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BBOED punts on property sale

The Bayonne Board of Education (BBOED) rejected a bid for a small piece of property on 9th St. once used to repair buses and store shop materials. A local entity bid $160,000; three of...

Bayonne Briefs

Bayonne house and condo sales jump in third quarter The average sale price for condos and co-ops hit an all-time high of $247,000 in Bayonne in the third quarter of 2018, up 57 percent...

Should courts charge a fee for a public defender?

Hudson County municipalities are going in different directions on a municipal court policy and Sixth Amendment issue. Bayonne and Secaucus councils are planning to raise the municipal courts’ public defender “user fees,” charged to...

Youth lobby Bayonne City Council to endorse Green New Deal

A group of young Bayonne residents is lobbying the Bayonne City Council to endorse the Green New Deal. The students, all Bayonne residents who attend High Tech High School in Secaucus, are part of...

Bayonne poised to quadruple public defender fee

Bayonne residents without financial resources to pay for legal representation will face a higher hurdle in their defense against the criminal justice system if the Bayonne City Council raises the municipal court’s public defender...

Racial disparities persist between Bayonne teachers and students

Bayonne is a more diverse community than its school district’s staff reflects. More than 58 percent of students are children of color, while more than 90 percent of staff is white, according to recently...

Bayonne Briefs

Furloughed park ranger wins $29.5 million A park ranger from Bayonne won a $29.5 million lottery jackpot after being furloughed during the country’s longest government shutdown. Judith Smith, a park ranger for the National Park Service...

Is your town among the safest?

Five Hudson County towns in top 101 safest cities in America A new study lists five Hudson County towns as among the top 101 safest cities in America. While none made the top 10, North Bergen...

A time of reckoning for NJ’s predator priests

Editor’s note: Due to the statute-of-limitations and the failure of many Church leaders to report wrongdoing to police, most of the priests listed have not been tried and therefore are only alleged to have...

Who or what was most influential in 2018?

The year 2018 found Hudson County energized by memorable people, important organizations, and trends that reflected what was happening around the country and around the world. Here is the Hudson Reporter’s list of local...
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