Something other than football?
Bayonne Bombers kick off rugby season
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Sep 05, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 28 28 recommendations | email to a friend
“I played high school and college football, and when I was done, I wanted to do something,” said Terry Matthews, founding member of the Bayonne Bombers, Hudson County’s only men’s rugby team. “The ...
Schools open their doors
Public schools open on Sept. 5; HFA, Marist have staggered starts
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Sep 05, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
Tatiana Antczak charged across the yard from the parish house, carting her camera and wearing a big grin, her light hair shimmering in the last summer sun. She was running from the picnic tables fi...
Rent control up to the voters
City Council won’t back down from changes made last year
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Sep 05, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
Saying they did what they believed was fair for both landlords and tenants, the members of the Bayonne City Council have opted to send the question of rent control changes to the voters in November...
More than just the grade
School officials argue lowering passing mark helps kids
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Sep 05, 2012 | 1 1 comments | 25 25 recommendations | email to a friend
How do you make things better for students at risk of failing? The Bayonne school district has decided the answer is by lowering the passing grade, something that has appalled parents, who called i...
Bayonne Briefs
Sep 05, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
All clear: mold removed from school School officials said mold found prior to the opening of the school year has been successfully cleared, and students can safely take their classes at Woodrow Wil...
‘Code Heart’
How the BMC staff worked to save local man in midst of heart attack
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Aug 29, 2012 | 1 1 comments | 76 76 recommendations | email to a friend
On the evening of April 25, Ron Kraszyk of Bayonne had just come back from dinner with his family and prepared to sit down to watch a New Jersey Devils game on TV when he said he felt odd. “I never...
Back to school aid
Scout collects donations for needy over summer
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Aug 29, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
Alex Gill, a Boy Scout in Troop 35 at St. Henry’s Parish, decided he was going to help out needy students for his Eagle Scout project. “Alex collected over 260 backpacks and supplies for Head Start...
College students face new hurdle
Freeholders to say no to financial aid change
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Aug 29, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
Changes that were implemented by the federal government on July 1 could hurt many students struggling to get through college, said Freeholder Bill O’Dea earlier this week. The Hudson County freehol...
Living the teen dream
UC resident and ‘American Bandstand’ regular honored at show’s 55th anniversary
by Gennarose Pope
Reporter Staff Writer
Aug 29, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
In 1957, Union City resident Eddie Kelly was 16, and the tallest teen on Dick Clark’s after school top-40 dance show “American Bandstand.” It wasn’t necessarily about how well you danced, he said i...

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