Bayonne Briefs
Feb 01, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 188 188 recommendations | email to a friend
Zoning Board to vote on mosque March 6 The Bayonne Zoning Board is scheduled to continue its hearing to vote on major site plan approval for a new Muslim Community Center. The meeting will be at Ba...
Mosque approval still up in the air
Another Zoning Board hearing planned
by Rory Pasquariello
Reporter staff writer
Jan 25, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 233 233 recommendations | email to a friend
The Bayonne Zoning Board adjourned a special meeting on Monday, Jan. 24, at 11 p.m., before a vote was taken on whether to approve the conversion of a warehouse on 109 East 24th Street into a Musli...
City vindicated in layoff dispute
Fight not over – former employee plans appeal
by Rory Pasquariello
Reporter staff writer
Jan 25, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 163 163 recommendations | email to a friend
On January 18, the Civil Service Commission (CSC) decided not to reverse the layoffs of three former Bayonne City employees. Andrew Casais, Chief of Staff for Mayor James Davis, said in an email, “...
Board of Ed ratifies teachers’ contract
Lucky BHS juniors to see ‘Hamilton’
by Rory Pasquariello
Reporter staff writer
Jan 25, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 218 218 recommendations | email to a friend
After the Bayonne Teachers Association (BTA) ratified the two-year collective bargaining agreement offered by the Bayonne Board of Education (BBOED) earlier this month, the BBOED ratified the agree...
New chairman, possible new local police academy
County freeholders reorganize, set agenda
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Jan 25, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 214 214 recommendations | email to a friend
With a number of key initiatives about to take place within his freeholder district, Anthony Vainieri of North Bergen was elected the new chairman of the Hudson County Board of Freeholders during t...
Bayonne Briefs
Jan 25, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 215 215 recommendations | email to a friend
Manhole cover explodes on Broadway The Bayonne Fire Department responded to a manhole cover explosion on Monday morning, Jan. 23. At least five fire trucks were spotted at the scene. The incident h...
First steps to solving sewage problem
Bayonne joins environmental committee
by Rory Pasquariello
Reporter staff writer
Jan 18, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 253 253 recommendations | email to a friend
Outdated, dirty, and often smelly combined sewage systems have been the bane of public works departments for decades. Now that regulations are catching up to popular environmental opinion, and comm...
Who says youth are apathetic?
Student council takes over city hall
by Rory Pasquariello
Reporter staff writer
Jan 18, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 192 192 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 | 184 184 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 | 222 222 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...

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