Rejiggering city government
Restructuring will better serve residents, city contends
by Joseph Passantino
Reporter staff writer
Jan 27, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
If all goes as expected at the next City Council meeting on Feb. 16, the administration will have the approval to restructure its government, doing away with the Municipal Services Department and s...
Bayonne Briefs
Jan 27, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
Free workshop offered for parents of autistic children A free workshop, “Hidden Dangers – Keeping Children with Autism and Other Developmental Disabilities Safe in the Community, School, and Home,”...
Broadway rising
New L Group project at Fifth Street moving along, may start in September
by Joseph Passantino
Reporter staff writer
Jan 20, 2016 | 1 1 comments | 17 17 recommendations | email to a friend
Progress on a proposed multi-story residential building at the former Bayonne Community Bank at 5th Street and Broadway continues to move along, and developer Lance Lucarelli of the L Group seeks t...
Project faces parking issues
Developer redrawing plans for project near 22nd Street Light Rail Station
by Joseph Passantino
Reporter staff writer
Jan 20, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
It’s back to the drawing board for the developer of a residential complex at 22nd Street and Avenue E, including coming up with a new parking plan and possibly reconsidering his request for a longt...
Come and get it!
Local churches band together to offer midtown hot-meal program for needy
by Joseph Passantino
Reporter staff writer
Jan 20, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
Following the dissolution of Our Lady of Assumption Parish, and with it, its soup kitchen, local churches have come together to offer a similar free service once a month a few blocks from where Ass...
Smack surges in Hudson County
White-collar heroin users on the rise
by Joseph Passantino
Reporter staff writer
Jan 20, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
Shirley, 35, of Jersey City was an only child, born into a home with a mother who was “an active addict, a violent alcoholic,” she said in a recent interview. She was molested by an aunt’s friend w...
Bayonne Briefs
Jan 20, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
‘Inside Out’ offered for free Saturday at Bayonne museum The Bayonne Theater Company and BCB Community Bank will present another “Movie at the Museum” on Saturday, Jan. 23. “This month we will feat...
Neighbors say, not in our backyard
Anti-Muslim sentiment fuels protest against community center
by Joseph Passantino
Reporter staff writer
Jan 13, 2016 | 1 1 comments | 22 22 recommendations | email to a friend
Opponents of a planned Muslim community center on the east side are marshaling their forces for a demonstration outside City Hall prior to the 6 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 19 Zoning Board of Adjustment spe...
Lawson resigns from school board
Favoritism cited as longtime president loses reelection bid
by Joseph Passantino
Reporter staff writer
Jan 13, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
Longtime Bayonne Board of Education President Will Lawson quit the board on Jan. 8, with one year left on his term. A day earlier, the five newly elected members who had just been sworn in, along w...
Master Plan to involve residents
City seeks to avoid public outcry
by Joseph Passantino
Reporter staff writer
Jan 13, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
For the first time in several years Bayonne is updating its master plan and it wants you to participate. That’s the word from city officials. Consultant Francis Reiner of DMR Architects began work ...

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