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Second Ward opponents tout different skillets
by Joseph Passantino
Reporter staff writer
Apr 09, 2014 | 1 1 comments | 34 34 recommendations | email to a friend
One is a small business owner who says he understands the average Bayonne retailer. Another is a former deputy fire chief known for mentoring the city’s youth. The third is a former legislative int...
Bettering their quality of life through language skills
Three city groups team up to offer ESL class for immigrants
by Joseph Passantino
Reporter staff writer
Apr 09, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 32 32 recommendations | email to a friend
Ten years ago, the Sisters of St. Joseph order started an English as a second language (ESL) program at Assumption Church. One year later, it was moved to St. Henry’s Church, and the classes are st...
Building self confidence through art
Marist High event helps students believe in themselves
by Joseph Passantino
Reporter staff writer
Apr 09, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 34 34 recommendations | email to a friend
For Marist High students, the school’s Arts Festival on April 4 wasn’t about being judged for prizes or selling a piece. It was about recognition and about feeling good about themselves and the pie...
Bayonne students write about the environment
Teen speaks out; others pen winning essays
by Joseph Passantino
Reporter staff writer
Apr 09, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
Bayonne youth are doing their part to bring about greater awareness of the environment and how things must be changed to save our natural resources. Bayonne teen Kaitlyn Quinn, inspired by the Hack...
A&W looking to become ‘Bayonne’s hometown steakhouse’
Go-to place for great food, great parties, and great place to gather
by Joseph Passantino
Reporter staff writer
Apr 09, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
A&W Restaurant manager James Leo said he wants his place to be “Bayonne’s Steakhouse,” and it may very well be on its way there. Tucked into the middle of the block on Avenue C between 19th and 20t...
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Board of Education passes zero tax increase budget The Bayonne Board of School Estimate on March 31 approved a $121.9 million school budget for the fiscal year beginning on July 1. The budget conta...
First Ward candidates offer experience, civic mindedness, youth
Gillespie, Cotter, and Herrera vying to represent downtown residents
by By Joseph Passantino
Reporter staff writer
Apr 02, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 34 34 recommendations | email to a friend
One is the sitting representative with four years of experience, who helped guide the city through one of its darkest economic hours. Another is an education and recreation volunteer, who feels his...
Harbor Station South proposals revealed
City considering ideas of several developers
by By Joseph Passantino
Reporter staff writer
Apr 02, 2014 | 1 1 comments | 31 31 recommendations | email to a friend
Six developers are being considered by city officials for redeveloping Harbor Station South, a 57-acre portion of the Peninsula at Bayonne Harbor, the former Military Ocean Terminal, the city annou...
Life and death of Jesus celebrated by Bayonne residents
2014 Passion Play features director and five performers from city
by By Joseph Passantino
Reporter staff writer
Apr 02, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 29 29 recommendations | email to a friend
The Park Performing Arts Center will stage the 100th year of its internationally known production, “The Passion Play: The Musical,” and will feature a strong Bayonne presence. Directing the play wi...
Bayonne resident caps cancer comeback with award
Danielle Lenardo to be honored at Golden Gloves
by By Joseph Passantino
Reporter staff writer
Apr 02, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
Thirteen years ago Danielle Lenardo of Bayonne got the news no woman wants to hear. She had breast cancer. Then 29, the news rocked her world. Her kids were only 3 years and 10 months old. “Initial...

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