bayonne news

Grading the district
Chronic absenteeism and math scores remain an issue
by Rory Pasquariello
Reporter staff writer
Feb 21, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
The NJ Department of Education released its annual report cards this month, which assign a grade to every school district based on PARCC (Partnership for Assessment of Readiness for Colle and Caree...
Hammering it out
PLA ordinance passed for large-scale development
by Rory Pasquariello
Reporter staff writer
Feb 21, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
Project labor agreements (PLA) will now be required for all private development projects more than $15 million that sign payment-in-lieu-of-tax (PILOT) agreements with the City of Bayonne. The ordi...
Bayonne holds promotion ceremony for police captains and lieutenants
Feb 21, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
On Thursday, February 8, the City of Bayonne held a promotion ceremony for four new police captains and five new police lieutenants. They attained their new ranks by excelling in competitive examin...
A ‘fitting’ debate
Candidates take stands
by Rory Pasquariello
Reporter staff writer
Feb 21, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
When the Muslim community in Bayonne got the green light from the courts in January to convert a warehouse on East 24th Street into a community center and mosque, shouts and murmurs resumed from re...
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Eight displaced after two-alarm fire in Bergen Point Eight residents were displaced, and no one was injured, after a two-alarm fire tore through a two-family home on Oak Street in the Bergen Point ...
The Power List
Who will be most influential in Hudson County in 2018?
by Al Sullivan, Marilyn Baer, Hannington Dia, Rory Pasquariello, and Kate Rounds
Reporter staff writers
Feb 14, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 106 106 recommendations | email to a friend
Who will be the main influencers in Hudson County during 2018? The Reporter ’s annual rankings are below. Influence and power aren’t just confined to the political arena, of course. Think there are...
Not just in February
Celebrating Bayonne’s black community
by Rory Pasquariello
Reporter staff writer
Feb 14, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 82 82 recommendations | email to a friend
“The way this works is that we have a microphone with an exceptionally long wire,” said Dave “Doc” Watson, encouraging audience members to sing before their peers at the Bayonne Economic Opportunit...
Four staffers suspended in jail deaths inquiry
County report may provide more details when unveiled
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Feb 14, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 216 216 recommendations | email to a friend
Four medical staff personnel at the Hudson County Correctional Facility (HCCF) in Kearny have been suspended and an investigation continues into six deaths at the facility over the last two years, ...
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NJ Dep of Health: Flu cases in NJ top 10,000 A kindergarten student at Lincoln School in North Bergen died on Monday after exhibiting flu-like symptoms. The NJ Department of Health is working to de...
Bayonne settles lawsuit with Muslim group
Muslim community center to be converted from warehouse
by Rory Pasquariello
Reporter staff writer
Feb 07, 2018 | 2 2 comments | 100 100 recommendations | email to a friend
A Muslim community center and mosque will be converted from a warehouse on East 24th Street, according to a settlement agreement that stems from a lawsuit challenging the Zoning Board’s decision in...

past weeks news

Mayor’s race heats up
Candidates jockeying for position
by Rory Pasquariello
Reporter staff writer

Bayonne student’s film wins award
Addresses risks of social media
by Rory Pasquariello
Reporter staff writer

McGeehan’s song
A legendary educator looks back on a rewarding career
by Rory Pasquariello
Reporter staff writer

New bill places animal control on towns
Bayonne activist weighs in
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writer

Board of Education trustees sworn in
A new year and new faces
by Rory Pasquariello
Reporter staff writer

Bayonne Mayoral Debate 2014