Master plan in motion
Tax abatements to spur development
by Mario A. Martinez
Bayonne Community News correspondent
Mar 23, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 60 60 recommendations | email to a friend
In swift fashion, the Bayonne City Council unanimously approved proposed tax-abatement agreements and gave the green light on several urban-renewal projects around town. The initiatives bolstered t...
Halecky-IMTT Park reopens
Monitoring phase begins
Mar 23, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 58 58 recommendations | email to a friend
Halecky-IMTT Park on 27th Street has reopened following the complete repair of a leaking pipeline, International-Matex Tank Terminals said on Friday, March 18. The reopening of the park marks the s...
A love of basketball, captured every year
Three Bayonne buddies battle for ‘Stanne Cup’ in Denver
by Jim Hague
Reporter sports columnist
Mar 23, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 50 50 recommendations | email to a friend
Their love of the game of basketball started in their Bayonne youth. Steve Rosner, Keith Greene, and Ken Eisler met when they were still youngsters while playing basketball in the Jewish Community ...
New fire chief to review the BFD
Looking to partner with the community
by Joseph Passantino
Reporter staff writer
Mar 23, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 45 45 recommendations | email to a friend
New Fire Chief Keith Weaver, who took the helm on March 1, has been with the department for almost 30 years and is in high gear three weeks into his new gig. “Chief Rogers did an excellent job of r...
Bayonne Briefs
Mar 23, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 44 44 recommendations | email to a friend
Moody’s upgrades Bayonne credit rating In its review of the city’s financial position, Moody’s Investors Service upgraded Bayonne’s credit rating from Baa1 to A3. This upgrade comes after an outloo...
A city in change
Bayonne progress is starting to show
by Al Sullivan, Steven Rodas, Art Schwartz, and Joe Passantino
Reporter staff writers
Mar 16, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 55 55 recommendations | email to a friend
Although not yet as obvious as in neighboring Jersey City, progress in Bayonne is steady, especially on economic and quality-of-life fronts. On the cusp of major development, Bayonne was hit hard b...
He made the grade
Bayonne native is part of Fox News apprentice program
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Mar 16, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 48 48 recommendations | email to a friend
Born in Bayonne, Randall Payton took the next step in a promising career in media when he graduated from the Ailes Apprentice Program (AAP) founded by Fox News Chairman and CEO Roger Ailes. It prom...
Mastering improvements to Bayonne
City involves residents in master plan
by Joseph Passantino
Reporter staff writer
Mar 16, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 46 46 recommendations | email to a friend
How Bayonne moves forward with development, preserving open space, parking, and a host of other related issues may be affected by the meetings that were held recently about the city’s master plan. ...
PILOTING the city to more tax income
Officials say abatements not only help developers, but the city as well
by Joseph Passantino
Reporter staff writer
Mar 16, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 38 38 recommendations | email to a friend
City officials are on a crusade to explain the benefits of tax abatements and PILOTs (payments in lieu of taxes) and their relationship to encouraging city development, hoping to educate business l...
Bayonne Briefs
Mar 16, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 40 40 recommendations | email to a friend
Halecky-IMTT Park cleanup could take a year The city received an update on the cleanup of the oil leak on the city’s east side, and was told the remediation efforts at the park will likely take up ...

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