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Vandals trash Primary Prep Elementary School in Jersey City

NJ.com | NJ.com | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
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Google MapsVandals tore through Primary Prep Elementary School, 41 Tuers Ave., Jersey City, officials are reporting.Vandals have gone through a privat...

Jersey City suspends assistant comptroller charged in Internet sex-chat sting

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

Star-Ledger file photoAssistant Jersey City comptroller Joseph Ambrosio was arrested at his Wall Township home this morning on charges he had sexually...

Deer spotted in Jersey City swimming to Governor's Island

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

Google MapsA deer that has was spotted in Downtown Jersey City this morning is swimming across the Hudson River toward Governor's Island in New York H...

Officials release mugshot of Jersey City suspect in Ringside Lounge shooting death

NJ.com | NJ.com | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
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Miguel Ortiz of Jersey City, seen in a recent mugshot, is wanted in the fatal shooting of Adrian Gerena at the Ringside Lounge in Jersey City.Police h...

Ellis Island reopens after weekend fire

NJ.com | NJ.com | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
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The Star-Ledger Jersey City Fire Department responds to fire at Ellis Island.JERSEY CITY -- Normal operations resumed here Sunday, one day after a smo...

Electrical fire knocks out power to several Newport buildings in Jersey City

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

Google Maps110 River Drive South is among the buildings without power in the Newport section of Jersey City after a fire in an underground electrical ...

'Sometimes there are no words' Jersey City priest says of Haitian destruction

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

AP Photo/Cris BierrenbachA man helps an injured woman on the ground outside a home after an earthquake struck Port-au-Prince, Haiti, Tuesday, Jan. 12,...

Woman found dead in Jersey City Heights fire likely dead for some time

NJ.com | NJ.com | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
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David Jolkovski/The Jersey JournalBroken and boarded-up windows at 55 Hague St. in Jersey City, where fire broke out this morning. A woman's body was ...

Jersey City mom turns in 36-year-old son for having parking meter in his closet, cops say

NJ.com | NJ.com | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
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Journal file photoThomas Gaughran, 36, of Jersey City, was arrested Saturday for allegedly stealing a city parking meter, which he never could open to...

Residency lawsuit challenges Jersey City Councilwoman Nidia Lopez

NJ.com | NJ.com | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
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The Jersey JournalJersey City Councilwoman Nidia LopezJERSEY CITY -- Councilwoman Nidia Lopez who claimed for tax purposes that she lived in Florida i...

Jersey City man whose wife was murdered and baby stabbed pleads for public's help in catching 'monster'

NJ.com | NJ.com | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
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David Jolkosvski/The Jersey JournalIvan Reyes of Jersey City, whose wife was stabbed to death and 9-month-old son critically wounded, asks for the pub...

Free Thanksgiving Meals Being Offered at a Number of Jersey City Locations

The Jersey City Independent | The Jersey City Independent | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
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All over Jersey City, organizations, restaurants and individuals will be reaching out this week to those in need to provide them with Thanksgiving mea...

Iris Records: A Vinyl Speakeasy Moves On

The Jersey City Independent | The Jersey City Independent | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
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Preparing for the final weekend at Iris Records A shift in the retail scene here in Jersey City began earlier this month when Iris Records owner Steve...

Financial Literacy Bus Rolls into Jersey City Tomorrow

The Jersey City Independent | The Jersey City Independent | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
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The big green RV known as the Money Bus will be in front of City Hall tomorrow from noon to 6 pm, with financial advisors on hand to help residents le...

Jersey City woman is stabbed to death, baby in critical condition

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

In a monstrous act of carnage, a Jersey City woman was stabbed to death in her Downtown Jersey City apartment today and her 9-month-old baby was sent ...

Jersey City house fire began with teen lighting candles in heat-less house, officials say

NJ.com | NJ.com | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
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Firefighters were called to a two-alarm fire at 142 Bostwick Ave in Jersey City at 1:44 this morning after a 15-year-old boy accidentally caused the ...

WFMU: A Radio Treasure Buried in Jersey City

The Jersey City Independent | The Jersey City Independent | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
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Editor’s note: This week, WFMU did something it had never done before: It put on a 24-hour fundraising marathon to help raise much-needed funds to g...

Jersey City's Hospitals Get $14 Million in State Grants to Maintain Services

The Jersey City Independent | The Jersey City Independent | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
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New Jersey has awarded $7 million Health Care Stabilization Fund grants to both Christ Hospital and the Jersey City Medical Center as part of $40 mill...

Jersey City fashion designer's work to be featured alongside 'Project Runway' finalist at 'Forte'

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

Jersey City resident, Elizabeth Rynish, will be featured alongside Marissa Erskine and "Project Runway" finalist Kenley Collins, in a fashion show tit...

Health Care Reform Vigil Planned for Jersey City Tomorrow

The Jersey City Independent | The Jersey City Independent | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
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As the U.S. Senate takes up the health care reform debate, the national advocacy group MoveOn.org is organizing a nationwide day of “Cost of Delay...

Quigley bill would ease school transfers for military children

NJ.com | NJ.com | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
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Reena Rose Sibayan\The Jersey JournalA bill sponsored by Assemblywoman Joan Quigley, D-Jersey City, would address the educational needs of military ch...

Jersey City man is found tied up in his house

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

A Jersey City man tied up in his Lembeck Avenue house -- possibly for three days -- gained his freedom tonight after a neighbor found him in that cond...

3-alarm fire in Jersey City Heights during snowstorm

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