School board plugs $2 million deficit
Plan to tap grant money
by Rory Pasquariello
Reporter staff writer
Dec 21, 2016 | 1 1 comments | 221 221 recommendations | email to a friend
Amid the ongoing controversy over the school board’s $2 million deficit, rumors have been circulating about the premature departure of Bayonne Superintendent of Schools Patricia McGeehan. At press ...
Veterans as teachers
VFW hosts students, teaches military history
by Rory Pasquariello
Reporter staff writer
Dec 21, 2016 | 1 1 comments | 190 190 recommendations | email to a friend
The Veterans of Foreign Wars Museum hosted a 7th grade class from Horace Mann Elementary School on Thursday, December 15, as they often do for students in the Bayonne School District. Members of Po...
Bayonne Briefs
Dec 21, 2016 | 1 1 comments | 199 199 recommendations | email to a friend
GCT USA, Port Authority break ground for new ExpressRail Port Jersey Facility Global Container Terminals, Inc(GVT) and the Port Authority (PA) recently broke ground for the ExpressRail Port Jersey ...
State requests school board audit
Board responds
by Rory Pasquariello
Reporter staff writer
Dec 14, 2016 | 1 1 comments | 216 216 recommendations | email to a friend
As the Bayonne Board of Education (BBOED) reports a $2 million budget deficit, trustees and local politicians say they will get to the bottom of the issue. Mayor James Davis and 31st District Assem...
Winter festival showcases music
Ice rink opens to public
by Rory Pasquariello
Reporter staff writer
Dec 14, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 215 215 recommendations | email to a friend
Bayonne High School hosted its first annual Winter Spectacular on the evening of Thursday, December 8. The festival showcased more than 150 students from combined high school and middle school band...
This stinks
Wipes and waste clog the sewage system
by Rory Pasquariello
Reporter staff writer
Dec 14, 2016 | 2 2 comments | 213 213 recommendations | email to a friend
An ongoing drought in the area is worsening the unpleasant odor that’s permeating the city. “More than anything else, we’re having problems with stink because we’re in a drought,” said Tim Boyle, d...
Music on Broadway in fourth week
UEZ hopes series will benefit local businesses
by Rory Pasquariello
Reporter staff writer
Dec 14, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 189 189 recommendations | email to a friend
The Music on Broadway series, hosted jointly by the Bayonne Urban Enterprise Zone (UEZ) and partnering businesses in the zone (which encompasses all of Broadway) is in its fourth week. The concept ...
Bayonne Briefs
Dec 14, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 200 200 recommendations | email to a friend
Corrections In an article last week that covered the ongoing teachers’ contract negotiations, The Bayonne Community News said that employees of the City of Bayonne are on the NJ Direct 15 insurance...
Deficit in school budget
Mayor charges mismanagement of funds
by Rory Pasquariello
Reporter staff writer
Dec 07, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 232 232 recommendations | email to a friend
The Bayonne Board of Education’s 2015-2016 operating budget may include a $2.2 million deficit, according to a statement from Mayor James Davis. The statement cited “preliminary information” derivi...
Residents chip in to repair favorite hot dog cart
Thanksgiving fire intentionally set
by Rory Pasquariello
Reporter staff writer
Dec 07, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 227 227 recommendations | email to a friend
When the Sabrett hot dog cart operated by Alex DeJesus on Avenue E and 34th Street was damaged by a fire on Thanksgiving Day, Bayonne residents quickly mobilized. DeJesus’s neighbor, John Milan Seb...

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