Bayonne News

Residents tell their goals for 2017

The New Year is an opportunity to rethink your habits, so residents of our town (and their dogs) stopped to chat with us last week about their goals for 2017.

Bayonne Briefs

Clearing the way for 19 East An L-shaped, six-story, 138-unit apartment building dubbed “19 East” is due to break ground soon, and construction equipment has been clearing the way all week long. Crews were on...

Bayonne: The Year In Review

They say Americans’ collective memory is very short, but Bayonne is an exception to the rule. Word travels fast in the isolated Peninsula City and stays there. Residents here seem to remember every scandal,...

Contract negotiations plod on

The Bayonne Board of Education (BBOED) held a meeting on Monday, December 19, less than a week after an emergency meeting to address a $2 million budget deficit in the district’s operating budget. At...

Bayonne Briefs

White powder found at school deemed harmless A white powder found at John M. Bailey Community School on Tuesday, December 20, that caused an emergency response turned out to be cornmeal, according to school officials....

After 40 years, Big Apple closes

Big Apple has been a mainstay sports bar and restaurant in Bayonne since 1976, when Vinny Bottino’s parents opened it. Bottino has been running the bar since 1987 when he and his brother, John,...

School board plugs $2 million deficit

Amid the ongoing controversy over the school board’s $2 million deficit, rumors have been circulating about the premature departure of Bayonne Superintendent of Schools Patricia McGeehan. At press time, Monday, December 19, the rumors...

Veterans as teachers

The Veterans of Foreign Wars Museum hosted a 7th grade class from Horace Mann Elementary School on Thursday, December 15, as they often do for students in the Bayonne School District. Members of Post...

Bayonne Briefs

GCT USA, Port Authority break ground for new ExpressRail Port Jersey Facility Global Container Terminals, Inc(GVT) and the Port Authority (PA) recently broke ground for the ExpressRail Port Jersey facility (“Greenville Yard”). The facility will...
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