Bayonne: The Year in Review
by Rory Pasquariello
Reporter staff writer
Dec 27, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 157 157 recommendations | email to a friend
The Peninsula City is in a time of reckoning with its past, and planning for the future. Cranes and construction crews are regularly seen in Bayonne’s dense housing market. Financial uncertainty at...
Election season around the corner
Council candidates trickle in
by Rory Pasquariello
Reporter staff writer
Dec 20, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 228 228 recommendations | email to a friend
Bayonne voters will go to the polls in May to elect a mayor and city council. As the election year nears, the season is in full swing as three candidates have announced runs for city council on the...
Call for Bayonne playwrights
Local theater group seeks short comedies
by Rory Pasquariello
Reporter staff writer
Dec 20, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 228 228 recommendations | email to a friend
The Bayonne Theater Company, a nonprofit theater group, is searching for short comedy plays from the Bayonne community for the group’s upcoming “Comedy Playwrights’ Project” in the spring at Grace ...
Seeking stability
Marist High School looks to sell property
by Rory Pasquariello
Reporter staff writer
Dec 20, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 196 196 recommendations | email to a friend
Marist High School is exploring the development of portions of the school’s properties on Kennedy Boulevard and 57th Street to “ensure the school’s long-term financial stability.” The decision was ...
BAYONNE BRIEFS
Dec 20, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 120 120 recommendations | email to a friend
Two PILOTs granted at December council meeting The Bayonne City Council granted two 25-year payment in-lieu-of taxes (PILOT) to the Alessi Organization, a Bayonne-based developer, for two residenti...
Bayonne tax maps in final stages
City may miss goal to complete reval by 2019
by Rory Pasquariello
Reporter staff writer
Dec 13, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 153 153 recommendations | email to a friend
Bayonne is due for a citywide property revaluation, because the assessed value of properties has fallen too far out of sync with the true value. Right now, the city is in the process of creating ne...
Disaster averted
Bus driver recognized for fast reaction on Turnpike
by Rory Pasquariello
Reporter staff writer
Dec 13, 2017 | 1 1 comments | 207 207 recommendations | email to a friend
Rene Umana, a Bayonne school bus driver, evaded a potentially catastrophic crash with 31 students and two teachers onboard while en route to a community college field trip. The incident, which occu...
Next stop: Newark Airport?
Port Authority accepting comments on PATH extension for 2026
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writer
Dec 13, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 190 190 recommendations | email to a friend
Could the PATH train someday take you to Newark Liberty International Airport? The Port Authority is currently looking to extend the PATH to a new station that would connect to the air train to the...
BAYONNE BRIEFS
Dec 13, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 173 173 recommendations | email to a friend
DeMarco steps down as Business Administrator Bayonne City Business Administrator Joseph DeMarco announced that he is stepping down from his position with the city to manage Mayor James Davis’s re-e...
Bayonne Board of Education reviews audit results
An ugly look in the mirror
by Rory Pasquariello
Reporter staff writer
Dec 06, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 237 237 recommendations | email to a friend
The State Auditor came to the Bayonne Board of Education (BBOED) meeting on November 30 to formally present his findings from an official state audit of the board’s finances that was made public in...

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