All in the family
Bella Sorrellas provides classic menu with flair
by By Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Jul 24, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 87 87 recommendations | email to a friend
David Rivera, owner of Bella Sorrellas in Bayonne, has been in the food business so long he can remember when he couldn’t look over the edge of the table. His parents owned and operated at least th...
Hudson County to state: `sue us’
County balks at $2.4 million U.S. Senate special-election costs
by By Al Sullivan
Reporter senior staff writer
Jul 17, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 162 162 recommendations | email to a friend
Saying they will likely refuse to pay the $2.4 million costs associated with the special election to fill the U.S. Senate seat left vacant by the death of Frank Lautenberg, the Hudson County Board ...
A political farce
The Bayonne High School Drama Society takes on Woody Allen
by By Al Sullivan
Reporter senior staff writer
Jul 17, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 78 78 recommendations | email to a friend
Dominic Crisonino, a tenth grader at Bayonne High School, said he isn’t trying to act like Woody Allen in his upcoming performance as Walter Hollander in Woody Allen’s political comedy “Don’t Drink...
New use for old property
Residential development planned for old gas station on Broadway
by By Al Sullivan
Reporter senior staff writer
Jul 17, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 84 84 recommendations | email to a friend
Located at the corner of 14th Street and Broadway, the former gas station and auto-repair shop closed years ago. While sealed behind a fence as the result of a city mandate to shield from public vi...
With a little help from her friends
Cat foundation seeks help for local dog
by By Al Sullivan
Reporter senior staff writer
Jul 17, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 94 94 recommendations | email to a friend
Nearly everybody who knows Kathleen Henderson knows that she is a cat person. So when Henderson and Phyllis Melito, founders of the Bayonne Feral Cat Foundation (BFCF), take in a dog, you know ther...
BAYONNE BRIEFS
Jul 17, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 91 91 recommendations | email to a friend
Council to hold public hearing on dissolving BLRA The Bayonne City Council will hold a public hearing on dissolving the Bayonne Local Redevelopment Authority on July 17 ending a decade-long dream f...
Preserving a piece of history
Council seeks historic designation for 33rd Street row house
by By Al Sullivan
Reporter senior staff writer
Jul 10, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 194 194 recommendations | email to a friend
When the row house at 43 West 33rd Street was first constructed in 1912, Bayonne was in the midst of change. Resnick’s Hardware Store had just opened its doors at its new location on Avenue E near ...
The next generation
Bayonne swears in 18 new firefighters
by By Al Sullivan
Reporter senior staff writer
Jul 10, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 140 140 recommendations | email to a friend
The 18 firefighters who came to City Hall on June 11 all looked young—the next generation to fill the shoes of those who have gone before them, some the sons and daughters of firefighters, police o...
Great success!
Bayonne’s first arts festival brought out a crowd
by By Al Sullivan
Reporter senior staff writer
Jul 10, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 129 129 recommendations | email to a friend
With no threat of rain or any other major problems, the Bayonne Arts Festival—which the city hopes will be the first of many—drew crowds and a lot of laughs, as residents from throughout the city a...
Seeking relief for senior transport
Reduced funding from state leaves Transcend program at risk
by By Al Sullivan
Reporter senior staff writer
Jul 10, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 122 122 recommendations | email to a friend
Mary Ann Valls, a disabled resident of Hudson County, uses Transcend buses to go everywhere she needs to go, doctors’ appointments, shopping, sometimes, just to get out of the house. She said it is...

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