Bayonne Hadassah says good-bye
Longtime American Jewish volunteer women’s chapter closing
by Joseph Passantino
Reporter staff writer
Jun 04, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 34 34 recommendations | email to a friend
When Co-presidents Janis Levine and Faye Grossman adjourn the gathering of Bayonne-Jersey City Hadassah Chapter members on June 10, it will not only be the end of a meeting, but it will be the end ...
Out in the real world now
Marist High School graduates 94 students
by Joseph Passantino
Reporter staff writer
Jun 04, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
Nearly 100 Marist High School students entered into the next phase of their educational life following the school’s 57th commencement exercises on Saturday, May 31. The afternoon was filled with po...
BAYONNE BRIEFS
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Bike ‘rodeo’ to be held this weekend at park “Stride & Ride!,” a bicycle rodeo, will be held in Stephen R. Gregg Park, at the 37th Street and Kennedy Boulevard entrance (near the running track) on ...
Not over yet
June 10 runoff will decide the game
by Joseph Passantino
Reporter staff writer
May 28, 2014 | 3 3 comments | 54 54 recommendations | email to a friend
“It ain’t over til it’s over” is the longtime refrain of Hall of Fame New York Yankees catcher Yogi Berra, and his trademark line couldn’t be more appropriate for the 2014 Bayonne municipal electio...
Fighting for freeholder post
Two in education field face off in Democratic primary
by Joseph Passantino
Reporter staff writer
May 28, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 53 53 recommendations | email to a friend
It’s Smith versus Davis once again. The battle for the seat of District One of the Hudson County Board of Chosen Freeholders, which will be waged Tuesday, June 3, features candidates backed by Mayo...
Whither the phone book?
Some are still distributed in our area – but do kids even know how to use them?
by Joseph Passantino
Reporter staff writer
May 28, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 54 54 recommendations | email to a friend
Jailyne Aguilar, 17, a junior at Bayonne High School, knows what a phone book is, but she has only used it once. “It was a very long time ago,” she said. It was seven years ago, to be exact – when ...
‘Innocent people were prosecuted along with the guilty’
Lou Manzo’s book about Chris Christie alleges abuse of the justice system for political gain
by Joseph Passantino
Reporter staff writer
May 28, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
Former Assemblyman Louis Manzo hates it when people say he “beat the rap.” “I didn’t beat the rap; I was found not guilty,” he said. “Beating the rap implies I got away with something. But I didn’t...
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May 28, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
Board of Education and administrators reach contract settlement The Bayonne Board of Education announced on Friday, May 23 that the school district has arrived at a settlement with the Bayonne Scho...
Honoring those who made the ultimate sacrifice
95-year tradition of Memorial Day Parade continues May 26
by Joseph Passantino
Reporter staff writer
May 21, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 40 40 recommendations | email to a friend
John Zmyslowski of Bayonne, a Vietnam War veteran, sees the glass half full. The Mackenzie Post commander saw action from 1966 until 1968, and although he suffers from the effects of Agent Orange, ...
So, what happened in Bayonne?
Small things led to June 10 Runoff
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
May 21, 2014 | 3 3 comments | 39 39 recommendations | email to a friend
No one can say what will happen in the runoff election between Mayor Mark Smith and his challenger, James Davis on June 10. But Smith’s effort to seek reelection in the first round — in which he mi...

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