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Re: Fulop ties to Kushner?
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Israeli billionaire is Kushner’s partner on 15 Manhattan buildings

Raz Steinmetz also invested in Trump Bay Street

THE REAL DEAL - April 26, 2017 11:20AM

Israeli billionaire Raz Steinmetz is a quiet investor in 15 Manhattan properties owned by Kushner Companies.

Steinmetz, who hails from one of Israel’s richest families, has been working with Kushner since at least 2012, Bloomberg reported. The Downtown Manhattan properties they jointly own are worth $150 million and the two sides also partnered on the Trump Bay Street project in Jersey City, according to Bloomberg.

The Steinmetz family made its fortune in the diamond trade. Raz’s uncle Beny, a diamond trader, has been under criminal investigation in the U.S. for allegedly bribing Guinean officials in exchange for mining rights.

https://therealdeal.com/2017/04/26/isr ... n-15-manhattan-buildings/


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Re: $512K payout for top Jersey City cop renews call for reform
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Re: Fulop to solicit proposals from for-profit companies to replace FOL in running the Loew’s theater
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Court erred in ruling between Jersey City and Friends of the Loew's: judges

By Caitlin Mota | The Jersey Journal
on April 25, 2017 at 10:41 AM, updated April 25, 2017 at 12:53 PM

JERSEY CITY - The city and the Friends of the Loew's could be heading back to court.

A panel of Superior Court judges ruled Monday that a trial court failed to address the city's allegations that the nonprofit group - which manages the Landmark Loew's Jersey theater - breached its leasing contract.

Superior Court Judge Hector Velazquez dismissed the city's claims that the FOL's lease, which is good until 2020, was not valid in during a May 2015 trial. Mayor Steve Fulop had sought to revamp the 88-year-old theater by hiring a concert promoter to manage the former movie theater.

But during that trial, the "court erred by failing to address the city's counterclaim for breach of contract" and "erroneously suggested that the claim had not been properly pled," according to an opinion signed by Superior Court Judges Joseph Yannotti, Robert Gilson and Paulette Sapp-Peterson.

http://www.nj.com/hudson/index.ssf/20 ... _jersey_city_landmar.html


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Jersey City expected to award $1.2M animal control pact to Liberty Humane
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Jersey City expected to award $1.2M animal control pact to Liberty Humane

By Caitlin Mota | The Jersey Journal
on April 25, 2017 at 3:19 PM, updated April 25, 2017 at 3:20 PM

JERSEY CITY - The City Council is expected to vote Wednesday on a $1.2 million contract that would privatize the city's animal control services.

The competitively bid two-year contract is expected to be awarded to Liberty Humane Society, which was selected over the only other applicant, Newark-based Associated Humane Society. The city's Health and Human Services Department currently oversees animal control.

According to the resolution, Liberty Humane Society - a nonprofit located on Jersey City Boulevard - would be paid $555,397 for the first year of the contract and will receive an additional $93,000 one-time startup fee. The city would pay $569,281 for the second year of services.

http://www.nj.com/hudson/index.ssf/20 ... 15m_contract_to_priv.html


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Free expungement workshop in Jersey City April 26
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Free expungement workshop in Jersey City April 26

By Ron Zeitlinger | The Jersey Journal
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on April 24, 2017 at 12:14 PM

The Hudson County Prosecutor's Office will host a free expungement workshop in Jersey City on Wednesday, April 26.

The event, "How to Expunge your Criminal Record," will be presented by Assistant Prosecutor Leo Rinaldi from 6 to 8 p.m. at Mount Sinai Gospel Church, 27 Prescott St. in Jersey City.

http://www.nj.com/hudson/index.ssf/20 ... jersey_city_april_26.html


Posted on: 4/24 12:40
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Re: New Book - Tale of terrorism in Jersey City back in World War I. The Detonators by Chad Millman
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1916 'Black Tom' explosions shook Jersey City to its core

By Ron Zeitlinger | The Jersey Journal
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on April 24, 2017 at 12:16 PM

People were hurtled through the air, some lucky enough to dodge projectile debris. Others were awoken from a sound sleep to find the windows of their homes were shattered. 

