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Ducklings rescued; mom stands vigil Bayonne firefighters rescued 17 ducklings from a storm drain on the former Military Ocean Terminal Base on July 3 after Brian Ahern and Robert Wykowski of the Bayonne Department of...

Mayor Davis and city council sworn in

On Sunday, July 1, Mayor Jimmy Davis and Bayonne’s five city council members took their oaths of office for new terms. The event featured remarks by NJ Gov. Phil Murphy, U.S. Sen. Bob Menendez,...

Fundraiser to benefit fire victims

On June 20, when a fire ripped through a building on 36th Street and Broadway, it brought tragedy to several families and demolished a popular Bayonne eatery. The blaze killed one woman, displaced six families,...

Back on board

Trustees on the Bayonne Board of Education appointed former Trustee Mikel Lawandy to replace Mary Jane Desmond by a vote of 6-1 at a June 27 meeting, with Maria Valado voting against and Michael...

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18-year-old woman allegedly harassed by Uber driver An 18-year-old Bayonne woman was allegedly harassed by a 59-year-old Uber driver last month, according to Bayonne police. The woman was being driven from Queens to her home...

And so it begins…

Proud parents cheered from the rafters of Don Ahern Veterans Stadium, and students waited anxiously to receive their diplomas as Bayonne High School honored its 678 graduating students at the annual graduation ceremony on...

Should building inspectors be replaced with private contractors?

The Bayonne City Council unanimously voted down a resolution on June 20 that would have explored the possibility of outsourcing building inspection labor to a private outside firm. Privatizing the city’s building inspections would...

Shakeups at the Bayonne Board of Education

Bayonne Board of Education Business Administrator Leo Smith will retire at the end of August after 44 years at the Bayonne School District and eight years as business administrator – an announcement that came...

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Fundraiser to benefit fire victims The devastating June 20 fire took the life of one member of the Bayonne community, displaced six families, and destroyed Mama Rosas Pizzeria, the Gagliardi family’s primary source of income....

County Democrats have a new leader

In a stunning reversal of political fortune, a female candidate beat out powerful state Sen. and Union City Mayor Brian Stack on June 12 to become chairman of the Hudson County Democratic Organization –...
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