BUDGET WOES – Business Administrator Steve Gallo said taxes went up in August, but are not expected to rise over the next three quarters.
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Mini budget gets reviewed
No residents speak up at public hearing
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Oct 05, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 47 47 recommendations | email to a friend
Bayonne officials said that the proposed $60 million transitional budget for the six months ending on Dec. 31 will have no tax increase over the August bill, despite published reports to the contra...
Reading for the Record
Peninsula Women’s Club kicks off with children’s event
by Al Sullivan
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Oct 05, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 45 45 recommendations | email to a friend
The recently founded Peninsula Women’s Club will take part in the Read for the Record program, in partnership with Pearson Foundation, as a kick-off event for a pretty hefty schedule of planned civ...
The truth is out there
Class will deal with theories about strange phenomena
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Oct 05, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 41 41 recommendations | email to a friend
Thomas Urciuoli has lived his whole life in Bayonne. He served as a member of the United States Army in Germany during the Korean conflict and returned to his hometown to pick up his career as a co...
BAYONNE BRIEFS
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MVC employee’s death from MRSA probably wasn't from contact with client An employee from the Bayonne office of the Motor Vehicle Commission died last week from a contagious disease that fellow work...
THE ANIMAL MAN CAN -- Geoffrey Santini’s firm has been hired by Bayonne for animal control.
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Animal cops
Bayonne hires new animal control group
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Sep 28, 2011 | 1 1 comments | 55 55 recommendations | email to a friend
Geoffrey Santini says you have to love the job of animal control, because it isn’t where the money is. Santini’s firm was hired last month to take over animal control duties in Bayonne as part of t...
A SIMPLE QUESTION – Former Councilman Gary La Pelusa set off a firestorm when he asked whether the director of municipal services had a conflict regarding a grant-writing contract.
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Millennium Strategies contract questioned
La Pelusa clashes with D’Amico over possible conflict of interest
by Al Sullivan
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Political fireworks erupted at the Sept. 21 Bayonne City Council meeting over an alleged conflict of interest involving the awarding of a professional services contract. The City Council voted to a...
REMEMBERING THEM – This marker was installed in Fitzpatrick Park in 1987 along with the planting of a tree. Over the years, the tree has been replaced, but veterans still gather before it to remember soldiers who are missing in action.
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Still waiting
Bayonne vets gather to remember MIAs and POWs
by Al Sullivan
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A stiff, cold wind blew in the rain just in time for the Sept. 14 twilight POW/MIA memorial held annually in Fitzpatrick Park near 26th Street and Avenue C. The weather felt so bad, organizers actu...

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Party time
Latino parade livens up Broadway
by Al Sullivan
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Sep 28, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 41 41 recommendations | email to a friend
Sponsored by the Bayonne Hispanic Association, this year’s Hispanic Parade kicked off shortly after 1:30 p.m. on Sept. 18, making its way up Broadway and eventually cross town to Stephen Gregg Coun...
AN ADVANCE IN MEDICINE -- Roxann D’Alessio, director of the MedQuest program, and Marist Principal Alice Miesnik look over the construction of the new MedQuest classroom.
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Next patient, please
Marist students get tool for learning medical professions
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Sep 28, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 41 41 recommendations | email to a friend
When you walk in the MedQuest classroom at Marist High School, it doesn’t look like a classroom at all. The part you see first looks like the reception area for a doctor’s office, complete with a r...

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