Advocate of bail reform, body cams, and accountability
Police Chief Robert Geisler welcomes change
by Rory Pasquariello
Staff writer
Aug 09, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 113 113 recommendations | email to a friend
Beneath the ceremonial rigmarole and tropes about police safety, service, and sacrifice are systemic issues that transect the role of police and citizen. Robert Geisler, Bayonne’s new police chief,...
Imposter causes problems for local pizza business
Person responds to customer’s Facebook review with cruel jibes
by Rory Pasquariello
Staff writer
Aug 09, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 122 122 recommendations | email to a friend
A long-dormant social media account purporting to belong to a Bayonne pizzeria came back online on July 26 in order to troll a social media user from Bayonne who posted a negative review. However, ...
Bayonne Briefs
Aug 09, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 58 58 recommendations | email to a friend
Bayonne Energy Center to be sold Macquarie Infrastructure Corp. (MIC), which acquired the Bayonne Energy Center in 2015, plans to sell the 644-MW gas-fired generation plant by the end of this year....
A center for construction corruption?
Unions say that local developments are filled with illegal work practices
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Aug 05, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 321 321 recommendations | email to a friend
Alleging that some of Hudson County’s most prominent developers are engaging in illegal hiring practices, trade union representatives have asked the Board of Freeholders to investigate and take act...
High and dry
Federal grant will modernize Bayonne Dry Dock
by Rory Pasquariello
Staff writer
Aug 02, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 115 115 recommendations | email to a friend
Bayonne Dry Dock, a shipyard at the eastern edge of the former Military Ocean Terminal Base, received $1,081,950 from the Department of Transportation's Maritime Administration's Small Shipyard Gra...
Teacher attends space camp
Inspires young Earthlings to solve problems at home
by Rory Pasquariello
Staff writer
Aug 02, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 136 136 recommendations | email to a friend
Teaching kids to be creative, critical, and independent thinkers is a discipline nurtured in the arts. Increasingly, educators are realizing those qualities are also integral to the fields of scien...
Peace through painting
Former BCN editor copes with tragic loss
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Aug 02, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 291 291 recommendations | email to a friend
When Cecilia Martinez’s father was assaulted in downtown Jersey City in 2015 -- and later died -- she thought she could make peace with her loss through her writing. Since childhood, she envisioned...
Bayonne Briefs
Aug 02, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 47 47 recommendations | email to a friend
Bayonne group helps fund Paterson mayoral race Progressive Values Committee, based in Bayonne, spent about $138,000 on behalf of Andre Sayegh's mayoral run in Paterson, according to state election ...
Manmade island proposed off Bayonne’s eastern shore
Ecological and homeland security functions cited
by Rory Pasquariello
Staff writer
Jul 26, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 116 116 recommendations | email to a friend
A crescent-shaped, 88-acre manmade island and 102 acres of wetlands have been proposed for Bayonne’s eastern shore between the Bayonne Golf Club and the former military ocean terminal base (MOTBY)....
You, too, can be a social media ‘influencer’
Marist grad creates career path
by Rory Pasquariello
Staff writer
Jul 26, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 109 109 recommendations | email to a friend
The perpetual motion of Akash Joseph’s electric skateboard belies physics. Without pushing off the ground, Joseph, 23, silently propels forward on Avenue E in Bayonne as if traveling downhill. It’s...

Bayonne Mayoral Debate 2014