Disaster averted
Bus driver recognized for fast reaction on Turnpike
by Rory Pasquariello
Reporter staff writer
Dec 13, 2017 | 1 1 comments | 102 102 recommendations | email to a friend
Rene Umana, a Bayonne school bus driver, evaded a potentially catastrophic crash with 31 students and two teachers onboard while en route to a community college field trip. The incident, which occu...
Next stop: Newark Airport?
Port Authority accepting comments on PATH extension for 2026
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writer
Dec 13, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 87 87 recommendations | email to a friend
Could the PATH train someday take you to Newark Liberty International Airport? The Port Authority is currently looking to extend the PATH to a new station that would connect to the air train to the...
BAYONNE BRIEFS
Dec 13, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 68 68 recommendations | email to a friend
DeMarco steps down as Business Administrator Bayonne City Business Administrator Joseph DeMarco announced that he is stepping down from his position with the city to manage Mayor James Davis’s re-e...
Bayonne Board of Education reviews audit results
An ugly look in the mirror
by Rory Pasquariello
Reporter staff writer
Dec 06, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 132 132 recommendations | email to a friend
The State Auditor came to the Bayonne Board of Education (BBOED) meeting on November 30 to formally present his findings from an official state audit of the board’s finances that was made public in...
Hairy angels
Bayonne police and firefighters raise funds for children with cancer
by Rory Pasquariello
Reporter staff writer
Dec 06, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 117 117 recommendations | email to a friend
Residents may have noticed hair growing from the normally clean-shaven faces of Bayonne police officers during the month of November. The coordinated fashion statement was part of a fundraising cam...
Local child actor plays orphan in “Annie”
Musical runs through Dec. 31 at Papermill Playhouse
by Rory Pasquariello
Reporter staff writer
Dec 06, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 111 111 recommendations | email to a friend
In her second theater production this year, local actor Gabby Beredo, 11, recently debuted as the tough orphan, “Pepper,” in the musical, “Annie” at Papermill Playhouse in Milburn, the recipient of...
BAYONNE BRIEFS
Dec 06, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 71 71 recommendations | email to a friend
Correction In the Briefs section of the Nov. 15 edition of the Bayonne Community News , we reported that Assemblyman Nicholas Chiaravalloti was appointed president of Hudson County Community Colleg...
Historic limestone frieze at new retail development
Salvaged from Philadelphia Civic Center
by Rory Pasquariello
Reporter staff writer
Nov 29, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 117 117 recommendations | email to a friend
When the Philadelphia Civic Center was demolished in 2005, many of the historic building’s artifacts were salvaged and auctioned off, including one of the building’s most treasured pieces – a large...
Homage to a fallen friend
High school swimmer hosts CPR class in his memory
by Rory Pasquariello
Reporter staff writer
Nov 29, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 105 105 recommendations | email to a friend
CeeJay Larino never knew fellow St. Peter’s Prep swimmer, B.J. Giannone, who collapsed on the pool deck after a swim meet in 2011 due to heart disease. Giannone died that day, but his memory is car...
Let there be light!
Nov 29, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 98 98 recommendations | email to a friend
The annual tree lighting ceremony this year took place at the corner of 22nd Street and Broadway. Kids lined up for photos with a cartoon pig and later, Santa. Bayonne High School students played C...

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