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Friday, July 18, 2014
By Sarah Gonzalez : Reporter, WNYC/NJPR
Officer Melvin Santiago's life was celebrated in Jersey City, but his death has raised fear among residents.
Thursday, February 20, 2014
By Sarah Gonzalez : Reporter, WNYC/NJPR
Hoboken, Jersey City and Weehawken are partnering up to launch a regional bike sharing program this summer.
Thursday, January 23, 2014
By David Furst : NJPR
New Jersey blogs are paying attention to the really important Superbowl stories. Namely, where to go if you want to bump into some of the Broncos and Seahawks when they're not on the field.
Monday, July 01, 2013
Susan Page, the Washington bureau chief of USA Today, joins us to round up the current news. Plus: the brand-new mayor of Jersey City, Steven Fulop, stops by on the day of his inauguration; what it’s like to be a librarian in the 21st century; Alysia Abbott on growing up in San Francisco at the height of AIDS and the gay rights movement and after Pride weekend, we’ll take calls from children with gay parents; and ProPublica investigates unpaid internships.
Monday, May 13, 2013
Four years ago, Jersey City Mayor Jeremiah Healy's political aides and allies were caught up in a massive federal corruption sting. Tomorrow, voters will go to the polls in Jersey City, but, the race is as much about the changes happening in Jersey City as it is about corruption.
TN MOVING STORIES: Senate Transpo Bill Moving Forward, Ron Paul Challenges Rivals To 25-Mile Bike Ride, Hoboken Eyes Bike Share
Friday, January 27, 2012
By Kate Hinds
Top stories on TN: a Chinatown bus company that ignored a shut down order in December now has a restraining order to prevent it from operating. A new Chevy Volt ad conveys the message 'it's morning in Hamtramck.' And a senator is introducing a bill that would require a new health study of x-ray body scanner machines used in airports.
...and improved his outlook, at least for the Senate bill. (Politico)
Question to Ron Paul in Thursday's Florida Republican presidential debate: Are you fit enough to be president? Answer: "I'm willing to challenge any of these gentlemen up here to a 25-mile bike ride any time of the day in the heat of Texas." (Video; YouTube)
New York State legislators are frustrated by the State DOT's lack of information on funding major infrastructure projects. (Poughkeepsie Journal)
...which worries some: just where is this $15 billion going to come from? (AP via Wall Street Journal)
Hoboken and Jersey City may collaborate on a bike share system. (Jersey Journal)
If the United States wants to continue to be the major player in the global economy, it needs an efficient, robust aviation system. (Marketplace)
Concerns over transportation continue to plague the London Olympics, which are just six months away. (Washington Post)
When it comes to buying cars, women do their homework -- and they generally get better deals than men. (NPR)
NY MTA head: subway stations need more entrances. (New York Daily News)
Ford Motor Co. reported $20.2 billion in net income for 2011 Friday — its best year since 199. (Detroit News)
What's so bad about a little public (sticker) shame -- especially if it helps deter illegal parking? (New York Times)
Alaska Airlines has ended its 30-year practice of giving passengers prayer cards with their meals. (USA Travel)
Monday, January 24, 2011
By Bob Hennelly
The Jersey City Museum, founded more than 100 years ago and home to more than 20,000 piece art collection, has shuttered its doors following state and city budget cuts and an unsuccessful bid to partner with New Jersey City University.
Saturday, December 19, 2009
There are more than 220,000 small businesses just in New York City-- that’s 20,000 more than five years ago. These are businesses that employ fewer than 50 people each, but overall they provide almost 40 percent of private sector jobs. Some economists say it is these small-time entrepreneurs who drive ...
Friday, October 23, 2009
This week WNYC returns to our Main Street NYC series, visiting a block in each of New York City's boroughs (and one in New Jersey) to see how the economic downturn is playing out at the street level.
Jenna Flanagan has this report from Jersey City:
Friday, June 12, 2009
Even at 98 percent capacity, the Grove Pointe tower still advertises its availability to the neighborhood. Developer and principal Jonathan Kushner says condos start at $375,000 for a one bedroom and can rise into the low $70,000’s, while a studio starts at $1,600 and two bedroom starts at $2,400.
Residents file in and out of the PATH train station at the new Grove Pointe plaza, in front of the massive tower on Grove Street.