Bayonne News

Who cares about the poor?

Mayors across the country have been coming out against the Trump Administration’s recent budget proposal that would eliminate antipoverty programs, most notably Community Development Block Grants (CDBG), a $3 billion program started during the...

PILOT approved for Harbor Pointe Marketplace

The City Council on Wednesday, March 15, unanimously approved a 30-year PILOT (payment in lieu of taxes) agreement with a developer to build a commercial property on the Military Ocean Terminal Base (MOTBY) off...

Bayonne Briefs

CarePoint Health at Bayonne Medical Center was honored for the hospital’s years of support for the Relay for Life program. Dr. Vijay Singh (second from left), BMC Chief Medical Officer, and Catherine Shull-Fernald (right),...

Friction at school district threatens parade participation

When the Bayonne Public School Administrators Association (BPSAA) vowed to cease participation in extracurricular activities in retaliation for layoffs made by the Bayonne Board of Education (BBOED) in January and February, school administrators and...

Bayonne celebrates Irish heritage

Even though Irish-Americans in Bayonne are smaller in number than they once were, their presence today is as strong as their pride. St. Patrick’s Day is Friday, March 17, but as anyone who’s been...

The last Gold Coast holdout

Bayonne wants more than anything to join the ranks of the ferry-serviced cities in Hudson County. Weehawken was first when Arthur Imperatore, a trucking magnate, bought 2.5 miles of Weehawken waterfront in 1981, partly...

Winning words and art

The reporters, graphic artists, and advertising executives for the Hudson Reporter chain of newspapers recently won 10 awards in the prestigious Better Newspaper Contest run annually by the New Jersey Press Association. Members of the...

Bayonne Briefs

Boat operator found dead in crashed boat on rocks near Bayonne Bridge The body of a 50-year-old boat operator was discovered on a small workboat near First Street by the Bayonne Bridge at around 8:40...

Mosque is voted down

The Bayonne Zoning Board held its final meeting and public hearing on Monday, March 6 where it rejected an application for bulk variance relief by Bayonne Muslims, a local religious organization. Four commissioners voted...
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