Has Bayonne failed its Muslim community?
The unintended consequences of benign zoning rules
by Rory Pasquariello
Reporter staff writer
Mar 29, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 106 106 recommendations | email to a friend
The Bayonne Zoning Board’s decision on March 6 not to approve a local Muslim group’s plan to convert a warehouse on 109 East 24th Street into a Muslim Community Center has prompted the city to reck...
‘Five Finger Discount’ documentary wins raves
Local author’s novel hits the screen
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Mar 29, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 120 120 recommendations | email to a friend
For most people with a living memory of Jersey City Mayor Frank Hague, it is either one of love or hate. But the new PBS documentary based on the memoir “Five-Finger Discount: A Crooked Family Hist...
Bayonne Briefs
Mar 29, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 127 127 recommendations | email to a friend
ER ribbon cutting Carepoint Health at Bayonne Medical Center cut the ribbon on their new “Fast Track” Emergency Room on Wednesday, March 22. The new expansion, which includes three new beds and mor...
Bayonne Board of Education votes higher tax
Proposes more layoffs
by Rory Pasquariello
Reporter staff writer
Mar 22, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 193 193 recommendations | email to a friend
Taxpayers in Bayonne will face higher school taxes and layoffs for school district employees if the Board of Education’s 2017-2018 budget is approved as introduced on Thursday, March 16. The board,...
Who cares about the poor?
Trump proposes eliminating antipoverty programs
by Rory Pasquariello
Reporter staff writer
Mar 22, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 126 126 recommendations | email to a friend
Mayors across the country have been coming out against the Trump Administration’s recent budget proposal that would eliminate antipoverty programs, most notably Community Development Block Grants (...
PILOT approved for Harbor Pointe Marketplace
Bike share company chosen
by Rory Pasquariello
Reporter staff writer
Mar 22, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 165 165 recommendations | email to a friend
The City Council on Wednesday, March 15, unanimously approved a 30-year PILOT (payment in lieu of taxes) agreement with a developer to build a commercial property on the Military Ocean Terminal Bas...
St. Patrick's Day Parade
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Bayonne Briefs
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CarePoint Health at Bayonne Medical Center was honored for the hospital’s years of support for the Relay for Life program. Dr. Vijay Singh (second from left), BMC Chief Medical Officer, and Catheri...
Friction at school district threatens parade participation
Agreement reached
by Rory Pasquariello
Reporter staff writer
Mar 15, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 162 162 recommendations | email to a friend
When the Bayonne Public School Administrators Association (BPSAA) vowed to cease participation in extracurricular activities in retaliation for layoffs made by the Bayonne Board of Education (BBOED...
Bayonne celebrates Irish heritage
Irish flag raised over City Hall
by Rory Pasquariello
Reporter staff writer
Mar 15, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 161 161 recommendations | email to a friend
Even though Irish-Americans in Bayonne are smaller in number than they once were, their presence today is as strong as their pride. St. Patrick’s Day is Friday, March 17, but as anyone who’s been t...

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