Bayonne Briefs
Mar 23, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
Moody’s upgrades Bayonne credit rating In its review of the city’s financial position, Moody’s Investors Service upgraded Bayonne’s credit rating from Baa1 to A3. This upgrade comes after an outloo...
A city in change
Bayonne progress is starting to show
by Al Sullivan, Steven Rodas, Art Schwartz, and Joe Passantino
Reporter staff writers
Mar 16, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 24 24 recommendations | email to a friend
Although not yet as obvious as in neighboring Jersey City, progress in Bayonne is steady, especially on economic and quality-of-life fronts. On the cusp of major development, Bayonne was hit hard b...
He made the grade
Bayonne native is part of Fox News apprentice program
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Mar 16, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 24 24 recommendations | email to a friend
Born in Bayonne, Randall Payton took the next step in a promising career in media when he graduated from the Ailes Apprentice Program (AAP) founded by Fox News Chairman and CEO Roger Ailes. It prom...
Mastering improvements to Bayonne
City involves residents in master plan
by Joseph Passantino
Reporter staff writer
Mar 16, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 23 23 recommendations | email to a friend
How Bayonne moves forward with development, preserving open space, parking, and a host of other related issues may be affected by the meetings that were held recently about the city’s master plan. ...
PILOTING the city to more tax income
Officials say abatements not only help developers, but the city as well
by Joseph Passantino
Reporter staff writer
Mar 16, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
City officials are on a crusade to explain the benefits of tax abatements and PILOTs (payments in lieu of taxes) and their relationship to encouraging city development, hoping to educate business l...
Bayonne Briefs
Mar 16, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
Halecky-IMTT Park cleanup could take a year The city received an update on the cleanup of the oil leak on the city’s east side, and was told the remediation efforts at the park will likely take up ...
Muslim Community Center opposition still strong
Opponents contact Homeland Security
by Joseph Passantino
Reporter staff writer
Mar 09, 2016 | 3 3 comments | 30 30 recommendations | email to a friend
A week and a half before the Zoning Board of Adjustment meeting to decide the fate of the controversial Muslim Community Center, spokespeople for both sides said there goals had not changed. The he...
Residents say they’re in the dark on oil leak
Seeking more information on Halecky-IMTT Park mishap
by Joseph Passantino
Reporter staff writer
Mar 09, 2016 | 1 1 comments | 24 24 recommendations | email to a friend
The oil leak cleanup at Halecky-IMTT Park has shifted into a post-recovery operation, the extent of environmental damage to the site is still unknown, and nearby residents are still concerned that ...
When a train is a bus
Hudson-Bergen Light Rail won’t be affected by strike the way you’d think
by Joseph Passantino
Reporter staff writer
Mar 09, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 26 26 recommendations | email to a friend
The possible strike on March 13 or 14 by New Jersey Transit train workers will affect Bayonne, but not in the obvious way most would expect. Though the Hudson-Bergen Light Rail looks like a train a...
Blades back in business
Wind turbine expected to be fixed by end of week
by Joseph Passantino
Reporter staff writer
Mar 09, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
Nine months after it came to a complete stop, the blades on Bayonne’s wind turbine may once again be moving by the end of the week. Last week, Lomma Crane & Rigging employees constructed a crane at...

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