Bayonne News


Fire on Avenue B A three-alarm fire tore through the first floor of an Avenue B home at around 10 p.m. on Nov. 2, displacing one person and evacuating eight residents next door, according to...

A visiting vessel

A nearly 300-footbarge ran aground on Bayonne’s western shore between 16th Street Park and 21st Street on Monday, October 30, after the rain storm that enveloped much of NJ broke it free of its...

New use for an old warehouse

The neighborhood of warehouses on the southern end of Bergen Point that once housed 20th Century industrial sites such as Maidenform, which manufactured women’s apparel, and Babcock and Wilcox, which made steam boilers, is...

Costco coming to Bayonne

Costco, the membership-only retail warehouse club, will be coming to Bayonne’s former Military Ocean Terminal Base (MOTBY) next year. The publicly-traded, Seattle-based company plans to build its warehouse and a gas station on the...

90 years and counting

The Polish American Home is preparing to celebrate its 90th anniversary on November 25. The home, on 27 West 22nd Street, is a community meeting place for Polish residents and immigrants. Since the 1980s,...


Residency complaint against City of Bayonne dismissed A legal complaint originally filed in April by community activist Mike Morris and attorney Peter Cresci against the City of Bayonne for violating a local residency ordinancewas dismissed...

Gondola has Bayonne looking up

The idea is catching on to construct an aerial gondola over the Kill Van Kull from Elm Park in Staten Island to Bayonne, as another mode of transit for commuters daily traversing the congested...


Halloween is a favorite holiday for many, including Stephen Vega, 6. “It’s my favorite because I’m not allowed to be Superman on other holidays.” His sister, Christiana, 4, will be Supergirl, he said. Trick-or-treating...

Destination Bayonne!

Political leaders in Bayonne have long wanted the isolated peninsula city to become a “destination,” which will attract outsiders and real estate investors, and where new residents and businesses will move. Through this effort,...
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