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Bayonne man arrested after allegedly stabbing another man’s face

Joseph Matusaitis, 53, was arrested by the Bayonne Police Department after an incident in which he allegedly stabbed another man’s face. Matusaitis was charged with aggravated assault, possession of a weapon for an unlawful purpose,...

Bayonne residents petition for Alonso to resign

Bayonne residents continue to call on Board of Education Trustee Michael Alonso to resign over his social media comments that many consider racist and an incitement to violence. On June 29, concerned citizens gathered for...

Reopening Carefully

Businesses in Bayonne are reopening carefully and gradually in accordance with state policy.  We urge you to shop and dine in in Bayonne to support our local businesses and their employees. Last week, local videographer...

Bayonne establishes fireworks task force

As the use of fireworks plagues residents across Hudson County at all hours of the night, municipalities have responded by creating fireworks task forces to combat the issue. Bayonne is the latest city to...

Bayonne COVID-19 cases drop below 400, recoveries top 700

As New Jersey continues Phase 2 of reopening amid the COVID-19 pandemic, Gov. Phil Murphy has consistently said the data drives his decisions to move forward with reopening. In Bayonne, COVID-19 data continues to...

Bayonne man sentenced to 18 months for tax evasion and bankruptcy fraud

On June 29, a Bayonne man was sentenced to 18 months in prison for tax evasion and bankruptcy fraud, U.S. Attorney Craig Carpenito announced. Patrick Franconeri, 57, pleaded guilty before U.S. District Judge Brian R....

Planned but unannounced fireworks displays begin this week

This year Macy’s 4th of July Fireworks will launch through a series of smaller unannounced displays in every borough of New York City for residents of the area to enjoy without creating crowds during...

BAYONNE BRIEFS

Catch You Later Foundation scholarship winners announced The Catch You Later Foundation has announced its 2020 scholarship winners. The foundation was formed in memory of Tim and Bridget O’Donnell, after a car crash that took their...

Standing up to sitting incumbents

The July 7 primary elections are fast approaching in New Jersey. In Hudson County, there are two congressional primary races heating up. In the 8th Legislative District, Rep. Albio Sires faces a primary challenge from...

Fighting hunger in Bayonne

Amid the COVID-19 pandemic, the City of Bayonne has been working to help get food to residents in need. During the stay-at-home order, many residents were afraid or unable to leave their homes, especially the...
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