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3-alarm fire in Jersey City Heights during snowstorm

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Joe Shine/For The Jersey JournalFire rages on Beacon Avenue near Central Avenue in the Jersey City Heights early this morning. A three-alarm fire rage...

Rapper Fabolous headlines concert at St. Peter's tonight

NJ.com | NJ.com | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
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Rapper Fabolous is the headliner at a concert tonight at the Yantinelli Center at St. Peter's College in Jersey City....

Jersey City fire kills dog, leaves seven people homeless

NJ.com | NJ.com | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
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A dog died and seven residents were left homeless Saturday night as a result of a Jersey City basement fire apparently sparked by an unattended candle...

Jersey City Ringside Lounge murder suspect arrested in Brooklyn, ID'd as Latin King

NJ.com | NJ.com | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Michael Ortiz of Jersey City, seen in a recent mugshot, was arrested in Brooklyn early this morning on charges he shot and killed a man at the Ringsid...

Jersey City Councilman Mariano Vega indicted in massive FBI corruption probe

NJ.com | NJ.com | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
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On the day before Jersey City Councilman Mariano Vega was arrested along with scores of other officials last summer, he told FBI agents he had never m...

N.J. Assembly to hear pension bill inspired by fallen Jersey City Det. Marc DiNardo

NJ.com | NJ.com | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
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REENA ROSE SIBAYAN / THE JERSEY JOURNALThe state Assembly will vote on a bill to expedite pension payments for families of slain police and firefighte...

Autopsy on Jersey City political consultant Jack Shaw shows he died of Valium overdose

NJ.com | NJ.com | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Mitsu Yasukawa/The Star-LedgerJack Shaw comes out of the Federal CourtHouse in Newark in this July 2009 file photo.HUDSON COUNTY -- Jack Shaw, the Hud...

Suspicious powder found at Ellis Island deemed harmless

NJ.com | NJ.com | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
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The national landmark was evacuated this afternoon after a white powder was found, Jersey City Fire Director Armando Roman said....

Officials release photos of man accused of murdering Jersey City woman and stabbing her baby

NJ.com | NJ.com | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Martey J. Williams, 41, whose last known address was in Newark, is accused of murdering a Jersey City woman and critically injuring her baby.The Hudso...

Deer spotted in Jersey City is tranquilized at Governors Island

NJ.com | NJ.com | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
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Fox 5/MyFoxNY.comThe deer that jumped into the Hudson River near Exchange Place in Jersey City is seen on the rocks at Governors island in New York Ha...

Jersey City police reviewing incidents at Ringside Lounge in wake of shooting death

NJ.com | NJ.com | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
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Jersey Journal file photoAmid calls for action against the Ringside Lounge a week after a man was shot to death, Jersey City cops are reviewing incide...

Gov.-elect Christie's transition team meets for first time

NJ.com | NJ.com | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
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Journal File PhotoState Sen. Sandra Cunningham, of Jersey City, pictured here at a past political function, took part at the first meeting of Chris Ch...

N.J. Gov.-elect Christie targets teachers' union with Schundler appointment

NJ.com | NJ.com | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
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Moran: Christie's pick of former Jersey City Mayor Bret Schunlder as education chief shows new governor is ready for battle with NJEA...

Off-duty firefighter rescues sleeping tenant from Jersey City blaze: witnesses

NJ.com | NJ.com | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
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Google MapsAn off-duty Jersey City firefighter rescued a sleeping tenant from a fire in a four-family building on Liberty Avenue this afternoon.A tena...

Water Main Break Closes Route 440

The Jersey City Independent | The Jersey City Independent | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
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A water main break in Jersey City has closed Route 440 from Communipaw to Culver Avenues this morning. Drivers are advised to plan alternate routes....

Armed 16-year-old boy arrested in Jersey City narcotics sweep: cops

NJ.com | NJ.com | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
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Jersey Journal file photoA 16-year-old Jersey City boy was charged with having a gun at the Montgomery Gardens.A 16-year-old Jersey City boy armed wit...

NJ Devils alumni, Jersey City police honor fallen officer with charity hockey game

NJ.com | NJ.com | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

A charity hockey game at the Prudential Center in Newark today pitted veterans of the New Jersey Devils against a rookie team of Jersey City police of...

Jersey City health inspectors shut down popular food truck

NJ.com | NJ.com | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Reena Rose Sibayan/The Jersey JournalBanana Leaf food truck will not be serving meals to hungry Downtown Jersey City patrons after city health inspect...

Man jumps from Jersey City bridge

NJ.com | NJ.com | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
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JERSEY CITY -- Paramedics are working to save a man's life after he jumped from a Route 78 bridge in Jersey City today, authorities said. The incident...

Year in Review: 2009's Biggest Stories

The Jersey City Independent | The Jersey City Independent | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
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Photos: Steve Gold, Irene Borngraeber, Zac Clark, Melanie McLean It was an exciting year in Jersey City, and we were there for all the madness. Here...

Jersey City Creeps: The Lady in White at The Central Railroad of New Jersey Terminal

The Jersey City Independent | The Jersey City Independent | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
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The Central Railroad of New Jersey (CRRNJ) terminal in Liberty State Park is a transportation and immigration landmark. Dutch settlers began the first...

Lori Serrano, former Jersey City council candidate, indicted on corruption charges

NJ.com | NJ.com | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Jersey Journal file photoLori Serrano, 40, was indicted today on corruption charges.NEWARK - Lori Serrano, who ran unsuccessfully for City Council in ...

What Will a Christie Administration Mean for Jersey City Nonprofits?

The Jersey City Independent | The Jersey City Independent | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
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Writing in the magazine Nonprofit Quarterly, Rick Cohen takes a look at what Chris Christie’s victory means for urban nonprofits. Noting that Christ...

Police: Jersey City shooting victim in stable condition

NJ.com | NJ.com | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
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Reena Rose Sibayan/The Jersey JournalA Jersey City police officer photographs the scene of a shooting Thursday, which left a pile of blood-soaked snow...

How to Celebrate National Feral Cat Day in Jersey City

The Jersey City Independent | The Jersey City Independent | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
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Photo: Alley Cat Allies Betcha didn’t know that today is National Feral Cat Day. The day was established by the national advocacy organization Alley...