Jousting, sword-fighting, archery and knife-throwing
Renaissance Festival back for round two
by Rory Pasquariello
Reporter staff writer
Jul 19, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 171 171 recommendations | email to a friend
The organizers of the Second Annual Bayonne Renaissance Festival are excited to see their hard work finally come to fruition. To promote the event, which will take place at 16th Street Park on Satu...
BAYONNE BRIEFS
Jul 19, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 183 183 recommendations | email to a friend
99-Cent Store goes down, new apartments go up The 99-Cent Store on Broadway and 22nd Street that has been vacant for about a year was torn down this week to make room for a new eight-story apartmen...
New Police Chief takes office
Continues community policing model
by Rory Pasquariello
Reporter staff writer
Jul 12, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 175 175 recommendations | email to a friend
Former Deputy Police Chief Drew Sisk was sworn in as Bayonne Police Chief this month. His desk now overlooks two large televisions mounted on his office wall that display real-time police dispatche...
After mass layoffs, 116 teachers hired back
Interim superintendent introduced
by Rory Pasquariello
Reporter staff writer
Jul 12, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 177 177 recommendations | email to a friend
The Bayonne Board of Education (BBOED) hired back 116 teachers at a special meeting on Thursday, July 6, after laying off nearly 300 staff members in the spring to ease a substantial budget shortfa...
Can communities finance their own projects?
New technology may help cities finance their own projects
by Rory Pasquariello
Reporter staff writer
Jul 12, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 171 171 recommendations | email to a friend
Cities across the country are in revival mode. Neighborhoods once isolated are now connected. Once dangerous roads are now safer for pedestrians and cyclists.Towns are facilitating projects that br...
BAYONNE BRIEFS
Jul 12, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 180 180 recommendations | email to a friend
New business selling modern appliances on Broadway Bayonne’s resurgence is most visible on building exteriors. New buildings are going up while old ones are being refurbished, both inside and out. ...
What’s in the Master Plan?
Sustainability, public transit, and more
by Rory Pasquariello
Reporter staff writer
Jul 05, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 221 221 recommendations | email to a friend
Bayonne’s latest Master Plan is undergoing a re-examination. Master plans outline the long-term vision for a community’s built environment and guides decisions about land use while promoting qualit...
A perfect game
Little League team goes undefeated
by Rory Pasquariello
Reporter staff writer
Jul 05, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 197 197 recommendations | email to a friend
The Bayonne Little League season ended on June 15, with Hudacko’s Pharmacy defeating Houlihan’s in two games at Dennis P. Collins Park. This season, one team, and its nine-year-old star pitcher etc...
New laws for jitneys
Legislature inches closer to bringing local regulation
by Rory Pasquariello
Reporter staff writer
Jul 05, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 212 212 recommendations | email to a friend
The State Assembly recently passed legislation introduced by 31st District Assemblyman Nicholas Chiaravalloti that would place stricter regulations on privately owned commuter shuttles/jitneys by r...
Plan for the worst
Active shooter drills preparing educators and emergency responders
by Rory Pasquariello and Hannington Dia
Reporter staff writer
Jul 05, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 163 163 recommendations | email to a friend
“Active shooter,” a term that incites panic,is used every day now in the United States to alert residents that one of the country’s ugliest problems has hit their community. The number of active sh...

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