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State requests school board audit Board responds

As the Bayonne Board of Education (BBOED) reports a $2 million budget deficit, trustees and local politicians say they will get to the bottom of the issue. Mayor James Davis and 31st District Assemblyman...

Winter festival showcases music Ice rink opens to public

Bayonne High School hosted its first annual Winter Spectacular on the evening of Thursday, December 8. The festival showcased more than 150 students from combined high school and middle school bands, including the high...

Thanks to a Bayonne police officer

To the Editor: How does one find the right words to thank Bayonne police officer David Baccarella whose courage to seek the truth produced results? Officer Baccarella, is, by far, the most outstanding police officer...

This stinks Wipes and waste clog the sewage system

An ongoing drought in the area is worsening the unpleasant odor that’s permeating the city. “More than anything else, we’re having problems with stink because we’re in a drought,” said Tim Boyle, director of the...

Heartfelt gratitude

To the Editor: I would like to extend a special thank you to the wonderful doctors and dentists that extend professional courtesy and are always there to convey their concern and care for me throughout...

Music on Broadway in fourth week UEZ hopes series will benefit local businesses

The Music on Broadway series, hosted jointly by the Bayonne Urban Enterprise Zone (UEZ) and partnering businesses in the zone (which encompasses all of Broadway) is in its fourth week. The concept started as...

Celebrating Sinatra at 101

To the Editor: My annual salute celebrating Frank Sinatra's birthday, December 12, continues. His legions of fans include Peggy King and the All-Star Jazz Trio, big band singer, Harry Prime talent promoter/musician Billy Jon Coogan,...

Bayonne Briefs

Corrections In an article last week that covered the ongoing teachers’ contract negotiations, The Bayonne Community News said that employees of the City of Bayonne are on the NJ Direct 15 insurance plan. Those employees...


Jersey City man dies from gunshot wounds; second victim wounded According to Hudson County Prosecutor Esther Suarez, on Dec. 1, Tyrone J. Wilson, 26, of Jersey City sustained multiple gunshot wounds to his upper torso....

Businesses coming and going New Korean restaurants, gyms, and clothiers land in town

Hoboken is a busy mile square with new businesses landing here every month. The latest crop includes two Korean restaurants, a clothing wholesaler, and a new fitness studio. Several popular businesses are also leaving the...
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