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Marist High School may shut down
Campaign to raise $1.5 million by April 24
by Rory Pasquariello
Reporter staff writer
Mar 29, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
Marist High School may be at risk of closing if unable to raise about $1.5 million by April 24. The reasons include years of declining enrollment (only 76 students enrolled by the February 4 deadli...
Bayonne business celebrated
Chamber of Commerce hosts 3rd Annual Peninsula Gala
by Rory Pasquariello
Reporter staff writer
Mar 29, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
The Bayonne Chamber of Commerce held its 3rd Annual Peninsula Gala on Thursday, March 23, at Bayonne Golf Club, where local leaders in the community, business, and government met to celebrate busin...
Has Bayonne failed its Muslim community?
The unintended consequences of benign zoning rules
by Rory Pasquariello
Reporter staff writer
Mar 29, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
The Bayonne Zoning Board’s decision on March 6 not to approve a local Muslim group’s plan to convert a warehouse on 109 East 24th Street into a Muslim Community Center has prompted the city to reck...
‘Five Finger Discount’ documentary wins raves
Local author’s novel hits the screen
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Mar 29, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
For most people with a living memory of Jersey City Mayor Frank Hague, it is either one of love or hate. But the new PBS documentary based on the memoir “Five-Finger Discount: A Crooked Family Hist...
Bayonne Briefs
Mar 29, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
ER ribbon cutting Carepoint Health at Bayonne Medical Center cut the ribbon on their new “Fast Track” Emergency Room on Wednesday, March 22. The new expansion, which includes three new beds and mor...
Bayonne Board of Education votes higher tax
Proposes more layoffs
by Rory Pasquariello
Reporter staff writer
Mar 22, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 46 46 recommendations | email to a friend
Taxpayers in Bayonne will face higher school taxes and layoffs for school district employees if the Board of Education’s 2017-2018 budget is approved as introduced on Thursday, March 16. The board,...
Who cares about the poor?
Trump proposes eliminating antipoverty programs
by Rory Pasquariello
Reporter staff writer
Mar 22, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 49 49 recommendations | email to a friend
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 (...
PILOT approved for Harbor Pointe Marketplace
Bike share company chosen
by Rory Pasquariello
Reporter staff writer
Mar 22, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 47 47 recommendations | email to a friend
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 Bas...
St. Patrick's Day Parade
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Bayonne Briefs
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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 Catheri...

past weeks news

Bayonne celebrates Irish heritage
Irish flag raised over City Hall
by Rory Pasquariello
Reporter staff writer

The last Gold Coast holdout
Will Bayonne get a ferry service?
by Rory Pasquariello
Reporter staff writer

Mosque is voted down
Ugly behavior before the vote
by Rory Pasquariello
Reporter staff writer

More layoffs at the Bayonne School District
Deficit growing
by Rory Pasquariello
Reporter staff writer

104 years in hardware
Resnick’s nailed it with new site
by Rory Pasquariello
Reporter staff writer

Interns learn the ropes
Local businesses mentor students
by Rory Pasquariello
Reporter staff writer

100 BHS students see ‘Hamilton’
A real education at $10 a ticket
by Rory Pasquariello
Reporter staff writer

A new kind of tax abatement in Bayonne
Could become law statewide
by Rory Pasquariello
Reporter staff writer

Bayonne Mayoral Debate 2014