Taxes to rise
Three-percent hike, officials say
by Joseph Passantino
Reporter staff writer
Mar 25, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
Administration officials announced that Bayonne residents will likely see a tax increase of about three percent when the municipal budget is introduced at next’s month Bayonne City Council meeting....
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City negotiating to take over school ice rink
by Joseph Passantino
Reporter staff writer
Mar 25, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
The administration of Mayor James Davis is seeking to take over control of the Richard L. Korpi Ice Rink from the Bayonne Board of Education in order to make repairs and keep the facility open for ...
City man pleads out
Contractor admits guilt in theft of more than $200K in gov’t funds
by Joseph Passantino
Reporter staff writer
Mar 25, 2015 | 2 2 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
A city man admitted to collusion with other contractors to secure projects funded by U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development grants, U.S. Attorney Paul Fishman announced on March 17. John ...
Businesses, offices, and hotels growing
Commercial development continues to rise in Hudson
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
Mar 25, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
Residential buildings aren’t the only types of developments sprouting around Hudson County. A fair number of office buildings, businesses, and stores are rising to and employ the new residents. In ...
Healthy competition
Local hospitals, facilities took leaps during first year of ObamaCare
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Mar 25, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
The start of the federal Affordable Care Act (ACA) or “ObamaCare” early in 2014 changed the medical landscape throughout the nation. But in Hudson County, where for-profit hospitals compete directl...
How are the schools?
New technology, programs, buildings add to local choices
by Joseph Passantino
Reporter staff writer
Mar 25, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
If you were to describe the year in education in Hudson County, the best word to use would be “new.” New methods of teaching, new technologies, new facilities, new grade levels for charter schools ...
Springing into action
City business owners bullish on new customers, sales
by Joseph Passantino
Reporter staff writer
Mar 25, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
It’s a new year, there are new possibilities, and there’s new enthusiasm. That’s the feeling around the city as another harsh winter drew to a close last week, and, like spring itself, Bayonne’s re...
BRIEFS
Mar 25, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
Firefighters extinguish two-alarm Broadway blaze The Bayonne Fire Department responded to 1031 Broadway on Monday, March 23 for a fire reported by a nearby business owner. Firefighters arrived at 8...
City readying budget
Taxes will rise, but how much is the question
by Joseph Passantino
Reporter staff writer
Mar 18, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
As the city administration pours over its revenues and payments, Bayonne residents and business owners wait for the news that they probably will not like: the percentage their taxes will go up in 2...
No gunfight at BOE corral
Sides talk, agree to meet again
by Joseph Passantino
Reporter staff writer
Mar 18, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
For now, they agreed to continue disagreeing. An hour-and-a-half summit called by New Jersey Education Commissioner David Hespe and attended by Bayonne city officials and Bayonne Board of Education...

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