Signing them up
Rent control group aims for May elections to again raise issue
by By Joseph Passantino
Reporter staff writer
Feb 19, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 77 77 recommendations | email to a friend
The Bayonne Tenants Organization’s (BTO) effort to bring rent control back to the city continues, with the group’s goal of getting an initiative on the ballot for the May 13 municipal elections sti...
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Former city resident writes about youth and finding direction
by By Joseph Passantino
Reporter staff writer
Feb 19, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 41 41 recommendations | email to a friend
What do you do if you’re a North Carolina resident passionately into writing and wanting to succeed more in that field? Well, you of course, pen a book about teenage love and life in your native Ba...
Giving of herself
Bayonne native donates kidney to 5-year-old Pennsylvania girl, saving her life
by By Joseph Passantino
Reporter staff writer
Feb 19, 2014 | 1 1 comments | 44 44 recommendations | email to a friend
What if you could make a difference, giving of yourself to save a life, for someone you barely knew, even if no one asked you to. Would you do it? That was the decision that Cindy Stupinski Santos,...
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Thoroughfare snow removal a success Mayor Mark A. Smith said that the end-to-end snow removal on major city streets last weekend was a success. Bayonne crews and contractors removed snow from the s...
And so it begins …
Mayor holding rally to kick off campaign
by By Joseph Passantino
Reporter staff writer
Feb 12, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 90 90 recommendations | email to a friend
Mayor Mark Smith officially jumpstarts his effort to keep his job as the city’s chief executive with his inaugural 2014 campaign rally on Wednesday, Feb. 12 at 5:30 p.m. at The Chandelier Restauran...
Not art for art’s sake
Bayonne High School teacher is an artist in her own right
by By Joseph Passantino
Reporter staff writer
Feb 12, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 95 95 recommendations | email to a friend
For Bayonne native Charlann Meluso, art has been a lifelong calling. As a child, she loved to draw and create, taking art every year she could at Wilson Grammar and Bayonne High School. As an adult...
Dancing her life away
Bayonne resident Kimber Benedict readies for ‘Ragtime’ production in New York
by By Joseph Passantino
Reporter staff writer
Feb 12, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 94 94 recommendations | email to a friend
Falling in love for the first time is an event most don’t forget. Bayonne resident Kimber Benedict remembers that she was 13 when the “love bug” first struck. And it was the love of performance as ...
Out of Africa
High school principal is part of an international group planning Marist conclave
by By Joseph Passantino
Reporter staff writer
Feb 12, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 46 46 recommendations | email to a friend
The future of the Marist Brothers religious order and those they preach to will be shaped in part by the high school principal who has an office right on Kennedy Boulevard in Bayonne. Marist High S...
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Feb 12, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 56 56 recommendations | email to a friend
Hotel stays to be given to Bayonne residents bothered by bridge noise City residents living adjacent to the Bayonne Bridge road-raising work will receive vouchers for short stays in area hotels, ac...
No ill feelings
Passengers happy to be home from cruise; tout the work of staff in containing the illness
by By Joseph Passantino
Reporter staff writer
Feb 05, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 119 119 recommendations | email to a friend
Royal Caribbean Cruise line’s Explorer of the Seas returned to its home port in Bayonne on Jan. 29 after a gastrointestinal illness spread throughout the ship to nearly 700 passengers and crew, wit...

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