Transparency, taxes, and teachers’ contract highlight mayoral debate
Smith, Davis, Zanowic clash over hot-button issues
by Joseph Passantino
Reporter staff writer
Apr 16, 2014 | 1 1 comments | 17 17 recommendations | email to a friend
The man who is mayor—and the two who want to be—gathered at the Hoboken offices of the Hudson Reporter on Thursday, April 10, for the first of only two debates scheduled for the Bayonne mayoral can...
Free for all in Bayonne’s Third Ward
Five candidates vying for one council seat
by Joseph Passantino
Reporter staff writer
Apr 16, 2014 | 1 1 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
One is the catalyst behind an elected school board drive. A second is a former candidate for Hudson County Sheriff. A third began the race on a slate, but is now running as an independent. Another ...
Blighted Broadway block could be rejuvenated with new development
Medical center facility being pushed by administration
by Joseph Passantino
Reporter staff writer
Apr 16, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
A dilapidated city block in the heart of the city’s central business district could become ground zero in Bayonne’s effort to turn around the once-thriving Broadway shopping area. City officials an...
Tops in news reporting, advertising
Hudson Reporter wins eight awards in statewide contest
by Reporter Staff
Apr 16, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
Writers and graphic artists for The Hudson Reporter newspapers recently won eight awards in the competitive statewide annual Better Newspaper Contest run by the New Jersey Press Association. The we...
Small business owner, lifelong public servant, and political science major
Second Ward opponents tout different skillets
by Joseph Passantino
Reporter staff writer
Apr 09, 2014 | 1 1 comments | 33 33 recommendations | email to a friend
One is a small business owner who says he understands the average Bayonne retailer. Another is a former deputy fire chief known for mentoring the city’s youth. The third is a former legislative int...
Bettering their quality of life through language skills
Three city groups team up to offer ESL class for immigrants
by Joseph Passantino
Reporter staff writer
Apr 09, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 32 32 recommendations | email to a friend
Ten years ago, the Sisters of St. Joseph order started an English as a second language (ESL) program at Assumption Church. One year later, it was moved to St. Henry’s Church, and the classes are st...
Building self confidence through art
Marist High event helps students believe in themselves
by Joseph Passantino
Reporter staff writer
Apr 09, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 34 34 recommendations | email to a friend
For Marist High students, the school’s Arts Festival on April 4 wasn’t about being judged for prizes or selling a piece. It was about recognition and about feeling good about themselves and the pie...
Bayonne students write about the environment
Teen speaks out; others pen winning essays
by Joseph Passantino
Reporter staff writer
Apr 09, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
Bayonne youth are doing their part to bring about greater awareness of the environment and how things must be changed to save our natural resources. Bayonne teen Kaitlyn Quinn, inspired by the Hack...
A&W looking to become ‘Bayonne’s hometown steakhouse’
Go-to place for great food, great parties, and great place to gather
by Joseph Passantino
Reporter staff writer
Apr 09, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
A&W Restaurant manager James Leo said he wants his place to be “Bayonne’s Steakhouse,” and it may very well be on its way there. Tucked into the middle of the block on Avenue C between 19th and 20t...
BAYONNE BRIEFS
Apr 09, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
Board of Education passes zero tax increase budget The Bayonne Board of School Estimate on March 31 approved a $121.9 million school budget for the fiscal year beginning on July 1. The budget conta...