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...
Time for a loaves-and-fishes miracle
Assumption Church pantry and soup kitchen closings create problem for needy
by Joseph Passantino
Reporter staff writer
Dec 16, 2015 | 1 1 comments | 17 17 recommendations | email to a friend
With the closing of Our Lady of Assumption Parish on Dec. 31 hundreds of parishioners will have to find a new church, and those in need will have to find another place to get a hot meal on the week...
No miracle on 29th Street
Unlikely that teacher’s contract will be settled by the end of the year
by Joseph Passantino
Reporter staff writer
Dec 16, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 18 18 recommendations | email to a friend
With 2015 rapidly slipping away, it’s become clear that a teachers’ contract settlement by the end of the year probably won’t happen. At the start of school in September, both Bayonne Teachers Asso...
Building in Bayonne’s business core
Developer wants to bring new life to west side of 22nd Street on Broadway
by Joseph Passantino
Reporter staff writer
Dec 16, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 16 16 recommendations | email to a friend
A developer who fell in love with Bayonne may be the next player in the city’s move to revitalize the Broadway shopping district. Jimmy Vattes has eyes to build a six-story, 60-plus-unit residentia...
Bayonne Briefs
Dec 16, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
Fix of city’s wind turbine delayed indefinitely The repair of the 270-foot wind turbine at East Fifth Street, first anticipated for November and then late December, has been pushed back once again ...
Spinning their wheels?
Hoverboards are newest craze, but not legal in every city
by Joseph Passantino
Reporter staff writer
Dec 09, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 19 19 recommendations | email to a friend
Gianna Parkinson, 10, of West New York wanted a hoverboard – a two-wheel electronic skateboard that allows users to stand up – after her friend Gigi bought one. But when she tried one herself in th...

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