Churches merge
Culture clash strains city’s Catholic faithful
by Joseph Passantino
Reporter staff writer
Sep 30, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 34 34 recommendations | email to a friend
Parishioners were anguished when they heard during Mass on Saturday, Sept. 26 and Sunday, Sept. 27 that Our Lady of the Assumption on 23rd Street, St. Michael-St. Joseph on 23rd Street, and Our Lad...
Hitting the boards
Five Bayonne residents vying for one Board of Education slot
by Joseph Passantino
Reporter staff writer
Sep 30, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 31 31 recommendations | email to a friend
On Tuesday, Nov. 3, voters will go to the polls to elect Bayonne Board of Education members for the first time in decades. Until a referendum changed the process last year, the sitting mayor had ap...
Bullets over Broadway
Barnabas Health System’s new medical arts building will compete with Bayonne Medical Center
by Joseph Passantino
Reporter staff writer
Sep 30, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 30 30 recommendations | email to a friend
The comeback of the Broadway retail district has begun, according to city, developer, and healthcare officials who gathered on Sept. 24 at the site of a new ambulatory care center slated for 23rd a...
Bayonne officer admits to using excessive force during arrest
Also admits to falsifying records and fraudulently obtaining loan
by Joseph Passantino
Reporter staff writer
Sep 30, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 19 19 recommendations | email to a friend
Domenico Lillo, 45, of Bayonne, a former city police officer, admitted to using excessive force during an arrest, falsifying records in an attempt to conceal his conduct, and helping a relative fra...
Sisters … and rivals
Seven-year-old Jersey City girl competes for national title
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Sep 30, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 19 19 recommendations | email to a friend
Even though they’re still very young, Jessy Passantino and her sister Destiny have always been very competitive. “They both have a lot of trophies,” their father Rob Passantino said. “Sometimes the...
Hispanic Day Parade
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Bayonne Briefs
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Chiaravalloti attends White House welcome for Pope Thirty-first District Assembly Democratic candidate Nicholas Chiaravalloti attended the White House state ceremony honoring Pope Francis and prais...
City announces Harbor Station South developer
Deal with Kate Howard Ltd. includes construction of $4.5 million pedestrian bridge
by Joseph Passantino
Reporter staff writer
Sep 23, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 34 34 recommendations | email to a friend
For the first time in years, extensive development at the Peninsula at Bayonne Harbor seems primed to begin, city officials said, topped off with the announcement last week of the Harbor Station So...
Shovel ready
Lucarelli hopes other developers follow his lead and invest in Bayonne
by Joseph Passantino
Reporter staff writer
Sep 23, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 35 35 recommendations | email to a friend
He came here as a teenager and took to Bayonne immediately, forging not only a successful construction and development business but also energizing the city’s revitalization. He’s been a calm prese...
‘A historic moment’
Esther Suarez sworn in, first Latino and female county prosecutor
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Sep 23, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 37 37 recommendations | email to a friend
“Let me get this out of the way from the beginning,” said Esther Suarez, newly sworn in as the first Hispanic and first woman prosecutor in Hudson County history. “There is a lot of discussion and ...

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