Freeholders have towing contract questions
Feb 15, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 17 17 recommendations | email to a friend
How did same company get work since 1998 without competitive bids?
Bayonne briefs
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Benefit for child with leukemia The Ray Greaves Association is holding a benefit for 10-year-old Cavan Perera, who is battling an aggressive form of leukemia. The benefit, which will be held on Sun...
STEPPING UP THE EFFORT – Last year, school officials launched a lobbying effort to get the state to restore school aid due to the district under a 2008 formula. School officials said they will continue to push for the funds.
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Bayonne kids press for funding
Students, parents write to state officials
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Feb 08, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 19 19 recommendations | email to a friend
Everything changes at the Bayonne/Jersey City border, or the North Bergen/Union City border, or even the border between Kearny and Harrison. Students living in so-called Abbott “special needs” urba...
OPEN SPACE – With water nearby and few other distractions, the wetlands near the Bayonne Golf Club are an ideal location for osprey nests – which have been constructed by Bayonne students and will be installed in March.
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A joint effort for the environment
Osprey nests to be put up at Bayonne Golf Club
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Feb 08, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 19 19 recommendations | email to a friend
For the second year in a row, Bayonne High School will team up with the Bayonne Golf Club on environmental projects, including the installation of osprey nests in the spring. The effort will also i...
UP FOR THE CHALLENGE – Dante Simone is planning to tackle the hardest obstacle race in the nation, if not the world.
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Is he crazy?
Local runner to take on ‘Spartan Death Race'
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Feb 08, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 20 20 recommendations | email to a friend
Last year, contestants who made it far enough to reach the 2,000 vertical climb as part of the Spartan Death Race were read a list of presidents’ names to remember. Those who remembered the list wh...
FEDERAL CUTS WILL HURT THE POOR – Cuts to the Community Development Block Grant will hurt not for profits throughout the city.
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Federal grants for Bayonne programs reduced
Cuts will have impact on local non-profits, especially for needy
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
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Local community groups that rely on federal Community Development Block Grants (CDBG) will feel the impact of a deal made in Congress earlier this year. Mayor Mark Smith said that the federal gover...
A law enforcement success
Increased sheriff’s patrols prove economical
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Feb 08, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 18 18 recommendations | email to a friend
When first proposed in early 2011, increasing sheriff’s patrols to cut down on overtime seemed like a good idea to members of the Hudson County Freeholder Board. But some questioned whether it woul...
BAYONNE BRIEFS
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Two residents and their dog evacuated from Avenue C fire On Feb. 5 at 10:46 p.m., the Bayonne Fire Department responded to 753 Ave. C for a reported building fire. Upon arrival, firefighters witnes...
MORE THAN SCIENCE FICTION – New technology has been made user-friendly and as stress free as possible at the newly opened cancer center in Bayonne Medical Center.
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Dream comes true
BMC opens its upgraded cancer center
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Feb 01, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 24 24 recommendations | email to a friend
The lights in the treatment room turned colors – first pale blue, then indigo, then a soft pastel red – somehow making the place seem less formal and less terrifying. The last thing people coming i...
Out with the new and in with the old
City puts parking meters back on Broadway
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Feb 01, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 20 20 recommendations | email to a friend
One day last fall, drivers pulled up to Broadway between 22nd and 23rd streets to find all of the parking meters gone – and a new central parking station installed, where drivers were expected to p...

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