The "Black Tom" explosions on the Jersey City waterfront were felt at least 25 miles away, The Jersey Journal reported in a special edition hours after the blasts. When the dust settled on July 30, 1916, fewer than a dozen people were killed and an estimated $75 million - the equivalent of $1.75 billion today - in damage had been done. 

A series of fires set off munitions on the island, named for a dark-skinned fisherman who had lived there many years, at 2:10 in the morning. The munitions - which have been estimated at 2 million pounds - were stored there for the Allies, who were fighting Germany in World War I. 

Only decades later were the explosions believed to be an act of sabotage by the Germans, who took advantage of what could only be considered extremely lax security.

http://www.nj.com/jerseyjournal150/20 ... k_jersey_city_to_its.html


Posted on: 4/24 12:38
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A giant new beer garden is about to transform N.J.'s dining scene

By Joseph Atmonavage | NJ Advance Media for NJ.com
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on April 22, 2017 at 8:32 AM, updated April 22, 2017 at 8:33 AM

JERSEY CITY -- The Lutze Biergarten is set to become the next piece in Mack-Cali Realty Corporation's plan to "activate Harborside," a large office complex on the Jersey City waterfront.

The bar and restaurant, which celebrates its grand opening on May 5, is an outdoor riverfront beer garden, serving a variety of German and craft beer, cocktails and various food options, including bratwurst, pretzels, pub grub and a raw bar, all while featuring backyard party staples: live music and games including corn hole, shuffleboard and giant Jenga, as well as fire pits and more. 

"The biggest difference from other places is that you can be outside and have a backyard atmosphere," Ilene Jablonski, vice president of marketing for Mack-Cali, said of the beer garden, which will be located at 15 Second St in Exchange Place. "There is no where else to get that."

https://lutzebiergarten.com

http://www.nj.com/entertainment/index ... ersey_city_on_hudson.html


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Jersey City eyes new affordable housing regulations
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Jersey City eyes new affordable housing regulations

By Terrence T. McDonald | The Jersey Journal
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on April 21, 2017 at 5:30 PM

JERSEY CITY -- The City Council will consider increased regulations regarding affordable housing, including a requirement that Jersey City residents have first crack at city-subsidized units set aside for low- and moderate-income people.

The measure (Ord. 17-055), up for initial approval at Wednesday's council meeting, would require developers of city-mandated affordable housing units to maintain quarterly lists of available units; start a wait list for people who want to live in the units; create a marketing plan for the units that the city would have to approve; and more.

The city would monitor the units to make sure Jersey City residents were given preference and that they do not exceed the income cap.

http://www.nj.com/hudson/index.ssf/20 ... n.html#incart_river_index


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Takeout takes off: After just 2 months in N.J., UberEATS is expanding

By Joseph Atmonavage | NJ Advance Media for NJ.com
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on April 21, 2017 at 11:15 AM, updated April 21, 2017 at 1:24 PM

After launching in New Jersey in February with a focus on serving Jersey City and Hoboken, UberEATS announced this week that their food delivery service is expanding into Bergen County.

While the initial launch included Bergen County neighborhoods Palisades Park and Cliffsides Park, the expansion will include Hackensack, Englewood, Teaneck and Fort Lee as areas UberEATS will deliver to, according to a company release.

"Every place we launch UberEATS is different, but across the board we're seeing strong demand from both eaters and restaurant partners," said Craig Ewer, an Uber spokesman. "Our goal is to continue expanding throughout the Garden State and make it possible for everyone to get their local favorites delivered at the speed of Uber."

http://www.nj.com/entertainment/index ... sey_into_bergen_coun.html


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Re: 2017 Reval ~ Property Inspections
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Jersey City homeowners uneasy as long-delayed revaluation begins

By Terrence T. McDonald | The Jersey Journal
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on April 21, 2017 at 12:38 PM, updated April 21, 2017 at 3:42 PM

JERSEY CITY -- A five-letter word is causing heartburn in every neighborhood in Jersey City.

Reval.

The citywide property revaluation, Jersey City's first since 1988, is finally underway, with inspectors knocking on doors, homeowners nervous about what their tax bills will be next year and Mayor Steve Fulop urging calm.

Fulop faced a roomful of grim-faced Downtown residents on March 28 to tell them what to expect.

