Budget ready for review
Administration ready to talk turkey with residents at meeting
by Joseph Passantino
Reporter staff writer
May 20, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 20 20 recommendations | email to a friend
The $131 million 2015 Bayonne municipal budget, the first by Mayor James Davis’s administration, will be on display at the Wednesday, May 20 City Council meeting, when it goes up for public hearing...
Fairest of them all
Bayonne Hometown Fair expected to provide thrills and create camaraderie
by Joseph Passantino
Reporter staff writer
May 20, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 17 17 recommendations | email to a friend
A yearning to recapture an early and wondrous time in one Bayonne woman’s life has morphed into a grand celebration of fun, camaraderie, and community in the revival of the Bayonne Hometown Fair on...
Real estate projects flourishing
Downtown, uptown developments going forward
by Joseph Passantino
Reporter staff writer
May 20, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 18 18 recommendations | email to a friend
A multi-story residential building at the former Bayonne Community Bank location at 5th Street and Broadway and The Promenade at Bayonne, a downtown waterfront residential project, are two of the d...
Artists, journalists at Hudson Reporter win slew of state awards
Investigative reporting, layout, photography recognized in industry contest
May 20, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
Writers and graphic artists for The Hudson Reporter newspapers recently won a total of 17 awards in the competitive statewide annual Memorial Journalism Contest run by the Garden State Journalists ...
Bayonne’s Pavarotti
County park a stage for opera singer practicing his craft
by Joseph Passantino
Reporter staff writer
May 20, 2015 | 1 1 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
He can be seen five nights a week on the wooden pedestrian walkway by Newark Bay in Stephen R. Gregg Park, arms spread apart and singing, like a bird ready to take flight. In his dramatic tenor voi...
Briefs
May 20, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
Port Authority announces Bridge closures The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey has announced closures of the Bayonne Bridge as part of the “Raise the Roadway” Navigational Clearance Project...
Daniel Kane succumbs to ALS
Former Bayonne Medical Center CEO credited with saving the center
by Joseph Passantino
Reporter staff writer
May 13, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 31 31 recommendations | email to a friend
Daniel Kane, the man who guided Bayonne Medical Center through its most tumultuous period in its history and helped keep its doors open despite its bankruptcy status, died Friday, May 8 after a lon...
Assaults up, thefts and burglaries down
Bayonne crime rate is among the lowest in the state
by Joseph Passantino
Reporter staff writer
May 13, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 24 24 recommendations | email to a friend
Bayonne continues to be one of the safest cities in the state, according to unofficial 2014 crime statistics released by the New Jersey State Police last month and statements from Bayonne’s top cop...
Construction projects ‘horrible’ for stores
Bayonne merchants say bridge and 14A projects hurting sales
by Joseph Passantino
Reporter staff writer
May 13, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 25 25 recommendations | email to a friend
Although recognizing that progress is part of life and that renovations to the Bayonne Bridge and New Jersey Turnpike Bayonne toll plaza must happen, Bayonne retailers say that the two projects are...
Stuck in traffic
Drivers say getting into the city is still a crap shoot
by Joseph Passantino
Reporter staff writer
May 13, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
With at least four major infrastructure programs underway in Bayonne or its vicinity, drivers coming into the city say they are frustrated by the lack of signs and other communications that should ...

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