Bayonne Bridge to close part of weekend for construction
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BAYONNE – Weather permitting, the Bayonne Bridge will close from 11:59 p.m. Friday, Feb. 12 through 4 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 13, to accommodate ongoing construction work on the Raise the Roadway proje...
Storm-battered cruise ship returns to Bayonne port
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BAYONNE – Royal Caribbean Cruise Line’s Anthem of the Seas returned to its home port of Bayonne on Wednesday night, Feb. 10, after what passengers described as a harrowing experience at sea. The sh...
More than $6,000 raised to keep homeless woman (Joan) and her cat off cold Hoboken streets
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HOBOKEN – Often, people believe there’s not much one can do to help the homeless. And they say that if they try to help, they don’t know where their money goes. But what if it makes someone’s life ...
EDITOR’S LETTER BLP
First Person, Plural
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Nothing’s better than people speaking for themselves, without the filter of the press, their progeny, or their parents. In this issue, two Bayonne residents reminisce about their boyhoods. Dave Chi...
A Vision for Bayonne
There’s never been a greater need for change
by Al Sullivan
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Our sister publication, the Bayonne Community News, has received numerous letters over the past year about the many changes taking place in Bayonne. Our correspondents praised and denounced new hig...
Mr. Singer Goes to Washington
A local artist donates his work to the Smithsonian
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When we last caught up with Jonathan Singer, we were photographing his home for a “How We Live” story in the Summer 2015 issue of BLP. By far the most interesting thing about the home was the artis...
Legendary Coach
A role model for a ragtag team of Bayonne boys
by David Jude Chiorazzi
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It was a brisk Saturday morning in 1969. I woke early feeling jittery because we were going to scrimmage the Sacred Heart Flyers, a Jersey City team we knew nothing about. I put on my shoulder and ...
Point & Shoot BLP
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Winter fun on Double Hill, Stephen R. Gregg Park.
VANISHING BAYONNE
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Who remembers when Bayonne was a thriving city with many manufacturing companies? One historic company was Bergen Point Brass Foundry, which dates back to 1890, a custom manufacturer of molded non-...
Here She Comes…
Miss Pork Roll Queen
by Tara Ryazansky
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Since George Washington really slept around, his billet in Trenton, N.J., is not all that noteworthy. But Trenton is famous for something else: pork roll. In 1856, Trenton’s own John Taylor develop...