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Five-month reprieve in contract talks
Teachers’ union and board reach tentative deal
by Rory Pasquariello
Reporter staff writer
Jan 11, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 20 20 recommendations | email to a friend
The Bayonne Board of Education’s first order of business for the new year was to reach a two-year tentative teachers’ contract with their union, the Bayonne Teachers’ Association (BTA). That agreem...
Chorus honors Alexandrov Ensemble at the Teardrop Memorial
Members of BFD, NYPD, and Russian consulate join
by Rory Pasquariello
Reporter staff writer
Jan 11, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 24 24 recommendations | email to a friend
The Schiller Institute NYC Chorus performed a memorial service on January 7, a snowy Saturday morning, at the Teardrop Memorial to commemorate the 92 lives lost in a Christmas Day plane crash carry...
High anxiety
Six-story building approved
by Rory Pasquariello
Reporter staff writer
Jan 11, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 21 21 recommendations | email to a friend
The Bayonne Planning Board approved a six-story, 180-unit apartment building on Avenue F between 23rd and 24th streets at a special meeting on Wednesday, January 4. The building, which Parkview Rea...
Bayonne Briefs
Jan 11, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
Zoning Board to hear final plan for Muslim Community Center The Bayonne Zoning Board is scheduled to hold a meeting on January 23 for major site plan approval for a new Muslim Community Center in t...
2016 Holiday Home Decorating Contest
Jan 04, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 38 38 recommendations | email to a friend
Just about everyone has a home on his or her block that seems to have enough lighting for the entire neighborhood. That holiday cheer was rewarded at nine homes this year as more than 50 residents ...
Water rate increase to take effect in early 2017
Contract in spotlight
by Rory Pasquariello
Reporter staff writer
Jan 04, 2017 | 2 2 comments | 41 41 recommendations | email to a friend
Water rates in Bayonne are scheduled to rise 3.5 percent in January of 2017, consistent with projections made by the Municipal Utilities Authority in 2015. That’s on top of a 13.25 percent rate inc...
Residents tell their goals for 2017
by Reporter Staff
Jan 04, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 41 41 recommendations | email to a friend
The New Year is an opportunity to rethink your habits, so residents of our town (and their dogs) stopped to chat with us last week about their goals for 2017.
Bayonne Briefs
Jan 04, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 23 23 recommendations | email to a friend
Clearing the way for 19 East An L-shaped, six-story, 138-unit apartment building dubbed “19 East” is due to break ground soon, and construction equipment has been clearing the way all week long. Cr...
Year in Review 2016
Dec 28, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 37 37 recommendations | email to a friend
Bayonne: The Year In Review
by Rory Pasquariello
Reporter staff writer
Dec 28, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 46 46 recommendations | email to a friend
They say Americans’ collective memory is very short, but Bayonne is an exception to the rule. Word travels fast in the isolated Peninsula City and stays there. Residents here seem to remember every...

past weeks news

Contract negotiations plod on
Teachers just say ‘no’
by Rory Pasquariello
Reporter staff writer

After 40 years, Big Apple closes
Owners retiring on top
by Rory Pasquariello
Reporter staff writer

School board plugs $2 million deficit
Plan to tap grant money
by Rory Pasquariello
Reporter staff writer

Veterans as teachers
VFW hosts students, teaches military history
by Rory Pasquariello
Reporter staff writer

State requests school board audit
Board responds
by Rory Pasquariello
Reporter staff writer

Winter festival showcases music
Ice rink opens to public
by Rory Pasquariello
Reporter staff writer

This stinks
Wipes and waste clog the sewage system
by Rory Pasquariello
Reporter staff writer

Deficit in school budget
Mayor charges mismanagement of funds
by Rory Pasquariello
Reporter staff writer

Bayonne Mayoral Debate 2014