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Bayonne school district still smarting from layoffs

The Bayonne Board of Education (BBOED) voted for a 40-percent staff reduction at a meeting on Wednesday, April 26, in order to alleviate a $6 million budget deficit. Reductions include 261 non-tenured teachers, eight...

City closes deal on 30 acres of MOTBY land

The City of Bayonne announced on Friday, April 28 that it’s closed on a 30-acre development on the former Military Ocean Terminal Base (MOTBY) with Atlantic Realty, a Woodbridge-based developer. The developer is expected...

Bayonne Briefs

Groundbreaking at former CJ Murphy site Mayor James Davis and City Council members held a groundbreaking ceremony for a 74-foot, 70-unit residential development at the site of the former CJ Murphy oil company on 22nd...

If you work for the city, do you have to live here?

In city politics, residents are trusted more than outsiders to serve the public good. This is especially true as national policies increasingly favor the few at the expense of the many. This dynamic is playing...

Leaders convene for criminal justice reform

“Full disclosure, I’m a former crack addict, heroin addict. I’m not ashamed of where I come from,” said Tracey Syphax, President and CEO of the real estate firm, Phax Group LLC at the Annual...

Beautifying Broadway

Art is coming to Bayonne, in the form of streetscapes, utility boxes, fire boxes, statues, and wall murals, from a variety of local artists in many locations, primarily in the Urban Enterprise Zone (UEZ)...

Wepner excited about the premiere of “Chuck”

Chuck Wepner is conducting an interview, no different than the thousands of others he has had to withstand during his now legendary boxing career. And in the animated interview, Wepner recalls one of his toughest...

Bayonne Briefs

Earth Day celebration Residents of Bayonne came together on Saturday, April 22 for Earth Day celebrations, where more than 700 residents banded together to clean up more than 14,000 pounds of trash. For two hours,...

Unique businesses blossom here

Like a boom town in the Old West, Hudson County has seen a slew of big and boutique businesses flock here to take advantage of the location and amenities the area offers. “During the past...

Rising all around

Both along the waterfront and on the western edges of Hudson County, new housing is rising for those who want to take advantage of the area’s beauty, parks, culture, and six forms of public...
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