Bayonne News

Bitcoin is here

Bitcoin is catching on. Not only are some small businesses in Hudson County accepting the crypto currency, hackers are demanding ransom in it, and residents are investing in it like capital. Bitcoin is a digital...

Awards for valor

When Hoboken police received the first report on Sept. 29, 2016, they were told that a Hudson Bergen Light Rail train had struck a vehicle near the crossing at Paterson Plank Road. They soon learned...

Bayonne Briefs

Groundbreaking on Avenue E City officials broke ground on another major development in the neighborhood of the 22nd Street light rail station, at the former site of Bayonne Plumbing. Sky Lofts South, a six-story, 90-unit...

New medical facility coming to Broadway

The revitalization of Broadway is underway, and its largest addition, a three-story, 80,000- square-foot medical facility on 24th Street,owned and operated by the nonprofit RWJ Barnabas Health,is due to open in June. The block-wide...

Some water on the fire

The Bayonne Board of Education passed a $127 million budget at a special meeting on May 8, which allows them to keep 88 of 287 teachers they planned to lay off. The budget also...

Light rail on track

New Jersey Transit held two public hearings on the planned Hudson-Bergen Light Rail extension into Bergen County on April 24. The project would add seven new stops to the existing service, all north along...

Bayonne Briefs

Correction In the March 29 edition of the Bayonne Community News, we reported that Marist High School’s enrollment was 76 students. Its freshman enrollment is 76 students. Its full enrollment is 306 students. We regret...

Miracle at Marist

The rumors were true. Marist High School will remain open for the 2017-2018 school year after announcing in late March that it was at risk of closing if unable to raise $1.5 million. While...

Bayonne school district still smarting from layoffs

The Bayonne Board of Education (BBOED) voted for a 40-percent staff reduction at a meeting on Wednesday, April 26, in order to alleviate a $6 million budget deficit. Reductions include 261 non-tenured teachers, eight...

City closes deal on 30 acres of MOTBY land

The City of Bayonne announced on Friday, April 28 that it’s closed on a 30-acre development on the former Military Ocean Terminal Base (MOTBY) with Atlantic Realty, a Woodbridge-based developer. The developer is expected...
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