The next generation
11 new police officers sworn in
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Jan 23, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 40 40 recommendations | email to a friend
The bagpipes echoed in the room and filled the Dorothy Harrington City Council Chambers on Jan. 10, not in a dirge of sorrow, but in a harmony of hope as Bayonne held a swearing-in ceremony for 11 ...
Wine company expansion gets royal treatment
After approving abatement, city council sets up company with state loan
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Jan 23, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 42 42 recommendations | email to a friend
With Bayonne industry in decline for decades, the City Council at its Jan. 16 meeting took another step to support the expansion of Royal Wine by introducing an ordinance that would allow the compa...
A team effort
Advocates for rent control compare notes
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Jan 23, 2013 | 1 1 comments | 43 43 recommendations | email to a friend
Rent advocates came together on Jan. 15 to compare notes and lick their wounds after a long battle in Bayonne and Hoboken to preserve rent control in their respective cities. The most recent of the...
On her way
Hope Vista has a history in music
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Jan 23, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 47 47 recommendations | email to a friend
Years ago, when she still posted on her music on YouTube, Hope Oberwanowicz – better known as Hope Vista – looked forward to getting more than one million views. Now that she has, this former Bayon...
Bayonne Briefs
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Jan 23, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 44 44 recommendations | email to a friend
Coast Guard seeks Bayonne Bridge comments The Coast Guard has scheduled public hearings and is seeking comments on its draft environmental assessment for raising the Bayonne Bridge to allow larger ...
Power surge
Hudson County’s most influential – 2012
by Vanessa Cruz, Dean DeChiaro, Adriana Rambay Fernández, Amanda Palasciano, Al Sullivan, and E. Assata Wright
Reporter staff writers
Jan 16, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 42 42 recommendations | email to a friend
You don’t have to be a politician to have local influence. The Hudson Reporter’s second annual list of the county’s most influential people surveys government leaders, lawyers, activists, and artis...
Bayonne’s first baby arrives early
Born premature, Gavin Mocayo has a lot of luck on his side
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Jan 16, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 38 38 recommendations | email to a friend
An old Yiddish Proverb, “Better an ounce of luck than a pound of gold,” was never more appropriate than with the birth of Gavin Moncayo at 10:59 a.m. on Jan. 1. Born premature at 33 weeks and weigh...
Shop Bayonne and pay your taxes
City to kick off new shopping program
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Jan 16, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 58 58 recommendations | email to a friend
Do you want to support local business and at the same time lower your tax bill? Bayonne officials may have found a way to do both as part of a new Special Improvement District and Urban Enterprise ...
Bayonne Briefs
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Jan 16, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 52 52 recommendations | email to a friend
Research grant for Bayonne resident The Kessler Foundation (West Orange) and Dr. Nancy Chiaravalloti were recently awarded a $2.2 million federal grant from The National Institute on Disability and...
Too low for comfort
Bayonne officials file complaint about low-flying helicopters
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Jan 09, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 57 57 recommendations | email to a friend
Helicopters buzz over Bayonne like low-flying insects – worse in the summer, officials say, but often just as bad during the rush hour commutes morning and night. “They stack up at a heliport in Ke...

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