The issue of mental illness has become an important topic of public discussion, particularly after recent mass shootings.
People on Blake Avenue say their No. 1 campaign concern is crime. But their worry seems to be more about whether young people are on the wrong track.
Produced in close concert with advocates, the mayor’s 2004 initiative aimed for a paradigm shift in how the city approached homelessness. And it aimed to achieve it in record time.
While some agree that the plan has financial merit, others fear the social costs of mixing incomes in NYCHA neighborhoods. The authority’s chairman sees it as a win-win.
As speeches go, Mayor Cory Booker’s seventh annual State of the City was a long and winding road of an address.
Small Business Administration loans bail out shore residents surprised to learn policies paid far less than needed.
The Hudson and Bergen County jails appear to have already felt the impact of the budget sequester. A total of about 50 immigrant detainees have been released from both facilities.