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Bayonne: The Year In Review

They say Americans’ collective memory is very short, but Bayonne is an exception to the rule. Word travels fast in the isolated Peninsula City and stays there. Residents here seem to remember every scandal,...

Contract negotiations plod on Teachers just say ‘no’

The Bayonne Board of Education (BBOED) held a meeting on Monday, December 19, less than a week after an emergency meeting to address a $2 million budget deficit in the district’s operating budget. At...

Bayonne Briefs

White powder found at school deemed harmless A white powder found at John M. Bailey Community School on Tuesday, December 20, that caused an emergency response turned out to be cornmeal, according to school officials....

After 40 years, Big Apple closes Owners retiring on top

Big Apple has been a mainstay sports bar and restaurant in Bayonne since 1976, when Vinny Bottino’s parents opened it. Bottino has been running the bar since 1987 when he and his brother, John,...

School board plugs $2 million deficit Plan to tap grant money

Amid the ongoing controversy over the school board’s $2 million deficit, rumors have been circulating about the premature departure of Bayonne Superintendent of Schools Patricia McGeehan. At press time, Monday, December 19, the rumors...

Veterans as teachers VFW hosts students, teaches military history

The Veterans of Foreign Wars Museum hosted a 7th grade class from Horace Mann Elementary School on Thursday, December 15, as they often do for students in the Bayonne School District. Members of Post...

Bayonne Briefs

GCT USA, Port Authority break ground for new ExpressRail Port Jersey Facility Global Container Terminals, Inc(GVT) and the Port Authority (PA) recently broke ground for the ExpressRail Port Jersey facility (“Greenville Yard”). The facility will...

State requests school board audit Board responds

As the Bayonne Board of Education (BBOED) reports a $2 million budget deficit, trustees and local politicians say they will get to the bottom of the issue. Mayor James Davis and 31st District Assemblyman...

Winter festival showcases music Ice rink opens to public

Bayonne High School hosted its first annual Winter Spectacular on the evening of Thursday, December 8. The festival showcased more than 150 students from combined high school and middle school bands, including the high...

This stinks Wipes and waste clog the sewage system

An ongoing drought in the area is worsening the unpleasant odor that’s permeating the city. “More than anything else, we’re having problems with stink because we’re in a drought,” said Tim Boyle, director of the...
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