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Council takes up grab bag of resolutions

Things were surprisingly cut-and-dried at the last Bayonne Council meeting prior to the Nov. 5 municipal election. Members introduced and adopted a number of measures. One of those was a license agreement with Lincoln Equities,...


Girl Scouts beautify utility box Members of Bayonne’s Girl Scout troops recently unveiled their finished art project by covering a utility box at the corner of 47th Street and Broadway with scouting-themed paintings. Kristen Americk, mother...

School counselor claims politics blocked her promotion

School counselor and former Woodrow Wilson School assistant principal Tara Furmaniak has alleged that members of the Bayonne Board of Education passed her over for a promotion because Board of Education Candidate Leo Smith...

Roasting Chuck Wepner

Chuck Wepner isn't a guy most people would take jabs at, but wisecracks reigned supreme at a recent Wepner roast at The Chandelier. The roast’s participants included members of the New York City’s Friar’s Club,...

Bayonne’s grid team making postseason plans

The 2019 high school football season was expected to be a total wash for the Bees of Bayonne High School. After all, the Bees lost a ton of talent from their hive, including four players...

Bayonne crash leaves one dead, five injured

The Hudson County Prosecutor’s Office is investigating a fatal, three-car collision that occurred in Bayonne over the weekend. On Saturday, Oct. 12 at approximately 12:50 a.m., members of the Bayonne Police Department responded to the...

Neighborhood Watch launched by First Ward candidate Paul Hagdorn

First Ward Council candidate Paul Hagdorn previously spoke with the Bayonne Community News regarding a number of goals he’d like to meet if things go his way on Election Day, Nov. 5, now just...

Meeting on sewer, storm water upgrades on Oct. 17

Bayonne is one of 21 municipalities in New Jersey tasked with an infrastructure project that will likely be the single greatest capital expenditure that the town has ever made. The project meets 2015 requirements...


11 Firefighters recruited Mayor Jimmy Davis announced that 11 new firefighter recruits have begun academy training. Eight members of the diverse group are military veterans, with roots in the Army, Marine Corps, National Guard, and...

NY Waterway to provide shuttle buses to American Dream mall

Shoppers and theme park enthusiasts hoping to take public transportation to the American Dream mega-mall, slated to open on Oct. 25, will have to take a bus on already traffic-choked roads, unless a private...
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