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Bayonne reports another coronavirus death

A 68-year-old female has died from COVID-19, as the number of cases drops to single digits. "During this time, COVID-19 cases in Bayonne have stabilized with very low numbers," Davis said in a video update...

Bayonne may get film studio on former Texaco site

Mayor Jimmy Davis and the City Council have introduced an ordinance to amend the redevelopment plan for the former Texaco property and a film studio is slated to be built on the property. The proposed...

Funeral arrangements for former Hoboken Councilwoman Terry LaBruno announced

A funeral mass will be held at St. Ann’s Church on Saturday, Sept. 26 at 11 a.m. to honor the passing of former Hoboken Councilwoman Terry Cappiello LaBruno. LaBruno passed away at the age of...

Jersey City establishes new Division of Quality of Life

With a 7-2 vote the Jersey City Council established the city’s new Division of Quality of Life (“QOL”) within the Department of Public Safety despite the majority of residents raising objections during public comment...

‘Rethink Bayonne’ aims to encourage better development

Feeling left out of the redevelopment boom in Bayonne? Enter a new design competition titled “Rethink Bayonne.” In an interview with the Bayonne Community News, cofounders Paul Garcia and Alex Last outlined their vision. “We want to...

Hoboken City Council adopts $177.8 million budget

The Hoboken City Council adopted a $177.8 million municipal budget in an 8-1 vote after amending the introduced budget to reduce the municipal tax levy from a proposed increase of about 9.8 percent to...

Hoboken Policing Policy Task Force seeks respondents to survey

Members of the Hoboken community are invited to take a brief survey from Hoboken’s Policing Policy Task Force. The task force was put together by the city in the wake of the murder of George...

The Coming Decade

Census 2020 will determine many things about New Jersey for the coming decade.  The statistics generated in Census 2020 will be used to make policy at every level of government from 2021 until 2031. ...

Swimming lessons are on the rise

As the school year starts, many extracurricular activities have been canceled, leaving families with few options to keep their kids active. According to the CDC, there is no evidence COVID-19 can be spread to humans...

Bayonne limits length of tax abatements

The city of Bayonne is beginning to move away from long-term tax abatements. The city council met virtually via TetherView on Sept. 23. At the meeting, it adopted a resolution establishing guidelines and parameters for...
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