Political Insiders Tuesday Special: New Years 2017

The 2018 Municipal Election is literally 15 months away; here are a few things to be on the look out for this New Year. New Year, New Scams A new “developer” has been chosen to develop Harbor Station South. But, this is more of the same–JMF Properties is a Kate Howard LTD redux. This company […]

Political Insiders: The Project that No One Wanted

By W. Homer Axford Well, ground has been broken on the project that no one wanted. Not that one, the one on Broadway and 46th Street. Commonly referred to as the Resnick’s Project, this 10-story eyesore that was opposed by neighbor and nocturnal creature alike will be going up because it makes Jimmy Davis’ top guy’s brother a […]

Political Insiders: Another School Year, Still No Contract for Bayonne Teachers

By W. Homer Axford For the second straight year, Bayonne teachers will start the year off without a contract. It seems Davis and D’Angelo, the Bayonne Teachers Association President, have a different opinion of what has been going on behind the scenes as it pertains to negotiating a new contract. Davis claims that negotiations have “nothing to […]

August Update: The Boys are Back in Town

By W. Homer Axford Did you miss us? Don’t worry, our weekly will be back after the first week of September. This has been a memorable summer down at our Tuckerton estate, and an even more memorable one in Bayonne. Let’s see, the Mayor and the Council  blew a deal at the MOT, then gave […]

Political Insiders: City on Brink of State Takeover

By W. Homer Axford  So, looks like City Hall is in a bit of a jam. Unfortunately for us, it means we are all in a jam, too. Turns out, contrary to what Mayor Davis was saying about us “being fine,” we ain’t fine at all. According to our sources in City Hall, they haven’t […]

Political Insiders: Resnick’s Project Closer to Reality

By W. Homer Axford   It was a relatively dead week, so this column will be brief. The windmill is actually working again. Davis incompetence has cost you a pretty penny — about $1 million, by our count. No one will be held accountable for this gross negligence, don’t get your hopes up.  The excuse […]

Roof Collapses at City Hall

By Bayonne Local Bot Sources inside City Hall have confirmed that the roof has collapsed causing  tens of thousands of dollars in damage and lost equipment. The collapse occurred yesterday morning destroying computers and flooding the police and fire prevention offices.  “A lot of data and files were lost” said a source who wished to […]

Political Insiders: Davis a Complete Failure as Mayor

By W. Homer Axfrord Well,  if you didn’t hear the bad news, we hate to be the ones who have to inform you.  Like we’ve been saying for months, taxes are going up. Don’t get your hopes up, the tax increase isn’t going to be a 2.9% increase, like Davis said. Davis is leaving out two […]

Political Insiders: More BBOED Scandal, City Sued for Lack of Transparency

By W Homer Axford After claiming that the “City handled OPRA requests properly,” The City of Bayonne has admitted it didn’t handle the OPRA request properly. The City of Bayonne agreed to pay the legal fees of John Paff, the transparency activist that sued for the City’s lack of cooperation in providing OPRA requests. Expect […]

Political Insiders: Bayonne High School Cheating Scandal?

By W Homer Axford  This week leaves us with plenty to catch up on. First of all, Mayor Davis spoke at length about “infrastructure” projects that he had zero influence in getting done, and that have close to zero net benefits for Bayonne residents. Only headaches.  At an event for unions, Davis boasted about The […]