Bayonne News

Making the county’s deadliest road safer

John F. Kennedy Boulevard, the 14-mile thoroughfare stretching from Bayonne’s southern point to the edge of North Bergen, is the deadliest road in Hudson County, according to the Hudson County Sheriff’s Office. On the boulevard,...


Couple allegedly attacked in home by people allegedly looking for missing phone Two Bayonne residents allegedly forced their way into a 20th Street home and attacked a couple living there on April 24 when they...

What are Animodules?

The lived experiences of the people in a community should ideally be reflected in public art displays. But that is not always the case in Bayonne, where commercial statues forged in a faraway warehouse...

Seeking places for homeless families

Rev Andrew R. Bennett, who is from the Missionary Church in Jersey City and the executive director of Family Promise of Hudson County, is looking for good people to help house homeless families in...

Earth, Part 1: Solidarity in environmentalism

The first step in solving any systemic problem involves local community solidarity. For a problem as big as the weakened relationship between humans and the planet they share with other living things, Earth Day...

Play by Bayonne native Edwin Rivera-Arias to be staged on May 9 in NYC

Edwin Rivera-Arias, a Cuban-Colombian playwright from Bayonne, will have his first full-length work for the theatre, "In the Palace of The Planet King," produced in the Downtown Urban Arts Festival. The single performance will...

New school in the works

In his fifth State of the City address, delivered on April 15 at Villa Maria on Broadway, Bayonne Mayor James Davis reiterated a familiar message of a resilient city on the rise, both figuratively...

‘No’ to parking permits for new high-rise tenants

One of the concerns most often raised about new high-rise apartment buildings is the adverse effect on already scarce parking. Those without parking garages or driveways are forced to use on-street parking. Most of...

Gondola: imaginative but unlikely?

In 2015, the CEO of the Staten Island Economic Development Corporation (SIEDC) saw a TV show about an urban gondola in Colombia that was helping solve the city’s congestion problems at a much lower...


Noose found in Dennis Collins Park A rope tied in the shape of a noose was found hanging from a tree at Dennis Collins Park on the morning of April 19, according to Bayonne police....
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