An Iconic Rifle of the Old West
Made right in Bayonne
by Dean DeChiaro
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In 1860, Benjamin Tyler Henry was awarded the first patent in history on a lever-action repeating rifle, and an iconic American gun was born. Oliver Winchester, the founder of New Haven Arms and a ...
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History and Dance?
Must be Bayonne High School’s new Academy for Fine Arts and Academics
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With its year-old Academy for Fine Arts and Academics, Bayonne High School has taken the notion of interdisciplinary studies and team teaching to a new level. The program has four tracks: Arts, Hum...
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EMERGING BAYONNE
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In the spring of 2012, a towering structure rose above the Bayonne skyline. The 262-foot, 70-ton white turbine was the first industrial windmill of its kind in the New York-Northern New Jersey metr...
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VANISHING BAYONNE
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It’s hard to imagine another Hudson County town with more signs of its bygone days—literally. Many of Bayonne’s vintage signs—neon, painted, apron, or hanging—might soon be vanishing into whatever ...
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A Living Entity
The Bayonne Community Museum is a magnet for the arts, nonprofits, and other groups
by Story and Photos by Joseph Passantino
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As a lover of architecture and museums, I was thrilled with the assignment to visit and experience the Bayonne Community Museum. The building, at 9th Street and Broadway, combines the best of both....
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Joe Borowski’s Incredible Journey
From Bayonne to the big leagues
by Jim Hague
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If you told Joe Borowski 20 years ago that he’d have a life in Major League baseball and then live in Scottsdale, Arizona, with a beautiful wife and two sons, he’d say you’re insane. A career in th...
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Every Breath She Takes
June Sturz celebrates 30 years as an entertainment luminary
by Story and Photo by Al Sullivan
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June Sturz is a Bayonne institution. She lives in a house that—if you look closely—overlooks Newark Bay. You might get the idea—from the wall lined with shelves of books—that she was a teacher. And...
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by Kate Rounds
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BOATWORKS When I used to own a little outboard, a favorite voyage for my friends and me was to putt-putt from Jersey City over to Elco Marine in Bayonne and have a drink at the little bar there. We...
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Businesses Make Bayonne Work
by Kate Rounds
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HUDACKO’S PHARMACY 861 Broadway (201) 436-4488 hudackospharmacy.com How do you go up against mega pharmacies like Walgreen’s, CVS, Duane Reed, and Rite Aid? You stick to principles you’ve held dear...
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The Ultimate Concerned Citizen

Frank P. Perrucci
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What do you do when you don’t make it in politics? You become a concerned citizen. That’s what Frank P. Perrucci did 44 years ago when he lost his bid for third ward council member. “I completely c...