Two years after Hurricane Sandy devastated the northeast, homeowners in the Country Village section of Jersey City are still recovering from the storm that damaged or destroyed more than 346,000 properties in the state and knocked out power in over 2 million homes. To help these homeowners, volunteers with hammers and paint brushes will meet at 25 Exter Road in Country Village beginning at 8:45 a.m. tomorrow, to lend a hand to local residents as part of Rebuilding Together and the Hudson County Long Term Recovery Committee.
"Can't stay at home, can't stay at school! Old folks say: 'Ya poor little fool!'" Punk pioneer Joan Jett doesn't give a spit if you lump her in with old folks. The "wild girl" in the incendiary anthem "Cherry Bomb" embraces aging while raging and, at 56, relishes her gig as a rockin' role model.
A 22-year-old Jersey City man was sentenced to 44 years in prison earlier yesterday afternoon after pleading guilty to fatally shooting a Bayonne man and robbing two others in the same incident four years ago. On Sept.
Metropolitan Family Health Network's Board of Trustees is hosting its second annual Masquerade Gala tonight at Puccini's Restaurant in Jersey City, 1064 West Side Ave., 6 to 9 p.m. The gala will honor Rep. Albio Sires with the MFHN 2014 Exemplary Community Advocate Award; and Rep. Donald Payne, Jr. and NJ 12 anchor Carissa Lawson with MFHN Outstanding Community Support Awards. The gala will feature live entertainment, dinner, an open bar, and a raffle.
The trial of Ruben A. Rodriguez took place at Hudson County Superior Court in Jersey City on Wednesday, Oct. 22, 2014. Rodriguez, of Pennsauken, is charged with the second-degree crime of leaving the scene of an accident in the March 2013 fatal hit-and-run death of Bayonne resident, Justin Bellini, 22. Pictured: L to R. Defense attorney Eric Mark and Ruben A. Rodriquez.