Muslim Community Center opposition still strong
Opponents contact Homeland Security
by Joseph Passantino
Reporter staff writer
Mar 09, 2016 | 3 3 comments | 21 21 recommendations | email to a friend
A week and a half before the Zoning Board of Adjustment meeting to decide the fate of the controversial Muslim Community Center, spokespeople for both sides said there goals had not changed. The he...
Residents say they’re in the dark on oil leak
Seeking more information on Halecky-IMTT Park mishap
by Joseph Passantino
Reporter staff writer
Mar 09, 2016 | 1 1 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
The oil leak cleanup at Halecky-IMTT Park has shifted into a post-recovery operation, the extent of environmental damage to the site is still unknown, and nearby residents are still concerned that ...
When a train is a bus
Hudson-Bergen Light Rail won’t be affected by strike the way you’d think
by Joseph Passantino
Reporter staff writer
Mar 09, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 17 17 recommendations | email to a friend
The possible strike on March 13 or 14 by New Jersey Transit train workers will affect Bayonne, but not in the obvious way most would expect. Though the Hudson-Bergen Light Rail looks like a train a...
Blades back in business
Wind turbine expected to be fixed by end of week
by Joseph Passantino
Reporter staff writer
Mar 09, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
Nine months after it came to a complete stop, the blades on Bayonne’s wind turbine may once again be moving by the end of the week. Last week, Lomma Crane & Rigging employees constructed a crane at...
Bayonne Briefs
Mar 09, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
Applicants for Piechocki board seat named The names of the 12 people who have applied to fill the seat of recently resigned Bayonne Board of Education Trustee Christopher Piechocki have been releas...
Electronic cheating?
School district investigates possible smart-phone cheats
by Joseph Passantino and Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writers
Mar 02, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 19 19 recommendations | email to a friend
A Bayonne school official confirmed this week that allegations of possible cheating on school tests was investigated two weeks ago and resulted in the suspension of two students for not complying w...
Swish!
Bayonne wins Hudson County girls’ basketball championship
by Jim Hague
Reporter sports columnist
Mar 02, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
It was before the high school basketball season ever tipped off, when Bayonne veteran girls’ basketball head coach James Turner fired off the salvo that resonated with the Bees for the entire seaso...
Oil slick
Thousands of gallons of oil leak into eastside park
by Joseph Passantino
Reporter staff writer
Mar 02, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 16 16 recommendations | email to a friend
An oil leak of more than 100,000 gallons from an underground pipeline in Halecky-IMTT Park discovered on Feb. 22 launched a mobilization of various emergency response units and a more than weeklong...
Bayonne Briefs
Mar 02, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
New Board of Ed trustees to replace two who resigned Trying to replenish its ranks so that it can continue to do business, the Bayonne Board of Education selected two new trustees on Feb. 24. The n...
Piechocki resigns from Board of Education
Board business stymied
by Joseph Passantino
Reporter staff writer
Feb 24, 2016 | 1 1 comments | 18 18 recommendations | email to a friend
Christopher Piechocki became the third person to resign from the Bayonne Board of Education in less than two months, further depleting the Board of Trustees and nearly hampering its ability move on...

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