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Prisoners on the Peninsula
Believe it or not, we had our own POW camp
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From 1942 to 1945, several hundred Italian POWs were housed in a camp in the former Port Johnson Terminal, a 50-acre industrial site that the U.S. Army also used as a military supply depot. Some of...
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Foundation for Friendship
Maidenform Retirees walk down mammary lane
by Kate Rounds
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You rarely hear the words “love” and “company” in the same sentence. But that’s what I heard over and over when I visited the Maidenform Retirees at their monthly meeting in late October. Attendanc...
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Frozen
Hockey, hot chocolate, blades, and birthday parties
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It may not be a Currier and Ives-Hans Brinker nod to calendar-quality nostalgia, but if you’re looking for an urban ice-skating experience, go no further than Bayonne High School. The rink was buil...
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Broadway Diner 8th Street Bistro
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New Jersey plays a key role in the history of the American diner, and in many ways the diner is quintessentially Bayonne—friendly and unpretentious—offering high-quality fare at a reasonable price....
At heated Hoboken meeting, residents say they don't want Washington Street narrowed for bike lanes
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HOBOKEN – Tensions were high as over 200 residents and city officials packed the City Council chambers on Monday, Feb. 8 at a special meeting to discuss a plan to redesign Hoboken’s Washington Stre...
Bayonne Library closed Friday for Lincoln’s Birthday
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BAYONNE – The Bayonne Public Library will be closed on Friday, Feb. 12, for Abraham Lincoln’s Birthday. All other municipal offices will be open on Feb. 12. The library will also be closed on Satur...
Clothing drive for Broadway fire victims halted
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BAYONNE – The victims of the Jan. 19 fire on Broadway between 33rd and 34th streets do not need any more clothing donations at this time, the office of Mayor James Davis has announced. “On behalf o...
New Jersey Devils goaltender Martin Brodeur announces sports photo program
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JERSEY CITY – Legendary New Jersey Devils goaltender Martin Brodeur came to Jersey City on Monday morning as part of the announcement of a sports photography program, to be held at Snyder High Scho...
State tries to lure two businesses to Jersey City
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JERSEY CITY -- Two Jersey City projects will receive $22 million in incentives as a result of approvals by the Economic Development Authority, according to a report by NJ Biz magazine. World Busine...
GURBISZ, MARIE (nee: Cummings)
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86, passed away on February 1, 2016 at the Bayonne Medical Center. She was born in Bayonne and was a lifelong resident. She was predeceased by her husband Walter Gurbisz and her sons Ronnie and Tho...