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For years New Jersey legislators argued about the death penalty, but surely no statement was more memorable than that of Walter Sheil, who represented District 31 in the 1970s when he passionately proclaimed to the Senate, "The death penalty doesn't go far enough."
More than 5,000 miles away from the Gaza conflict, local artist Tracie Fracasso is drawing from those experiences as the inspiration behind her latest exhibit, "Artworks by Tracie Fracasso."
The mayors of Jersey City, Newark and Paterson announced a major initiative to fight crime and strengthen communities by sharing intelligence, police officers and purchasing agreements.
City law enforcement officials announced today that they would be working with police from Jersey City and Newark to create a regional Cease-Fire task force to combat the violence plaguing New Jersey's urban areas.
A group of residents in Jersey City's Greenville section have seen minor improvements in their neighborhood, but want more changes made to reduce crime and improve the quality of life there.
Amateur bakers are invited to try their luck at the Perfect Peach Pie Contest on Aug. 3 at the Riverview-Fisk Park's farmers market located on Palisade Avenue between Griffith and Bowers streets.
A 21-year-old Jersey City man accused of carrying a gun loaded with hollow-point bullets was held on $35,000 bail after he made his first court appearance Thursday.
It's almost August, but striped bass continue to bite in Raritan Bay's warm waters.
First-time buyers Kyle and Wanda Conboy faced facts and accepted that if they wanted to move to Manhattan Terrace in Dumont, Kyle's hometown, they'd have to find a property in need of some updating.
Jersey City's annual celebration of West Indian and Caribbean culture ended on a flat note last night as at least one fight broke out at Exchange Place, according to one of the organizer's of the event.
Given the profound tragedy suffered by the family of a Jersey City couple killed last week when a tornado swept through a campground in Virginia, an fundraiser that raises money to provide backpacks and school supplies for thousands of Jersey City students will this year dedicate half of what it raises to the three children of the deceased couple.
The annual St. Anne's Festival continues today with dancing, singing, games and plenty of food to go around at 3545 Kennedy Blvd. The three-day festival, which began Friday, will continue today from 2 to 11 p.m. with The Tercels performing at 8 p.m. Journal photographer Richard J. McCormack caught up with the action on Saturday night when The ... (more)
Walking along the windswept beach at Sandy Hook recently, I saw a man catch a small shark and toddlers shriek as waves swept over their chubby feet.
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