Bayonne News

BYOB ordinance passes City hopes to spur commerce

City officials want Bayonne to bloom, especially the restaurant industry. The city council passed a Bring Your Own Bottle (BYOB) ordinance on Wednesday, May 17, much to the displeasure of some restaurant and bar...

South Cove Commons gets urbanist treatment Hotel, office, and residential building part of redevelopment...

The Bayonne City Council passed a redevelopment plan for South Cove Commons plaza on Lafante Way at a meeting on May 17. The developer, the Alessi Development Company, would clear the way for a...

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JCEA rescinds Chiaravalloti endorsement The Jersey City Education Association (JCEA) announced it is rescinding its endorsement of Assemblyman Nicholas Chiaravalloti, who is seeking a second term in the State Assembly representing the 31st District, which...

Raise the Roadway ahead of schedule Slated to be at 219 feet by September

The Raise the Roadway project that began in May of 2013 is due to finish six months ahead of schedule,Gov. Christopher Christie announced, setting a date of June 30. The Port Authority of New...

The Bleeder premieres

Photos by Victor M. Rodriguez In Chuck Wepner’s famous fight against Muhammad Ali, he didn’t win the fight, but he knocked the greatest boxer of all time to the ground. Could a full-feature, star-studded biopic...

Bitcoin is here Currency, capital, or ransom?

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 Local public safety heroes get recognition for efforts in 2016

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...

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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 What will it be?

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 Bayonne school board reinstates 88 of 287 laid-off teachers

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...
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