"I know there's a lot of fear because people assume the worst," he told them before adding, "It's going to be disruptive. I don't want to mince words."

http://www.nj.com/hudson/index.ssf/20 ... g_homeowners_anxious.html


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Re: Jersey City 2017 Mayor’s Race
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Fulop dominates fundraising in Jersey City mayoral race

By Terrence T. McDonald | The Jersey Journal
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on April 21, 2017 at 11:02 AM, updated April 21, 2017 at 12:05 PM

JERSEY CITY -- With just over six months until November's city election, Mayor Steve Fulop continues to best his challengers' fundraising efforts, with Fulop and his five council candidates collecting $154,803 in the first three months of the year.

The amount is more than twice what Bill Matsikoudis, the former corporation counsel, raised since Jan. 1 for himself and Rick Johnson, Matsikoudis' Ward A council candidate. Matsikoudis' team collected $58,017 in the first quarter of 2017, according to campaign finance reports made public today.

http://www.nj.com/hudson/index.ssf/20 ... ace_in_jersey_city_m.html


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Re: 6 Things to Know About Criminal Justice Reform - Starts 1/2
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ACLU: Why N.J.'s new pretrial justice system is fairer and smarter | Opinion

By Alexander Shalom

Attacking pretrial justice reform has become New Jersey's latest political fad.

These assaults, whether qualified reservations or full-on opposition, reflect the same thing: a profound misunderstanding of the way the new pretrial justice system works.

Pretrial justice reform in our state ended a reality where people awaited trial in jail simply because they were poor, not because they posed a danger. New Jersey's smart and humane reforms changed that and made our state a criminal justice pioneer.

The new system rejects reliance on gut feelings or hunches. Instead, scores assess a defendant's risk in three areas: non-appearance, new criminal activity, and violent activity.

Last month, Newark Councilman Anibal Ramos Jr. and Jersey City Mayor Steven Fulop objected to details of how bail reform is implemented in critiques that revealed misconceptions.

http://www.nj.com/opinion/index.ssf/2 ... ice_system_is_fairer.html


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Re: 6 Things to Know About Criminal Justice Reform - Starts 1/2
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See glitch as "Moneyball" replaces N.J. money bail | Editorial

It's too simple to dismiss some blowback against the New Jersey bail changes that took effect Jan. 1 as a "Willie Horton" moment.

Willie Horton is the Massachusetts convict that associates of Republican George H.W. Bush so effectively used to derail Democrat Michael Dukakis' 1988 presidential bid. During a weekend furlough under a program that Dukakis backed as governor, Horton -- a convicted murderer -- committed a rape and other crimes. Misleading, negative ads did the trick.

Willie Horton was a distinct exception. Some in New Jersey, though, are noticing a pattern where accused weapons offenders are being let loose, when, prior to reforms, they'd likely be sitting in jail.

http://www.nj.com/opinion/index.ssf/2 ... money_bail_editorial.html


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Re: Lefrak Museum and 45 story residential planned on Pier in Newport
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Jersey City's newest luxury rental, Ellipse, launches from $2,600/month

The 41-story building comes with 381 apartments, and overlooks the Hudson River

by Apr 17, 2017, 10:02am EDT

A couple of months after Jersey City’s latest luxury rental, Ellipse announced pricing on its rentals, developer LeFrak has launched leasing on the 41-story building’s 381 apartments. In addition, we’re also getting a look at some of the first interior renderings for this project.

Apartments here come in studios through three-bedroom variants, though there are a couple of four-bedroom units as well, which constitute two of the five penthouse apartments up for grabs here.

http://ny.curbed.com/2017/4/17/153247 ... ity-ellipse-rental-launch


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Unique Jersey City 'Stations' has a simple message: End the violence
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Unique Jersey City 'Stations' has a simple message: End the violence

By Caitlin Mota | The Jersey Journal
on April 14, 2017 at 4:26 PM, updated April 14, 2017 at 4:52 PM

JERSEY CITY - Alisa French never met Ahmin Colclough, but on Friday she paid tribute to the 20-year-old who was killed on Forrest Street in September.

Standing in front of the garage where Colclough was gunned down, French, a School 24 teacher, hammered a nail into a wooden cross as a group of more than 100 men, women, and children prayed and sang hymns.

