Opening on Broadway
Statues make their debut
by Rory Pasquariello
Reporter staff writer
May 30, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 111 111 recommendations | email to a friend
Residents have noticed statues springing up throughout the city that were installed as part of the Bayonne Urban Enterprise Zone’s initiative to beautify the Broadway corridor. You often see passer...
Memorial Day Parade
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Bayonne Briefs
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Stranded kayaking couple rescued from Newark Bay Two teenage kayakers were stranded in the middle of Newark Bay near 16th Street Park on the evening of Wednesday, May 23, after getting lodged betwe...
Commuter ferry on the horizon
City receives $650K grant
by Rory Pasquariello
Reporter staff writer
May 23, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 345 345 recommendations | email to a friend
Bayonne residents and leaders alike have been clamoring for a ferry for as long as anyone in the city can remember, but manymight not believe it until they see it. On Friday, May 18, there was fina...
14A Turnpike Extension Project officially complete
Congestion on local streets alleviated
by Rory Pasquariello
Reporter staff writer
May 23, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 363 363 recommendations | email to a friend
The problems with the old 14A Exit on the NJ Turnpike were too few toll boothsfor today’s traffic volume, and truckers forced to traverse Avenue E into the East Side neighborhood via a bridge over ...
City Council covers a lot of ground
Budgets, taxes, unions top the list
by Rory Pasquariello
Reporter staff writer
May 23, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 315 315 recommendations | email to a friend
In its first meeting since the Bayonne City Council’s re-election on May 8, the council had a busy agenda. Among the matters addressed: It introduced a $138.8 million 2018 budget that includes a 2....
Bayonnewoman pleaded that her sister be recognized at HCCC graduation
Petition to honor the late Tara Balcer got action
by Rory Pasquariello
Reporter staff writer
May 23, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 125 125 recommendations | email to a friend
When Tara Lynn Balcer died in January at the age of 33, she was starting a new semester at Hudson County Community College (HCCC) where she’d studied sign language and hoped to teach students with ...
Bayonne Briefs
May 23, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 96 96 recommendations | email to a friend
North St. Towers to begin construction Construction on twin 22-tower residential buildings on North Street near the 8th Street Light Rail Station is set to begin in two to three months, according t...
Relieved and looking ahead
Mayor Davis savors victory
by Rory Pasquariello
Reporter staff writer
May 16, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 358 358 recommendations | email to a friend
In Bayonne’s May 8 municipal elections, 12,047 people voted for mayor, with incumbent Mayor James Davis taking in 57 percent, or 6,909 votes. Davis’s slate of five incumbent council members swept c...
Bergen Point nurse recognized on the Today Show
Took patient to prom, wins trip to Hawaii
by Rory Pasquariello
Reporter staff writer
May 16, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 378 378 recommendations | email to a friend
A Bayonne pediatric nurse was featured on an NBC Today Show segment that told the story of Stacey Joniak, a Bergen Point resident, who took a cancer patient, Mariah Martinez, to her senior prom whe...

Bayonne Mayoral Debate 2014