Some water on the fire
Bayonne school board reinstates 88 of 287 laid-off teachers
by Rory Pasquariello
Reporter staff writer
May 10, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 94 94 recommendations | email to a friend
The Bayonne Board of Education passed a $127 million budget at a special meeting on May 8, which allows them to keep 88 of 287 teachers they planned to lay off. The budget also requires a 5.6 perce...
Olympic Spirit Track League results
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April 22, 2017 marked the start of the 83th season for the Olympic Spirit Track League held in Gregg/Hudson County Park. Co-directors John Hnath and Al Long were ably assisted by coaches Sharon Nad...
The Power of Community
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To the Editor: I have learned much during this past month, but one truth stands out: our community is special. When the announcement of the Save Marist NJ Campaign was released just a little over a...
PICCOLO, FRANCES ELIZABETH (nee: Forlenza)
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93, of Bayonne, passed away in her home on May 1, 2017. Frances was the wife to the late Joseph Piccolo Sr. and mother to Joseph Piccolo Jr. (Debra) and Marie Scrudato (Gaetano). Frances was the gr...
Light rail on track
NJ Transit holds public hearing for HBLR extension
by Hannington Dia
Reporter staff writer
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New Jersey Transit held two public hearings on the planned Hudson-Bergen Light Rail extension into Bergen County on April 24. The project would add seven new stops to the existing service, all nort...
RIGGS, PATRICIA (nee: Melando)
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67, passed away on April 25, 2017, in Macon, GA. Pat was born and raised in Bayonne, the daughter of Mary Melando and the late John Melando. She was a graduate of St. Francis School of Nursing, had...
This is Bayonne
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To the Editor: I left Wednesday’s Bayonne Board of Education meeting feeling hopeless. For the first time in my life I had the thought, “Was it a mistake to stay, buy a house, and raise my family h...
Feeley leads Penguins to epic comeback
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After cruising through their first JCC of Bayonne Sr. Division Floor Hockey outing, the (1-0) Islanders faced off against the Penguins in their season opener. Jumping out to a two goal advantage wi...
Thank you for dining out
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To the Editor: The Bayonne Community Mental Health Center recently held its annual “Dine Out for Mental Health Month” for the 10th year. This event serves to raise some funds for the center while r...
Benson, Denne Blaze the way for Bruins win
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Playing in their JCC of Bayonne Jr. Division Floor Hockey season opener, the Red Wings took on the (1-0) Bruins to close out week one. The first twenty minutes saw both squads trading goals as Chri...