It was the fifth stop along the Good Friday Stations of the Cross organized by a group of local churches. Each station marks the location where a violent crime has been committed over the past year.

"By being here, I feel like I'm joining to take back our city," French said.

http://www.nj.com/hudson/index.ssf/20 ... d_during_jersey_city.html


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Jersey City council advances municipal ID program
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Jersey City council advances municipal ID program

By Terrence T. McDonald | The Jersey Journal
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on April 12, 2017 at 7:13 PM, updated April 12, 2017 at 7:43 PM

JERSEY CITY -- A municipal ID program intended to help residents who entered the country illegally cleared a hurdle at tonight's City Council meeting.

The measure establishing the program, which needs a second vote of approval from the council before it is adopted, was introduced by a 7-0 vote at tonight's council meeting (council members Joyce Watterman and Daniel Rivera were absent).

http://www.nj.com/hudson/index.ssf/20 ... municipal_id_program.html


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$512K payout for top Jersey City cop renews call for reform
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$512K payout for top Jersey City cop renews call for reform

By Terrence T. McDonald | The Jersey Journal
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on April 13, 2017 at 11:16 AM, updated April 13, 2017 at 12:26 PM

The estimated payout for retiring Jersey City Police Chief Phil Zacche's unused time has a Republican lawmaker renewing her call for curbing the practice of paying public officials for their accumulated vacation, sick and comp time.

State Sen. Jennifer Beck, R-Red Bank, issued a statement yesterday calling six-figure payouts like Zacche's "egregious." Zacche is retiring in June after more than 38 years. He has more than 450 unused comp and vacation days valued at $512,620.

http://www.nj.com/hudson/index.ssf/20 ... payout_renews_call_f.html


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Re: Jersey City Police Chief Philp Zacche Retiring June 1st, 2017
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Jersey City Police Chief Zacche to retire on June 1, owed $513k in unused time

By John Heinis/Hudson County View

“We thank Chief Zacche for his 38 years of service to the people of Jersey City and the men and women of the police department,” Mayor Steven Fulop said in a statement.

“In partnership with Chief Zacche, we have been able to grow the department to its largest size in two decades, build the department to better reflect the community, add more officers to walking posts, and work to steadily reduce crime.”

Fulop also noted that the city has has hired more than 250 new police officers, the majority of which were during Zacche’s tenure as chief, bringing the department to a total of 922 officers – the largest in about two decades.

http://hudsoncountyview.com/jersey-ci ... owed-513k-in-unused-time/


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Re: Mayor Fulop Signs Executive Order Dedicating 10% to Future Tax Abatement Payments to JC Public schoo
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Ciattarelli: New Jersey City abatement policy ‘only adds insult to injury’ for taxpayers

HUDSON COUNTY VIEW - By John Heinis-

By John Heinis/Hudson County View

“Despite Jersey City’s revitalization, however, it continues to have its greatest expense – public schools – paid for by taxpayers across the state. In fact, more than 70 percent of Jersey City’s school budget is paid for by state residents,” Ciattarelli said in a statement.

“A blatantly unfair and terribly flawed state school funding system is the reason, with Jersey City’s grossly generous state subsidy approximating half a billion dollars.”

http://hudsoncountyview.com/ciattarel ... -to-injury-for-taxpayers/


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Journal Square towers - 808 Pavonia behind the Loew's Jersey Theatre
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Plans unveiled for new Journal Square towers

By Terrence T. McDonald | The Jersey Journal
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on April 10, 2017 at 11:52 AM, updated April 10, 2017 at 12:49 PM

JERSEY CITY -- Coming soon to Journal Square: residential towers courtesy of someone not named Kushner.

The Harwood family is planning two high-rises, one 55 stories and the other 49, with 1,200 units total, plus 6,000 square feet of retail space. The project will also include a black-box theater, a museum and exhibition space and a re-imagined pedestrian walkway leading to Kennedy Boulevard.

