“I know God will not give me anything I can’t handle. I just wish He didn’t trust me so much,” said Mayor Jerramiah Healy, quoting the legendary missionary Mother Teresa during his State of the City address on Wednesday night to describe the challenges that Jersey City faced after Hurricane Sandy unleashed her fury upon the municipality.
Posts Tagged ‘homicides’
- JCPD Negotiations: The union representing police officers now says the statement it sent out yesterday, saying it had agreed to one of the key demands of the Healy administration, is not correct, and that it does not support the “pay lag” proposal as currently presented. – Homicides: The Journal has its annual rundown of [...]
- Shooting Victim Dies: A 23-year-old Jersey City man who was paralyzed when he was shot in the neck in Greenville six months ago died in a Philadelphia hospital last week and the man already charged in the shooting will now face murder charges. – Missing Woman: The man who drove the missing 24-year-old Jersey [...]
- Hoboken Joins Opposition to Spectra: Hoboken has joined the fight against a proposed natural gas pipeline that would run through Jersey City to Manhattan, via an October 1 letter from mayor Dawn Zimmer to the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission. Meanwhile, Spectra Energy has hired a research firm to conduct a phone survey in order [...]
- Assemblyman Anthony Chiappone, who represents Bayonne and part of Jersey City, is due in court today for his arraignment on charges that he and his wife pocketed paychecks meant for his legislative aides. – The Asbury Park Press editorializes that the the New Jersey Office of Attorney Ethics should suspend Mayor Healy’s law license, [...]
- The state Office of Attorney Ethics has recommended that Mayor Jerramiah Healy’s law license be suspended or that he face other disciplinary action because of his disorderly persons convictions after his 2006 dustup in Bradley Beach. – Saying he is “one embarrassment after another,” the Journal once again calls for At-Large councilman Mariano Vega* [...]
- A Jersey City man was shot in the head and killed early Monday morning near the intersection of Grant and Rose Avenues. This is the city’s 12th homicide of the year. – Cops say that less than 48 hours after the state Division of Youth and Family Services placed a 4-year-old boy in a [...]