Bayonne News

100 BHS students see ‘Hamilton’

One hundred eleventh-grade students in the Academy for Fine Arts and Academics at Bayonne High School spent the day on Wednesday, Feb. 15 at the Richard Rodgers Theatre in Manhattan to see a matinee...

Bayonne Briefs

Former Bayonne accountant sentenced for accepting bribes A former senior accountant for the City of Bayonne, Anselmo “Rocky” Crisonino, 56, was sentenced on February 27 to 21 months in prison for accepting bribes in return...

Mexican Consulate comes to Bayonne

Representatives of the Mexican Consulate came to Bayonne City Hall from Tuesday to Friday last week to provide services to Mexican-Americans and Mexican nationals. The consulate is in Manhattan but brings service to surrounding...

A new kind of tax abatement in Bayonne

The City Council passed a new kind of PILOT (payment in lieu of taxes) at Wednesday’s council meeting, 4-1, allocating five percent of PILOT payments to the Bayonne School District over the program’s 25-year...

Bayonne business helps kids feed the homeless

Suraj Kaufman, owner of the Sneaker Room store in Bayonne, has joined a group that helps make sandwiches for people living in homeless shelters. On a cold Saturday afternoon, the windows of Bambino Chef at...

Bayonne Briefs

Small plane goes down on Avenue E A small Piper PA-28 plane crashed on Avenue E between 41st and 42nd Streets on the morning of Sunday, February 19, injuring the pilot and causing damage to...

New abatement strategy to help school district

The city council this week will vote on two controversial matters – the $2.5 million purchase of Holy Family and a 25-year tax abatement for a 10-story,mixed-use building set for development at Broadway and...

Bayonne pedals toward bike-share program

The City of Bayonne announced the issuance of request for proposals this week for the establishment and maintenance of a bike-share program in Bayonne. The program is a good fit with the development of...

Bayonne to connect ‘jewels’ of western shore

Bayonne is one of eight municipalities and three counties in the watershed of the lower Passaic River and Newark Bay complex that were awarded more than $53 million in grants from the New Jersey...

Local voices on national issues

While New Jersey Democratic Senator Cory Booker and his congressional colleagues were in Washington, D.C., participating in congressional hearings for high-profile cabinet appointments, his mobile office was at City Hall in Bayonne fielding concerns...
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