Controversy over immigration vote
Hudson County renews $10M ICE detainee contract
by Al Sullivan
Staff writer
Jul 18, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 80 80 recommendations | email to a friend
In a move that could intensify local protests over immigration policy, the Hudson County Board of Freeholders voted July 12 to renew the county’s contract with federal authorities to house immigrat...
30 years at the Bayonne Police Department
Police Chief Drew Sisk resigns
by Rory Pasquariello
Staff writer
Jul 18, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
Bayonne Police Chief Drew Sisk announced his retirement this month, effective August 1, a year after he was sworn in. Sisk worked for the Bayonne Police Department 30 years after graduating from th...
NJ Teamsters defy the odds, make playoffs
First-season triumph for Bayonne soccer
by Rory Pasquariello
Staff writer
Jul 18, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 86 86 recommendations | email to a friend
The NJ Teamsters, Bayonne’s first semi-pro soccer team, won nine games, lost four, and tied one in its first season, propelling the teaminto the playoffs, which took place in Rochester, NY on July ...
End in sight for renovation of 57 Street Firehouse
Chief Weaver eyes fall completion
by Diana Oliveira
BCN correspondent
Jul 18, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
The 57th Street Firehouse, a 90-year-old structure at the corner of Avenue B, is currently undergoing a long-awaited three-phase renovation that is expected to jumpstart one of the oldest-serving f...
Bayonne Briefs
Jul 18, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
Coptic Festival returns for its third year St. Abanoub & St. Antonious Coptic Orthodox Church, which is made up of residents from the growing Egyptian community in Jersey City and Bayonne, is hosti...
Long overdue
Schools get increase in state funding
by Rory Pasquariello
Staff writer
Jul 12, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 44 44 recommendations | email to a friend
Educators in Bayonne are acutely aware of the district’s long-term underfunding, but this year and last there was some relief. Legislators in 2017 allocated six percent, or $3 million, more than wh...
Crossing the road and the cove
Bayonne eyes two pedestrian walkways
by Rory Pasquariello
Staff writer
Jul 12, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 36 36 recommendations | email to a friend
The west side of Route 440, at the former military ocean terminal base (MOTBY) and South Cove Commons, is not yet an accessible pedestrian destination. That may change soon as city officials are pl...
Bayonne Briefs
Jul 12, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 233 233 recommendations | email to a friend
Ducklings rescued; mom stands vigil Bayonne firefighters rescued 17 ducklings from a storm drain on the former Military Ocean Terminal Base on July 3 after Brian Ahern and Robert Wykowski of the Ba...
Mayor Davis and city council sworn in
Pledges and promises for second term
Jul 05, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 42 42 recommendations | email to a friend
On Sunday, July 1, Mayor Jimmy Davis and Bayonne’s five city council members took their oaths of office for new terms. The event featured remarks by NJ Gov. Phil Murphy, U.S. Sen. Bob Menendez, Hud...
Fundraiser to benefit fire victims
Town comes together
Jul 05, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 30 30 recommendations | email to a friend
On June 20, when a fire ripped through a building on 36th Street and Broadway, it brought tragedy to several families and demolished a popular Bayonne eatery. The blaze killed one woman, displaced ...

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