Bayonne Briefs
Jan 04, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 134 134 recommendations | email to a friend
Clearing the way for 19 East An L-shaped, six-story, 138-unit apartment building dubbed “19 East” is due to break ground soon, and construction equipment has been clearing the way all week long. Cr...
Year in Review 2016
Dec 28, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 145 145 recommendations | email to a friend
Bayonne: The Year In Review
by Rory Pasquariello
Reporter staff writer
Dec 28, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 140 140 recommendations | email to a friend
They say Americans’ collective memory is very short, but Bayonne is an exception to the rule. Word travels fast in the isolated Peninsula City and stays there. Residents here seem to remember every...
Contract negotiations plod on
Teachers just say ‘no’
by Rory Pasquariello
Reporter staff writer
Dec 28, 2016 | 1 1 comments | 157 157 recommendations | email to a friend
The Bayonne Board of Education (BBOED) held a meeting on Monday, December 19, less than a week after an emergency meeting to address a $2 million budget deficit in the district’s operating budget. ...
Bayonne Briefs
Dec 28, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 109 109 recommendations | email to a friend
White powder found at school deemed harmless A white powder found at John M. Bailey Community School on Tuesday, December 20, that caused an emergency response turned out to be cornmeal, according ...
After 40 years, Big Apple closes
Owners retiring on top
by Rory Pasquariello
Reporter staff writer
Dec 21, 2016 | 1 1 comments | 107 107 recommendations | email to a friend
Big Apple has been a mainstay sports bar and restaurant in Bayonne since 1976, when Vinny Bottino’s parents opened it. Bottino has been running the bar since 1987 when he and his brother, John, too...
School board plugs $2 million deficit
Plan to tap grant money
by Rory Pasquariello
Reporter staff writer
Dec 21, 2016 | 1 1 comments | 161 161 recommendations | email to a friend
Amid the ongoing controversy over the school board’s $2 million deficit, rumors have been circulating about the premature departure of Bayonne Superintendent of Schools Patricia McGeehan. At press ...
Veterans as teachers
VFW hosts students, teaches military history
by Rory Pasquariello
Reporter staff writer
Dec 21, 2016 | 1 1 comments | 130 130 recommendations | email to a friend
The Veterans of Foreign Wars Museum hosted a 7th grade class from Horace Mann Elementary School on Thursday, December 15, as they often do for students in the Bayonne School District. Members of Po...
Bayonne Briefs
Dec 21, 2016 | 1 1 comments | 151 151 recommendations | email to a friend
GCT USA, Port Authority break ground for new ExpressRail Port Jersey Facility Global Container Terminals, Inc(GVT) and the Port Authority (PA) recently broke ground for the ExpressRail Port Jersey ...
State requests school board audit
Board responds
by Rory Pasquariello
Reporter staff writer
Dec 14, 2016 | 1 1 comments | 170 170 recommendations | email to a friend
As the Bayonne Board of Education (BBOED) reports a $2 million budget deficit, trustees and local politicians say they will get to the bottom of the issue. Mayor James Davis and 31st District Assem...

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