Bayonne News

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...

Bayonne Briefs

Bayonne High School awarded $10,000 for Sustainability Project Sustainable Jersey for Schools and the New Jersey Education Association (NJEA) announced that Bayonne High School has been awarded a $10,000 Sustainable Jersey for Schools grant. Ten...

ON THE JOB WITH BLPThe Hudson Reporter

I’ve been writing for The Hudson Reporter for a few years, but not in the office. I do my part over email and telephone by pitching stories and doing interviews with notable locals for...
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