A referendum on the ballot in November to amend the New Jersey State Constitution to allow gambling in North Jersey has been nothing short of controversial this election season, and according to recent polls, has been largely unpopular. Currently, the State Constitution restricts casino gambling to Atlantic City, but Our Turn NJ, a public relations campaign whose organizers have business interests in casino expansion in North Jersey, have been lobbying residents to change that. Click here for more.
Six months ago Narrow Bridge Films screened its third feature film, “Summer Cabin,” at Bayonne’s Frank Theatres. It was also shown at the Landmark Loew’s Jersey Theatre in Jersey City for the Golden Door Film Festival in September, where it was nominated for best local film. Last year, Narrow Bridge won for “The Devil You Know.” Click here for more.
The Bayonne Community News sent all 12 Bayonne Board of Education candidates a questionnaire designed to demonstrate to voters the candidates’ platforms and overall knowledge necessary to perform the duties of a trustee. John Sebik and Maria Valado are the last two candidates who responded by press time. Click here for more.