New MOTBY warehouse space to create thousands of jobs
WWII-era warehouses to be demolished
by Rory Pasquariello
Reporter staff writer
Apr 04, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 85 85 recommendations | email to a friend
Legislators and local representatives celebrated last week the purchase of 90 acres of land on the former Military Ocean Terminal Base (MOTBY) by a private equity company that will construct 1.6 mi...
Board of Ed adopts budget
Property tax levy included
by Rory Pasquariello
Reporter staff writer
Apr 04, 2018 | 1 1 comments | 90 90 recommendations | email to a friend
The Bayonne Board of Education (BBOED) adopted a proposed budget for the 2018-2019 school year at a March 27 meeting that includes a 2.87 percentproperty tax increase for a total levy of $68.3 mill...
Bayonne Briefs
Apr 04, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 67 67 recommendations | email to a friend
Super PAC advertises against Davis “Secret deals with big developers, sky-high buildings in local neighborhoods, and backdoor tax breaks,” reads a pro-Jason O’Donnell Facebook political ad sponsore...
Spring forward into Bayonne election season
Mayor and five council candidates to be elected on May 8
by Rory Pasquariello
Reporter staff writer
Mar 28, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 128 128 recommendations | email to a friend
Bayonne residents will likely be showered with political literature in April, as all five council seats and the mayor’s seat are up for election on May 8. Incumbent Mayor James Davis is being chall...
Seeing in the dark
BFD equips firefighters with infrared cameras
by Rory Pasquariello
Reporter staff writer
Mar 28, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 117 117 recommendations | email to a friend
Bravery got a boost earlier this month when the Bayonne Fire Department announced that every firefighter entering burning buildings will now be equipped with a handheld infrared camera. The cameras...
Bayonne Briefs
Mar 28, 2018 | 2 2 comments | 68 68 recommendations | email to a friend
Bayonne moving toward ferry terminal The prospect of a ferry terminal in Bayonne is growing after the city and the Port Authority of NY and NJ signed a nonbinding term sheet that should pave the wa...
DeGise calls for unity
Delivers state of the county report while adversaries listen
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Mar 25, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 104 104 recommendations | email to a friend
County Executive Tom DeGise’s State of the County report – a usually droll accounting of the successes of county government and projects on the table for the upcoming year -- was set this year agai...
Statewide honors for reporting, advertising, art
Reporter chain wins 22 journalism awards
Mar 25, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 71 71 recommendations | email to a friend
The Hudson Reporter newspapers recently won 22 awards in the New Jersey Press Association’s annual statewide contest. Members of the art and sales staffs won 11awards for work that appeared in the ...
Driveway disputes
Unclogging off-street parking
by Rory Pasquariello
Reporter staff writer
Mar 21, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 89 89 recommendations | email to a friend
On March 14, the Bayonne City Council introduced an ordinance that would allow residents to park in front of their driveways. First, the council said that permits would cost $50, but have since cha...
Tail of two contracts
Bayonne poised to ditch animal control provider
by Rory Pasquariello
Reporter staff writer
Mar 21, 2018 | 2 2 comments | 242 242 recommendations | email to a friend
“On April 18 I hope to never say the words ‘animal control’ ever again,” said Bayonne Law Director John Coffey III after the Bayonne City Council voted to temporarily extend the city’s often critic...

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