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Hudson County is a happening place DeGise accentuates the positive in annual address

Maintaining that his administration has lived up to many of the promises made in 2018, Hudson County Executive Tom DeGise focused on the positive in his annual State of the County address. Each year, the...

Firefighter remembered 50 years later Family legacy lives on

Katheryn Gelchion remembers the smell of a building burning around the corner from her childhood home, on a snowy night on February 12, 1969. She and her four siblings went to sleep worried about...

Memory of Georgia lynching lives on in Bayonne Documentary screens at Bayonne Public Library

The story of how the Fair family and the Bayonne community fought against a false and racist criminal accusation in Georgia in 1960 is rarely told. On Feb. 6, the Bayonne community gathered at...

Bayonne Briefs

All lanes of Bayonne Bridge to open Feb. 11 The Bayonne Bridge will open to four lanes in both directions on Feb. 11 for the first time since the "Raise the Roadway" Project began in...

Innocent referee or unethical trustee? BBOED trustee netted in volleyball bruhaha

Is it unethical for a high school volleyball referee to officiate games for Bayonne High School while serving as a trustee on the Bayonne Board of Education? The answer is central to a mini...

Fire rips through three buildings Community helps displaced victims

Icicles on trees and power lines were all that were left after firefighters battled a five-alarm fire that engulfed three buildings on Andrew Street on Feb. 2. It was the biggest in Bayonne since...

Man shot on Avenue C

A man was shot on Avenue C between 18th and 19th Streets at around 9:23 a.m. on Feb. 11, according to the Bayonne Police Department. Police found him with “apparent gunshot wounds.” The man,...

Woman overlooked in school-naming Yet another soldier gets the nod

Midtown Community School will be renamed William Shemin Community School after a Bayonne Medal of Honor recipient. The Bayonne Board of Education voted on the resolution at a Jan. 30 meeting. Shemin was honorably discharged...

Five-alarm fire in Bayonne

Plumes of smoke were seen from across the city on Saturday afternoon as numerous regional fire departments responded to a five-alarm fire at an apartment building on 84 Andrew Street at noon, according Bayonne...

Artifacts stolen from Bayonne Museum sold on eBay Former batallion chief arrested

Several stolen items from the Bayonne Fire Museum that turned up on eBay have been allegedly traced to a retired Bayonne fire battalion chief, according to Bayonne police. Paul Avery, 64, of Tenafly, who...
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