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NJ Transit awards $1.599 billion contract for new Portal Bridge Skanska/Traylor Bros Joint Venture...

NJ Transit has awarded a contract to replace the over 110-year-old Portal Bridge that spans the Hackensack River from Kearny to Secaucus. The decrepit, swing-style bridge is notorious for breaking down and getting stuck in...

Hudson County Prosecutor’s Office swears in new Chief of Detectives James Parker will take...

Hudson County Prosecutor Esther Suarez has appointed the agency’s new Chief of Detectives, James A. Parker. Parker was sworn in by the Honorable Jeffrey R. Jablonski, A.J.S.C. during a small ceremony. Past law enforcement experience Parker comes to the...

Bayonne man arrested after alleged ‘road rage’ assault of 81-year-old Luis Villa, age 33,...

A Bayonne man has been arrested and charged following an alleged "road rage" assault of an 81-year-old man, according to the Bayonne Police Department. Luis A. Villa, 33 years old, was taken into custody at...

One-alarm blaze on O’Brien Court leaves two residents temporarily displaced No injuries were reported...

A one-alarm fire over the weekend has displaced two residents, according to Fire Chief Keith Weaver. On Oct. 9 at 5:54 p.m., the Bayonne Fire Department responded to a reported fire at 11 O'Brien Ct....

Bayonne nurse dies after assault in Times Square Maria Ambrocio was 58 years old

A Bayonne Medical Center nurse has died from her injuries after being knocked down by a homeless man in New York City. Maria Ambrocio, 58, was walking through Times Square with fellow nurse Emilia Cruz,...

New York men arrested after alleged attempted kidnapping and vehicle pursuit The victim was...

Three New York men were arrested for an alleged attempted kidnapping and vehicle pursuit in Bayonne. Angel Aristy, Pedro Castillo, and Rafael Vargas were taken into custody from the area of 8th Street and 10th...

Bayonne firefighters extinguish storage tank blaze at IMTT The fire was accidental

Bayonne firefighters extinguished a storage tank fire with no injuries reported, according to Fire Chief Keith Weaver. On Oct. 7 at 4:57p.m., the Bayonne Fire Department responded to the IMTT industrial facility for a reported...

CarePoint Health transitioning to nonprofit Is this the end of the battle over the...

In another turn of events, CarePoint Health has announced it will transition from a for-profit system to a nonprofit. The nonprofit entity, which is still in the making, will be led by CarePoint CEO Dr....

Recognizing Atomic Veterans Ralph Pelliccio, a U.S. Army veteran, was part of an atomic...

Ralph Pelliccio, a lifelong Bayonne resident, is what is known as an atomic veteran, essentially a guinea pig during the testing of atomic or nuclear weapons by the U.S. government in the 1950s. “I was...

Attack ad and website take aim at Mayor Davis Campaign season has begun

A Super PAC based out of Washington D.C. has launched a new ad campaign and website attacking Bayonne Mayor James Davis. Unlike traditional political action committees (PACs), Super PACs can raise funds from individuals, corporations,...
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