Bayonne News

Missing Bayonne cat!

On March 5, our cat, Papi, went missing after our house fire at 86 West 13th Street, Bayonne. If you see him, please contact (201) 779-8344 or (201) 284-1888

Bayonne makes room for 585 pre-k students

The Bayonne school district will soon be able to accommodate 585 pre-k students after it received more than $6.7 million from the NJ Department of Education to expand its full-day pre-k program in September...

Bayonne troublemaker turned research fellow

Ridged metal sliced through Youssef Kousa’s thigh as he hopped a fence chasing a soccer ball in Egypt where he grew up in the late 1980s. Medical schools and doctors were hard to come by...

Bayonne Briefs

Former payroll clerk arrested for allegedly stealing $34,000 in employee pay A Lyndhurst man was arrested in February on forgery and theft charges after an investigation by the Bayonne Police Department showed evidence that he...

BBOED punts on property sale

The Bayonne Board of Education (BBOED) rejected a bid for a small piece of property on 9th St. once used to repair buses and store shop materials. A local entity bid $160,000; three of...

Bayonne Briefs

Bayonne house and condo sales jump in third quarter The average sale price for condos and co-ops hit an all-time high of $247,000 in Bayonne in the third quarter of 2018, up 57 percent...

Should courts charge a fee for a public defender?

Hudson County municipalities are going in different directions on a municipal court policy and Sixth Amendment issue. Bayonne and Secaucus councils are planning to raise the municipal courts’ public defender “user fees,” charged to...

Youth lobby Bayonne City Council to endorse Green New Deal

A group of young Bayonne residents is lobbying the Bayonne City Council to endorse the Green New Deal. The students, all Bayonne residents who attend High Tech High School in Secaucus, are part of...

Bayonne poised to quadruple public defender fee

Bayonne residents without financial resources to pay for legal representation will face a higher hurdle in their defense against the criminal justice system if the Bayonne City Council raises the municipal court’s public defender...

Racial disparities persist between Bayonne teachers and students

Bayonne is a more diverse community than its school district’s staff reflects. More than 58 percent of students are children of color, while more than 90 percent of staff is white, according to recently...
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