Former Mayor Mark Smith rumored to run again
Union labor at issue as Davis and O’Donnell spar
by Rory Pasquariello
Reporter staff writer
Jan 17, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 32 32 recommendations | email to a friend
Former Bayonne Mayor and Hudson County Democratic Chairman Mark Smith, who lost his mayoral bid against Mayor James Davis in 2014 by a close margin, is rumored to be running again. If true, he will...
Is Route 440 safe to walk across?
New stores tempt pedestrians to cross dangerous highway
by Rory Pasquariello
Reporter staff writer
Jan 17, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 39 39 recommendations | email to a friend
Pedestrians in Bayonne know the problem roads: Kennedy Boulevard and Route 440. Multiple people have died in the last few years trying to cross the two widest roads in Bayonne. In November 2016, tw...
Board of Education trustees sworn in
A new year and new faces
by Rory Pasquariello
Reporter staff writer
Jan 17, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 17 17 recommendations | email to a friend
The Bayonne Board of Education (BBOED) swore in three trustees at a January 9 reorganization meeting. Bayonne residents voted in two new trustees, Michael Alonso and Maria Valado, and one incumbent...
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Jan 17, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
Bayonne man dies at Hudson County jail A Bayonne man died this week while incarcerated at the Hudson County Correctional Facility., according to Hudson County spokesperson Jim Kennelly. Dominick Ra...
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St. Peter’s Peacocks living the high life outside the arc
by Jim Hague
Jan 14, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 38 38 recommendations | email to a friend
The game of basketball has undergone a major transformation in recent years. Gone are the days where teams with a dominant big man ruled the world. The short range jump shot, the jumper from anywhe...
Partnering with the DEP
Bayonne joins state environmental initiative
by Rory Pasquariello
Reporter staff writer
Jan 10, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 68 68 recommendations | email to a friend
Bayonne, a peninsula with big plans to turn its inaccessible and previously industrial waterfront into vital community assets, has partnered with the NJ Department of Environmental Protection. The ...
Bayonne freezes over
Water infrastructure takes a hit
by Rory Pasquariello
Reporter staff writer
Jan 10, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 72 72 recommendations | email to a friend
The “bomb cyclone” that brought freezing arctic air into North America for the past week has disrupted life across the country. In Florida, iguanas fell from trees due to body temperatures falling ...
BHS Hockey coach allegedly pointsgun at student and teacher
Two coaches suspended
by Rory Pasquariello
Reporter staff writer
Jan 10, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 22 22 recommendations | email to a friend
A Bayonne hockey coach and social studies teacher, David McKenna, 38,appeared in court last week on assault charges after allegedly pointing a State Trooper’s semiautomatic handgun at two people in...
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Jan 10, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 20 20 recommendations | email to a friend
Legislation promoting vehicle safety was passed by State Senate A bill that calls to increase enforcement of the 2009 New Jersey Move Over law passed the NJ State Senate on Friday. The bill was spo...
New data shows rent increases across NJ
Bayonne up 6 percent
by Rory Pasquariello
Reporter staff writer
Jan 03, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 67 67 recommendations | email to a friend
The cost of rental housing throughout NJ has been increasing faster than inflation and is taking a greater chunk of household income than ever, according to new data from the U.S. Census Bureau. Th...

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