The project, dubbed 808 Pavonia Ave., is planned for a roughly 2-acre area behind the Landmark Loew's Jersey Theatre, on the current site of a parking deck and lots owned by the Harwoods.

http://www.nj.com/hudson/index.ssf/20 ... d_for_journal_square.html


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Public safety meeting scheduled for Tuesday in Jersey City
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Public safety meeting scheduled for Tuesday in Jersey City

By Caitlin Mota | The Jersey Journal
on April 09, 2017 at 1:40 PM, updated April 09, 2017 at 1:41 PM

JERSEY CITY -- A public safety meeting is scheduled for Tuesday evening at the Lincoln Park Gallo Center.

The public safety citizen advisory board - organized in 2014 to serve as a checks and balance system - meets monthly for private meetings with police brass. Tuesday's meeting will be the second time the nine board member group hosts a public session.

http://www.nj.com/hudson/index.ssf/20 ... r.html#incart_river_index


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Jersey City credit rating gets another boost
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Jersey City credit rating gets another boost

By Patrick Villanova | The Jersey Journal
on April 07, 2017 at 11:45 AM, updated April 07, 2017 at 11:50 AM

Jersey City's credit rating for General Obligation debt continues to improve, following a three-level increase from A- to AA- by The Fitch Group, city officials announced. 

The upgrade comes on the heel of the announcement two weeks ago that municipal taxes would remain stable for a fourth consecutive year under the recentlyintroduced city budget.

http://www.nj.com/hudson/index.ssf/20 ... g_gets_another_boost.html


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Why the water in Jersey City and Hoboken may be discolored this weekend
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Why the water in Jersey City and Hoboken may be discolored this weekend

By Patrick Villanova | The Jersey Journal
on April 07, 2017 at 12:05 PM

Residents of Jersey City and Hoboken may notice their water is discolored this weekend, but the company that manages the water in both cities says not to be alarmed. 

A spokeswoman for Suez North America said the water company was doing work on the aqueduct that services Jersey City last night. Since it was reactivated, the water supply could appear discolored. 

As a result, customers should run their taps and wait for the water to clear before drinking, washing clothes or using dishwashers.

http://www.nj.com/hudson/index.ssf/20 ... nd_hoboken_may_be_di.html


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20 years ago, Gerry McCann eyed a comeback in Jersey City
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20 years ago, Gerry McCann eyed a comeback in Jersey City

By Terrence T. McDonald | The Jersey Journal
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on April 07, 2017 at 12:31 PM, updated April 07, 2017 at 1:09 PM

JERSEY CITY -- Twenty years ago, Gerry McCann tried to finish what he started.

The brash McCann, a one-time Greenville councilman who served as mayor for two nonconsecutive terms starting in 1981, announced in February 1997 that he would run to be elected Jersey City's mayor for a third time.

Even for a city that sees politicians' fortunes rise following scandals that would destroy them anywhere else -- a certain naked photo comes to mind -- McCann's fourth mayoral bid was extraordinary. He was seeking a return to City Hall two years after leaving federal prison, where he was sentenced following a conviction on 15 counts of bank fraud. A judge had to remove him from office in 1992.

http://www.nj.com/hudson/index.ssf/20 ... d_to_make_it_a_comeb.html


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Here's how much the Hudson County jail population has dropped since bail reform law

By Michaelangelo Conte | The Jersey Journal
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on April 07, 2017 at 8:38 AM, updated April 07, 2017 at 8:40 AM

JERSEY CITY -- The inmate population at the Hudson County jail in Kearny has dropped more than 25 percent since the state's bail reform law took effect on Jan. 1.

Under the law, everyone that is arrested is released without a monetary bail pending trial, unless detention is approved by a judge after a hearing.

There were 1,167 inmates at the jail on March 31, compared to 1,270 on Feb. 28 and 1,583 on Dec. 31, a drop of 26 percent in three months, Hudson County spokesman James Kennelly said.

http://www.nj.com/hudson/index.ssf/20 ... rop_under_bail_refor.html


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Water company to begin hydrant flushing Monday in Jersey City
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Water company to begin hydrant flushing Monday in Jersey City

By Patrick Villanova | The Jersey Journal
on April 07, 2017 at 10:24 AM

Suez North America, the water company that manages Jersey City's water supply, will begin its annual spring fire hydrant testing next week, a spokeswoman said. 

