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Jason O’Donnell to run for Mayor of Bayonne
Election heats up – Mayor Davis challenged
by Rory Pasquariello
Reporter staff writer
Oct 11, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 54 54 recommendations | email to a friend
Jason O’Donnell, a former Democratic Assemblyman and Bayonne firefighter, will run for Mayor of Bayonne against incumbent James Davis in the June 2018election, O'Donnell told the Bayonne Community ...
Board of Education election around the corner
Nine candidates running
by Rory Pasquariello
Reporter staff writer
Oct 11, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 53 53 recommendations | email to a friend
Ten people will be running for the Bayonne Board of Education (BBOED) on November 7, including two incumbents, four former candidates for the BBOED, and four newcomers. Three seats in total are up ...
Shooting for safety
Upgrades coming for Bayonne shooting range
by Rory Pasquariello
Reporter staff writer
Oct 11, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 52 52 recommendations | email to a friend
Bayonne is planning to re-open its indoor shooting range, the Sgt James J. Shea Memorial Pistol Range, after shutting its doors in 2016 due to a civilian complaint of lead poisoning. Even though th...
BAYONNE BRIEFS
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Death of man found in Hudson River under investigation The body of a 38-year-old Bayonne man was found in the Hudson River near the basin of the Morris Canal in Paulus Hook in the early morning of ...
The anguish of opioid addiction
Family of victim starts bereavement group
by Rory Pasquariello
Reporter staff writer
Oct 04, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 74 74 recommendations | email to a friend
The opioid epidemic in New Jersey took the lives of 1,901 people in 2016, with 12 from Bayonne. One of those victims was Christina Kirsch, who died of heroinoverdose at the age of 28 in March of 20...
Bergen Point Commerce Center slated for Brass Foundry site
Retail, dollar store, and headquarters moving in
by Rory Pasquariello
Reporter staff writer
Oct 04, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 66 66 recommendations | email to a friend
The site of the former Bergen Point Brass Foundry, a Bayonne manufacturing icon that produced brass parts for the military since the 19th Century and employed hundreds in the city, is now officiall...
Tragedy on River Road
SUV kills Bayonne woman outside Palisades Medical Center; suspect turns himself in
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writer
Oct 04, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 74 74 recommendations | email to a friend
An SUV jumped a curb and fatally struck a nurse waiting at a bus stop outside Palisades Medical Center on River Road in North Bergen on the early morning of Tuesday, Sept. 26. Officials identified ...
Pulaski Day Parade
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80th Annual Pulaski Day Parade Grand Marshal: Keith Makowski
Broken bones and missing half a finger
Councilman injured in motorcycle accident
by Rory Pasquariello
Reporter staff writer
Oct 04, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 40 40 recommendations | email to a friend
Bayonne’s First Ward Councilman, Tommy Cotter, who represents the Bergen Point neighborhood, was injured in a motorcycle accident on Saturday, September 24, during an organized motorcycle touring e...
Their moment in the sun
Six Hudson County sports figures are inducted into Hall of Fame
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Oct 04, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 41 41 recommendations | email to a friend
As a sports umpire, Michael Lynch of Bayonne has a number of words to live by, but has one hard and fast rule. “I’m a traditionalist,” he said. “If I make a call on the field, I’ll take that call t...

past weeks news

Dreams of a company town
Bayonne throws hat in the ring for Amazon HQ
by Rory Pasquariello
Reporter staff writer

Barnabas at Bayonne opens
Sign of revitalization
by Rory Pasquariello
Reporter staff writer

All-day pre-k program expanded
Lottery system to place students
by Rory Pasquariello
Reporter staff writer

Curtains for cabs
Ride-sharing companies stealing the show
by Rory Pasquariello
Reporter staff writer

Bayonne Mayoral Debate 2014