Superintendent McGeehan voted off
The bell rings on 17 years of service
by Rory Pasquariello
Reporter staff writer
Jul 06, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 65 65 recommendations | email to a friend
At a Wednesday meeting, The Bayonne Board of Education (BBOED) voted against Superintendent Dr. Patricia McGeehan’s contract renewal 5-0, with four abstaining, marking an end to her 17 years at the...
Ask the Ump!
by Mike Lynch
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THREE FOOT RUNNING LANE QUESTION : In high school, baseball and softball, first base is unoccupied; catcher drops the third strike as ball gets away from catcher. Batter-runner advances to first ba...
KOUMOULIS, ELENA MARIA (nee: Silva)
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71 of Bayonne passed away peacefully at her residence on Thursday June 30. Born in Palma Soriano, Cuba, Elena lived in Bayonne most of her life. She is survived by her beloved husband Nicholas, her...
Can you take care of yourself if you’re taking care of others?
New organization eases burden on caregivers for relatives
by Rory Pasquariello
Reporter staff writer
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“There are only four kinds of people in this world—those who have been caregivers, those who currently are caregivers, those who will be caregivers, and those who need caregivers.” Former First Lad...
PALUMBO, DOMENICO, “MIMMO”
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passed away on Sunday, July 3, 2016 at the age of 61. Born and raised in Toritto (Bari), Italy, Domenico moved to the United States and settleS in Bayonne in 1976. He was a mechanic with the former...
Support caregivers and those they care for, support the RAISE Act
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To the Editor: Many of us have been, are, or will be a family caregiver, or are likely to need the help of one someday. Family caregivers are the backbone of services and supports in this country, ...
SOCCER SQUIRTS
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Max Nichols on his first day of the Bayonne Division of Recreation and U.S. Sports Institute Parent and Me Soccer Squirts. For more information about this and other summer programs, contact Pete Am...
Farmer’s markets open around the county
Kale, spuds, and community spirit
by Rory Pasquariello and Samantha Meyers
Reporter staff writers
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Farmer’s markets in Hudson County are springing up all over, and residents have been taking advantage, not only of the fresh produce, but of the open, outdoor ambiance, local vendors, and most impo...
SPEHALSKI, RONALD J., “SPIKE”
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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. ...
Beware of barbecued bugs
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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...