Beginning Monday and continuing through October, SUEZ crews will be testing water mains and fire hydrants throughout the Jersey City service area.

Suez crews will be conducting these tests from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m., Monday through Saturday. The first phase of the work will start in the Newport area and move to the Jersey City Heights. 

The final phase of the work will cover Downtown Jersey City. The water company will send out daily updates of the streets that will be affected each day.

http://www.nj.com/hudson/index.ssf/20 ... t_flushing_monday_in.html


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Jersey City councilman assembling team to erase Fulop's council majority
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Jersey City councilman assembling team to erase Fulop's council majority

By Terrence T. McDonald | The Jersey Journal
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on April 07, 2017 at 10:30 AM, updated April 07, 2017 at 11:35 AM

JERSEY CITY -- Ward D Councilman Michael Yun is abandoning his mayoral aspirations to assemble a team of City Council candidates in hopes of snatching away Mayor Steve Fulop's council majority.

Yun, 63, had been mulling whether to oppose Fulop in this year's municipal races, but decided instead to support challengers to Fulop council allies in hopes of unseating at least three of them and slowing the mayor's agenda.

Yun has been in talks with some council hopefuls but has not committed to a team yet. First elected in June 2013 to represent much of the Heights, Yun will also seek re-election to his Ward D seat.

http://www.nj.com/hudson/index.ssf/20 ... ing_independent_coun.html


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Re: Mayor Fulop's "Stop The Drop" Anti-Litter Summer Youth Employment
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Stop the Drop? Someone didn't get the message

By Ron Zeitlinger | The Jersey Journal
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on April 06, 2017 at 4:35 PM, updated April 06, 2017 at 5:19 PM

Jersey City's "Stop the Drop" program -- entering its fifth year -- has been a success by all accounts. 

Each summer, the city's streets are cleaned by crews of Jersey City residents from 16 to 21 years old. The city has also enlisted homeowners and businesses to take the pledge to be vigilant in keeping their neighborhoods clean.

And when the Stop-the-Drop Crews are not out there, the city has posted signs that remind people that littering is for lazy losers.

http://www.nj.com/hudson/index.ssf/20 ... idnt_get_the_message.html


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Walkable Towns Appealing, Good for Economy
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Walkable Towns Appealing, Good for Economy

NJTV NEWS - By Briana Vannozzi  -  Correspondent

All you have to do is look at the value per square foot of a Jersey City condo. Compare it to the McMansions sprawling the outskirts of a New Jersey suburb. For the first time in at least half a century, walkable towns — particularly urban — are gaining market share over their counterparts.

“I think it really appeals to everybody. It’s appealing to millennials right now because frankly a lot of millennials grew up in the suburbs and said, ‘Well, this is boring’ or ‘This isn’t the kind of life that I want.’ They’re finding that it doesn’t just mean living in New York City, and it doesn’t just mean living in the largest city. Walkable urbanism can happen in the context of anywhere,” said Michael Rodriguez, director of research for the Center for Real Estate and Urban Analysis at George Washington University.

As housing and lifestyle preferences shift, George Washington University’s Center for Real Estate and Urban Analysis is tracking the trend toward urban walkable places, reshaping the landscape.

“We found 149 walkable urban places. Thirty-one of them are in New Jersey. New Jersey is doing well in walkability, but they need to do better. And I think some places are getting it,” Rodriguez said.

http://www.njtvonline.org/news/video/ ... s-appealing-good-economy/


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Re: Mayor Fulop Signs Executive Order Dedicating 10% to Future Tax Abatement Payments to JC Public schoo
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Jersey City will share tax abatement revenue with schools

By Terrence T. McDonald | The Jersey Journal
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on April 06, 2017 at 11:27 AM, updated April 06, 2017 at 11:33 AM

JERSEY CITY -- Jersey City public schools will get a portion of the revenue the city receives from long-term tax abatements under an executive order issued by Mayor Steve Fulop yesterday.

Ten percent of the annual service charges collected from long-term tax breaks -- otherwise known as payments in lieu of taxes -- will be directed to the public-school district. The executive order applies to all future market-rate residential, hotel, commercial and industrial tax abatements.

http://www.nj.com/hudson/index.ssf/20 ... h.html#incart_2box_hudson


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