Bayonne BOE rejects school budget
Underfunded schools and underpaid teachers cited
by Rory Pasquariello
Reporter staff writer
May 11, 2016 | 2 2 comments | 111 111 recommendations | email to a friend
Only on rare occasions are school budgets defeated in the Bayonne School District, but on Thursday nightthe Board of Education, absent one board member, voted against the $129.9 million 2016-2017 s...
Everyday hero
Former Bayonne assemblyman rescues drowning woman
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
May 11, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 102 102 recommendations | email to a friend
Former Bayonne Assemblyman Jason O’Donnell was standing in the conference room of his Asbury Park office on May 3 when one of his coworkers looked out the window and saw a woman floundering in the ...
Bayonne Briefs
May 11, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 95 95 recommendations | email to a friend
8 year-old’s stolen medical stroller covered by insurance A $6,000 medical stroller belonging to an 8 year-old girl will be covered by insurance after it was stolen on May 1, according to the girl’...
What insurance do you have?
Bayonne hospital drops Horizon Blue Cross from in-network coverage
by Rory Pasquariello
Reporter staff writer
May 04, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 108 108 recommendations | email to a friend
As of May 1, Bayonne Medical Center no longer accepts Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey (BCBSNJ) as in-network insurance. Starting June 1, Hoboken University Medical Center will follow s...
Is J.F.K. Boulevard safe?
Another fatal accident; County takes action
by Rory Pasquariello
Reporter staff writer
May 04, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 109 109 recommendations | email to a friend
David Porto, 43, of Jersey City, was fatally struck by a northbound Ford F-350 pickup truck on John F. Kennedy Boulevard between 30th and 31st streets on Wednesday afternoon while trying to enter h...
Residents object to machine-gun-shaped hookahs
Owner vows to remove them from shop window
by Rory Pasquariello
Reporter staff writer
May 04, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 99 99 recommendations | email to a friend
Local residents voiced complaints about a Broadway smoke shop with a window display of four shiny hookahs that resemble machine guns: metallic black, silver, pink, and gold. Originating in the Midd...
Free, full-day pre-K in Bayonne?
Bill would expand program to 100 school districts
by Steven Rodas
Reporter Staff Writer
May 04, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 94 94 recommendations | email to a friend
Thirty-one school districts in New Jersey currently receive state funds for free pre-K 3 and 4 programs in their public schools. Although Bayonne is not one of them, some legislators hope to increa...
Bayonne Briefs
May 04, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 93 93 recommendations | email to a friend
Bayonne School Budget hearing postponed to next Thursday Last week’s Board of Education school budget hearing was rescheduled to this Thursday, May 5 at 699 Avenue A in the board’s Anna J. Herbert ...
City faces $15 million budget hole
Broken Waitex deal to blame
by Rory Pasquariello
Reporter staff writer
Apr 27, 2016 | 1 1 comments | 102 102 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 | 103 103 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...

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