Bayonne Briefs
Jul 18, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 36 36 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 | 293 293 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 | 66 66 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 | 260 260 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 | 66 66 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 | 50 50 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 ...
Back on board
Mikel Lawandy appointed as Board of Ed Trustee
by Rory Pasquariello
Staff writer
Jul 05, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 48 48 recommendations | email to a friend
Trustees on the Bayonne Board of Education appointed former Trustee Mikel Lawandy to replace Mary Jane Desmond by a vote of 6-1 at a June 27 meeting, with Maria Valado voting against and Michael Al...
Bayonne Briefs
Jul 05, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 30 30 recommendations | email to a friend
18-year-old woman allegedly harassed by Uber driver An 18-year-old Bayonne woman was allegedly harassed by a 59-year-old Uber driver last month, according to Bayonne police. The woman was being dri...
And so it begins…
BHS seniors start a new chapter
by Rory Pasquariello
Staff writer
Jun 28, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 60 60 recommendations | email to a friend
Proud parents cheered from the rafters of Don Ahern Veterans Stadium, and students waited anxiously to receive their diplomas as Bayonne High School honored its 678 graduating students at the annua...
Should building inspectors be replaced with private contractors?
City Council says no
by Rory Pasquariello
Staff writer
Jun 28, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 40 40 recommendations | email to a friend
The Bayonne City Council unanimously voted down a resolution on June 20 that would have explored the possibility of outsourcing building inspection labor to a private outside firm. Privatizing the ...

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