City Council introduces new budget
Votes to dissolve Municipal Utilities Authority
by Rory Pasquariello
Reporter staff writer
Aug 31, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 160 160 recommendations | email to a friend
The Bayonne City Council introduced a new, amended budget to be voted on at next month’s council meeting, at which a hearing will take place for the public to voice concerns. The new $135.4 million...
McGeehan hypes new school year
Focus on tech and vocational education
by Rory Pasquariello
Reporter staff writer
Aug 31, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 158 158 recommendations | email to a friend
“You really need to have a master plan. You need ideas and vision to see beyond what the problems are at the moment to realize what you want to do.” That’s Superintendent Patricia McGeehan’s guidin...
Bikers boost motorcycle safety
Classic cars and bikes display
by Rory Pasquariello
Reporter staff writer
Aug 31, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 150 150 recommendations | email to a friend
When John “Jack” Santopietro was riding his motorcycle down Avenue E on March 16, 2012, he was struck and killed by a minivan. After that fateful day, his family founded a nonprofit called “Remembe...
Bayonne Briefs
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Kushnir postpones resignation to Sept. 6 Last month’s Board of Education (BBOED) meeting saw the sudden resignation of Trustee Barry Kushnir. His letter, issued on July 27 and citing “professional ...
Bayonne’s battle for animal control
Citizens have their say
by Rory Pasquariello
Reporter staff writer
Aug 24, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 169 169 recommendations | email to a friend
After last month’s vote by the Bayonne City Council to put the city’s animal control contract up for bid, two animal control services in the county are again vying for the contract. Liberty Humane ...
Future Port Authority revenue liquidated
City searches for sustainable revenue model
by Rory Pasquariello
Reporter staff writer
Aug 24, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 166 166 recommendations | email to a friend
Earlier this month, the City of Bayonne finalized a deal with William Blair & Company, a Chicago-based securities firm, to liquidate future revenue from the sale of the southwestern portion of the ...
Bridgemen go out on top
Reinvention on the horizon
by Rory Pasquariello
Reporter staff writer
Aug 24, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 164 164 recommendations | email to a friend
The beloved Bayonne Bridgemen are hanging up their horns. The corps played its penultimate performance in Allentown, PA, for the Drum Corps International (DCI) Eastern Classic on Saturday, August 6...
Bayonne Briefs
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5-year-old boy killed in car accident on Bayonne Extension Adrian Lopez, a five-year-old boy from Bayonne, died in a car accident on the NJ Turnpike Saturday while traveling in the back seat of a S...
This is a test
Some high schools soar, others struggle with SATs
by Gianluca D'Elia
Reporter Correspondent
Aug 17, 2016 | 1 1 comments | 165 165 recommendations | email to a friend
Last month, the state released the average SAT scores for each high school in the state for the 2014-2015 school year, allowing residents to compare how their district did on the standardized test,...
Polishing your nails behind the wheel?
Law proposed to curb distracted driving
by Rory Pasquariello
Reporter staff writer
Aug 17, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 161 161 recommendations | email to a friend
Assemblyman Nicholas Chiaravalotti of Hudson County recently sponsored a bill that has been interpreted in some media outlets as banning drinking coffee, polishing your nails, or reading a newspape...

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