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Crafts Get Made: The Jersey City Craft Mafia Knows It's All About Family

The Jersey City Independent | The Jersey City Independent | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
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The Jersey City Craft Mafia’s founders (l-r): Stefanie Flodmand, Luca Cusolito and Chris Maguire Photo: Emily August Of all the mafias that may...

Not Your Mama's Mafia: Jersey City's Craft Underground Knows It's All About Family

The Jersey City Independent | The Jersey City Independent | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
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The Jersey City Craft Mafia’s founders (l-r): Stefanie Flodmand, Luca Cusolito and Chris Maguire Photo: Emily August Of all the mafias that m...

Crafts Get Made: Jersey City's Newest Mafia Knows It's All About Family

The Jersey City Independent | The Jersey City Independent | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
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The Jersey City Craft Mafia’s founders (l-r): Stefanie Flodmand, Luca Cusolito and Chris Maguire Photo: Emily August Of all the mafias that may...

Public Meeting on Hudson River Walkway Slated for Monday

The Jersey City Independent | The Jersey City Independent | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
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The state Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) is holding a public meeting on Monday on its plans to construct the final section of the Hudso...

Meet Bob Leach, Jersey City's Historian Storyteller

The Jersey City Independent | The Jersey City Independent | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Most Jersey City residents are aware that the city has a rich and long history, but as they go through their daily routines, it can be easy for them ...

PHOTOS: Election Day (and Night) in Jersey City

The Jersey City Independent | The Jersey City Independent | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
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Photos by: Nancy Benecki, Martin Bricketto, Jonathan Fitzgerald and Shane Smith ...

The Importance of Being Earnest: At-Large Candidates Face Off in Paulus Hook

The Jersey City Independent | The Jersey City Independent | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
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All photos: Steve Gold On Thursday, more than 50 people filled the Our Lady of Czestochowa Meeting Hall in the Paulus Hook section of Jersey City fo...

Artist Mark Welsh Unveils Jersey City Icons

The Jersey City Independent | The Jersey City Independent | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Mark Welsh, a 36-year-old artist who lives in the Heights, released eight striking icons this week tied to specific neighborhood problems in Jersey C...

Learning from the Dead: Using Jersey City's Cemeteries as a Window to History

The Jersey City Independent | The Jersey City Independent | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Photo: Jersey City Landmarks Conservancy Most of Jersey City’s cemeteries are both steeped in history and filled with reminders of decline and ...

Learning from the Dead: Using Jersey City's Cemeteries as a Window to History

The Jersey City Independent | The Jersey City Independent | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Photo: Jersey City Landmarks Conservancy Most of Jersey City’s cemeteries are both steeped in history and filled with reminders of decline and ...

Learning from the Dead: Using Jersey City's Cemeteries as a Window to History

The Jersey City Independent | The Jersey City Independent | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Photo: Jersey City Landmarks Conservancy Most of Jersey City’s cemeteries are both steeped in history and filled with reminders of decline and ...

Learning from the Dead: Using Jersey City's Cemeteries as a Window to History

The Jersey City Independent | The Jersey City Independent | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Photo: Jersey City Landmarks Conservancy Most of Jersey City’s cemeteries are both steeped in history and filled with reminders of decline and ...

This Week's Election Forums

The Jersey City Independent | The Jersey City Independent | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
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The mayoral get-togethers are all done, but there are a number of forums for council candidates coming up this week. - Monday, May 4, at 6 pm: A commu...

Jersey City's Unemployment Rate Approaches Double Digits

The Jersey City Independent | The Jersey City Independent | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
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According to federal Bureau of Labor Statistics, the city’s unemployment rate rose to 9.5 percent in February, and preliminary data shows inchi...

Jersey City?s Unemployment Rate Approaches Double Digits

The Jersey City Independent | The Jersey City Independent | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
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According to federal Bureau of Labor Statistics, the city’s unemployment rate rose to 9.5 percent in February, and preliminary data shows inchi...

City Sues Colgate Over Clock Payments

The Jersey City Independent | The Jersey City Independent | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
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Photo: Kevin Coles Jersey City is suing Colgate-Palmolive Co. for $1.1 million over payments related to the famed Colgate clock on the bank of the Hu...

PHOTOS: Jersey City?s Pet Ownership Day

The Jersey City Independent | The Jersey City Independent | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
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All photos: Steve Gold Yesterday in front of City Hall, more than 400 animals showed up for Jersey City’s first annual Pet Ownership Day to rec...

Report: Affordable Housing Elusive in Jersey City

The Jersey City Independent | The Jersey City Independent | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
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While anecdotal evidence might suggest that rents across the city are coming down slightly from their highs during the housing boom, a new report from...

The Jersey Journal is Saved but At Least Five Jobs Are Lost

The Jersey City Independent | The Jersey City Independent | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
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Yesterday Jersey Journal publisher Kendrick Ross announced that Jersey City’s only daily paper and its affiliated community weeklies had met fir...

Meet the School Board Candidates: Azam Riaz, Patricia Sebron and Mario Gonzalez

The Jersey City Independent | The Jersey City Independent | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

There are three open seats on the city's Board of Education (BOE) up for grabs in this year's election, which will take place on April 21. This year w...

How ? and Why ? Jersey City Lobbies Trenton

The Jersey City Independent | The Jersey City Independent | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
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In a report released last month, the Office of the State Comptroller (OSC) examined the use of public funds to lobby state government, finding that pu...

L. Harvey Smith Discusses His Plans for the Arts in Jersey City

The Jersey City Independent | The Jersey City Independent | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
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Editor’s note: Due to miscommunication within the L. Harvey Smith campaign, he was unable to get back to us on his arts and culture plans by our...

Mayoral Candidates Discuss Their Plans for the Arts in Jersey City

The Jersey City Independent | The Jersey City Independent | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
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Editors note: Today we kick off a series of stories that examine where the 2009 mayoral candidates stand on several issues. We hope the series will gi...