Mayor Davis and city council sworn in
Pledges and promises for second term
Jul 05, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 96 96 recommendations | email to a friend
On Sunday, July 1, Mayor Jimmy Davis and Bayonne’s five city council members took their oaths of office for new terms. The event featured remarks by NJ Gov. Phil Murphy, U.S. Sen. Bob Menendez, Hud...
Fundraiser to benefit fire victims
Town comes together
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On June 20, when a fire ripped through a building on 36th Street and Broadway, it brought tragedy to several families and demolished a popular Bayonne eatery. The blaze killed one woman, displaced ...
Back on board
Mikel Lawandy appointed as Board of Ed Trustee
by Rory Pasquariello
Staff writer
Jul 05, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 87 87 recommendations | email to a friend
Trustees on the Bayonne Board of Education appointed former Trustee Mikel Lawandy to replace Mary Jane Desmond by a vote of 6-1 at a June 27 meeting, with Maria Valado voting against and Michael Al...
Bayonne Briefs
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18-year-old woman allegedly harassed by Uber driver An 18-year-old Bayonne woman was allegedly harassed by a 59-year-old Uber driver last month, according to Bayonne police. The woman was being dri...
And so it begins…
BHS seniors start a new chapter
by Rory Pasquariello
Staff writer
Jun 28, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 93 93 recommendations | email to a friend
Proud parents cheered from the rafters of Don Ahern Veterans Stadium, and students waited anxiously to receive their diplomas as Bayonne High School honored its 678 graduating students at the annua...
Should building inspectors be replaced with private contractors?
City Council says no
by Rory Pasquariello
Staff writer
Jun 28, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 73 73 recommendations | email to a friend
The Bayonne City Council unanimously voted down a resolution on June 20 that would have explored the possibility of outsourcing building inspection labor to a private outside firm. Privatizing the ...
Shakeups at the Bayonne Board of Education
Leo Smith retires after four decades on the job
by Rory Pasquariello
Staff writer
Jun 28, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 92 92 recommendations | email to a friend
Bayonne Board of Education Business Administrator Leo Smith will retire at the end of August after 44 years at the Bayonne School District and eight years as business administrator – an announcemen...
Bayonne Briefs
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Fundraiser to benefit fire victims The devastating June 20 fire took the life of one member of the Bayonne community, displaced six families, and destroyed Mama Rosas Pizzeria, the Gagliardi family...
County Democrats have a new leader
First woman wins chairmanship of political machine
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Jun 24, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 100 100 recommendations | email to a friend
In a stunning reversal of political fortune, a female candidate beat out powerful state Sen. and Union City Mayor Brian Stack on June 12 to become chairman of the Hudson County Democratic Organizat...
Eye for accessibility
Ida Behreini codes for the blind, wins scholarship
by Rory Pasquariello
Reporter staff writer
Jun 24, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 49 49 recommendations | email to a friend
Ida Behreini, a Bayonne resident and High Tech High School graduate, was recently awarded the Nathan and Salle Rogoff Scholarship for Academic Excellence, which honors visually impaired people. Beh...

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