topix

Days before murder-suicide, man thr...

Days before murder-suicide, man threatened to send wife 'back to Africa in a coffin'

Lydiah Okongo was the "breadwinner" of her family back in Kenya, a loving mother of three children, and always had the best advice to give to anyone in need. Nothing seemed out of the ordinary when the 40-year-old arrived at a Valentine's Day party on a snowy Saturday in February, donning a big smile and a stunning red skirt.

Bill would OK delay of reval tax bi...

Bill would OK delay of reval tax bill changes; Fulop opposes

Jersey City lawmakers in the state Legislature want to halt implementation of this year's property revaluation until 2019, citing the "fiscal shock" faced by property owners anticipating huge tax hikes. The bill, , would allow municipalities who did not apply reval results to tax bills before April 1 to postpone doing so until Jan. 1, 2019.

Jersey City expands Downtown pedest...

Jersey City expands Downtown pedestrian mall

Jersey City expanded the popular Newark Avenue pedestrian plaza by about 500 feet on Monday, closing off vehicular traffic on the street between Jersey Avenue and Barrow Street. The expansion will keep cars off the block until at least July 19. The city says after then it will determine whether to close it off permanently in the fall.

Jersey City NAACP to discuss Croson...

Jersey City NAACP to discuss Croson Study at meeting Tuesday

The Jersey City chapter of the NAACP will hold its general membership meeting Tuesday night and will discuss the Croson Study, a city-commissioned report that showed people and companies of color have been mostly shut out of city contracts. The meeting starts at 7 p.m. and will be held at the Mary McLeod Bethune Life Center, 140 Martin Luther King Dr. Among the study's recommendations were hiring a diversity officer, training local businesses on how to become city contractors, offering financial incentives to developers who use women- and minority-owned businesses, and creating a database of local women- and minority-owned businesses that could be eligible to win city contracts.

Man charged with using food to lure...

Man charged with using food to lure boy into vacant building

JERSEY CITY -- A 35-year-old Union City man has been charged with using food to lure a boy into a vacant West New York building last week, officials said. At 6:05 p.m. Thursday, Victor Suarez allegedly attempted to lure the boy into a building on 66th Street, the criminal complaint says.

Can I work and get survivor benefit...

Can I work and get survivor benefits?

Q. I was told I could collect survivor benefits at 60 from my husband, a Jersey City Police officer. Can I still work full time as a teacher? - Planning A. It's important to understand what benefits you may qualify for.

The New York Times

An Honors College That Honors Grit

An Honors College That Honors Grit

In Newark, N.J., a branch of the Rutgers University system uses its honors college to seek out students who have survived the hard knocks of life.
In Jersey City, It?s Kushner vs. Ku...

In Jersey City, It?s Kushner vs. Kushner in a Race to Develop

Charles and Murray Kushner, famously estranged brothers, are each betting they can transform a gritty neighborhood. Can both win?
Homes That Sold for Around $600,000

Homes That Sold for Around $600,000

Recent residential sales in New York City and the region
After Deadly New Jersey Crash, Scru...

After Deadly New Jersey Crash, Scrutinizing the Safety of School Buses

Officials stressed that buses are the safest way to carry students, though seatbelts are still not required in most states.
A State Attorney General Calls Out ...

A State Attorney General Calls Out Betsy DeVos on For-Profit Colleges

The New Jersey attorney general says federal education officials have stopped cooperating with the state on fraudulent activities at for-profits.
New Jersey School Bus Collides With...

New Jersey School Bus Collides With Truck, Killing Student and Teacher

The bus, from a Paramus middle school, wound up on the median of I-80, and the authorities were investigating if the driver missed an exit and tried to make an illegal U-turn.

abclocal

Parents sue after 30-year-old son r...

Parents sue after 30-year-old son refuses to move out of their Syracuse home

Michael Rotondo's parents say he won't leave the house despite several notices. Rotondo claims that legally, he wasn't given enough notice.
Amazing video shows eagle battling ...

Amazing video shows eagle battling fox for rabbit in mid-air

An eagle and fox were captured battling it out in mid-air for a rabbit.
Teacher killed in New Jersey school...

Teacher killed in New Jersey school bus crash mourned at wake

Jennifer Williamson, 51, and 10-year-old fifth-grader Miranda Vargas died on the way to a field trip last Thursday when the school bus collided with a dump truck on I-80 in Mount Olive Township. More than 40 others were injured.
Pedicabs left out of move to allow ...

Pedicabs left out of move to allow certain low-speed e-bikes in NYC

Pedicab operators complain they have been left out of a move to allow certain low-speed e-bikes in New York City.
Collection boxes for used syringes ...

Collection boxes for used syringes placed in Bronx parks

If successful, the program will be expanded throughout the five boroughs.
New Jersey Transit holds forum at P...

New Jersey Transit holds forum at Penn Station to solicit feedback from commuters

Riders were encouraged to stop by with any questions and to offer any feedback about their commuting experiences.

Daily Record

There are no news from this channel.

North Jersey

There are no news from this channel.

My Fox

There are no news from this channel.
May 23      Hits : 13025
place your ad here
My News Hub