ENTERTAINMENT BLP
George Cummings
by Tara Ryazansky
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Just off Broadway on West Ninth Street, which was recently renamed Patriots Way, is the Joyce-Herbert VFW. From the outside you would never guess that the building houses thousands of intriguing ar...
City Critters BLP
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Turns out that our “City Critters” spread in the last issue was pretty popular. So, here are more images of our friendly, non-taxpaying residents. Please remember to email your city critters to KRo...
EDUCATION BLP
The Marist Way
Prepared for life
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You probably wouldn’t expect the head of a Catholic school to say that she “knocks the hell out of poetry.” But that’s what Alice Miesnik declared, as she chronicled her path to Marist High Head of...
ARCHIVES AND ARTIFACTS BLP
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...
SENIORMOMENTSBLP
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...
SPORTS CORNER BLP
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...
EATERY BLP
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...