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Overtime at council
Meeting stretched, as residents question many agenda items
by Joseph Passantino
Sep 24, 2014 | 1 1 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
From an overdue fire station project and a Broadway storefront that houses files, to additional administration appointments, and a nearly final Peninsula at Bayonne Harbor lawsuit and deal, there w...
Rent control hot button issue
Will voters cast ballot to bring old system back?
by Joseph Passantino
Sep 24, 2014 | 4 4 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
City rent-control activists believe that this is their year, when they will bring back to Bayonne rent control as it existed in the city for nearly 40 years. Starting with a successful petition cam...
Green and clean
City receives brush up through grassroots event
by Joseph Passantino
Sep 24, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
They were an army of green and orange T-shirts, more than 150 people in all, and they had a mission – clean up Bayonne for a day, and instill a positive spirit in town for months and years to come....
Done deal
Board approves teachers’ contract, so it’s official
by Joseph Passantino
Sep 24, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
And so it was done. On Thursday, Sept. 18, a 7-0 vote of the Bayonne Board of Education officially ended a four-year impasse on a contract for the district’s teachers, approving a contract verbally...
Sal Gullace holds barbecue
by Joseph Passantino
Sep 24, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
Dozens of Bayonne residents enjoyed a day of food, fun, and fraternity when Second Ward Council Member Sal Gullace held a barbecue in Fitzpatrick Park on Saturday, Sept. 20. Gullace met with Second...
BAYONNE BRIEFS
Sep 24, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
Mayor Davis announces recreation town hall Mayor James Davis has announced he will be holding a town hall conversation on recreation in the city on Tuesday, Sept. 30 at 6 p.m. in the Bayonne High S...
Wiping the tears away
Memories of 9/11 still strong for city residents
by Joseph Passantino
Sep 17, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
Mayor James Davis, clergy representing the city’s houses of worship, and others gathered at Harbor View Park at the Peninsula at Bayonne Harbor – across Upper New York Bay from the World Trade Cent...
A bucket brigade
CarePoint workers take the chilly challenge for ALS
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Sep 17, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
Spurts of rain didn’t dampen the spirits of the more than 150 CarePoint employees who gathered on in front of the Bayonne Medical Center on Sept. 9. Dressed in orange shirts with white letters sign...
Broadway establishment stays put
City Council move eliminates Barney Stock from development project
by Joseph Passantino
Sep 17, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
A longtime Bayonne business won’t be worrying about moving anytime soon following an action by the City Council after its caucus session on Sept. 10. The council called a special meeting that night...
Police Beat
by Joseph Passantino
Sep 17, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
Edison woman arrested on DWI Police responding to a call on Sept. 7 found that a woman had allegedly struck two cars, causing a chain reaction involving other vehicles, an official said. Police wer...

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