Bayonne News

New Street fire leaves 13 homeless

A structure fire has displaced 13 occupants from their home on 9 New St., according to Fire Chief Keith Weaver. The Bayonne Fire Department responded to the blaze at approximately 8:48 a.m. Responding units reported...

Marist, Bayonne’s only Catholic high school, to close

The only Catholic high school in Bayonne, Marist High School, will close at the end of the school year in June. Marist High School has served the Bayonne community and surrounding areas for nearly...


Bayonne shoreline cleanup The Bayonne Nature Club has organized a shoreline cleanup that will take place on Jan. 18. The cleanup will be staged at the DiDomenico 16th Street Park from 9 to 11 a.m. The BNC...

NJ students learn dangers of vaping amid ‘epidemic’

“There’s nothing safe about vaping,” says the Partnership for a Drug-Free New Jersey (PDFNJ). In collaboration with the New Jersey Office of the Attorney General, the PDFNJ launched a new media campaign highlighting the dangers...

Bayonne interfaith service set at AME Zion Church for MLK Day

An interfaith service will be held for Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day. on Jan. 19 , sponsored by the Interfaith Clergy Association of Bayonne, at Wallace Temple AME Zion Church at 3:30 p.m. Reverend...

Trustee Maria Valado appointed President of Bayonne Board of Education

Bayonne Board of Education trustees voted for Maria Valado to lead the board in 2020 at the yearly organization meeting. She takes over from Board President Joseph Broderick. His loss was largely the result of...

Union City man crushed at North Bergen recycling facility

The North Bergen Police Department responded to a reported injury inside Lincoln Recycling Services LLC at approximately 3:20 p.m. on Jan. 2,  according to Hudson County Prosecutor Esther Suarez. Upon arrival at the facility at...

Prime Healthcare abandons bid to purchase Bayonne Medical Center

The only full-service hospital in Bayonne is in a state of limbo. The owner of Alaris Health, Avery Eisenreich, has purchased Bayonne Medical Center (BMC) but is not interested in operating the hospital, nor in...

St. Joseph’s Syriac Cathedral demolished for redevelopment

Bayonne is changing, but is it leaving its history behind? The demolition of St. Joseph's Syriac Cathedral on 25th and Avenue E took place on Dec. 27, 2019. The St. Joseph’s parish was formed around 1888,...


Sunday 119 Bus Service to become permanent Mayor Jimmy Davis has announced that NJ Transit approved the request to extend the 119 bus service from Bayonne to Manhattan into Sundays permanently. Prior to the announcement,...
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