City officials are putting a plan into place to handle a potential accumulation of three feet. Mayor Steven M. Fulop and the Office of Emergency Management, in coordination with the Jersey City Incinerator Authority , have launched an aggressive snow removal plan.
A city resident lent a helping hand to a Bayonne department store on Friday when he chased down serial shoplifter accused of filching eight packages of bedsheets from the store, according to police. BAYONNE -- A city resident lent a helping hand to a Bayonne department store on Friday when he chased down an alleged serial shoplifter accused of filching eight packages of bed sheets from the store, according to police.
JERSEY CITY - A rapt audience filled the historic Temple Beth-El on Kennedy Boulevard on Friday night to listen to Sen. Cory Booker give a wide-ranging speech as the featured speaker at the 30th annual Sabbath service in honor of Martin Luther King Jr. While studying at Oxford, a young Booker developed a relationship with a Rabbi, Shmuley Boteach, and eventually became president of the Oxford L'Chaim society, a Jewish student group at the university. Booker spoke about how his experience at Oxford helped him develop a deeper understanding of the need to embrace those different from himself.
Tommy Pham, 20, of Van Wagenen Avenue, and Kevin Aviles, 20 of Pavonia Avenue in the Marion section, have been indicted on murder and weapons charges related to a knife authorities say was used in the Aug. 17 killing of Kermy Amparo-Berroa of North Bergen, officials said. At today's hearing before Superior Court Judge Sheila Venable, the defendants' attorneys, Joel Silberman and Daniel Welsh, entered not guilty pleas on behalf of both men after the charges against them were read by Hudson County Assistant Prosecutor Norma Garcia.
Jersey City Councilwoman Joyce Watterman confirmed she plans to run for a state Assembly seat in 2105. Molly J. Smith JERSEY CITY - City Councilwoman-at-large Joyce Watterman confirmed this morning that she is indeed throwing her hat in the ring for one of the state Assembly seats representing the 31st Legislative District.
A trial date in June is expected in the case of a Jersey City police officer who fatally struck a pedestrian in April 2013 and has been indicted on charges that include aggravated manslaughter, officials said. The time frame for the trial of Officer Michael Spolizino, 36, was stated by Hudson County Superior Court Judge Paul DePascale and agreed to by Hudson County Prosecutor Michael D'Andrea and defense attorney Jeffrey G. Garrigan at this morning's status hearing in Jersey City.