Going up, up, up
City Council approves controversial 9-story building and parking deck on Resnick’s site
by Joseph Passantino
Reporter staff writer
Aug 26, 2015 | 2 2 comments | 17 17 recommendations | email to a friend
Following approximately nine hours of public comment at two monthly meetings, the City Council on Aug. 19 passed the ordinance allowing a 9- or 10-story building and parking deck to be built at the...
Ready for work
BHS professional, vocational academies focus on careers
by Joseph Passantino
Reporter staff writer
Aug 26, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 16 16 recommendations | email to a friend
For the third time in three school years, Bayonne High School’s Academy for Fine Arts and Academics will open new facilities, but this year will be different, as two academies will launch. Two year...
Closed due to changing times
City businesses shut down for good
by Joseph Passantino
Reporter staff writer
Aug 26, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 16 16 recommendations | email to a friend
Two store closings last week and the rumored sale of some longtime Bayonne restaurants have raised concern among some resident. But a local business leader says that the process is all part of a ma...
Bayonne Fire Department seeking diverse applicants for test
Recruitment effort seeks to add from all walks of life
by Joseph Passantino
Reporter staff writer
Aug 26, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
In an effort to make its force more diverse, the Bayonne Fire Department has launched a drive to attract recruits from various populations for its upcoming Civil Service firefighter examination. Si...
Briefs
Aug 26, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
Recycling schedule changes for neighborhood The city of Bayonne is reminding residents that the recycling schedule for the area from 32nd Street to the city line changed earlier this month. Until f...
MILITARY RETIREE
Aug 25, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
Colonel Oreste Varela, of East Longmeadow, Mass. and previously of Bayonne, retired June 1 after 30 years of service with the U.S. Air Force Reserve.Varela served at McGuire Air Force Base in Trent...
Towering above
Bayonne Planning Board approves 22-story downtown building
by Joseph Passantino
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Aug 19, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 21 21 recommendations | email to a friend
The city Planning Board unanimously approved a plan for 26 North Street, LLC to construct a 22-story, 244-foot, mixed-use building next to the Eighth Street Light Rail station – which would become ...
A celebration of Egyptian culture
First Coptic Festival will start on Aug. 21
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Aug 19, 2015 | 1 1 comments | 21 21 recommendations | email to a friend
Outside the area near Paterson, Hudson County has the largest percentage of Arab Americans in the state. Most are in Jersey City and Bayonne, including the largest population of Coptic Christians i...
Is that your final answer?
Council to make decision this week on controversial Resnick’s project
by Joseph Passantino
Reporter staff writer
Aug 19, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 21 21 recommendations | email to a friend
As Bayonne experiences a rash of new development, some residents are loudly expressing their views—for and against. Even as the 22-story building slated for the Eighth Street area faces little oppo...
Recycling company put out to curb
City fires contractor after only one week on job
by Joseph Passantino
Reporter staff writer
Aug 19, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
After missing pickups throughout the city during its first week on the job, Elite Waste Services has been fired as Bayonne’s temporary recycling contractor and replaced with Roselle Disposal Recycl...

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