BAYONNE BRIEFS
Jan 05, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
First baby for Bayonne? Bayonne’s first baby will likely be Bianca Victoria Zaskowski, who was born in Freehold Township at 12:05 a.m. on Jan. 1. Delivered to Bill and Kerry Zaskowski of Bayonne, B...
CHANGE OF DIRECTION – The dream of building a new piece of the Gold Coast in Bayonne came to an end this year when the city sold portions of the former Military Ocean Terminal to the Port Authority for possible use as a container port.
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What a strange year it’s been
Bayonne saw major changes in 2010
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Dec 29, 2010 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
Some years are just more significant than others, and looking back, 2010 will be seen as a year of dramatic change, with the opening of a new mall, the swearing in of a new City Council, and a chan...
Oh, what a political year it has been!
Christie changed dynamic even for local elections
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Dec 29, 2010 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
If anyone deserves to be named political man of the year for Hudson County, it must be Republican Gov. Christopher Christie. His changes on the state level after he was sworn in early this year wil...
Did 14 Bayonne cops, firefighters use steroids illegally?
Bayonne police chief said he will cooperate with Attorney General investigation
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Dec 29, 2010 | 1 1 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
Bayonne Police Chief Robert Kubert said he will offer all the cooperation he can with the state Attorney General’s Office, which is looking into the possible abuse of prescription steroids and grow...
MAKING THEIR DAY – Firefighters from Local 11 teamed up with Eleanor Tiefenwerth of the BEOF to help get toys for Bayonne kids this Christmas.
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Toys for kids
Local firehouses collect donations
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Dec 29, 2010 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
Firefighters from Local 11 of the Bayonne Fire Department decided this was a good year to help collect toys for Bayonne kids. With the economy poor and people out of work or short on resources, the...
BAYONNE BRIEFS
Dec 29, 2010 | 1 1 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
Winter storm update in Bayonne The city’s combined snow removal efforts continued into Tuesday, Dec. 28. Snow plows and salters continue to address snow on side streets and main thoroughfares. Snow...
Superintendent opposes charter school
Also at board meeting: More illegal students caught
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Dec 22, 2010 | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
The superintendent of the Bayonne schools doesn’t want a new charter school in the district, she said at last week’s Board of Education meeting. Superintendent Dr. Patricia McGeehan said the state ...
Taxes to rise
Mayor Mark Smith introduces $130M budget
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Dec 22, 2010 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
Bayonne Mayor Mark Smith introduced the $130 million 2011 fiscal year budget on Monday, saying it will cause a 3.9 percent tax increase. “While we continue to work on the budget, as proposed, it co...
STILL  LOVES BAYONNE – Joseph Chodash said he still loves the city his family did business in for 103 years, but it is simply time for him to move on.
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End of an era
Chodash family sells 103-year-old cleaning business to new owners
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Dec 22, 2010 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
When Alvin Chodash founded his establishment in 1907, Bayonne was a whole different place. The Bergen Point section was the heart of the city, the place where the city’s mayors and other prominent ...
Hot stuff
Council amends heating ordinance, disputes claim that they’re out of step with state
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Dec 22, 2010 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
The City Council recently modified local regulations governing the temperature at which landlords must maintain their dwellings for tenants. City Attorney Charles D’Amico advised the council that t...

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