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By MATTHEW HERSHApril 12, 2018
NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - Former Gov. James Florio recalls a curious detail about his 1974 Congressional run in New Jersey’s 1st Legislative District: He had the support of the National Rifle Association.
In today’s political climate, a nod from the gun lobby for a Democratic candidate who supports gun control is unthinkable. But 40 years ago, it was not a big ...
By TAPINTO BAYONNE STAFFApril 12, 2018
BAYONNE, NJ - Following an unprecedented amount of snow days, coupled with the emergency days off during the district-wide shooting threat, the Bayonne Board of Education announced on Thursday that the school year will be extended.
According to a post to the district's Facebook page, the school year will now end on June 25, provided there are no other closings.
By TAPINTO BAYONNE STAFFApril 10, 2018
BAYONNE, NJ – Just one month after its official announcement, the ground-breaking ceremony for the Costco going on the Military Ocean Terminal (MOTBY) site will be held on Wednesday.
Bayonne Mayor Jimmy Davis, along with several city council members will officially kickoff the “new era” of construction in Bayonne, according to a press release from Davis’ 2018 mayoral ...
By TAPINTO BAYONNE STAFFApril 9, 2018
BAYONNE, NJ – A Bayonne man was arrested following an argument with a local convenience store employee on Friday.`
Leon Stevens, 43, of Lexington Avenue, was charged with simple assault, defiant trespass and resisting arrest after police were called to the QuickChek location at 280 Broadway.
According to a report, employees called police after Stevens got into a verbal argument with ...
By STEVE LENOXApril 7, 2018
PATERSON, NJ- After 24 years in prison two Paterson men will remain free following a decision by Passaic County Prosecutor Camelia M. Valdes not to retry their case.
While clarifying that the decision is in no way a declaration of their innocence, Valdes announced on Friday that the Office has moved to dismiss the matters of State v. Eric Kelley and Ralph Lee.
According to the ...
By TAPINTO BAYONNE STAFFApril 5, 2018
BAYONNE, NJ – Four teens were charged with attempted burglary on Wednesday night.
Two Bayonne teens, 14- and 15-years old, and two Jersey City teens. 16- and 17-years old, were arrested after a 54-year-old women witnessed them trying to burglarize her West 43rd Street house, according to a police report.
The women told police the four teens were “associated with a group of ...
By TAPINTO BAYONNE STAFFApril 4, 2018
BAYONNE, NJ – The final portion of the NJ Turnpike Exit 14A construction project is slated to begin on Wednesday night at 8 p.m.
Weather permitting, work will continue for the next 15 nights to complete the project on the highway’s toll plaza and area roadways, according to a post on the city’s website.
Work is scheduled to start at 8 p.m. each night, with the exception of ...