A GOOD DEAL FOR NOW – A principal owner in Bayonne Medical Center is negotiating for the purchase of Hoboken University Hospital.
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Déjà vu all over again
Some see Hoboken hospital deal as history repeating itself
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Jan 12, 2011 | 3 3 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
For some officials in Bayonne, the recent announcement by the Hoboken Municipal Hospital Authority Chairwoman Toni Tomarazzo that a private entity affiliated with Bayonne Medical Center is the fina...
HAPPY TOGETHER -- William and Kerry Zasowski hold their first child, Bianca Victoria, who was born on New Year’s Day.
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Bayonne welcomes first baby of the year
Bianca Victoria Zasowski will get gifts from local merchants
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Jan 12, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
Babies born on Jan. 1 are said to be lucky throughout their lives. For this year’s first Bayonne baby, born on New Year’s Day, her luck might have started early. When Kerry Zasowski’s water broke a...
TOUTING PIPELINE – Spectra project manager Ed Gonzales spoke to the Jersey City Reporter about the natural gas pipeline proposed to run through Bayonne and Jersey City.
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Pipe down
Unmoved by new gasline route, critics plan next step
by Ricardo Kaulessar
Reporter Staff Writer
Jan 12, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
Even though energy company officials have changed the route of a proposed gas pipeline under Bayonne and Jersey City, some critics have still not been swayed. The residents have said they’d like to...
O’Dea named freeholder chairman
Modest agenda planned for the upcoming year
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Jan 12, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
Freeholder Bill O’Dea, a resident of the west side of Jersey City, was named county freeholder chairman for the first time in his 14 years serving on the board during the Jan. 4 reorganization meet...
HAPPY BIRTHDAY, SENATOR – U.S. Sen. Robert Menendez got a surprise at the Metropolitan Family Health Network. Not only did he get a clinic named after him, he got a birthday cake, too.
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Not gonna let them do it
Menendez vows to fight GOP on health care repeal
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Jan 12, 2011 | 1 1 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
Set against a backdrop of an impromptu birthday celebration for him and an event to name a new Pediatric Screening Center after him on Jan. 7 at the Metropolitan Family Health Network offices in Je...
BAYONNE BRIEFS
Jan 12, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
Post Christmas storm hit before city contracted for snow removal The $600,000 cost for snow removal may be partly due to the fact that the City Council did not have time to contract for snow remova...
DIGGING OUT – Two days after the snow storm ended, business people along Broadway were still digging out.
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Snow storm, no sweat
Storm response got city streets clear within 36 hours
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Jan 05, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
At around 10 a.m. on Sunday, Dec. 26, key people from emergency management for the city of Bayonne met in the office of Mayor Mark Smith to prepare an action plan to deal with an unexpectedly sever...
HOMES AT RISK – The Port Authority officials said no homes will be taken to help raise the Bayonne Bridge.
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Bayonne Bridge option unveiled
Raising the height will not destroy homes
by Al Sullivan
Reporter senior staff writer
Jan 05, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
When 1st Ward Councilwoman Agnes Gillespie heard the news that the Port Authority wants to raise the Bayonne Bridge by 165 feet to let ships through, she nearly jumped that high for joy. “I’m absol...
OPEN AT LAST – Lowe’s Home Improvement Center opened its doors a day late on account of the snow. But when it opened, people flocked in.
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Just in time for winter
Lowe’s Home Improvement opens its doors
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Jan 05, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
The blizzard that struck the New Jersey area on Dec. 27 delayed the opening of the Bayonne Lowe’s Home Improvement Center, which was scheduled for the same time. But lines of people were waiting ou...
Two guys from Wall Street open a Five Guys in Bayonne
Hamburger franchise boasts unique features to local eatery scene
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Jan 05, 2011 | 1 1 comments | 19 19 recommendations | email to a friend
Phil Surico and Adam Willets started out working side by side on Wall Street as stock traders who had a dream to start up the kind of business in which they could have more day-to-day involvement. ...

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