Toll hikes rile motorists
Bayonne Bridge can be costly
by Joseph Passantino
Reporter staff writer
Jan 06, 2016 | 1 1 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
The increase in the Bayonne Bridge toll from $14 to $15 on Dec. 6 for cash-paying customers in regular passenger vehicles does not sit well with many motorists. While most of the motorists agree th...
Take a Number
GCT Bayonne terminal set to start truck-appointments to ease traffic
by Joseph Passantino
Reporter staff writer
Jan 06, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
GCT Bayonne Terminal is gearing up to begin an appointment system for trucks that pick up goods at the port, a move that could help alleviate heavy traffic that has plagued Bayonne since last year....
Bayonne Briefs
Jan 06, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
Final service held at Bayonne's Assumption Church The final Mass at Our Lady of Assumption Church in Bayonne was marked with hugs and tears as the 113-year-old parish closed its doors after the 7 p...
Year of controversy and change
City takes new direction in 2015
by Joseph Passantino
Reporter staff writer
Dec 30, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 17 17 recommendations | email to a friend
Bayonne followed a tumultuous 2014 with an equally exciting 2015, a year of political turmoil, battles over development, and a sad ending for a local parish. Development a lightning rod City Counci...
Bayonne Briefs
Dec 30, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 19 19 recommendations | email to a friend
Wondolowski resigns; will leave at end of week Municipal Services Director Robert Wondolowski has resigned and will be leaving his post on Dec. 31. He joined the administration in July of last year...
Let the renaissance begin
Approvals for Harbor Station North and South projects launch Bayonne into new era
by Joseph Passantino
Reporter staff writer
Dec 23, 2015 | 2 2 comments | 28 28 recommendations | email to a friend
The city of Bayonne is finally poised to use the riches of the former Military Ocean Terminal to reinvigorate the city. On Dec. 8, the Bayonne Planning Board approved plans for the development of h...
M&M’s developer receives 30-year PILOT
City Council passes measure; construction hoped for next year
by Joseph Passantino
Reporter staff writer
Dec 23, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 26 26 recommendations | email to a friend
A redevelopment project that is expected to help revitalize 19th to 21st streets on Broadway received a 30-year PILOT (payment in lieu of taxes) last week, allowing the project, proposed by Ingerma...
Not ‘wild’ about animal control contract
Activists protest new provider
by Joseph Passantino
Reporter staff writer
Dec 23, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 25 25 recommendations | email to a friend
Bayonne residents unhappy with the new animal-control company hired by the city in November have joined together, posting a petition, calling the administration, and holding a protest outside City ...
Bayonne Briefs
Dec 23, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
Investors Bank opens Jersey City branch; Bayonne next With the opening of a branch office in Jersey City two weeks ago, Investors Bank Chief Executive Officer Kevin Cummings anticipates branches op...
Awash with a water rate hike
Smith faults Davis Administration for rate hikes
by Joseph Passantino
Reporter staff writer
Dec 16, 2015 | 1 1 comments | 18 18 recommendations | email to a friend
City residents will see their water bills increase 13.25 percent – more than three times the four percent they expected – when they get their bills in January, Bayonne Municipal Utility Authority E...

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