Arrested developments
Administration wants to keep projects moving forward, but some are already stymied
by Joseph Passantino
Reporter staff writer
Jul 30, 2014 | 2 2 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
The fledgling administration of Mayor James Davis is working to move along development projects already in the pipeline from the previous team at city hall, but already has met with its share of im...
Hail to the chief
New Bayonne police chief appointed
by Joseph Passantino
Reporter staff writer
Jul 30, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 17 17 recommendations | email to a friend
The changes in leadership at city hall continue, and last week’s major announcement was that Acting Police Chief Drew Niekrasz will take the chief’s post permanently.  Niekrasz was elevated from de...
What’s old is new again
Former city councilman once again a councilman
by Joseph Passantino
Reporter staff writer
Jul 30, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
You might call him the “Grover Cleveland of Bayonne.” Like his fellow New Jerseyan, Gary La Pelusa served a term, was defeated in a follow-up run, was undeterred as he returned to “private” life fo...
POLICE BEAT
Jul 30, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
Compiled by Joseph Passantino  Duo charged with stealing phone Police officers were called to 25th Street and Ave C on July 22 at 7:30 p.m., on the report of a theft, police said. “A juvenile victi...
BAYONNE BRIEFS
Jul 30, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
Bridge weekend closures to resume as work continues on ‘Raise the Roadway’ project The Bayonne Bridge will be closed from 11:59 p.m. Friday, Aug. 1, to 4 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 3, as work proceeds on th...
He who is last, shall be first
Council moves up meeting’s public speaking portion; reschedules caucus to later in day
by Joseph Passantino
Reporter staff writer
Jul 23, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 17 17 recommendations | email to a friend
Little more than two weeks into the administration of Mayor James Davis, the City Council began delivering on the promise of more open government that Davis and his Moving Bayonne in the Right Dire...
New life by A&P?
City okays planning board study of area by shuttered store
Jul 23, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 17 17 recommendations | email to a friend
The city has passed a resolution authorizing the Bayonne Planning Board to investigate whether a parcel of land by the closed Pathmark supermarket off of Avenue A should be examined for a designati...
Sticking to solid staffing
Union pickets Bayonne Medical Center on staffing levels and contract
by Joseph Passantino
Reporter staff writer
Jul 23, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 18 18 recommendations | email to a friend
Citing the need for the proper staffing levels of nurses and other health care providers for patients at the Bayonne Medical Center, about 120 union members and leaders picketed outside the facilit...
Serving special needs
Local program going strong, but seeking help
by Joseph Passantino
Reporter staff writer
Jul 23, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
The Windmill Alliance is a diverse, multi-service organization dedicated to helping more than 40 developmentally disabled adults at the Windmill Center at 141 Broadway or one of its satellite facil...
POLICE BEAT
Jul 23, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
Compiled by Joseph Passantino  Full of bull-ion; gold in sale not real A New York man allegedly tried to pass off a substance as gold bullion in a sale to a local merchant, police said. On July 14 ...

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