bayonne news

New executive director
Howard takes the reins of BEOF
by Joseph Passantino
Reporter staff writer
Apr 22, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
The transition is complete at the Bayonne Economic Opportunity Foundation. In less than a week after the April 10 departure of former executive director Ana Quintela, Bayonne Community Development ...
Astra-nomical development
Bayonne urgent care facility expanding for patients
by Joseph Passantino
Reporter staff writer
Apr 22, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
Increasing its medical services to better serve Bayonne residents is the reason Astra Health Center, an urgent care facility at 564 Broadway, is expanding to become a general care practice, officia...
Traffic relief
GCT, Port Authority, truckers work together to solve traffic snafu
by Joseph Passantino
Reporter staff writer
Apr 22, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
What was an extremely frustrating situation for commuters just two weeks ago may be solved now – at least for the time being – as early-morning delays on the eastbound New Jersey Turnpike’s Newark ...
Start digging those foundations
Development in the city ready to take off, officials say
by Joseph Passantino
Reporter staff writer
Apr 22, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
Development in Bayonne is moving forward full throttle, with some plans being created, others being approved, and possibly shovels in the ground at the Peninsula at Bayonne Harbor this summer after...
Purr-fect way to help pets
Join charity run to assist animals with cancer, and enjoy ice cream
Apr 22, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
The Joshua Louis Animal Cancer Foundation has announced its annual fundraiser to help families who have pets with cancer. The all-volunteer nonprofit group’s second Walk, Run & Wag 5K and Ice Cream...
BRIEFS
Apr 22, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
Elks motorcycle event promoted rider safety The Bayonne Elks Lodge 434’s motorcycle committee held its 10th annual Blessing of the Bikes on April 18. Motorcyclists from around the state converged o...
Earn here, so live here?
City activists want municipal workers to be residents
by Joseph Passantino
Reporter staff writer
Apr 15, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 34 34 recommendations | email to a friend
Do they have to or don’t they? That’s one of the big questions in the city now, as two online petitions collect signatures to push for enforcement of the city ordinance requiring municipal workers ...
Resolving to remember the Holocaust
Observance continues, so history is not repeated
by Joseph Passantino
Reporter staff writer
Apr 15, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 34 34 recommendations | email to a friend
This year, the Bayonne community will continue one of its annual missions, never to let citizens forget what happened during World War II, when 11 million people were killed in the Holocaust. The c...
Exxon Mobil agreement ‘horrific’
Environmentalists, local officials dismiss proposed pact
by Joseph Passantino
Reporter staff writer
Apr 15, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 27 27 recommendations | email to a friend
City, county, and environmental officials have greeted the state’s posting of the proposed $225 million cleanup settlement with the Exxon Mobil Corporation the same way they dealt with it six weeks...
HCDO Assembly picks not shoo-ins
Democratic candidates plug education, transportation, and working-class rights
by Joseph Passantino
Reporter staff writer
Apr 15, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
The Hudson County Democratic Organization (HCDO) 31st District Assembly candidates Nicholas Chiaravalloti of Bayonne—Mayor Davis’s pick—and Angela McKnight of Jersey City held their first team meet...

past weeks news

BRIEFS

Leaving on a high note
Quintela proud of achievements as she exits BEOF
by Joseph Passantino
Reporter staff writer

Put up your dukes
Former world champion boxer now calling Bayonne home
by Joseph Passantino
Reporter staff writer

BRIEFS

Hole-y mess on city streets
Potholes add up after cold and snowy winter
by Joseph Passantino
Reporter staff writer

BRIEFS

Taxes to rise
Three-percent hike, officials say
by Joseph Passantino
Reporter staff writer

Score?
City negotiating to take over school ice rink
by Joseph Passantino
Reporter staff writer

Bayonne Mayoral Debate 2014