Bayonne News

Jousting, sword-fighting, archery and knife-throwing

The organizers of the Second Annual Bayonne Renaissance Festival are excited to see their hard work finally come to fruition. To promote the event, which will take place at 16th Street Park on Saturday,...


99-Cent Store goes down, new apartments go up The 99-Cent Store on Broadway and 22nd Street that has been vacant for about a year was torn down this week to make room for a new...

New Police Chief takes office

Former Deputy Police Chief Drew Sisk was sworn in as Bayonne Police Chief this month. His desk now overlooks two large televisions mounted on his office wall that display real-time police dispatches. He’s in...

After mass layoffs, 116 teachers hired back

The Bayonne Board of Education (BBOED) hired back 116 teachers at a special meeting on Thursday, July 6, after laying off nearly 300 staff members in the spring to ease a substantial budget shortfall...

Can communities finance their own projects?

Cities across the country are in revival mode. Neighborhoods once isolated are now connected. Once dangerous roads are now safer for pedestrians and cyclists.Towns are facilitating projects that bring with them increased commerce...


New business selling modern appliances on Broadway Bayonne’s resurgence is most visible on building exteriors. New buildings are going up while old ones are being refurbished, both inside and out. That’s where Parkview Appliance comes...

What’s in the Master Plan?

Bayonne’s latest Master Plan is undergoing a re-examination. Master plans outline the long-term vision for a community’s built environment and guides decisions about land use while promoting quality of life. The re-examined Master Plan...

A perfect game

The Bayonne Little League season ended on June 15, with Hudacko’s Pharmacy defeating Houlihan’s in two games at Dennis P. Collins Park. This season, one team, and its nine-year-old star pitcher etched their names...

New laws for jitneys

The State Assembly recently passed legislation introduced by 31st District Assemblyman Nicholas Chiaravalloti that would place stricter regulations on privately owned commuter shuttles/jitneys by requiring vehicles be registered with and receive approval from each...

Plan for the worst

“Active shooter,” a term that incites panic,is used every day now in the United States to alert residents that one of the country’s ugliest problems has hit their community. The number of active shooter...
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