Bayonne Briefs
Aug 17, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 116 116 recommendations | email to a friend
New apartment building unveiled In July, the Bayonne City Council approved a variance for Pier View Lofts, a 65-unit apartment building to be constructed at the site of the former Doolan’s Auto Ser...
Community and police join hands
National Night Out attracts hundreds
by Rory Pasquariello
Reporter staff writer
Aug 10, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 139 139 recommendations | email to a friend
The Bayonne Police Department, along with departments across the nation, celebrated National Night Out on Tuesday August 2. Bayonne’s celebration took place at 16th Street-DiDomenico Park. The annu...
Church consolidation eight months later
A changing landscape for Roman Catholics
by Rory Pasquariello
Reporter staff writer
Aug 10, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 131 131 recommendations | email to a friend
When five Roman Catholic parishes in Bayonne merged into two in January, Frank Scibetta, a Boy Scout troop leader who used to attend the now-closed Assumption Church, took his troop meetings and hi...
Concert series rocks
Bayonne flocks to Summer Sounds
by Rory Pasquariello
Reporter staff writer
Aug 10, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 135 135 recommendations | email to a friend
The summer sounds of jet skis whizzing by the shore, of churning bicycle cranks, popcorn popping, and the growing chatter of crowds pouring in preceded the Summer Sounds by the Bay headliner for Au...
Bayonne Briefs
Aug 10, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 120 120 recommendations | email to a friend
Olympic dream ends for Jonathan Gomez After placing fifth in a preliminary heat with a personal best time of 1:56.65, Jonathan Gomez, the St. Peter’s Prep and St. Peter’s University alumnus and Bay...
BBOED moves around pieces
Twelve candidates to run in November
by Rory Pasquariello
Reporter staff writer
Aug 03, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 137 137 recommendations | email to a friend
The Bayonne Board of Education (BBOED) on Wednesday again voted not to renew Superintendent Patricia McGeehan’s contract, which expires June 30, 2017. Normally, boards do not vote twice on the same...
Disgruntled employee or whistleblower?
P.J. Leonard files civil complaint against Bayonne
by Rory Pasquariello
Reporter staff writer
Aug 03, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 150 150 recommendations | email to a friend
On October 21, 2015, city employee Patrick “P.J.” Leonard appeared before the Bayonne City Council to blow his proverbial whistle at the Davis Administration, charging that members of the mayoral c...
Making it work
Provident Bank Foundation donates to three local charities
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Aug 03, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 141 141 recommendations | email to a friend
Seeking to promote education and job opportunities, Provident Bank Foundation (PBF) gave grants last month to two Jersey City and one Bayonne not-for-profit organizations. PBF awarded $25,000 for c...
Bayonne Briefs
Aug 03, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 127 127 recommendations | email to a friend
Retirement, replacement, and reward The Bayonne Board of Education (BBOED) meeting on Wednesday celebrated Assistant Superintendent of Personnel Robert Craig’s career after he announced his retirem...
East Side residents feel forgotten
As City Council approves redevelopment plans
by Rory Pasquariello
Reporter staff writer
Jul 27, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 155 155 recommendations | email to a friend
The Bayonne City Council approved two 25-year tax abatements and three development plans on Wednesday, much to the dismay of many in attendance whose concerns—mostly over the potential for decrease...

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