Bayonne News

Five-month reprieve in contract talks Teachers’ union and board reach tentative deal

The Bayonne Board of Education’s first order of business for the new year was to reach a two-year tentative teachers’ contract with their union, the Bayonne Teachers’ Association (BTA). That agreement was reached at...

Chorus honors Alexandrov Ensemble at the Teardrop Memorial Members of BFD, NYPD, and Russian...

The Schiller Institute NYC Chorus performed a memorial service on January 7, a snowy Saturday morning, at the Teardrop Memorial to commemorate the 92 lives lost in a Christmas Day plane crash carrying the...

High anxiety Six-story building approved

The Bayonne Planning Board approved a six-story, 180-unit apartment building on Avenue F between 23rd and 24th streets at a special meeting on Wednesday, January 4. The building, which Parkview Realty Holdings hopes to...

Bayonne Briefs

Zoning Board to hear final plan for Muslim Community Center The Bayonne Zoning Board is scheduled to hold a meeting on January 23 for major site plan approval for a new Muslim Community Center in...

2016 Holiday Home Decorating Contest

Just about everyone has a home on his or her block that seems to have enough lighting for the entire neighborhood. That holiday cheer was rewarded at nine homes this year as more than...

Water rate increase to take effect in early 2017 Contract in spotlight

Water rates in Bayonne are scheduled to rise 3.5 percent in January of 2017, consistent with projections made by the Municipal Utilities Authority in 2015. That’s on top of a 13.25 percent rate increase...

Residents tell their goals for 2017

The New Year is an opportunity to rethink your habits, so residents of our town (and their dogs) stopped to chat with us last week about their goals for 2017.

Bayonne Briefs

Clearing the way for 19 East An L-shaped, six-story, 138-unit apartment building dubbed “19 East” is due to break ground soon, and construction equipment has been clearing the way all week long. Crews were on...

Bayonne: The Year In Review

They say Americans’ collective memory is very short, but Bayonne is an exception to the rule. Word travels fast in the isolated Peninsula City and stays there. Residents here seem to remember every scandal,...
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