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Advocate of bail reform, body cams, and accountability

Beneath the ceremonial rigmarole and tropes about police safety, service, and sacrifice are systemic issues that transect the role of police and citizen. Robert Geisler, Bayonne’s new police chief, is well aware of these...

Imposter causes problems for local pizza business

A long-dormant social media account purporting to belong to a Bayonne pizzeria came back online on July 26 in order to troll a social media user from Bayonne who posted a negative review. However,...

Bayonne Briefs

Bayonne Energy Center to be sold Macquarie Infrastructure Corp. (MIC), which acquired the Bayonne Energy Center in 2015, plans to sell the 644-MW gas-fired generation plant by the end of this year. The Bayonne Energy Center...

A center for construction corruption?

Alleging that some of Hudson County’s most prominent developers are engaging in illegal hiring practices, trade union representatives have asked the Board of Freeholders to investigate and take action. During an appearance at a...

High and dry

Bayonne Dry Dock, a shipyard at the eastern edge of the former Military Ocean Terminal Base, received $1,081,950 from the Department of Transportation's Maritime Administration's Small Shipyard Grant program. The shipyard repairs and...

Teacher attends space camp

Teaching kids to be creative, critical, and independent thinkers is a discipline nurtured in the arts. Increasingly, educators are realizing those qualities are also integral to the fields of science and technology. That’s what...

Peace through painting

When Cecilia Martinez’s father was assaulted in downtown Jersey City in 2015 -- and later died -- she thought she could make peace with her loss through her writing. Since childhood, she envisioned herself...

Bayonne Briefs

Bayonne group helps fund Paterson mayoral race Progressive Values Committee, based in Bayonne, spent about $138,000 on behalf of Andre Sayegh's mayoral run in Paterson, according to state election reports. About half the funds came...

Manmade island proposed off Bayonne’s eastern shore

A crescent-shaped, 88-acre manmade island and 102 acres of wetlands have been proposed for Bayonne’s eastern shore between the Bayonne Golf Club and the former military ocean terminal base (MOTBY). The Bayonne City Council...

You, too, can be a social media ‘influencer’

The perpetual motion of Akash Joseph’s electric skateboard belies physics. Without pushing off the ground, Joseph, 23, silently propels forward on Avenue E in Bayonne as if traveling downhill. It’s an exhilarating mix of...
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