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Death of a TV station

Paul DeAngelo, a Bayonne movie maker, actor, and entrepreneur with a hand in nearly every aspect of the performing arts, moved cautiously through the dark interior of WWOR studios in Secaucus on June 5,...


Correction In the June 5 edition of the Bayonne Community News, in a story titled, “When police take your stuff,” we reported that the Hudson County Prosecutor’s Office seized more than $635 million worth of...

In Hudson County, Gov. Murphy finds allies for millionaire’s tax

Gov. Phil Murphy has been spending a good deal of time in Hudson County recently. The hot topic? Murphy is steadfast in his proposed millionaire’s tax, which would increase the annual income tax levy for those...

The Catholic Church spent over $633K lobbying against NJ statute of limitations reform

According to a report commissioned by three law firms, the Roman Catholic Church has spent $633,458 lobbying against New Jersey's reform of the statute of limitations for child sexual abuse survivors. All the funding went...

A cyclist’s view from the top of the Bayonne Bridge

A whole new world is again accessible to New Jersey cyclists now that the 12-foot-wide and 8,400-foot-long pedestrian and cycling path on the east side of the Bayonne Bridge is officially open from 6...

Bayonne appoints John J. Niesz as schools superintendent

John J. Niesz, former superintendent of the Keansburg School District in Monmouth County, was appointed as superintendent of the Bayonne School District at a June 10 meeting. The Bayonne Board of Education approved a...

June 4 primaries a decisive win for county and state incumbents

In the June 4th primaries, Hudson County saw only two contested races among Democratic candidates vying for legislative positions. Political outsiders ran unsuccessful grassroots campaigns to unseat County Executive Tom DeGise and Assembly members...

Superintendent search sputters

The five-month search for a new superintendent of the Bayonne School District is in the final stretch, while the elected Bayonne Board of Education has been on a collision course of disagreement. The problem is...

Americans at last

On May 25, 30 Hudson County residents were sworn in as U.S. citizens on the lawn of Weehawken's American Legion Post 18, which organized the event. Becoming a naturalized citizen is a lengthy process that...

A prom to cherish

Ashante, sitting in her wheelchair, tilts her head to hear the music coming from the ballroom at the Chandelier restaurant in Bayonne. Although she doesn’t graduate from the A. Harry Moore School program for another...
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