New laws for jitneys
Legislature inches closer to bringing local regulation
by Rory Pasquariello
Reporter staff writer
Jul 05, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 71 71 recommendations | email to a friend
The State Assembly recently passed legislation introduced by 31st District Assemblyman Nicholas Chiaravalloti that would place stricter regulations on privately owned commuter shuttles/jitneys by r...
Plan for the worst
Active shooter drills preparing educators and emergency responders
by Rory Pasquariello and Hannington Dia
Reporter staff writer
Jul 05, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 56 56 recommendations | email to a friend
“Active shooter,” a term that incites panic,is used every day now in the United States to alert residents that one of the country’s ugliest problems has hit their community. The number of active sh...
BAYONNE BRIEFS
Jul 05, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 76 76 recommendations | email to a friend
Promotions at the Bayonne Fire Department Promotion ceremonies were held at City Hall last week for two new fire department battalion chiefs and five new captains. Battalion Chiefs John “Jack” Dunn...
Special Sauce
City Council approved McDonald’s redesign
by Rory Pasquariello
Reporter staff writer
Jun 28, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 72 72 recommendations | email to a friend
McDonald’s on Broadway will be demolished and rebuilt 100 feet farther back from the street, extending the sidewalk to make space for a public-private plaza on the corner of 25th Street and a drive...
Proud parents and excited graduates
Bayonne students on to the next step
by Rory Pasquariello
Reporter staff writer
Jun 28, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 58 58 recommendations | email to a friend
Graduates of Bayonne High School marched single file onto the field at Veteran’s Stadium to the tune of “Pomp and Circumstance” before a crowd of proud families on Tuesday, June 20. “I am so proud....
Residency complaint advances
Some city employees may move to Bayonne
by Rory Pasquariello
Reporter staff writer
Jun 28, 2017 | 1 1 comments | 31 31 recommendations | email to a friend
A legal complaint originally filed in April by community activist Mike Morris and Peter Cresci against the City of Bayonne for violating a local residency ordinance will continue, according to a su...
Bayonne Briefs
Jun 28, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 97 97 recommendations | email to a friend
Bridge concrete damages three cars Bayonne Bridge demolition was temporarily suspended on Monday, June 26 after concrete debris fell onto the streets below, damaging three vehicles, according to th...
We are Bayonne!
Incumbent mayor reflects on state of the city
by Rory Pasquariello
Reporter staff writer
Jun 21, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 86 86 recommendations | email to a friend
A community in decline tends to hunker down to save itself – mistrustful of new people and new ideas. Bayonne is past that and has learned to love again as it claws its way out of the 2008 financia...
NJ nearing school funding agreement
Bayonne may receive additional $3.2 million
by Rory Pasquariello
Reporter staff writer
Jun 21, 2017 | 1 1 comments | 79 79 recommendations | email to a friend
The Bayonne School district is not accustomed to good news, but here is some: under a newly proposed funding formula agreed to by leaders of the General Assembly and Senate, Bayonne would receive s...
Call for artists to beautify streetscapes in Bergen Point
Deadline June 23
by Rory Pasquariello
Reporter staff writer
Jun 21, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 92 92 recommendations | email to a friend
The Bayonne Urban Enterprise Zone (UEZ) Bergen Point Art Installation Project is calling for artists to submit proposals to help transform Broadway in the Bergen Point neighborhood into an art stre...

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