Old pickup schedules trashed
City Council to decide on garbage and recycling contractors at Oct. 21 meeting
by Joseph Passantino
Reporter staff writer
Oct 21, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 17 17 recommendations | email to a friend
Whatever actions the City Council takes at its Oct. 21 meeting regarding Bayonne’s new garbage and recycling contracts, longtime pickup routines are likely to get dumped. But that’s a good thing, a...
Can it!
City seeking public’s help in keeping catch basins clean, keeping drainage system free of clutter
by Joseph Passantino
Reporter staff writer
Oct 21, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
Many probably consider it an innocuous practice; instead of finding a nearby trash can, tossing garbage into a sewer catch basin. But Bayonne Municipal Utilities Authority Executive Director Tim Bo...
Bayonne Briefs
Oct 21, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
Two hundred people attend city health fair About 125 people received health care screenings during the city of Bayonne’s health fair on Thursday, Oct. 15 in Fitzpatrick Park, across from City Hall....
Fidelco’s Harbor Station North could see spring groundbreaking
Ferry cited as necessary component, as city urges patience
by Joseph Passantino
Reporter staff writer
Oct 14, 2015 | 1 1 comments | 17 17 recommendations | email to a friend
At the Bayonne Golf Club on Oct. 6, city officials, developers, lawyers, and representatives from transportation and utilities met to discuss development plans for the Peninsula at Bayonne Harbor, ...
Vying for Board of Ed seats
Race for this seat features educators, former educators, and business people
by Joseph Passantino
Reporter staff writer
Oct 14, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 20 20 recommendations | email to a friend
Bayonne voters go to the polls on Nov. 3 for the first time in 35 years to vote for Board of Education trustees. Bayonne’s mayor had appointed all school board members until a public referendum las...
Animals at risk for abuse
Some towns getting tougher with enforcement
by Joseph Passantino
Reporter staff writer
Oct 14, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 16 16 recommendations | email to a friend
Two dogs were sweltering in a car in 90-degree temperatures in a parking lot in Secaucus until someone reported their owner. Five dogs were killed after someone allegedly fed them liverwurst laced ...
Union president sought higher increases
But city employees settle on new five-and-a-half-year contract
by Joseph Passantino
Reporter staff writer
Oct 14, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
Despite disgruntled union leadership, Bayonne has settled with city employees on a five-and-a-half-year contract, ending a 15-month stalemate, city and union officials announced last week. The 240 ...
BAYONNE BRIEFS
Oct 14, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
Kopko & Chiaravalloti disagree about Chiaravalloti’s past ineligibility Nicholas Chiaravalloti and Matt Kopko, Democratic and Republican candidates, respectively, battling for one of two Assembly s...
Bridge project will finish in 2019
City officials and residents unhappy with pushback of deadline
by Joseph Passantino
Reporter staff writer
Oct 07, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 26 26 recommendations | email to a friend
The completion of the Bayonne Bridge “Raise the Roadway” project will now take until mid-2019 and could result in additional costs of up to 15 percent, the Port Authority of New York & New Jersey a...
Acting for charity
City group teaches children about theater arts and giving
by Joseph Passantino
Reporter staff writer
Oct 07, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 23 23 recommendations | email to a friend
A local theater group is doing more than teaching its young members about singing, dancing, and acting, it is teaching them about life. That’s the goal of The Artists Avenue of Bayonne, which teach...

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