Flora and fauna in a former factory town
Going green with the Bayonne Nature Club
by Rory Pasquariello
Reporter staff writer
Jul 26, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 148 148 recommendations | email to a friend
Bayonne, a former industrial city, is also a preserve for a surprising array of natural wonders. Every week, those ecosystems are celebrated and observed by the Bayonne Nature Club and anyone who w...
Fun and games and a new bus at the PAL
Police mentor Bayonne kids
by Rory Pasquariello
Reporter staff writer
Jul 26, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 133 133 recommendations | email to a friend
Summers are especially fun in Bayonne where the Police Athletic League hosts its summer camp at Midtown Community School for elementary and middle school kids. Last week, Bayonne police officers pa...
BAYONNE BRIEFS
Jul 26, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 145 145 recommendations | email to a friend
Correction In a story published in the July 12 issue of the Bayonne Community News , we mistakenly reported that Police Chief Drew Sisk attended mortuary school. He was a mortician’s apprentice unt...
Two perfect games
Bayonne baseball’s got talent
by Rory Pasquariello
Reporter staff writer
Jul 19, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 168 168 recommendations | email to a friend
When The Bayonne Community News heard word of a perfect pitching game in the Bayonne Little League soon after the season ended in late June, we knew it was a big deal, so we wrote a story on the ou...
Body found washed ashore at Rutkowski Park
Likely remains of man who died by suicide days earlier
by Rory Pasquariello
Reporter staff writer
Jul 19, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 135 135 recommendations | email to a friend
On the afternoon of Monday, July 10, a 50-year-old man from Long Island who’d set out to pickup a family member at Newark Liberty International Airport instead drove onto the 135-foot Vincent R. Ca...
Jousting, sword-fighting, archery and knife-throwing
Renaissance Festival back for round two
by Rory Pasquariello
Reporter staff writer
Jul 19, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 135 135 recommendations | email to a friend
The organizers of the Second Annual Bayonne Renaissance Festival are excited to see their hard work finally come to fruition. To promote the event, which will take place at 16th Street Park on Satu...
BAYONNE BRIEFS
Jul 19, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 147 147 recommendations | email to a friend
99-Cent Store goes down, new apartments go up The 99-Cent Store on Broadway and 22nd Street that has been vacant for about a year was torn down this week to make room for a new eight-story apartmen...
New Police Chief takes office
Continues community policing model
by Rory Pasquariello
Reporter staff writer
Jul 12, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 139 139 recommendations | email to a friend
Former Deputy Police Chief Drew Sisk was sworn in as Bayonne Police Chief this month. His desk now overlooks two large televisions mounted on his office wall that display real-time police dispatche...
After mass layoffs, 116 teachers hired back
Interim superintendent introduced
by Rory Pasquariello
Reporter staff writer
Jul 12, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 141 141 recommendations | email to a friend
The Bayonne Board of Education (BBOED) hired back 116 teachers at a special meeting on Thursday, July 6, after laying off nearly 300 staff members in the spring to ease a substantial budget shortfa...
Can communities finance their own projects?
New technology may help cities finance their own projects
by Rory Pasquariello
Reporter staff writer
Jul 12, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 142 142 recommendations | email to a friend
Cities across the country are in revival mode. Neighborhoods once isolated are now connected. Once dangerous roads are now safer for pedestrians and cyclists.Towns are facilitating projects that br...

Bayonne Mayoral Debate 2014