Looking ahead
Residents around the county share their resolutions
by Marilyn Baer, Hannington Dia, Rory Pasquariello and Al Sullivan
Reporter staff
Jan 03, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 71 71 recommendations | email to a friend
A new year sometimes provides new resolve and inspiration – a chance to think through how to make positive changes in the next few months. While not all problems can be solved by positive thinking ...
Former School Superintendent ‘blindsided’
Speaks out for first time on budget crisis
by Rory Pasquariello
Reporter staff writer
Jan 03, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 94 94 recommendations | email to a friend
As smoke finally clears from the Bayonne School District’s budget crisis, former Superintendent Patricia McGeehan spoke out about her experience through the politics, protest, and layoffs that ensu...
2017 changed everything
The political year in review
Jan 03, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 40 40 recommendations | email to a friend
Although pontificators about politics like to claim each December that politics changed dramatically, 2017 was different. It really was a year on which the foreseeable future hinges. Politicians in...
BAYONNE BRIEFS
Jan 03, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 42 42 recommendations | email to a friend
Frank West inducted into Jets Fan HOF Frank West, a Bayonne resident, Kearny police detective, and Jets superfan, won entry into the NY Jets Fan Hall of Fame at a Christmas Eve home game against th...
Bayonne: The Year in Review
by Rory Pasquariello
Reporter staff writer
Dec 27, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 89 89 recommendations | email to a friend
The Peninsula City is in a time of reckoning with its past, and planning for the future. Cranes and construction crews are regularly seen in Bayonne’s dense housing market. Financial uncertainty at...
Election season around the corner
Council candidates trickle in
by Rory Pasquariello
Reporter staff writer
Dec 20, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 114 114 recommendations | email to a friend
Bayonne voters will go to the polls in May to elect a mayor and city council. As the election year nears, the season is in full swing as three candidates have announced runs for city council on the...
Call for Bayonne playwrights
Local theater group seeks short comedies
by Rory Pasquariello
Reporter staff writer
Dec 20, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 113 113 recommendations | email to a friend
The Bayonne Theater Company, a nonprofit theater group, is searching for short comedy plays from the Bayonne community for the group’s upcoming “Comedy Playwrights’ Project” in the spring at Grace ...
Seeking stability
Marist High School looks to sell property
by Rory Pasquariello
Reporter staff writer
Dec 20, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 86 86 recommendations | email to a friend
Marist High School is exploring the development of portions of the school’s properties on Kennedy Boulevard and 57th Street to “ensure the school’s long-term financial stability.” The decision was ...
BAYONNE BRIEFS
Dec 20, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 60 60 recommendations | email to a friend
Two PILOTs granted at December council meeting The Bayonne City Council granted two 25-year payment in-lieu-of taxes (PILOT) to the Alessi Organization, a Bayonne-based developer, for two residenti...
Bayonne tax maps in final stages
City may miss goal to complete reval by 2019
by Rory Pasquariello
Reporter staff writer
Dec 13, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 92 92 recommendations | email to a friend
Bayonne is due for a citywide property revaluation, because the assessed value of properties has fallen too far out of sync with the true value. Right now, the city is in the process of creating ne...

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