Reading is fundamental
New Bayonne district programs stress word knowledge, increased reading
by Joseph Passantino
Reporter staff writer
Aug 27, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 16 16 recommendations | email to a friend
It’s not exactly reading, writing and arithmetic, but it’s pretty close. This year the focus of the Bayonne School District will be on reading, vocabulary, and eating well. Goals for students inclu...
Artfully drawing the community together
Show attracts people wanting to clean up and beautify the city
by Joseph Passantino
Reporter staff writer
Aug 27, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
Artwork and an interest in keeping the city attractive merged in an event held Friday, Aug. 22 in the Bergen Point section. More than 75 people visited All Fit Studios on Broadway by Silver Street ...
Over 1,000 pages by September!
Kids’ summer reading assignments are piling up
by Jessica Sulima
Reporter correspondent
Aug 27, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
For honors students in high schools around Hudson County, summer vacation has been invaded this year by men named Shakespeare, Sophocles, and Aristotle – and even a woman named Ayn Rand. At Bayonne...
Banner year at Marist
Anniversary celebration, college program, expanded arts all on the agenda
by Joseph Passantino
Reporter staff writer
Aug 27, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
Marist High School officials expect their 2014-15 school year to be a momentous one, starting off with a fall celebration of the institution’s 60th anniversary, one which will run all year long, an...
BAYONNE BRIEFS
Aug 27, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
Bayonne High takes sixth in county in academics and performing arts rating Bayonne High didn't fare as well as five other educational institutions on a state list of Performing Public High Schools ...
Blocking out time and getting it done
Teachers, Board of Education, and city shooting for contract by start of school
by Joseph Passantino
Reporter staff writer
Aug 21, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
Stakeholders in negotiations regarding the Bayonne teachers’ contract are scheduled to meet again on Monday, Aug. 25, following an “encouraging” gathering at City Hall on Aug. 1, said Business Admi...
City Council supports elected school board
Will school-board-member selection go back to the people?
by Joseph Passantino
Reporter staff writer
Aug 21, 2014 | 1 1 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
The second reading of the one-sentence Resolution 26 at the Bayonne City Council meeting on Aug. 13 was quick and seemingly innocuous, but it represented about two years’ worth of effort for some r...
Missed connections and a lost locket
Craigslist helps local people look for loved ones – and an item from grandma
by Joseph Passantino
Reporter staff writer
Aug 21, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
On Aug. 1, a 29-year-old North Bergen man saw a “beautiful blonde lady on a Boulevard East bus to New York.” He didn’t talk to her, and certainly didn’t get her contact information. His only hope w...
Top Hudson cop to city councilman
Perez looking to use county administration know-how to help Bayonne
by Joseph Passantino
Reporter staff writer
Aug 21, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
How do you go from being the onetime top executive in your field in the county to a municipal legislator in your city? You dig right in and get to work. That’s what Juan Perez, former Hudson County...
BAYONNE BRIEFS
Aug 21, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
Meeting to be held for group with beautifying city as goal The first meeting of the Beautify Bayonne group will be held Friday, Aug. 22 from 7 to 11 p.m. at All Fit Studios, 196 Broadway. Group mem...

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