Vote Today, 6AM to 8PM

Today is election day in Jersey City and in Hoboken, the one day in four years to replace local politicians without indictments. We’ve endorsed Dan Levin for Mayor and Steve Fulop for Ward E. The Jersey Journal endorsed Lou Manzo for Mayor and Steve Fulop for Ward E. If that’s not enough information for you, […]



Fireworks to Return to Hudson

NewYorkology discovered Macy’s has moved the Independence Day fireworks display to the Hudson River, sinking plans for an East River barge. Brooklyn’s loss is Hudson County’s gain, with five barges planned for the Hudson River. Hoboken will have a better view than Jersey City; in fact, the barges will begin at 24th Street and work […]



Winter Storm of 2009

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JC Independent Officially Launches, Conquers World

The Jersey City Independent officially launched today. We’ve mentioned before, but will say it again, we think independent journalism projects like these will soon supplant old media (read: newspapers).



We’re So Famous

The Jersey Journal’s possible future closure has created quite a stir on the internet (not that the paper knows what the internet is). Apparently there is a whole Facebook Group dedicated to saving the beleaguered paper. The Jersey City Independent, an online paper posed to supplant the Journal after its imminent closure, writes up a […]



Weekend Blood Letting in Area Newspapers, Journal Could be Next

The parent company of the Trentonian filed for bankruptcy over the weekend, as well as the Philadelphia Inquirer, the third oldest daily paper in the country. Both papers serve south Jersey. Jersey City’s Jersey Journal warned earlier this month that the paper would also be facing closure as early as April. The Journal has been […]



Sweeter Side of Jersey City

Cocoa Bakery and Cafe is coming to Liberty Harbor North, a few doors down from Edible Arrangements. The bakery and cafe is the product of pastry chef Jessica Isaacs of notable Manhattan eatery, Nobu. Meanwhile, a few blocks away, the Made with Love Organic Bakery will soon be replacing Sweet Priscilla. The new bakery is […]



As Economy Collapses, Housing Suddenly Abundant

The Harbor Lights development in the Powerhouse Arts District is trying to attract buyers by offering loans directly from the developer to help cover the costs of closing and acquiring a mortgage. Dixon Mills, the rental to condo conversion is hosting a restaurant tasting just to attract prospective buyers to the property. As the market […]



Election Returns Beginning at 8PM

Hudson County is one of the more advanced counties when it comes to providing ordinary citizens with election night results. The Clerk’s Website provides fairly up to date election returns as the data comes in. No doubt Hudson County’s electronic voting machines help. In the past, the clerk’s website begins showing some returns shortly after […]



Long Lines, Confusion Expected at Polling Places

Record voter turnout is expected to cause long lines at polling places across the country. Confusion for first time voters may add to problems. The division of elections should have sent sample ballots with poll locations to residents; some people have not yet received their sample ballots. Luckily, New Jersey residents can locate their polling […]




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