Bayonne News

Field of Heroes honors four veterans

The Bayonne Board of Education honored four veterans at its third annual Field of Heroes ceremony on November 1, including former Mayor James J. Donovan, former Mayor Richard A. Rutkowski, Jack Graham, and Andrew...

Cotter appointed DPW director

First Ward Councilman Thomas Cotter is resigning from the Bayonne City Council to take over as director of the Department of Public Works, a post formerly held by Gary Chmielewski, as part of a...

New BBOED trustees set goals

Four trustees were elected to the Bayonne Board of Education (BBOED) after over 31,000 ballots were cast for 19 candidates in the Nov. 6 election. The new trustees will be responsible for approving $130...

Bayonne Briefs

PILOT extended for Bayonne housing complex The Bayonne City Council voted to extend an expiring 40-year payment-in-lieu-of-taxes (PILOT) for 18 months to a 147-unit private housing development on 11th Street that originally received the tax...

Just how dangerous is Rt. 440?

A pedestrian, whose name had not been released at press time, was killed by a motorist on Rt. 440 between 21st and 22nd Streets at around 10 p.m. pm Wednesday, November 7, according to...

Weather report – and a hard-working Bayonne employee

What up in this week's weather? Tuesday started with a downpour. Accuweather says that Wednesday will also see a little rain, and Thursday may even bring a bit of snow mixed with rain. Don't...

Payroll irregularity uncovered

The Bayonne Board of Education (BBOED) made public an internal investigation into unauthorized payroll activity for employees of after-school activities spanning five years from 2012 to 2017. Trustee Christopher Munoz, who chairs the finance...

Student journalists get up close and personal

The student newspaper club at Robinson Community School toured the Hudson Reporter’s Bayonne office on Monday, October 29, to see a local paper’s production process up close. About 30 students grades 5-8 make up...

Kids just wanna have fun

Children with special needs have long been included in civic life in Bayonne. The city’s school district ramped up special needs programming in the early 2000s before it became commonplace; recreational activities were developed...

Bayonne Briefs

Three trick-or-treaters hospitalized after car crash A car crash on the corner of 16th Street and Avenue C in Bayonne at about 8 p.m. on Halloween evening resulted in a vehicle jumping a curb and...
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