Bayonne News


Candidates file petitions for municipal school boards  Fifty-four candidates will run for municipal school boards across the county as Board of Education elections will take place in Bayonne, Jersey City, Hoboken, Secaucus, Guttenberg, and...


Students win American Legion Auxiliary essay contest Two students were awarded by the American Legion Auxiliary's F.A. Mackenzie Unit 165 for their essays on the topic of Americanism. Two Bayonne-local winners have been announced...

Bayonne farmers market is flourishing

It’s farmers market season, and the vendors at Bayonne’s Fitzpatrick Park on Avenue C have abundant offerings on Tuesdays until November. New Jersey chefs and food providers from near and far are on hand from...

‘Blackface’-style dolls pulled from Bayonne dollar store

Assemblywoman Angela McKnight, whose district includes all of Bayonne and a southern portion of Jersey City, visited One Dollar Zone in Bayonne where she found a display featuring “Feel Better Dolls.” The rag dolls were...

Fitzpatrick Park could see major changes following sewer upgrade

Bayonne officials recently held a public hearing regarding a proposed face lift for Fitzpatrick Park on Avenue C. It would have a number of new facilities aiming to reduce sewer system backups in the...

Ballot finalized in crowded Bayonne school board race

The deadline to submit petitions for ballot nominations in Bayonne’s 2019 Board of Education elections passed on July 29. Just like last year’s election, this year’s ballot will be very crowded. Fifteen candidates are...

Bayonne Medical Center Announces Dr. Jefferey Augustin as Director of Orthopedic Surgery & the Joint Replacement...

Bayonne Medical Center Chief Hospital Executive Dr. Vijayant Singh has announced the appointment of Jefferey Augustin, MD, PA., as director of Orthopedic Surgery & the Joint Replacement Program at Bayonne Medical Center. Dr. Augustin has...

How will Bayonne address its water problem?

Bayonne, along with 25 other municipalities and sewer utilities across the state, has submitted Evaluation of Alternatives reports to the NJ Department of Environmental Protection this month. The reports are meant to evaluate ways...


Registration is open for Bayonne’s youth co-ed flag football The Bayonne Division of Recreation is holding registration for the 2019 youth co-ed flag football league until Aug. 23. The league is open to boys and...

Hovering saucers, fireballs, floating lights …

On Jan. 12, 1975, a liquor store owner named George O’Barski said he was driving through North Bergen’s Braddock Park at 2:45 a.m. when his radio filled with static. He said he looked over his...
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