Bayonne News

Board of Ed Trustee Christopher Munoz declares candidacy Will run on JCEA slate

Bayonne Board of Education (BBOED) Trustee and Hoboken High School teacher, Christopher Munoz, officially announced his candidacy for the 31st District NJ General Assembly seat, a two-year term, currently occupied by Nicholas Chiaravalloti. The...

Breaking the glass Bayonne shines as Hudson County honors trailblazing women

A pioneering space engineer, a local school superintendent, and the youngest municipal clerk in New Jersey history were among the women honored in a Womenā€™s History Month ceremony in late March. In an event held...

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The Blue Dawg Band to play at Bayonne Museum on April 10 The Blue Dawg Band will play a free concert of blues and classic rock at the Bayonne Community Museum on Monday, April 10....

Marist High School may shut down Campaign to raise $1.5 million by April 24

Marist High School may be at risk of closing if unable to raise about $1.5 million by April 24. The reasons include years of declining enrollment (only 76 freshman students enrolled by the February...

Bayonne business celebrated Chamber of Commerce hosts 3rd Annual Peninsula Gala

The Bayonne Chamber of Commerce held its 3rd Annual Peninsula Gala on Thursday, March 23, at Bayonne Golf Club, where local leaders in the community, business, and government met to celebrate businesses in Bayonne....

Has Bayonne failed its Muslim community? The unintended consequences of benign zoning rules

The Bayonne Zoning Boardā€™s decision on March 6 not to approve a local Muslim groupā€™s plan to convert a warehouse on 109 East 24th Street into a Muslim Community Center has prompted the city...

ā€˜Five Finger Discountā€™ documentary wins raves Local authorā€™s novel hits the screen

For most people with a living memory of Jersey City Mayor Frank Hague, it is either one of love or hate. But the new PBS documentary based on the memoir ā€œFive-Finger Discount: A Crooked Family...

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ER ribbon cutting Carepoint Health at Bayonne Medical Center cut the ribbon on their new ā€œFast Trackā€ Emergency Room on Wednesday, March 22. The new expansion, which includes three new beds and more seating, will...

Bayonne Board of Education votes higher tax Proposes more layoffs

Taxpayers in Bayonne will face higher school taxes and layoffs for school district employees if the Board of Educationā€™s 2017-2018 budget is approved as introduced on Thursday, March 16. The board, in an effort...

Who cares about the poor? Trump proposes eliminating antipoverty programs

Mayors across the country have been coming out against the Trump Administrationā€™s recent budget proposal that would eliminate antipoverty programs, most notably Community Development Block Grants (CDBG), a $3 billion program started during the...
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