Eight file for Hoboken school board race
Jul 30, 2015 | 1 1 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
HOBOKEN—Eight residents filed to run for the Hoboken Board of Education this fall by Monday’s petition deadline, according to the Hudson County Board of Elections. Three seats on the board, which s...
UC celebrates National Night Out Against Crime on Aug. 4
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UNION CITY – The City of Union City will be celebrating National Night Out Against Crime on Tuesday, Aug. 4 from 6 to 10 p.m. along Bergenline Avenue from 22nd to 30th Streets. This year promises t...
Hoboken cooling center returns Tuesday through Thursday
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HOBOKEN—With high temperatures projected to hover in the nineties for the rest of the week, Hoboken’s Office of Emergency Management will reopen its cooling center at the Multi Service Center, loca...
EDITOR’S LETTER BLP
Season’s Greetings
Jul 29, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 18 18 recommendations | email to a friend
When a magazine comes out only twice a year, you sometimes find yourself seasonally haywire. You’re tromping around in the snow, slipping on ice, and braving bitter winds for stories that will appe...
Blazing a Trail
A first for the BBFD
by Kate Rounds
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Spend just a few moments with Cailin Brodel, and you know why she made the grade. Women who are the first do to anything often are uber-qualified—and also very humble. That’s how she comes across: ...
Spanning the Decades
Recollections of our iconic bridge
by Neil Carroll and Patty Smith
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With the raise-the-roadway project, slated for completion in 2018, the Bayonne Bridge is going through a transformation never envisioned when it debuted in 1931. As it undergoes this massive change...
Unmasking Captain Bayonne
Avengers Assemble!
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Superman may be a more apt model for Captain Bayonne than Captain America. Captain Bayonne’s Jimmy Olson job is to work in admissions operations for Columbia University. But when he’s not at his da...
City Critters
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In a city the size of Bayonne you can still find vestiges of our rural past. In our parks, on our waterfronts, and even in ragged lots left vacant by demolished or abandoned buildings, you can find...
Painting the Town
Murals make an appearance
by Tara Ryazansky
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Nestor Lenin Uraga is painting the town red—and purple, orange, green, and shades of black and white. The first time Uraga picked up a can of spray paint, he was a teenager doing graffiti in his ho...
POINT AND SHOOT BLP
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A lot of folks have wondered what this strange thing is out in Newark Bay. We knew that photographer Timothy Matus shot a beautiful picture of it, but we didn’t know what it was until an engineer w...