Bayonne News


Correction In a story published in the July 12 issue of the Bayonne Community News, we mistakenly reported that Police Chief Drew Sisk attended mortuary school. He was a mortician’s apprentice until he decided to...

Two perfect games

When The Bayonne Community News heard word of a perfect pitching game in the Bayonne Little League soon after the season ended in late June, we knew it was a big deal, so we...

Body found washed ashore at Rutkowski Park

On the afternoon of Monday, July 10, a 50-year-old man from Long Island who’d set out to pickup a family member at Newark Liberty International Airport instead drove onto the 135-foot Vincent R. Casciano...

Jousting, sword-fighting, archery and knife-throwing

The organizers of the Second Annual Bayonne Renaissance Festival are excited to see their hard work finally come to fruition. To promote the event, which will take place at 16th Street Park on Saturday,...


99-Cent Store goes down, new apartments go up The 99-Cent Store on Broadway and 22nd Street that has been vacant for about a year was torn down this week to make room for a new...

New Police Chief takes office

Former Deputy Police Chief Drew Sisk was sworn in as Bayonne Police Chief this month. His desk now overlooks two large televisions mounted on his office wall that display real-time police dispatches. He’s in...

After mass layoffs, 116 teachers hired back

The Bayonne Board of Education (BBOED) hired back 116 teachers at a special meeting on Thursday, July 6, after laying off nearly 300 staff members in the spring to ease a substantial budget shortfall...

Can communities finance their own projects?

Cities across the country are in revival mode. Neighborhoods once isolated are now connected. Once dangerous roads are now safer for pedestrians and cyclists.Towns are facilitating projects that bring with them increased commerce...


New business selling modern appliances on Broadway Bayonne’s resurgence is most visible on building exteriors. New buildings are going up while old ones are being refurbished, both inside and out. That’s where Parkview Appliance comes...

What’s in the Master Plan?

Bayonne’s latest Master Plan is undergoing a re-examination. Master plans outline the long-term vision for a community’s built environment and guides decisions about land use while promoting quality of life. The re-examined Master Plan...
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