Bayonne Briefs
Jul 06, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 22 22 recommendations | email to a friend
Cruise ship returns to Bayonne after boy nearly drowns on board An 8-year-old boy from the Netherlands nearly drowned on Thursday evening in a swimming pool aboard the Anthem of the Seas cruise shi...
Beware of barbecued bugs
Jul 06, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 16 16 recommendations | email to a friend
To the Editor: Whatever happened to the good old days when our worst worry about summer barbecues was over-indulging? A well-warranted worry, according to the Department of Agriculture's Meat & Pou...
SPEHALSKI, RONALD J., “SPIKE”
Jul 06, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
a lifelong resident of Bayonne passed away on Thursday, June 30, 2016, at the age of 84. Ronald worked for Port Authority of NY & NJ for 37 years as an electrical supervisor in the Semac division. ...
In Tune with June!
by June Sturz
Jul 06, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 20 20 recommendations | email to a friend
It took an hour and a half to drive from Bayonne in stop-and-go traffic to get to Jazz at Lincoln Center at Broadway and 60th Street in New York City. Michael Feinstein hosted a short, one-hour pro...
Painting 'disappears' in Jersey City pizzeria, and amateur sleuths track it down
Jul 05, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 33 33 recommendations | email to a friend
JERSEY CITY -- When the management of Two Boots Pizza in Jersey City found out that one of their paintings had "disappeared," they began sleuthing, Jersey style. They posted a video on Facebook, an...
Local student earns scholarship for volunteer efforts
Jul 04, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 39 39 recommendations | email to a friend
WEST NEW YORK – HackensackUMC Palisades is honored to recognize volunteer Arianna Gutierrez of Memorial High School in West New York for winning the 2016 New Jersey Association of Healthcare Volunt...
Officials break ground for long-awaited Southwest Park
Parking lot at southern border of town will transform
by Gianluca D’Elia
Reporter Correspondent
Jul 03, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 71 71 recommendations | email to a friend
On Thursday morning, city and regional officials broke ground to start construction on the long-awaited 1-acre park in the southwest corner of town, near the border with Jersey City. Currently, the...
Updates on Washington Street redesign
Consultants, mayor discuss plan at Chamber of Commerce breakfast
by Gianluca D’Elia
Reporter Correspondent
Jul 03, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 64 64 recommendations | email to a friend
The much-debated redesign of Washington Street, including the addition of bike lanes in the street and “rain gardens,” will be completed by October of 2017, consultants and the mayor told the busin...
An African-American behind bars, and a controversy
Mural depiction near day care raises concerns about public art program
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Jul 03, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 54 54 recommendations | email to a friend
An artist who painted a version of a Monopoly board on a city sidewalk as a metaphor for his own life has ignited a controversy about oversight of the city’s publicly-funded mural program. The 33-f...
Where to see fireworks
Village People headline free festival in JC
by Gianluca D’Elia
Reporter correspondent
Jul 03, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 50 50 recommendations | email to a friend
Jersey City’s Freedom & Fireworks Festival has become one of the most highly-attended July 4 celebrations in the state since it started two years ago at Liberty State Park. This year, the free cele...