Water rate increase to take effect in early 2017
Contract in spotlight
by Rory Pasquariello
Reporter staff writer
Jan 04, 2017 | 2 2 comments | 53 53 recommendations | email to a friend
Water rates in Bayonne are scheduled to rise 3.5 percent in January of 2017, consistent with projections made by the Municipal Utilities Authority in 2015. That’s on top of a 13.25 percent rate inc...
Residents tell their goals for 2017
by Reporter Staff
Jan 04, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 52 52 recommendations | email to a friend
The New Year is an opportunity to rethink your habits, so residents of our town (and their dogs) stopped to chat with us last week about their goals for 2017.
Bayonne Briefs
Jan 04, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 34 34 recommendations | email to a friend
Clearing the way for 19 East An L-shaped, six-story, 138-unit apartment building dubbed “19 East” is due to break ground soon, and construction equipment has been clearing the way all week long. Cr...
Year in Review 2016
Dec 28, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 48 48 recommendations | email to a friend
Bayonne: The Year In Review
by Rory Pasquariello
Reporter staff writer
Dec 28, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 48 48 recommendations | email to a friend
They say Americans’ collective memory is very short, but Bayonne is an exception to the rule. Word travels fast in the isolated Peninsula City and stays there. Residents here seem to remember every...
Contract negotiations plod on
Teachers just say ‘no’
by Rory Pasquariello
Reporter staff writer
Dec 28, 2016 | 1 1 comments | 60 60 recommendations | email to a friend
The Bayonne Board of Education (BBOED) held a meeting on Monday, December 19, less than a week after an emergency meeting to address a $2 million budget deficit in the district’s operating budget. ...
Bayonne Briefs
Dec 28, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 51 51 recommendations | email to a friend
White powder found at school deemed harmless A white powder found at John M. Bailey Community School on Tuesday, December 20, that caused an emergency response turned out to be cornmeal, according ...
After 40 years, Big Apple closes
Owners retiring on top
by Rory Pasquariello
Reporter staff writer
Dec 21, 2016 | 1 1 comments | 33 33 recommendations | email to a friend
Big Apple has been a mainstay sports bar and restaurant in Bayonne since 1976, when Vinny Bottino’s parents opened it. Bottino has been running the bar since 1987 when he and his brother, John, too...
School board plugs $2 million deficit
Plan to tap grant money
by Rory Pasquariello
Reporter staff writer
Dec 21, 2016 | 1 1 comments | 64 64 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 | 33 33 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...

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