After mass layoffs, 116 teachers hired back
Interim superintendent introduced
by Rory Pasquariello
Reporter staff writer
Jul 12, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 15 15 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 | 19 19 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 | 8 8 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 | 68 68 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 | 43 43 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 | 62 62 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 | 17 17 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...
BAYONNE BRIEFS
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Promotions at the Bayonne Fire Department Promotion ceremonies were held at City Hall last week for two new fire department battalion chiefs and five new captains. Battalion Chiefs John “Jack” Dunn...
Special Sauce
City Council approved McDonald’s redesign
by Rory Pasquariello
Reporter staff writer
Jun 28, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 20 20 recommendations | email to a friend
McDonald’s on Broadway will be demolished and rebuilt 100 feet farther back from the street, extending the sidewalk to make space for a public-private plaza on the corner of 25th Street and a drive...
Proud parents and excited graduates
Bayonne students on to the next step
by Rory Pasquariello
Reporter staff writer
Jun 28, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
Graduates of Bayonne High School marched single file onto the field at Veteran’s Stadium to the tune of “Pomp and Circumstance” before a crowd of proud families on Tuesday, June 20. “I am so proud....

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