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Who cares about the poor? Trump proposes eliminating antipoverty programs

Mayors across the country have been coming out against the Trump Administration’s recent budget proposal that would eliminate antipoverty programs, most notably Community Development Block Grants (CDBG), a $3 billion program started during the...

Reflection Sisters of Saint Joseph bid farewell to Bayonne

To the Editor: None of the changes in the City of Bayonne in my lifetime were as heartfelt as the closing of the convents of the Sisters of Saint Joseph who had lived and ministered...

PILOT approved for Harbor Pointe Marketplace Bike share company chosen

The City Council on Wednesday, March 15, unanimously approved a 30-year PILOT (payment in lieu of taxes) agreement with a developer to build a commercial property on the Military Ocean Terminal Base (MOTBY) off...

Our love and respect for the United States of America and all of its...

To the Editor: First and foremost I must state that I am extremely proud to be an American and cherish all of the ideas and ideals of this great country. I respect all of our people...

0.125 percent sales tax overcharges and other shocks to the system!

To the Editor: On Jan. 1, 2017, the sales tax rate was reduced from 7 percent to a new rate of 6.875 percent. Problem is, most businesses are still charging the old rate. This is...

Bayonne Briefs

CarePoint Health at Bayonne Medical Center was honored for the hospital’s years of support for the Relay for Life program. Dr. Vijay Singh (second from left), BMC Chief Medical Officer, and Catherine Shull-Fernald (right),...

Secaucus mayor responds to proposed federal cuts

SECAUCUS -- Last week, Secaucus Mayor Michael Gonnelli briefly discussed President Trump’s federal budget proposal. Trump’s proposal would slash $3 billion from the federal Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) program that goes to community...

City introduces $113M budget Plan has small tax reduction; council also discusses new hotel...

The City Council will host three workshops on March 27, March 29, and April 3 to discuss the proposed $113.2 million municipal budget, which the nine-member council introduced at this past Wednesday’s council meeting....

Blizzard? What blizzard? Storm lashes Jersey City with sleet and bitter cold, but less...

Jersey City braced as forecasters predicted a major winter storm and heavy snowfall last week. However, a westward shift in the path of the nor’easter left a little more than 6 inches of accumulation....
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