Who says youth are apathetic?
Student council takes over city hall
by Rory Pasquariello
Reporter staff writer
Jan 18, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 137 137 recommendations | email to a friend
The Henry E. Harris Student Council held a meeting at the official council chambers at city hall on Thursday, January 12, as part of a weeklong series in which Mayor James Davis hosts council sessi...
Brick row house designated historic site
Historical Preservation Commission hoping for another historic district
by Rory Pasquariello
Reporter staff writer
Jan 18, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 129 129 recommendations | email to a friend
Bayonne’s rich history is both celebrated and preserved by the Bayonne Historic Preservation Commission. Since the Historic Preservation Ordinance was introduced in 1999, the historic commission ha...
Board of Ed not planning layoffs—yet
Teachers ratify contract, now board’s turn
by Rory Pasquariello
Reporter staff writer
Jan 18, 2017 | 1 1 comments | 167 167 recommendations | email to a friend
The Bayonne Board of Education (BBOED) is in transition, picking up the pieces after a $2 million budget deficit was unearthed in November. How the district will change when all is said and done re...
Bayonne Briefs
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“Free Little Library” opens on 40th Street The Ashe family of 29 West 40th Street has opened the first Little Free Library in Bayonne. "Off-Broadway Books," located in their front yard, offers the ...
Five-month reprieve in contract talks
Teachers’ union and board reach tentative deal
by Rory Pasquariello
Reporter staff writer
Jan 11, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 127 127 recommendations | email to a friend
The Bayonne Board of Education’s first order of business for the new year was to reach a two-year tentative teachers’ contract with their union, the Bayonne Teachers’ Association (BTA). That agreem...
Chorus honors Alexandrov Ensemble at the Teardrop Memorial
Members of BFD, NYPD, and Russian consulate join
by Rory Pasquariello
Reporter staff writer
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The Schiller Institute NYC Chorus performed a memorial service on January 7, a snowy Saturday morning, at the Teardrop Memorial to commemorate the 92 lives lost in a Christmas Day plane crash carry...
High anxiety
Six-story building approved
by Rory Pasquariello
Reporter staff writer
Jan 11, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 161 161 recommendations | email to a friend
The Bayonne Planning Board approved a six-story, 180-unit apartment building on Avenue F between 23rd and 24th streets at a special meeting on Wednesday, January 4. The building, which Parkview Rea...
Bayonne Briefs
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Zoning Board to hear final plan for Muslim Community Center The Bayonne Zoning Board is scheduled to hold a meeting on January 23 for major site plan approval for a new Muslim Community Center in t...
2016 Holiday Home Decorating Contest
Jan 04, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 137 137 recommendations | email to a friend
Just about everyone has a home on his or her block that seems to have enough lighting for the entire neighborhood. That holiday cheer was rewarded at nine homes this year as more than 50 residents ...
Water rate increase to take effect in early 2017
Contract in spotlight
by Rory Pasquariello
Reporter staff writer
Jan 04, 2017 | 2 2 comments | 201 201 recommendations | email to a friend
Water rates in Bayonne are scheduled to rise 3.5 percent in January of 2017, consistent with projections made by the Municipal Utilities Authority in 2015. That’s on top of a 13.25 percent rate inc...

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