Bayonne News

Heads roll at the BBOED

In a meeting on January 25, the Bayonne Board of Education laid off 16 district employees and demoted six others amid a $2 million budget deficit facing the district. It also appointed Michael A....

Basketball star shines for the Bees

He attended Hudson Catholic High School for almost three years, but still, Pat Strzala was not happy. “I wasn’t having fun,” Strzala said of his time at Hudson Catholic. “I wasn’t comfortable there. I always...

Two officers rescue man from Kill Van Kull

On a cloudy, cold morning on January 24, while being counseled by a Bayonne police officer, a young and distressed Jersey City man jumped off Brady’s Dock at the southern end of Bayonne into...

You’re gonna make it after all

Since taking the office of president on Friday, Jan. 20, Donald Trump has signed 15 executive orders, including one that weakens the reach of the Affordable Care Act and one that says federal dollars...

Bayonne Briefs

Zoning Board to vote on mosque March 6 The Bayonne Zoning Board is scheduled to continue its hearing to vote on major site plan approval for a new Muslim Community Center. The meeting will be...

Mosque approval still up in the air

The Bayonne Zoning Board adjourned a special meeting on Monday, Jan. 24, at 11 p.m., before a vote was taken on whether to approve the conversion of a warehouse on 109 East 24th Street...

City vindicated in layoff dispute

On January 18, the Civil Service Commission (CSC) decided not to reverse the layoffs of three former Bayonne City employees. Andrew Casais, Chief of Staff for Mayor James Davis, said in an email, “We...

Board of Ed ratifies teachers’ contract

After the Bayonne Teachers Association (BTA) ratified the two-year collective bargaining agreement offered by the Bayonne Board of Education (BBOED) earlier this month, the BBOED ratified the agreement at its end at a meeting...

New chairman, possible new local police academy

With a number of key initiatives about to take place within his freeholder district, Anthony Vainieri of North Bergen was elected the new chairman of the Hudson County Board of Freeholders during their reorganization...

Bayonne Briefs

Manhole cover explodes on Broadway The Bayonne Fire Department responded to a manhole cover explosion on Monday morning, Jan. 23. At least five fire trucks were spotted at the scene. The incident happened on...
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