City faces $15 million budget hole
Broken Waitex deal to blame
by Rory Pasquariello
Reporter staff writer
Apr 27, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
After the city and Waitex Global International could not agree on purchasing terms of the Military Ocean Terminal (MOTBY) the city finds itself in a budget hole. The Bayonne City Council held a pub...
Dressing up
Bayonne artists enter show to raise funds for Dress for Success
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Apr 27, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
Five artists from Bayonne will join a group of international, regional, and local artists, who will show off their work in “Art and Soul; Women In the Arts,” a show at Mana Contemporary gallery’s f...
Red Cross to the rescue
Help for people displaced by three-alarm blaze
by Rory Pasquariello
Reporter staff writer
Apr 27, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
After a disaster, the first organization with volunteers on the ground, ready to help disaster victims is most often the American Red Cross. Such was the case after nine people were displaced by a ...
‘Promise and excitement’ ahead for Hudson
DeGise talks about county successes and plans
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Apr 27, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
Hudson County Executive Tom DeGise told the Board of Freeholders last month in his 2016 State of the County address that he sees “promise and excitement” for the future. Coming up, residents will s...
Bayonne Briefs
Apr 27, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
Third Hudson County brush fire of the week damages school van Smoke could be seen for miles from the International-Matex Tank Terminal (IMTT) on Sunday afternoon when a two-alarm brush fire was rep...
Waitex set to be dropped as MOTBY developer
City council to vote tonight
by Rory Pasquariello
Reporter staff writer
Apr 20, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 20 20 recommendations | email to a friend
Tonight, the Bayonne City Council will vote on whether to drop developer Kate Howard LTD, owner of Waitex Group, from developing the southwest portion of the Military Ocean Terminal (MOTBY) called ...
Grenade almost spoils barbecue
Local resident found the device while cleaning backyard
by Rory Pasquariello
Reporter staff writer
Apr 20, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
A local family found a hand grenade in their backyard on East 51st Street while hosting a barbeque last week. The grenade turned out to be inactive and posed no danger to residents. The Jersey City...
County orders revaluation by 2019
Residents and mayor not amused
by Rory Pasquariello
Reporter staff writer
Apr 20, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
The Hudson County Board of Taxation on Tuesday ordered the city of Bayonne to complete a citywide property revaluation by January 1, 2019. Since the last revaluation was 25 years ago, many properti...
Taking a bite out of life
Bayonne author’s ‘Apples from the Garden of Eden’ examines second chances
by Joseph Passantino
Reporter staff writer
Apr 20, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
A Bayonne artist has expanded his creative horizons, writing a novel about life and a man’s bid for second chances; it’s been a cathartic experience. Rocco Scibetta, 57, is usually painting in acry...
Bayonne Briefs
Apr 20, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
Seventeen people displaced after fire ripped through 26th Street building The Bayonne Fire Department arrived at 124 West 26th Street at 6 a.m. on April 18 in response to heavy smoke billowing from...

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