Davis takes office
Mayor Davis and council members sworn in during midday inauguration
by Joseph Passantino
Reporter staff writer
Jul 02, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 109 109 recommendations | email to a friend
Promoting themes of unification and progress, Mayor James Davis began his four-year term as leader of the city during a noon ceremony at Bayonne High School on Tuesday, July 1. Calling it a histori...
Showdown at Board of Ed meeting
Residents, union rep clash with board over the lack of a teachers' contract
by Joseph Passantino
Reporter staff writer
Jul 02, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 803 803 recommendations | email to a friend
City residents, teachers, and union representative Alan D’Angelo used the June 26 Board of Education meeting to implore the board to settle the four year-plus impasse over a new teachers' contract....
Tearful, but joyous
Bayonne High graduates sad to go, but happy about new challenges
by Joseph Passantino
Reporter staff writer
Jul 02, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 122 122 recommendations | email to a friend
Gathered in the hallways of Bayonne High School on the evening of June 24, it was a mix of competing feelings for most of the graduating students: happiness, exuberance, and excitement, but also ti...
Bittersweet day
High Tech students sad to leave high school, happy to be moving forward
by Joseph Passantino
Reporter staff writer
Jul 02, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 93 93 recommendations | email to a friend
For the more than 150 students of High Tech High School’s graduating class on June 27, their day could be described in one word: transitions. While many of them were sad to be leaving their classma...
Hudson County has its eyes on the ball for the World Cup
Businesses report more excitement than ever
by Carlo Davis
Reporter staff writer
Jul 02, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 87 87 recommendations | email to a friend
The FIFA World Cup is back for the thirty-second time this year, and with it the quadrennial debate over when soccer will finally break through in the United States. Americans, the traditional line...
Jul 02, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 83 83 recommendations | email to a friend
Bayonne man arrested for DWI Robert O’Neill, 42, of West 9th Street in Bayonne was arrested on June 21 and charged with driving while intoxicated within 1,000 feet of a school (Bailey), reckless dr...
Inauguration planned
Plans announced for swearing in of Davis administration on July 1
by Joseph Passantino
Reporter staff writer
Jun 26, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 97 97 recommendations | email to a friend
Mayor-elect James Davis and his City Council will be sworn in on Tuesday, July 1 in a public ceremony featuring county, state, and federal officials, his transition team announced Tuesday, June 24....
Without notice, NJ Transit cuts time light rail ticket is valid
Officials, riders complain they are often left in dark about transit system
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Jun 25, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 100 100 recommendations | email to a friend
Earlier this year, NJ Transit reduced the time that Hudson-Bergen Light Rail (HBLR) tickets are valid from 90 to 60 minutes – but public officials and riders say they weren’t made aware of this cha...
The show must go on
Artists don’t let sidewalk show cancellation deter them; they plan their own
by Joseph Passantino
Reporter staff writer
Jun 25, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 107 107 recommendations | email to a friend
The arts are alive and well in Bayonne. Since a successful Art Circle outdoor art show scheduled for this summer was recently cancelled abruptly, a coalition of city artists has picked up the slack...
JC hosts high tech container port
Global unveils most modern facility in the nation
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Jun 25, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 96 96 recommendations | email to a friend
Global Terminals held a party to celebrate the grand opening of its $325 million expanded container port facility in lower Jersey City on June 18. Wine bottle corks popped. Food was served. Men cam...

Bayonne Mayoral Debate 2014