Call for Bayonne playwrights
Local theater group seeks short comedies
by Rory Pasquariello
Reporter staff writer
Dec 20, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 256 256 recommendations | email to a friend
The Bayonne Theater Company, a nonprofit theater group, is searching for short comedy plays from the Bayonne community for the group’s upcoming “Comedy Playwrights’ Project” in the spring at Grace ...
Seeking stability
Marist High School looks to sell property
by Rory Pasquariello
Reporter staff writer
Dec 20, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 216 216 recommendations | email to a friend
Marist High School is exploring the development of portions of the school’s properties on Kennedy Boulevard and 57th Street to “ensure the school’s long-term financial stability.” The decision was ...
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Dec 20, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 205 205 recommendations | email to a friend
Two PILOTs granted at December council meeting The Bayonne City Council granted two 25-year payment in-lieu-of taxes (PILOT) to the Alessi Organization, a Bayonne-based developer, for two residenti...
Bayonne tax maps in final stages
City may miss goal to complete reval by 2019
by Rory Pasquariello
Reporter staff writer
Dec 13, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 233 233 recommendations | email to a friend
Bayonne is due for a citywide property revaluation, because the assessed value of properties has fallen too far out of sync with the true value. Right now, the city is in the process of creating ne...
Disaster averted
Bus driver recognized for fast reaction on Turnpike
by Rory Pasquariello
Reporter staff writer
Dec 13, 2017 | 1 1 comments | 231 231 recommendations | email to a friend
Rene Umana, a Bayonne school bus driver, evaded a potentially catastrophic crash with 31 students and two teachers onboard while en route to a community college field trip. The incident, which occu...
Next stop: Newark Airport?
Port Authority accepting comments on PATH extension for 2026
by Hannington Dia
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Dec 13, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 214 214 recommendations | email to a friend
Could the PATH train someday take you to Newark Liberty International Airport? The Port Authority is currently looking to extend the PATH to a new station that would connect to the air train to the...
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Dec 13, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 196 196 recommendations | email to a friend
DeMarco steps down as Business Administrator Bayonne City Business Administrator Joseph DeMarco announced that he is stepping down from his position with the city to manage Mayor James Davis’s re-e...
Bayonne Board of Education reviews audit results
An ugly look in the mirror
by Rory Pasquariello
Reporter staff writer
Dec 06, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 261 261 recommendations | email to a friend
The State Auditor came to the Bayonne Board of Education (BBOED) meeting on November 30 to formally present his findings from an official state audit of the board’s finances that was made public in...
Hairy angels
Bayonne police and firefighters raise funds for children with cancer
by Rory Pasquariello
Reporter staff writer
Dec 06, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 168 168 recommendations | email to a friend
Residents may have noticed hair growing from the normally clean-shaven faces of Bayonne police officers during the month of November. The coordinated fashion statement was part of a fundraising cam...
Local child actor plays orphan in “Annie”
Musical runs through Dec. 31 at Papermill Playhouse
by Rory Pasquariello
Reporter staff writer
Dec 06, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 188 188 recommendations | email to a friend
In her second theater production this year, local actor Gabby Beredo, 11, recently debuted as the tough orphan, “Pepper,” in the musical, “Annie” at Papermill Playhouse in Milburn, the recipient of...

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