Bayonne News

Razor-thin results in Bayonne Board of Education race

According to unofficial results on election night, Denis Wilbeck, Jan Patrick Egan, and Lisa Burke will serve as newly-elected trustees for Bayonne's School District. Thus far, they have the winning numbers of votes. Wilbeck appears...

Councilman Neil Carroll III is clear winner

The race in the special election for the remainder of a First Ward Council term was between Councilman Neil Carroll III and his three challengers, John Cupo, Peter Franco, and Paul Hagdorn. The results,...

Students, parents protest layoff of High Tech music teacher

Students and parents who recently attended a Hudson County Schools of Technology board meeting questioned why trustees unanimously (8-0-1) voted to lay off one of two music teachers, Jacob Lawson, who is slated to...

Bayonne jazz composer unveils his latest work

The Bayonne Community News caught up with Bayonne resident Yuriy Galkin, a Russian-born jazz composer, who just released a new studio album as the leader of a quartet titled “…For Its Beauty Alone.” The quartet...


A haunting on Broadway Dozens of marchers, matched by hundreds of spectators, formed a creepy congregation that proceeded down Broadway in the early hours of Halloween night. While the wet weather may have put a...

After NJ senators get into the act, student athletes can get sponsorships

In a surprising move, the NCAA Board of Governors voted to allow student-athletes to be paid for the use of their names, images, and likenesses once the NCAA divisions come up with a list...

Report: Hudson County is the champ in projected climate change damages

According to the independent research group The Rhodium Group, working in conjunction with researchers from Rutgers University, the University of California, and the University of Chicago, Hudson County will see more annual damages related...

Talking shop on MOTBY’s future

Bayonne Mayor Jimmy Davis, Port Authority Chairman Kevin O’Toole, and Assemblyman Nicholas Chiaravalloti recently took a tour of the Military Ocean Terminal at Bayonne (MOTBY) to talk about the pending development boom, particularly expanding...

Environmental justice lawsuit in Kearny

Attorney General Gurbir S. Grewal has announced that Auto Scrap, a Kearny-based auto recycling site at 34-38 Stover Ave., is one of six defendants targeted for alleged environmental violations in towns which Grewal deemed...

Gov. Phil Murphy headlined HCDO’s 60th anniversary gala

Gov. Phil Murphy was the headliner in a roster of speeches given at the Hudson County Democratic Organization’s 60th annual Fall Gala fundraiser, during which officials spoke positively about the state of the countywide...
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