Heads roll at the BBOED
Layoffs, demotions, and an interim superintendent tapped
by Rory Pasquariello
Reporter staff writer
Feb 01, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 175 175 recommendations | email to a friend
In a meeting on January 25, the Bayonne Board of Education laid off 16 district employees and demoted six others amid a $2 million budget deficit facing the district. It also appointed Michael A. W...
Basketball star shines for the Bees
Bayonne’s Strzala has entire county buzzing
by Jim Hague
Reporter sports writer
Feb 01, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 172 172 recommendations | email to a friend
He attended Hudson Catholic High School for almost three years, but still, Pat Strzala was not happy. “I wasn’t having fun,” Strzala said of his time at Hudson Catholic. “I wasn’t comfortable there...
Two officers rescue man from Kill Van Kull
Heroic actions in frigid waters
by Rory Pasquariello
Reporter staff writer
Feb 01, 2017 | 1 1 comments | 175 175 recommendations | email to a friend
On a cloudy, cold morning on January 24, while being counseled by a Bayonne police officer, a young and distressed Jersey City man jumped off Brady’s Dock at the southern end of Bayonne into the Ki...
You’re gonna make it after all
14 buses of local women (and some men) head to DC to advocate for civil rights
by Marilyn Baer
Reporter Staff Writer
Feb 01, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 128 128 recommendations | email to a friend
Since taking the office of president on Friday, Jan. 20, Donald Trump has signed 15 executive orders, including one that weakens the reach of the Affordable Care Act and one that says federal dolla...
Bayonne Briefs
Feb 01, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 132 132 recommendations | email to a friend
Zoning Board to vote on mosque March 6 The Bayonne Zoning Board is scheduled to continue its hearing to vote on major site plan approval for a new Muslim Community Center. The meeting will be at Ba...
Mosque approval still up in the air
Another Zoning Board hearing planned
by Rory Pasquariello
Reporter staff writer
Jan 25, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 169 169 recommendations | email to a friend
The Bayonne Zoning Board adjourned a special meeting on Monday, Jan. 24, at 11 p.m., before a vote was taken on whether to approve the conversion of a warehouse on 109 East 24th Street into a Musli...
City vindicated in layoff dispute
Fight not over – former employee plans appeal
by Rory Pasquariello
Reporter staff writer
Jan 25, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 166 166 recommendations | email to a friend
On January 18, the Civil Service Commission (CSC) decided not to reverse the layoffs of three former Bayonne City employees. Andrew Casais, Chief of Staff for Mayor James Davis, said in an email, “...
Board of Ed ratifies teachers’ contract
Lucky BHS juniors to see ‘Hamilton’
by Rory Pasquariello
Reporter staff writer
Jan 25, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 165 165 recommendations | email to a friend
After the Bayonne Teachers Association (BTA) ratified the two-year collective bargaining agreement offered by the Bayonne Board of Education (BBOED) earlier this month, the BBOED ratified the agree...
New chairman, possible new local police academy
County freeholders reorganize, set agenda
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Jan 25, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 148 148 recommendations | email to a friend
With a number of key initiatives about to take place within his freeholder district, Anthony Vainieri of North Bergen was elected the new chairman of the Hudson County Board of Freeholders during t...
Bayonne Briefs
Jan 25, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 149 149 recommendations | email to a friend
Manhole cover explodes on Broadway The Bayonne Fire Department responded to a manhole cover explosion on Monday morning, Jan. 23. At least five fire trucks were spotted at the scene. The incident h...

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