Grooving on summer nights
Park concerts rock the city Wednesdays during July and August
by Joseph Passantino
Reporter staff writer
Jul 15, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 28 28 recommendations | email to a friend
The weekly Summer Sounds by the Bay concerts in DiDomenico/16th Street Park are a hit—they’re close to home, and the music is a welcome diversion. Wednesdays at 7 p.m. crowds gather at the amphithe...
Briefs
Jul 15, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 27 27 recommendations | email to a friend
Judge: Environmental groups can’t intervene in ExxonMobil settlement Superior Court Judge Michael Hogan will not allow state environmental groups to intervene in a proposed settlement with ExxonMob...
City taxes to rise nearly 3 percent
Administration tinkers with city budget, but not enough to change rate
by Joseph Passantino
Reporter staff writer
Jul 08, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 40 40 recommendations | email to a friend
In the end, it wasn’t the slam dunk residents had hoped for: the stabilization of taxes that Mayor James Davis and his council slate had campaigned on during last year’s municipal elections. But it...
Independently having fun
Bayonne Fourth of July celebration
by Joseph Passantino
Reporter staff writer
Jul 08, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 42 42 recommendations | email to a friend
It was a red, white, and blue Thursday night, July 2, as Bayonne ushered in the Fourth of July weekend early with fireworks, music, and family fun. The city joined county neighbors Secaucus and Uni...
Creating a city within city
Promenade development will give life to a whole new neighborhood in Bayonne
by Joseph Passantino
Reporter staff writer
Jul 08, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 44 44 recommendations | email to a friend
Plans for a half billion dollar residential development at the site of the former Texaco Chevron plant at the southwest corner of the city may soon see the light of day, now that remediation work i...
Bankrolling the American Dream br>Bayonne among cities filing documents to determine affordable housing requirements
by Joseph Passantino
Reporter staff writer
Jul 08, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 33 33 recommendations | email to a friend
After more than three decades and three rounds of governmental edicts, Bayonne is on the cusp of filing documents to determine its New Jersey affordable housing unit requirements and find out how c...
Briefs
Jul 08, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 33 33 recommendations | email to a friend
Mid-summer night art at Hendrickson’s “A Mid-summer Night’s Art Gallery,” a free, two-day exhibition of diverse media, will be presented at Hendrickson's Corner, 671 Broadway, the corner of 31st st...
Mayor draws cheers and jeers
City giving Davis a chance, but wants results now that one-year ‘honeymoon’ is over
by Joseph Passantino
Reporter staff writer
Jul 01, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 49 49 recommendations | email to a friend
Swept into office in June last year by voters seeking a change in city government, Mayor James Davis is still benefiting from a tide of goodwill, but with his learning curve over, residents want re...
Show us the money
State names mediator to address city-workers contract impasse
by Joseph Passantino
Reporter staff writer
Jul 01, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 48 48 recommendations | email to a friend
About 250 city employees have been working without a contract for a year, and with six months of talks between Bayonne officials and union leaders going nowhere, an impasse has been declared and th...
Purr-fect cats and dogs
Where you can adopt a pet
by Joseph Passantino
Reporter staff writer
Jul 01, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 53 53 recommendations | email to a friend
Since the recession, more animals have ended up abandoned and more are awaiting adoption in local facilities. Some towns have started their own adoption locations in the last few years to give thei...

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