Catch up with recent news in Jersey City.
Jersey City Residents Now Have Full Access to Obtaining Vital Records
The City has been granted the ability to provide those people born in Jersey City with a certified copy of their birth certificates right from the Clerk’s Office (280 Grove Street) without delay or additional costs.
Lokal expected to open this weekend
Located at 2 2nd St, Lokal is opening up its bar, indoor lounge, outdoor patio, and vast menu on Saturday, September 21st!
Jersey City Housing Authority Unveils New Resident-Focused, Community Investments at Marion Gardens Housing Complex
Jersey City officials unveiled resident-focused community investments at the Marion Gardens Complex, including a resident computer lab, kitchen, and a community meeting space for a new comprehensive after-school program. The program will offer academic programming and hands-on learning opportunities that complement and reinforce the skills and knowledge learned during school hours for residents. The Marion Gardens basketball court was also resurfaced, repainted, and enclosed with new fencing.
Jersey City Dedicates Main Public Library in Honor of Priscilla Gardner, the First African American Library Director in City History
Priscilla Gardner had been Library Director for 50 years before retiring this past week. In her honor, the Main Branch of the JCFPL has been named the Priscilla Gardner Main Library!
Jersey City Launched the State’s First City-run Bus System
Based on passenger demand, the North and South regions of Jersey City will be able to utilize an on-demand bus system with $2 rides.
Jersey City Awarded Competitive CityStart Grant Award
Jersey City has received a planning grant and technical assistance to craft a municipal financial empowerment blueprint, identifying actionable implementation steps based on the financial needs of residents, key mayoral priorities and partnership opportunities.