Bayonne News

On location in Bayonne

At the end of September, production began for an independent comedy "Crabs in a Bucket." The entire movie is being filmed in Bayonne. The Bayonne Community News caught up with producer Greg Lingo to see...

AG Grewal gives ICE the cold shoulder

New Jersey Attorney General Gurbir Grewal has issued a directive to state, county, and local law enforcement agencies that prohibits them from participating in agreements with Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE), known as 287...

Bayonne City Council roundup

Here’s a recap of highlights from the most recent Bayonne City Council meeting. Advocate Edward “Lefty” Grimes demanded swift action enforcing wheelchair accessibility where it’s required throughout the city. A redevelopment plan for the...


VFW Post 226 Centennial Gala Joyce-Herbert VFW Post 226, the oldest military veteran’s post in Bayonne, was chartered on Oct. 8, 1919. On Oct. 12, it will host a centennial celebration at Chandelier Restaurant, 1081...

What was that smell?

“Smelled like rotten, dead fish,” one resident posted. Other residents said the odor was like “straight up garbage,” “low tide,” “burning coal,” “death,” and “sewage, poop, rancid cat food, and dead bodies all in...


County fair and car show Freeholder Chair Anthony Vainieri and the North Bergen Education Foundation are hosting the 5th annual Hudson County Fair in James J. Braddock Park. The event will take place over two weekends,...

Judge orders Keegan Landfill to close permanently

On Monday, Sept. 30, a Hudson County judge ruled that the Keegan Landfill in Kearny must close permanently because it presents a “clear and immediate danger”. Since March of 2018, the landfill has been emitting...

Franco threatens to sue news outlet over confirming conviction

Hudson County View reporter Corey McDonald wrote on Sept. 18 that Bayonne Council candidate Peter Franco was convicted of having sex with a minor on Aug. 13, 2008, according to a court-martial at U.S....

Hate crime seminar held by NAACP, Hudson County Prosecutor, NJ Division of Criminal Justice

A seminar was held on Sept. 24 in the Bayonne Public Library to discuss hate crimes and bias incidents, including how to report them, and what’s being done to reduce the number of crimes...

Bayonne mosque fundraisers are close to meeting goal

It appears that the nonprofit organization raising funds to establish Bayonne’s first Islamic mosque will soon meet its own fundraising goals to finish renovations and set an opening date in the near future. The 23,000-square-foot property...
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