Briefs
May 13, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
Port Authority announces Bridge closures The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey has announced closures of the Bayonne Bridge as part of the “Raise the Roadway” Navigational Clearance Project...
Residents challenge budget
City says services stable despite only small tax hike
by Joseph Passantino
Reporter staff writer
May 06, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 38 38 recommendations | email to a friend
Business Administrator Joseph DeMarco sees the $131 million 2015 Bayonne municipal budget as not only the city’s financial document of record for the current year, but also as a blueprint for the f...
Taking a closer look
Procedures for Community Development Block Grant funding tightened
by Joseph Passantino
Reporter staff writer
May 06, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 34 34 recommendations | email to a friend
Controversy has swirled around Bayonne’s Department of Community Development and its handling of U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) funding for the last several years, culminati...
Hound heaven for this cop
Bayonne police dog served residents, presidents, and more
by Joseph Passantino
Reporter staff writer
May 06, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 38 38 recommendations | email to a friend
He was a universally beloved member of the Bayonne Police Department; hardworking, fun loving, and always willing to serve. He was Bayonne Police Officer Gene Urbanowicz’s only partner for eight ye...
Shooter collared in Florida
Charged with attempted murder after shooting at 16th Street Park
by Joseph Passantino
Reporter staff writer
May 06, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 16 16 recommendations | email to a friend
A West 15th Street man has been apprehended for allegedly shooting a city resident last week in the city’s DiDomenico-16th Street Park, police officials announced Wednesday, April 29. Steven A. Mel...
BRIEFS
May 06, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
Buddy Baseball League kicks off with parade Bayonne’s new Buddy Baseball League will launch with a small parade on Saturday, May 9 at approximately 10:15 a.m. on Broadway. The mini-parade will begi...
Abating abatements?
City Council refuses to move ordinance on project, citing abatement request
by Joseph Passantino
Reporter staff writer
Apr 29, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 35 35 recommendations | email to a friend
When is a tax abatement necessary and when is it giving away too much? That was the quandary for the City Council on April 22 when it considered an ordinance which sought to allow the building of 3...
Bridge to the future
With $1 billion expansion project Bayonne gets ‘a a bridge for the next 100 years.’
by Joseph Passantino
Reporter staff writer
Apr 29, 2015 | 1 1 comments | 41 41 recommendations | email to a friend
This mammoth project has a pretty pedestrian name—the Bayonne Bridge Navigational Clearance Program (BBNCP). Myriad press releases and online videos don’t begin to give a sense of the project’s sco...
Cutting-edge shrink
Doctor’s office’s heating system uses geothermal energy
by Joseph Passantino
Reporter staff writer
Apr 29, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 36 36 recommendations | email to a friend
You’re a well-respected physician in your adopted city, moving your practice downtown and wanting to make a special mark in your new neighborhood. How do you do something different and good for soc...
Terrified residents
Alexan tenants say they are fearful following crimes
by Joseph Passantino
Reporter staff writer
Apr 29, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 24 24 recommendations | email to a friend
Jen Zoller wants the Alexan CityView apartments to go back to the way they were the first few months after she moved in. A public relations professional who works in Manhattan and who used to live ...

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