Bayonne News

Their moment in the sun

As a sports umpire, Michael Lynch of Bayonne has a number of words to live by, but has one hard and fast rule. “I’m a traditionalist,” he said. “If I make a call on the...

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Fire at Hudson Plaza Motel A fire broke out on the first floor of the Hudson Plaza Motel on 63rd Street in the early morning of Saturday, September 30, according to Bayonne Fire Chief Keith...

Dreams of a company town

The City of Bayonne announced it will respond to Amazon.com’s request for proposals (RFP) for a location to build a second headquarters, joining hundreds of cities across the U.S. and Canada competing to host...

Concert benefits Harvey victims

A good crowd showed up for a concert to benefit victims of Hurricane Harvey on Friday, September 22, at 16th Street Park. The benefactor, Baytown, Texas, is a city east of Houston that was...

Barnabas at Bayonne opens

RWJ Barnabas executives and city officials came together for an opening ceremony on Sept. 19 at Bayonne’s new medical facility on Broadway and 24th Street, called Barnabas at Bayonne. The center opened in August...

The consummate gangster

Although known best for his roles as a mobster, actor Frank Vincent got his start as a musician at St. Peter’s Prep. Vincent, a Jersey City native who lived in Bayonne for a while,...

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Residential building slated for old Resnick’s site A groundbreaking ceremony was held to celebrate the start of construction for a ten-story, 91-unit residential building on 46th Street and Broadway that is expected to be completed...

Bayonne Bike Share near the finish line

Bayonne’s bike share program is almost ready for installation. “Bayonne Bike Share” signs are beginning to pop up around town with maps indicating the locations of seven stations dispersed evenly throughout the city. Bayonne...

All-day pre-k program expanded

The Bayonne School District is expanding pre-k this year to dozens of students starting on November 1 after it applied for and was awarded a Preschool Education Expansion Aid (PEEA) grant of $770,982. The...

Pizza acrobat throws dough for celebrities

When professional pizza-thrower Giuseppe “Joe” Montuori, owner of Pizzalino’s on Avenue A in Bayonne, stepped onto ABC’s “The Gong Show” in September, actors Courtney Cox, Will Arnett, and Isla Fisher watched in amazement as...
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