Checking in on port progress
Cruise line renovations on schedule and on budget
by Joseph Passantino
Sep 10, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
The foundation has been laid and all other work is moving forward on the new $52 million terminal at the cruise port at the Peninsula at Bayonne Harbor, Royal Caribbean Cruise Ltd. officials said o...
Settlement a surprise
But work had never stopped behind the scenes
by Joseph Passantino
Sep 10, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
When Bayonne Teachers Association President Alan D’Angelo announced in the City Council Chambers on Sept. 2 that a verbal deal had been struck with the Board of Education on a new teachers’ contrac...
United is helping the most needy
United Way of Hudson County supports homeless, those in poverty
by Joseph Passantino
Sep 10, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
Individuals walking the streets homeless. People just days shy of paying their rent. Those who have no food money left after paying their bills. These are the people whom the United Way of Hudson C...
Cough? Cold? Strain? Sprain?
Astra Health Center bridges gap between doctor and ER Board
by Joseph Passantino
Sep 10, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
It’s later in the day and a family member has a bad cough or minor laceration. It’s too late to get an appointment with your family doctor, but thankfully the health issue is not serious enough to ...
BAYONNE BRIEFS
Sep 10, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
Gallo steps down from BMUA Stephen Gallo, executive director of the Bayonne Municipal Utilities Authority, resigned at the BMUA board meeting in the City Council Chambers, on Monday, Sept. 8. Gallo...
Contract settled
Board of Ed and teachers strike a deal just before school year starts
by Joseph Passantino
Sep 03, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
Just when it seemed all had been lost – after nearly five years of negotiations and coming so close in an Aug. 27 meeting – the Bayonne Board of Education and Bayonne Teachers Association came to a...
BCB bank growing, expanding beyond county borders
Expansion means greater returns for investors, additional jobs
by Joseph Passantino
Sep 03, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
Bayonne Community Bank, a successful local financial institution, is adding services, branches, and value to stockholders and city residents, according to President and CEO Thomas Coughlin. “We’re ...
The son also rises
Son of Bayonne 9/11 hero joins Port Authority police force
Sep 03, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
A Bayonne man has become one of the “legacy” Port Authority police officers, children of officers killed on 9/11, after his graduation from the PA’s police academy on Aug. 22 and start of work on A...
Police Beat
by Joseph Passantino
Sep 03, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
Three charged with shoplifting from Wal-Mart Three out of towners were charged with shoplifting after police were called to a Bayonne Crossing Way store on Aug. 22, police said. Officers were dispa...
A STEM grows in Bayonne
New high school program will ready students for U.S. and global marketplaces
by Joseph Passantino
Sep 03, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
The STEM program, the next phase of The Academy for Fine Arts and Academics, has taken form at Bayonne High School, as school employees and summer student workers readied facilities for the opening...

Bayonne Mayoral Debate 2014