Jersey City

Driver in crash that killed N.J. firefighter arraigned for aggravated manslaughter

JERSEY CITY -- The Jersey City man at the wheel of a car in a head-on collision that claimed the life of a Jersey City firefighter in 2017 was …

New Jersey

Who The Hell Is Ms. Marvel?

Now that Ant-Man and the Wasp has arrived, the next big ticket item in the MCU's perpetual motion machine is Captain Marvel, so doubtless you've been hearing a lot about Carol Danvers. But there's a pretty good chance you've also come across another, strikingly similar superhero code name in your …

Comics

More people are buying homes without stepping foot in them

Zack Fountas bought a new one-bedroom apartment in White Plains, N.Y., from his home in Chicago without ever having set foot inside the building.<p>The …

Real Estate

Man walks into Jersey City hospital with gunshot wounds, cops say

A 32-year-old man was shot multiple times early Friday morning in Jersey City, authorities said. Police officers responded to Jersey City Medical …

Jersey City

Kushners Used ‘Toxic’ Construction to Drive Out Tenants, Suit Says

The developer Charles Kushner, whose son Jared Kushner is a son-in-law and senior adviser to President Trump, has received a lot of attention in New York.<p>But perhaps not the way he, or his son, ever wanted.<p>On Monday, 20 current and former tenants of a one-time warehouse in Brooklyn that the …

New York City

Desde el Principio | 2018 Film Festival | PBS Online Film Festival

About the Film<p>In the darkness of a soundproof recording studio, a conversation sparks between two voice actors dealing with a shared tragedy.<p>About …

Film Festivals

Popular Jersey Shore Bar Risked Closing, Losing License: Patch PM

Also: 'Baby Trump' Blimp Is Coming To NJ / ICE Arrests 37 Immigrants In 'Sanctuary' NJ County​ / Marijuana Dispensaries Could Double<p><i>Share-worthy</i> …

Jersey Shore

Tracking E-Commerce To A Career In Industrial Real Estate Brokerage

Doubts of growing your retail brick-and-mortar clientele have you reaching for antacid from the bubble wrap parcel on your porch? Don’t post a “closed” sign on your commercial real estate journey. Instead, consider pivoting to 32-foot clear heights and secured trailer parking.<p>E-commerce keeps …

Real Estate

Magician & Endurance Artist David Blaine Stuns In Breathtaking Show In Brooklyn

When the star of a show calmly jokes that he might die on stage, the audience is likely to brush it off. But when the perfomer making the …

Jewish Culture

Nancy Sinatra Sr., first wife of Frank Sinatra, dies at 101

Updated 35 minutes ago<p>LOS ANGELES — Nancy Sinatra Sr., the childhood sweetheart of Frank Sinatra who became the first of his four wives and the …

Pittsburgh

Jersey Journal front and back page news: Monday, July 16, 2018

More than 36 hours had passed since a fire in Union City claimed the life of three young children and Eddie Miranda found himself back at the …

Tax Preparation

Real-estate development spat now at center of legal dispute

The city has "hijacked" the development process in favor of an "interloper redeveloper," according to the lawsuit.A fight over the development rights …

Real Estate

As Volatility Returns, Many Advisors Consider Alternative Investments: New Whitepaper by BNY Mellon's Pershing

JERSEY CITY, N.J., July 16, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Increased volatility so far this year, along with questions as to how much longer this bull market can continue, has led to increased interest in alternative investments. Advisors exploring alternative investments need to ensure they are viewing …

Investing

Freeholders, under fire for new ICE contract, award themselves pay raises

Hudson County's nine freeholders were already the highest paid freeholders in the state, and on Thursday they voted to award themselves 2.5 percent …

New Jersey

2 DUI, 4 Marijuana Arrests Made In Scotch Plains

Scotch Plains Police report making arrests for driving under the influence, marijuana possession, and warrants recently.<p>SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ — Scotch …

Crime

What’s the Big Idea? TD Ameritrade Institutional Launches FinTech Competition to Advance RIA Innovation

In the race to deliver meaningful innovation to independent registered investment advisors (RIAs), TD Ameritrade Institutional1 is challenging the best and the brightest to step up to the plate with groundbreaking ideas that will transform the RIA profession.<p>Introducing <b>Innovation Quest</b>, TD …

Mobile Devices

Notre Dame Football: Brandon Wimbush, Jerry Tillery and Te’von Coney Named to Award Watch Lists

Three Notre Dame Fighting Irish rising seniors were named Monday to watch list for the Bednarik and Maxwell awards, two of college football’s most …

College Football

Green Villain Block Party @ VYV

GREEN VILLAIN and Writer's Bench are hosting a BLOCK PARTY this Saturday, July 21st, from 12:00 PM - 6:00 PM at VYV, 474 Warren Street.<p>Join your …

Festivals

Weekend DWIs in Southeast: State Police

Drivers from New Jersey and Pennsylvania were among those stopped by police.<p>On July 13, 2018, State Police from SP Brewster arrested Amy F. …

Crime

International musician brings 'Pride and Honor' to Jersey City show

Abdou Mboup brought Mbalax -- Senegalese dance music -- and three West African percussion instruments to his Jersey City performance.

West Africa

Union City Fire: 4th Child Dies, Community Rallies For Families

A NJ city already mourning a fatal house fire was rocked with a tragic update on Monday. Learn how to help the grieving families.<p>UNION CITY, NJ — A …

New Jersey

Short Hills Man Elected Chair of Saint Peter's University Board

Frank Fekete of Short Hills was elected chair of the Board of Trustees for Saint Peter's and will serve a three-year term.<p>SHORT HILLS, NJ — <i>The</i> …

Financial Services

Union City sets up GoFundMe page for victims of Friday's deadly fire

Union City has set up a GoFundMe page to help aid the victims of Friday's five-alarm blaze, which has claimed the lives of three children.

Red Cross

79-year-old charged with stabbing man to death at homeless encampment on Manhattan Avenue in Union City

A man was stabbed to death near a homeless encampment on Manhattan Avenue Friday night, authorities said.

Crime

We can and must do a better job of caring for the mentally ill | Quigley

We don't seem to mind locking up petty criminals and offering them medical care, along with religious services and educational opportunities, but we …

Mental Health

Passage: Tab Hunter and Nancy Sinatra

It happened this past week ... the loss of a Hollywood heartthrob-turned-cult movie star. For we learned of the death last Sunday, from cardiac …

Jersey City

State Takeovers of Schools in the South Are About Political Power -- Not School Improvement

When states take over local school districts – like they’ve done or are trying to do in Kentucky, Georgia and Mississippi – school improvement is …

School Districts

Ex-bookkeeper admits stealing money from school district

Gina Neri worked for the Kearny school district.

New Jersey

Turning historic church into affordable housing an impossible dream? | Faith Matters

With such a dire lack of affordable housing in Jersey City, which contributes to the rising homelessness, the archdiocese should ensure that all …

New Jersey

Nancy Barbato Sinatra, 101, an Idol’s First Wife and Lasting Confidante, Dies

The church in Jersey City where they married held a portent in its very name: Our Lady of the Sorrows.<p>It was the thick of the Depression — 1939 — and they were poor, so poor that just two days after the wedding they returned to their jobs, she as a secretary in a printing plant, he as a singing …

Obituaries