Bayonne News


Promotions at the Bayonne Fire Department Promotion ceremonies were held at City Hall last week for two new fire department battalion chiefs and five new captains. Battalion Chiefs John “Jack” Dunne III and Jason Zebrowski,...

Special Sauce

McDonald’s on Broadway will be demolished and rebuilt 100 feet farther back from the street, extending the sidewalk to make space for a public-private plaza on the corner of 25th Street and a drive-through...

Proud parents and excited graduates

Graduates of Bayonne High School marched single file onto the field at Veteran’s Stadium to the tune of “Pomp and Circumstance” before a crowd of proud families on Tuesday, June 20. “I am so proud....

Residency complaint advances

A legal complaint originally filed in April by community activist Mike Morris and Peter Cresci against the City of Bayonne for violating a local residency ordinance will continue, according to a summary judgment issued...

Bayonne Briefs

Bridge concrete damages three cars Bayonne Bridge demolition was temporarily suspended on Monday, June 26 after concrete debris fell onto the streets below, damaging three vehicles, according to the Port Authority of New York and...

We are Bayonne!

A community in decline tends to hunker down to save itself – mistrustful of new people and new ideas. Bayonne is past that and has learned to love again as it claws its way...

NJ nearing school funding agreement

The Bayonne School district is not accustomed to good news, but here is some: under a newly proposed funding formula agreed to by leaders of the General Assembly and Senate, Bayonne would receive six...

Call for artists to beautify streetscapes in Bergen Point

The Bayonne Urban Enterprise Zone (UEZ) Bergen Point Art Installation Project is calling for artists to submit proposals to help transform Broadway in the Bergen Point neighborhood into an art streetscape. Artists from Hudson...

Bayonne Briefs

Three water mains, like the one seen here being installed in Hoboken, ruptured on Tuesday, leaving 130 residents without water. Clarification on Kuhl’s Tavern In the June 14 edition of the Bayonne Community News, we referred...

A victory lap

The big winners in this year’s June primary elections were not even on the ballot. Both Bayonne Mayor Jimmy Davis and Jersey City Mayor Steven Fulop hunkered down in their respective campaign headquarters on Tuesday,...
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