BAYONNE BRIEFS
Mar 02, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
Clarification The following are names that were left off the Principal’s List that was published for All Saints Catholic Academy for grade 5A: Dave Vovor and Kaitlin Weaver. Patella joins Florio & ...
MEETING OF MINDS – Rev. Horace Sheffield III tells the crowd that this has to be a campaign about facts, not feelings.
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Gearing up for change
Church hosts meeting on racial issues
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Feb 23, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
Prompted by several lawsuits alleging discrimination and alleged racist abuse of workers, leaders from several out of state civil rights organizations came to Bayonne last week for meetings with Ma...
PLEADS HIS CASE – Patrick Kaufman appeals the rejection of his application for a taxi license to the City Council.
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Council introduces rent control change
Also rejects taxi application, approves new ‘qualified purchasing agent’
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Feb 23, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
Richard A. Barba, a resident of Bayonne, spoke out at the Feb. 16 City Council meeting against the council’s introduction of an ordinance that would abolish rent control for some residents in the c...
THRILLED KIDS – Students at Vroom School stare in awe as Abram Boise answers questions about his new book.
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From MTV to Bayonne
Bad boy reality star delivers message of hope
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Feb 23, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
Described as one of the most hated figures in reality television, Abram Boise of “MTV Road Rules: South Pacific” came to Philip G. Vroom School in Bayonne on Feb. 17 dressed as a big white bear, he...
NEW BOUNDARIES – Freeholder districts must be reconfigured as a result of the latest Census figures.
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Differing philosophies
County redistricting could go to court
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Feb 23, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
County Republicans and Democrats are so far apart on how to redistrict county freeholder districts that the matter may eventually be settled in court. Republican and Democratic chairmen are suppose...
BAYONNE BRIEFS
Feb 23, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
Real estate company buys hospital land A vague press release from a real estate investment trust called Medical Properties Trust, based in Birmingham, Ala., said last week that Medical Properties h...
GOOD NEWS – The Board of Education said state report cards for the schools were good in Bayonne.
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Better than average
School report cards show Bayonne improving
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Feb 16, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 16 16 recommendations | email to a friend
Bayonne bucked the trend in Hudson County for per student spending, reducing the overall costs to educate a child, although administrative and faculty salaries rose significantly. Cost per student ...
Bayonne moves to end rent control
New ordinance could abolish old controls over time
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Feb 16, 2011 | 1 1 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
The Bayonne City Council is expected to introduce an ordinance at the Feb. 16 meeting that has the potential to eliminate or at least scale back rent control in the city. The ordinance would allow ...
MAKING A MOVE – Seeking to cut costs in rent, Hudson County freeholders are looking to purchase an old Jersey City building for office space.
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Musical chairs?
Bank building may hold key to county needs for office space
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Feb 16, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
Hudson County is looking to purchase a Bergen Avenue building that currently serves as the back offices for Provident Bank, a move that would allow the county to shed rented space, cutting costs an...
Police beat
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Reporter staff writer
Feb 16, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
Drooling man licking car window leads to drug arrest Bayonne police said they were drawn to a car parked at 25th Street and Broadway on Feb. 9 when they saw a drooling man in the back seat licking ...

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