Bayonne News


Bayonne student to appear in ‘Annie’ Bayonne resident Gabby Beredo, who was featured in the Summer 2017 issue of Bayonne: Life on the Peninsula, will appear in the Paper Mill Playhouse production of “Annie.” Gabby...

Jason O’Donnell to run for Mayor of Bayonne

Jason O’Donnell, a former Democratic Assemblyman and Bayonne firefighter, will run for Mayor of Bayonne against incumbent James Davis in the June 2018election, O'Donnell told the Bayonne Community News. His candidacy will be formally...

Board of Education election around the corner

Ten people will be running for the Bayonne Board of Education (BBOED) on November 7, including two incumbents, four former candidates for the BBOED, and four newcomers. Three seats in total are up for...

Shooting for safety

Bayonne is planning to re-open its indoor shooting range, the Sgt James J. Shea Memorial Pistol Range, after shutting its doors in 2016 due to a civilian complaint of lead poisoning. Even though the...


Death of man found in Hudson River under investigation The body of a 38-year-old Bayonne man was found in the Hudson River near the basin of the Morris Canal in Paulus Hook in the early...

The anguish of opioid addiction

The opioid epidemic in New Jersey took the lives of 1,901 people in 2016, with 12 from Bayonne. One of those victims was Christina Kirsch, who died of heroinoverdose at the age of 28...

Bergen Point Commerce Center slated for Brass Foundry site

The site of the former Bergen Point Brass Foundry, a Bayonne manufacturing icon that produced brass parts for the military since the 19th Century and employed hundreds in the city, is now officially the...

Tragedy on River Road

An SUV jumped a curb and fatally struck a nurse waiting at a bus stop outside Palisades Medical Center on River Road in North Bergen on the early morning of Tuesday, Sept. 26. Officials...

Pulaski Day Parade

80th Annual Pulaski Day Parade Grand Marshal: Keith Makowski

Broken bones and missing half a finger

Bayonne’s First Ward Councilman, Tommy Cotter, who represents the Bergen Point neighborhood, was injured in a motorcycle accident on Saturday, September 24, during an organized motorcycle touring event in the Pocono Mountains in Pennsylvania. Cotter,...
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