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Franco in the First Ward Fray

With 85 days until the special municipal election on Nov. 5, Bayonne resident Peter Franco held a kickoff event for his bid for a First Ward Council spot on Aug. 15 at Kuhl’s Tavern...

Alternative ferry sites deemed unsuitable in NJ Transit reports

Although Hoboken officials and an engineering study say Hoboken South and Bayonne Military Ocean Terminal are ideal locations for New York Waterway’s new ferry homeport for maintenance and refueling, New Jersey Transit has released...

Chromium cleanup progresses on Bayonne’s western waterfront

Throughout the month of July, Honeywell International, Inc. has been continuing its cleanup of chromium, a known carcinogen, from the soil along Bayonne’s western waterfront. The company reached a settlement to remediate 100 acres of...

Three sites on the redevelopment roster in Bayonne

At the Bayonne Planning Board meeting on Aug. 13, the board made clear that it is in the preliminary stages of redevelopment plans for three sites throughout the city. A number of proposals to designate...

Bayonne, Suez see positive results with new sewer technology

Bayonne officials have announced the results of a new technology that, over the past year, has substantially reduced the amount of both naturally-occurring and preventable sewer blockages throughout the city. The blockages pose an added...

Pride on the Peninsula

Bayonne Mayor Jimmy Davis and the City Council took part in Bayonne’s second annual celebration of Hudson County Pride Month during a Pride Flag raising ceremony at City Hall on Ave. C, with other...

United against crime

Residents and members of law enforcement gathered across the county to celebrate National Night Out Against Crime last Tuesday. The nationwide event promotes police-community partnerships and camaraderie in an effort to make communities safer. It was...

Bayonne’s Post 19 celebrates the passing of the LEGION Act

Like other American Legion posts around the country, the commanding officers of Bayonne’s Post 19 have had to turn away a number of honorably discharged veterans. The post is composed of those who served in...

‘They still call me Cowboy’

Ken “Cowboy” Thompson, a lifelong Hudson County resident who’s called Bayonne home for 27 years, says that people he passes on the street still recognize him from one of his many pro wrestling bouts...

BAYONNE BRIEFS

Bayonne to host vigil in memory of those lost to addiction A vigil will be held on Sept. 5 at Bayonne’s City Hall, 630 Avenue C, to honor those who’ve lost their battle with...
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