jim Smith/WCBS 880)

Wake Held For Jersey City Police Officer Melvin Santiago

During the service, Mayor Fulop promoted Santiago, who had been on the job since December, to the rank of detective and awarded him the Medal of Honor.

07/17/2014

Developer Paul Fireman wants to build a casino near this site in Jersey City, New Jersey. (Credit: CBS 2)

Casinos In Northern New Jersey? Idea Doesn’t Sit Well With Everyone

Two state lawmakers have been pushing to set up casinos in northern New Jersey, but they – along with a developer who wants to build a casino in Jersey City – have been hit with some obstacles.

07/10/2014

Jersey City Mayor Steven Fulop (credit: Jersey City Mayor's Office)

Jersey City Files $400 Million Suit Against Port Authority

The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey has been taking advantage of outdated or nonexistent agreements to cheat Jersey City out of hundreds of millions of dollars in property taxes and other payments, according to a federal lawsuit filed Thursday.

05/22/2014

City Hall in Jersey City (file / credit: Steve Scott / WCBS 880)

Nothing Interesting Found In Long-Neglected Safes In Jersey City

No one paid any attention to the safes in the Jersey City city hall — or wondered what was in them — until the city’s new mayor, Steven Fulop, decided to hire a locksmith to open them.

12/17/2013

Jersey City apartment building groundbreaking (credit: Twitter/Mayor Steve Fulop)

Jersey City Mayor: Housing ‘Market Is On Fire’

Another high-rise has broken ground in downtown Jersey City. The 38-story building will feature 311 luxury rental units overlooking the Manhattan skyline.

12/04/2013

City Hall in Jersey City (file / credit: Steve Scott / WCBS 880)

Report: Letter With Tebow Picture, White Powder Evacuates Jersey City Hall

City Hall in Jersey City was evacuated Monday, after a letter to Mayor Steven Fulop containing white powder and a picture of Tim Tebow was discovered, according to a published report.

11/18/2013

Jersey City Mayor Steven Fulop (credit: Jersey City Mayor's Office)

Jersey City Mayor Seeks Mandatory Paid Sick Days For Workers

The proposal, if approved, would be the first of its kind in New Jersey.

09/04/2013

Jersey City police cruiser (credit: CBS 2)

Jersey City Mayor: Crime Has Spiked In July

Jersey City Mayor Steven Fulop said this weekend that when it comes to crime, July has been a “difficult month” for the municipality.

07/28/2013