HELPING HANDS BLP
Bayonne Community Mental Health Center
Improving Lives
Dec 18, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
For 42 years this organization has been providing mental health services to anyone who needs them, regardless of their ability to pay. It was the brainchild of the local chapter of a national Jewis...
Scene and Heard
Notes from an underground music world
by Tara Ryazansky
Dec 18, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
Bayonne’s music scene is thriving in basements, garages, and loft spaces as the town’s increasingly colorful landscape of hip spots blends with our quirky old-school family businesses. The upshot? ...
HOW WE LIVE BLP
by KATE ROUNDS
Dec 18, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
As Barbra Streisand famously sang, “A house is not a home when there’s no one there.” In this issue, we look at two homes that get their character and charm from the wonderful young families living...
HANGING OUT WITH BLP
The Bridgemen
by Tara Ryazansky
Dec 18, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
The Bayonne Bridgemen are just as entertaining over coffee at Amici’s as they are on the field during a performance. A lot of loud laughter and singing could be heard coming from our table at the B...
WATERING HOLE BLP
R&B’z
Dec 18, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
On the day we visited this Bayonne institution, they were ripping up the street out front. It was dusty and noisy outside, but once inside, all was cool and right with the world. Ralph Pasqua has o...
EATERY BLP
Bella Sorrellas
Dec 18, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
I was surprised to find the bar nearly full when I visited Bella Sorrellas on Sept. 11. It wasn’t even 5 p.m., and already a friendly group of regulars had gathered to chat and raise a glass. That ...
For Better Treatment, Doctors And Patients Share The Decisions
by JONATHAN M. METSCH, DR.P.H., LLC
Dec 18, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
Recently an NPR story http://www.npr.org * noted: “Many of us get confused by claims of how much the risk of a heart attack, for example, might be reduced by taking medicine for it. And doctors can...
Mixed reactions to news of Pres. Obama's change of policy on Cuba
Dec 17, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 27 27 recommendations | email to a friend
Wednesday morning, the U.S. government announced that Pres. Barack Obama would like to ease travel and trade restrictions against Cuba that have been in place for more than 50 years, since the earl...
STESNER, GENEVA
Dec 17, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
nee Anderson, 91, passed away on December 11, 2014 at the Bayonne Medical Center with her family at her side. Geneva was born in Concordia, Kansas and has lived in Bayonne for more than 40 years. G...
Man rescued from late night crash
Dec 17, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 16 16 recommendations | email to a friend
JERSEY CITY – Firefighters and other emergency personnel had to rescue a man from a car after it crashed into a pole on Mallory Avenue near Boyd Avenue on Dec. 16. The accident occurred around 9 p....