Who will be on the school board?
Election likely in April, with May’s expiring seats to be voted on
by Joseph Passantino
Nov 12, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
The elected school board referendum was placed on the ballot in the November 4 election and was passed by voters by a 77- to 23-percent margin. But the issue may not be fully determined for a few m...
Pike improvements to ease traffic
Residents briefed on the project and its effects
by Joseph Passantino
Nov 12, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
The New Jersey Turnpike Authority took its show on the road to educate Bayonne residents on the four-year Interchange 14A Improvement Project, which has been initiated to improve traffic flow. The ...
ER upgraded
Medical center cuts ribbon on nearly $1 million in Emergency Department renovations
by Joseph Passantino
Nov 12, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
Bayonne Medical Center and CarePoint Health officially opened its new Emergency Department with  $1 million in upgrades at a ribbon-cutting ceremony on Nov. 5. Local and state elected officials, Mc...
On the job
New firehouse becomes functional with Oct. 31 run to hospital
Nov 05, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
The new $4.1 million firehouse at the Peninsula at Bayonne Harbor began serving the city when it dispatched vehicles to a second fire involving the Bayonne Medical Center roof at about 8 a.m. on Fr...
Which will merge, link, or go?
Parishioners hope it won’t be their church that will see changes
by Joseph Passantino
Nov 05, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
The city’s Roman Catholics continue to discuss proposed changes to their parishes by the Archdiocese of Newark, with many hoping their church will be among those remaining independent. The Archdioc...
Masters at their games
Three from Bayonne selected for Hudson Sports Hall of Fame
by Joseph Passantino
Nov 05, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
One was the wizard of the hardwood, parlaying a scholastic hoop career into collegiate success, and then professional and international fame. The second was a high school jack-of-all-sports, never ...
Nothing ‘Retro’ about it
New Bayonne gym breaks ground with equipment, amenities
by Joseph Passantino
Nov 05, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
Where in North Jersey can you find a fitness center with $1 million brand-new, top-of-the-line equipment, personal or virtual instruction, a “cardio theater,” a movie room to work out in, and frien...
BAYONNE BRIEFS
Nov 05, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
Bayonne Historical Society honoring James Hennessey next week The Bayonne Historical Society will hold its Annual Man of Achievement presentation this year at City Hall as part of the Veteran’s Day...
Ships ahoy
New terminal ready to process thousands on way to cruises
by Joseph Passantino
Oct 29, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
Heralding the newly minted $55 million Royal Caribbean Cruises passenger terminal as an economic driver for Bayonne and the metropolitan area, the Port Authority of New York & New Jersey and Royal ...
Paying homage
Catholic parish and church relive their pasts and ready for their futures
by Joseph Passantino
Oct 29, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
Two Bayonne houses of worship are celebrating the legacies of their institutions through yearlong observations involving special Masses and other celebratory occasions. St. Henry’s Parish between 2...

Bayonne Mayoral Debate 2014