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Bayonne Board of Ed Trustee sparks outrage after George Floyd comments

Trustee Michael Alonso has sparked controversy after a social media post that many view as racist and an incitement to violence. He posted on Facebook regarding the demonstrations occurring across the country protesting the death...

Bayonne firefighters extinguish blaze in 20 minutes

On May 30, the Bayonne Fire Department handled a small fire in less than a half an hour. Bayonne Fire Chief Keith Weaver’s said the one-alarm fire was dealt with quickly in the early morning...

The pandemic isn’t over

On May 28, Mayor James Davis gave another COVID-19 update, introducing a key member of the city’s COVID-19 Task Force. After Junior Meteorologist Colin Schaefer's popular weather update, Davis said the city had a good...

BAYONNE BRIEFS

Local Boy Scout donates funds to food pantry Matthew Kleczynski spearheaded an effort with his Boy Scout Troop to raise money for people in need during the COVID-19 pandemic. Mayor James Davis said he raised...

‘We are winning this war’

Mayor James Davis gave a COVID-19 video update earlier in the month, featuring guest speaker Executive Director of Bayonne Housing Authority (BHA) John Mahon. Mahon spoke on the changes at the BHA amid the the...

Honoring Those Who Served

Earlier this week, our nation observed Memorial Day, which is set aside to remember those who gave their lives for our country in time of war.  Due to the Coronavirus, many Memorial Day events...

Port Authority employees criticize COVID-19 sick leave

Port Authority workers have criticized a new agency policy which would permit them only 10 paid sick days to recover from the COVID-19 virus, dubbing it a “clawback” policy. This comes after the PATH agreed...

Another day, another twist in the Hudson County hospital crisis

As the Hudson County Freeholders move to seize three local hospitals through eminent domain, a separate deal has been reached that would end the crisis altogether by other means. This new revelation adds another...

Bayonne seventh grader, Nicole Borrero, succumbs to cancer

The Bayonne School District has lost one of its own this week. A student at Philip G. Vroom Community School passed away on May 27 after a lengthy battle with cancer. Principal Stacey Jaeczko...

‘Creativity Contest’ winners announced by Hudson County Prosecutor’s Office

As school children throughout the county are stuck at home and learning through online instruction due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Hudson County Prosecutor’s Office launched a creativity contest in March for students to...
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