Sherry Becker, 51, of Jersey City, and Kia Morris, 28, of Hillside, were charged with engaging in prostitution after an undercover officer responded to an ad listed by the defendants on a classified advertisement website, police officials said in a release. A meeting was arranged and the women were subsequently placed under arrest when they arrived at the hotel to complete the sexual transaction, the officials said.
From its birth as a pop-up shop at the now defunct freeform space Pianoland on Morgan Street in Downtown Jersey City, the vintage store has come a long way. They've sold out of tents at festivals like the All About Downtown Street Fair and have a successful online Etsy shop that ships all around the country.
Jersey City's Waterfront would undergo a massive makeover under a plan to build a $2 billion sea wall to protect the city from flooding. Jersey City is planning to embark on a massive, $2 billion coastal defense plan along its eastern Waterfront, one that would that radically alter the city's so-called Gold Coast and, city officials hope, protect it from the kind of massive flooding it experienced during Hurricane Sandy.
Traffic on a portion of Kennedy Boulevard between Route 139 and St. Pauls Avenue in Jersey City will be impacted by construction this weekend, Hudson County officials announced. On Saturday from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m., roadwork in the northbound lane of Kennedy Boulevard will reduce traffic to one lane in each direction.
The Bayonne Fire Department made history today by welcoming the first woman into its ranks in its 108 years of existence. Cailin Brodel, a lifelong Bayonne resident, understands the significance of becoming the first female to wear the uniform and knows she'll be able to handle the challenge.
Edward Feuchack was arrested Wednesday in Jersey City and charged with stealing bikes, police said. A homeless man was nabbed by Port Authority police yesterday in Jersey City and charged in a string of bicycle thefts, police said.