Summer’s over; it’s back to class
Bayonne schools begin year with new courses, programs, and administrators
by Joseph Passantino
Reporter staff writer
Sep 02, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
This year’s summer break will come to a crashing halt for students, teachers, and other personnel as some 10,000 Bayonne students head back to classrooms across the city this week and next. The 201...
Bishop of the people
Donato remembered as humble man who helped all
by Joseph Passantino
Reporter staff writer
Sep 02, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
Bishop Gaetano “Thomas” Donato, a Jersey City native and a priest at three Catholic parishes in Bayonne, is being remembered as a gentle, soulful man, who helped all, reaching out far beyond his Ro...
Bullish on Bayonne
Companies investing in city in corporate headquarters and warehouse sites
by Joseph Passantino
Reporter staff writer
Sep 02, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
While a couple of retail businesses shut their doors within the last two weeks and at least two longtime dining and drinking establishments are looking to sell, companies are still looking to Bayon...
‘Horrific’ settlement approved
Judge okays state’s pact with ExxonMobil on contamination in Bayonne, other sites
by Joseph Passantino
Reporter staff writer
Sep 02, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
A New Jersey court approved a settlement between ExxonMobil and Gov. Chris Christie’s administration over damages due for toxic soil and water contamination in Bayonne, Linden’s Bayway Oil Refinery...
BRIEFS
Sep 02, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
Bayonne Bridge to be open holiday weekend The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey has announced that the Bayonne Bridge will open the whole Labor Day weekend. The authority also listed the fi...
Going up, up, up
City Council approves controversial 9-story building and parking deck on Resnick’s site
by Joseph Passantino
Reporter staff writer
Aug 26, 2015 | 2 2 comments | 20 20 recommendations | email to a friend
Following approximately nine hours of public comment at two monthly meetings, the City Council on Aug. 19 passed the ordinance allowing a 9- or 10-story building and parking deck to be built at the...
Ready for work
BHS professional, vocational academies focus on careers
by Joseph Passantino
Reporter staff writer
Aug 26, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 19 19 recommendations | email to a friend
For the third time in three school years, Bayonne High School’s Academy for Fine Arts and Academics will open new facilities, but this year will be different, as two academies will launch. Two year...
Closed due to changing times
City businesses shut down for good
by Joseph Passantino
Reporter staff writer
Aug 26, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 19 19 recommendations | email to a friend
Two store closings last week and the rumored sale of some longtime Bayonne restaurants have raised concern among some resident. But a local business leader says that the process is all part of a ma...
Bayonne Fire Department seeking diverse applicants for test
Recruitment effort seeks to add from all walks of life
by Joseph Passantino
Reporter staff writer
Aug 26, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
In an effort to make its force more diverse, the Bayonne Fire Department has launched a drive to attract recruits from various populations for its upcoming Civil Service firefighter examination. Si...
Briefs
Aug 26, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
Recycling schedule changes for neighborhood The city of Bayonne is reminding residents that the recycling schedule for the area from 32nd Street to the city line changed earlier this month. Until f...

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