Bayonne Briefs
May 17, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 90 90 recommendations | email to a friend
Groundbreaking on Avenue E City officials broke ground on another major development in the neighborhood of the 22nd Street light rail station, at the former site of Bayonne Plumbing. Sky Lofts Sout...
New medical facility coming to Broadway
What will it be?
by Rory Pasquariello
Reporter staff writer
May 10, 2017 | 1 1 comments | 150 150 recommendations | email to a friend
The revitalization of Broadway is underway, and its largest addition, a three-story, 80,000- square-foot medical facility on 24th Street,owned and operated by the nonprofit RWJ Barnabas Health,is d...
Some water on the fire
Bayonne school board reinstates 88 of 287 laid-off teachers
by Rory Pasquariello
Reporter staff writer
May 10, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 149 149 recommendations | email to a friend
The Bayonne Board of Education passed a $127 million budget at a special meeting on May 8, which allows them to keep 88 of 287 teachers they planned to lay off. The budget also requires a 5.6 perce...
Light rail on track
NJ Transit holds public hearing for HBLR extension
by Hannington Dia
Reporter staff writer
May 10, 2017 | 1 1 comments | 146 146 recommendations | email to a friend
New Jersey Transit held two public hearings on the planned Hudson-Bergen Light Rail extension into Bergen County on April 24. The project would add seven new stops to the existing service, all nort...
Bayonne Briefs
May 10, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 114 114 recommendations | email to a friend
Correction In the March 29 edition of the Bayonne Community News, we reported that Marist High School’s enrollment was 76 students. Its freshman enrollment is 76 students. Its full enrollment is 30...
Miracle at Marist
High school raises enough to avoid shutdown
by Rory Pasquariello
Reporter staff writer
May 03, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 196 196 recommendations | email to a friend
The rumors were true. Marist High School will remain open for the 2017-2018 school year after announcing in late March that it was at risk of closing if unable to raise $1.5 million. While the scho...
Bayonne school district still smarting from layoffs
Faced protests and walkouts
by Rory Pasquariello
Reporter staff writer
May 03, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 179 179 recommendations | email to a friend
The Bayonne Board of Education (BBOED) voted for a 40-percent staff reduction at a meeting on Wednesday, April 26, in order to alleviate a $6 million budget deficit. Reductions include 261 non-tenu...
City closes deal on 30 acres of MOTBY land
Long-awaited development in the clear
by Rory Pasquariello
Reporter staff writer
May 03, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 182 182 recommendations | email to a friend
The City of Bayonne announced on Friday, April 28 that it’s closed on a 30-acre development on the former Military Ocean Terminal Base (MOTBY) with Atlantic Realty, a Woodbridge-based developer. Th...
Bayonne Briefs
May 03, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 114 114 recommendations | email to a friend
Groundbreaking at former CJ Murphy site Mayor James Davis and City Council members held a groundbreaking ceremony for a 74-foot, 70-unit residential development at the site of the former CJ Murphy ...
If you work for the city, do you have to live here?
Legal complaint filed against Bayonne
by Rory Pasquariello
Reporter staff writer
Apr 26, 2017 | 4 4 comments | 190 190 recommendations | email to a friend
In city politics, residents are trusted more than outsiders to serve the public good. This is especially true as national policies increasingly favor the few at the expense of the many. This dynami...

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