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4-year-old dies after found unresponsive at Jersey City school

JERSEY CITY — A Jersey City neighborhood is in mourning after a four-year-old student of School 37 died Thursday afternoon. The boy was unresponsive after taking a nap at the school and was taken away in an ambulance at dismissal time, according to sources with knowledge of the matter.


Bayonne approves 25-year tax break for new residential building at former MOT

The Bayonne City Council voted unanimously (5-0) to approve a 25-year tax abatement to build 1,100 units at the former Military Ocean Terminal, but not before some residents complained about the governing body granting another tax break.


See blood moon at science center

Once in every two to three years, the sun, the Earth, and the moon align creating the phenomenon known as the blood moon. Liberty Science Center, 222 Jersey City, Blvd., is celebrating the event Sunday at 6 p.m., although LSC's exhibitions will be open all day. The event will run until 1 a.m.


Woman accidentally discharges weapon found inside apartment, Bayonne Man arrested for storing it unlawfully

A 39 year old Gregory D. Moylan of Bayonne was arrested and charged with Unlawful Possession of a Handgun after a woman finds it and accidentally discharges the weapon, Bayonne Cops said in a Press Release.


Retired cop, arrested by Bloomfield PD, fatally shoots himself inside police headquarters

A retired Newark police lieutenant arrested by Bloomfield police after a domestic violence incident fatally shot himself inside the township’s police headquarters Tuesday, authorities confirmed Wednesday.


Elizabeth Warren reportedly planning trip to Puerto Rico

Senator Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) is planning a visit to Puerto Rico next week amid speculation that the Trump administration may divert hurricane relief funds to build a border wall, a report said.


Women’s March 2019: NYC street closures, route, and time

This weekend, thousands of demonstrators will take to the street for the third annual Women’s March in New York City. The event began in 2017 as a way to show support for women’s rights during the inauguration of President Donald Trump; last year, an estimated 200,000 people took to the streets for


Firefighters Beat Back Blaze at Bayonne Dry Dock

Upon arrival, crews found a large storage container fully engulfed in flames and began immediately to knock it back. According to Fire Chief Keith Weaver the fire was brought under control in less than an hour.


Antczak named grand marshal of Bayonne’s 2019 St. Patrick’s Day Parade

Bridget Antczak, who has helped plan and organize the annual Bayonne St. Patrick’s Day Parade for the past 15 years, has been named the grand marshal of the 2019 parade. Antczak will be installed and recognized at the annual Grand Marshal Brunch on Feb. 24 at the Chandelier in Bayonne, the parade co


Police chase after officer dragged 50 feet following New Jersey dine and dash

CLIFTON, New Jersey (WABC) -- A dine-and-dash case in New Jersey led to a police officer being dragged about 50 feet by a fleeing car, which prompted a chase that involved several accidents.


2 taken into custody after pharmacy robbery and two-city police chase

Two men were taken into custody in Jersey City Thursday morning when they crashed a stolen car while fleeing a robbery in Bayonne, authorities confirmed. Four people -- the two suspects and two Bayonne police officers -- were injured during the incident and were taken to the RWJBarnabas Health’s Jer


12 super cute pets you can adopt this weekend on Staten Island: Jan. 19-20

STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. -- There are dozens of animals in the care of dedicated volunteer animal rescue groups like the ones listed at the bottom of this post just waiting for forever families like you to rescue them.


Prosecutors ID driver accused of seriously injuring 2 women in hit-and-run crash

Essex County investigators are searching for an Elizabeth man they say was behind the wheel of an SUV that struck and critically injured two women in Newark earlier this month.


Cops investigating theft at Bayonne fire museum

BAYONNE — Police detectives are investigating a reported theft at the John T. Brennan Fire Museum, according to police Lt. Eric Amato. Exact details of the incident, which was reported to police on Tuesday, are unclear at this time.


Memorial (34) at Bayonne (54) - Girls Basketball

Jesse Semeniak scored 17 points, hitting three 3-pointers, and Mary Grace Lavin added 16 points to lead Bayonne, No. 20 in the NJ.com Top 20, to a 54-34 victory over Memorial in Bayonne.


Mother starts jump rope team in honor of son who died while crossing NJ street

JERSEY CITY, New Jersey -- A jump rope team from Jersey City is exceptional - and they have the national titles to prove it. What you might not realize, watching the smiles on the team, that it was all born out of pain and loss.


Your Guide to 15 {Can't-Miss} Jersey City Events This Weekend: 1/17-1/20

Need an escape from this cold, cold week? The weekend is almost here! (It has been a long week, hasn't it?) What better way to forget about that winter slump that spend your weekend hopping around all the best local spots and events around JC! Here are your top events to make this weekend a little l


Newark Cops Seek Elizabeth Man After Alleged Hit-And-Run

NEWARK, NJ — Authorities are searching for an Elizabeth man who allegedly hit a pair of pedestrians with his SUV in Newark earlier this month and drove away from the scene. On Thursday, authorities announced that police are searching for Nester Marin-Romaldo, 35, of Elizabeth. Marin-Romaldo is wante


Bayonne (45) at Memorial (64) - Boys Basketball

Hassan Farhat had 19 points and 10 rebounds to pace Memorial to a 64-45 victory over Bayonne in West New York. A.J. Aviles made five 3-pointers to finish with 17 points for Memorial, which jumped out to a 22-10 first quarter lead. Jadon Cepeda added 11 points, eight assists and six rebounds in the w


Costco opening on March 7

Costco Wholesale warehouse will officially open on March 7 when the company and Bayonne city officials will hold a ribbon-cutting for the 148,000-square-foot warehouse and gas station on Route 440 between Goldsborough Drive and 40th Street, according to a Costco representative. The project was first