State: Do your paperwork next time
Education Dept chides board and city for lack of record in ‘missing millions’ case
by Joseph Passantino
Reporter staff writer
Dec 02, 2015 | 1 1 comments | 21 21 recommendations | email to a friend
The Bayonne Board of Education and city administration were both slammed by the state in a report issued late last month for not keeping accurate records and making it hard to determine where milli...
Bayonne Briefs
Dec 02, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
Make a Kid Smile program seeking donations Donations are being sought for the ninth annual Make a Kid Smile Day, which puts new sporting goods in the hands of underprivileged children, on Sunday, D...
If you build it …
New bridge, toll plaza, and rail facility to launch Bayonne into new era
by Joseph Passantino
Reporter staff writer
Nov 25, 2015 | 1 1 comments | 21 21 recommendations | email to a friend
What do the $1.3 billion reconstruction of a bridge, a $310 million renovation of a highway toll plaza, and the $56 million building of a major ship-to-rail facility next to a container port mean f...
Think small
Shopping at Bayonne’s small businesses helps customers, merchants, and the city <
by Joseph Passantino
Reporter staff writer
Nov 25, 2015 | 1 1 comments | 18 18 recommendations | email to a friend
Black Friday, the most publicized shopping day of the year, traditionally launches the holiday shopping season. Bayonne officials and merchants encourage consumers to patronize small businesses in ...
Garbage detail
Residents and businesses need a trash tutorial
by Joseph Passantino
Reporter staff writer
Nov 25, 2015 | 2 2 comments | 17 17 recommendations | email to a friend
The city’s Public Works Department is seeking the public’s help in correcting bad garbage-disposal habits. Recycling is one issue. Public Works Director Gary Chmielewski said that proper containers...
Bayonne Briefs
Nov 25, 2015 | 1 1 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
State finally issues report on ‘missing’ millions The New Jersey Department of Education’s Office of Fiscal Accountability and Compliance issued its report on the whereabouts of millions of dollars...
Bettering the Bayonne Aqueduct
City working to raise several million to fix city’s water delivery system
by Joseph Passantino
Reporter staff writer
Nov 23, 2015 | 3 3 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
With a goal of assuring that Bayonne has an uninterrupted and increased supply of water, the city has embarked on a campaign to raise funding for, and to eventually replace, corroded sections of th...
Assumption to Newark: Don’t close our church
Parish taking its case to the Vatican
by Joseph Passantino
Reporter staff writer
Nov 18, 2015 | 2 2 comments | 27 27 recommendations | email to a friend
Our Lady of Assumption parishioners are taking the case to keep their church open to a higher authority, composing a letter and having it signed by more than 700 people before sending it to the Vat...
Making Thanksgiving brighter
Social service agencies, city, churches working to ensure all have Thanksgiving meal
by Joseph Passantino
Reporter staff writer
Nov 18, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 26 26 recommendations | email to a friend
Bayonne city government, social services agencies, and a local church are working to make sure that all those who want a Thanksgiving meal can have one. As in previous years, the Bayonne Economic O...
Possums, raccoons, skunks—all turkeys
City bags Liberty Humane, citing wildlife invasion
by Joseph Passantino
Reporter staff writer
Nov 18, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 26 26 recommendations | email to a friend
The City Council dropped Liberty Humane Society as Bayonne’s animal-control services contractor, sparking protest from the organization’s executive director and a well-known city animal-rights advo...

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