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Thanks for making kids smile

To the Editor: On behalf of the Bayonne Cal Ripken baseball league, I would like to thank everyone for contributing to our 10th annual “Make a Kid Smile” campaign. When I first formed the “Make a...

First steps to solving sewage problem Bayonne joins environmental committee

Outdated, dirty, and often smelly combined sewage systems have been the bane of public works departments for decades. Now that regulations are catching up to popular environmental opinion, and communities are recognizing the long-term...

Who says youth are apathetic? Student council takes over city hall

The Henry E. Harris Student Council held a meeting at the official council chambers at city hall on Thursday, January 12, as part of a weeklong series in which Mayor James Davis hosts council...

An open letter to Mayor Davis

To the Editor: I am writing this letter to in regard to the Mosque Zoning Board (Applicants Muslims of Bayonne, LLC) meeting on January 23, 2017. As you are well aware there was an overflowing crowd...

Brick row house designated historic site Historical Preservation Commission hoping for another historic district

Bayonne’s rich history is both celebrated and preserved by the Bayonne Historic Preservation Commission. Since the Historic Preservation Ordinance was introduced in 1999, the historic commission has had the green light to designate buildings...

Board of Ed not planning layoffs—yet Teachers ratify contract, now board’s turn

The Bayonne Board of Education (BBOED) is in transition, picking up the pieces after a $2 million budget deficit was unearthed in November. How the district will change when all is said and done...

Heartfelt thanks for your generosity

To the Editor: On behalf of the students of the Bayonne Housing Authority Homework Assistance Program, I would like to convey their heartfelt thank you to all those who made generous donations during this year’s...

Bayonne Briefs

“Free Little Library” opens on 40th Street The Ashe family of 29 West 40th Street has opened the first Little Free Library in Bayonne. "Off-Broadway Books," located in their front yard, offers the community free...

Federal probe of police continues Jersey City restricts duties of 11 police officers

After more than a year of investigation that included intensive surveillance, Jersey City has placed 11 police officers on restricted duty, pending the outcome of a federal probe into allegations they abused city policy...

Fulop introduces running mates But candidates in wards he needs to win are still...

Mayor Steven Fulop announced a partial ticket of City Council running mates last week, officially kicking off what many predict could be the most wide-open municipal election since the early 1990s. The race for...
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