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Another tax abatement, another debate Bayonne awards 25-year tax abatement to MOTBY developer

Another tax abatement awarded to a developer by the Bayonne City Council on Jan. 16 sparked yet another debate on the efficacy of such fiscal policies in Bayonne. Mahalaxmi Bayonne Urban Renewal, LLC, was...

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George R.R. Martin dives into Bayonne childhood in Rolling Stone interview George R.R. Martin, the author of “A Song of Fire and Ice,” now adapted into the hit television series “Game of Thrones,” discusses his...

Good news for 34th Street light rail riders Improvements planned for pedestrian crosswalk

Pedestrian safety has been at the forefront of public discussion in recent years as Bayonne continues to plan for a denser city. Part of that plan is to create better pedestrian access to the...

Revamped BBOED looks ahead Controversial trustee seated

The Bayonne Board of Education (BBOED) swore in a new trustee, appointed another to fill a vacant position, re-elected Joseph Broderick as president, and Dennis Wilbeck as vice-president at its annual reorganization meeting on...

Costco opening on March 7 Route 440 location to include warehouse and gas station

Costco Wholesale warehouse will officially open on March 7 when the company and Bayonne city officials will hold a ribbon-cutting for the 148,000-square-foot warehouse and gas station on Route 440 between Goldsborough Drive and...

The Bayonne chainsaw massacre Will trees be cut down to make way for development?

Open space is in short supply in Bayonne. In the existing open space, shade and the fully-grown trees that create it seem to be dwindling. That’s why a group of uptown residents is rallying...

‘Christmas Miracle’ turns to tragedy Priest succumbs to injuries

A local priest suffered a heart attack on Dec. 22 while driving and crashed his car just hundreds of feet from the Bayonne Medical Center. He was a stone’s throw from the emergency room when...

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Newspaper Media Group taps veteran editor for Hudson County papers As part of Newspaper Media Group’s ongoing commitment to serving Hudson County’s thriving communities, NMG has tapped Bruce Moran as Department Editor. Moran, a...

Generation of veterans slowly fading, never forgotten Beloved resident Frank Perrucci was one of...

The “Greatest Generation” that fought in World War II and the Korean War, lived through the Great Depression of the 1930s, and the economic expansion of the post-war years and the New Deal is...

Classical Indian dancers perform in Bayonne Traditional Hindu stories told through dance

The holiday season is a time of sharing and giving, both within families and among cultures. In ethnically diverse Hudson County, a trio of classical Indian dancers performed “Bharatanatyam” at the Bayonne Public Library...
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