BAYONNE BRIEFS
Dec 20, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 97 97 recommendations | email to a friend
Two PILOTs granted at December council meeting The Bayonne City Council granted two 25-year payment in-lieu-of taxes (PILOT) to the Alessi Organization, a Bayonne-based developer, for two residenti...
Bayonne tax maps in final stages
City may miss goal to complete reval by 2019
by Rory Pasquariello
Reporter staff writer
Dec 13, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 129 129 recommendations | email to a friend
Bayonne is due for a citywide property revaluation, because the assessed value of properties has fallen too far out of sync with the true value. Right now, the city is in the process of creating ne...
Disaster averted
Bus driver recognized for fast reaction on Turnpike
by Rory Pasquariello
Reporter staff writer
Dec 13, 2017 | 1 1 comments | 131 131 recommendations | email to a friend
Rene Umana, a Bayonne school bus driver, evaded a potentially catastrophic crash with 31 students and two teachers onboard while en route to a community college field trip. The incident, which occu...
Next stop: Newark Airport?
Port Authority accepting comments on PATH extension for 2026
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writer
Dec 13, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 112 112 recommendations | email to a friend
Could the PATH train someday take you to Newark Liberty International Airport? The Port Authority is currently looking to extend the PATH to a new station that would connect to the air train to the...
BAYONNE BRIEFS
Dec 13, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 97 97 recommendations | email to a friend
DeMarco steps down as Business Administrator Bayonne City Business Administrator Joseph DeMarco announced that he is stepping down from his position with the city to manage Mayor James Davis’s re-e...
Bayonne Board of Education reviews audit results
An ugly look in the mirror
by Rory Pasquariello
Reporter staff writer
Dec 06, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 161 161 recommendations | email to a friend
The State Auditor came to the Bayonne Board of Education (BBOED) meeting on November 30 to formally present his findings from an official state audit of the board’s finances that was made public in...
Hairy angels
Bayonne police and firefighters raise funds for children with cancer
by Rory Pasquariello
Reporter staff writer
Dec 06, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 146 146 recommendations | email to a friend
Residents may have noticed hair growing from the normally clean-shaven faces of Bayonne police officers during the month of November. The coordinated fashion statement was part of a fundraising cam...
Local child actor plays orphan in “Annie”
Musical runs through Dec. 31 at Papermill Playhouse
by Rory Pasquariello
Reporter staff writer
Dec 06, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 140 140 recommendations | email to a friend
In her second theater production this year, local actor Gabby Beredo, 11, recently debuted as the tough orphan, “Pepper,” in the musical, “Annie” at Papermill Playhouse in Milburn, the recipient of...
BAYONNE BRIEFS
Dec 06, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 99 99 recommendations | email to a friend
Correction In the Briefs section of the Nov. 15 edition of the Bayonne Community News , we reported that Assemblyman Nicholas Chiaravalloti was appointed president of Hudson County Community Colleg...
Historic limestone frieze at new retail development
Salvaged from Philadelphia Civic Center
by Rory Pasquariello
Reporter staff writer
Nov 29, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 145 145 recommendations | email to a friend
When the Philadelphia Civic Center was demolished in 2005, many of the historic building’s artifacts were salvaged and auctioned off, including one of the building’s most treasured pieces – a large...

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