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. ...
BAYONNE BRIEFS
Jan 05, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
First baby for Bayonne? Bayonne’s first baby will likely be Bianca Victoria Zaskowski, who was born in Freehold Township at 12:05 a.m. on Jan. 1. Delivered to Bill and Kerry Zaskowski of Bayonne, B...
CHANGE OF DIRECTION – The dream of building a new piece of the Gold Coast in Bayonne came to an end this year when the city sold portions of the former Military Ocean Terminal to the Port Authority for possible use as a container port.
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What a strange year it’s been
Bayonne saw major changes in 2010
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Dec 29, 2010 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
Some years are just more significant than others, and looking back, 2010 will be seen as a year of dramatic change, with the opening of a new mall, the swearing in of a new City Council, and a chan...
Oh, what a political year it has been!
Christie changed dynamic even for local elections
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Dec 29, 2010 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
If anyone deserves to be named political man of the year for Hudson County, it must be Republican Gov. Christopher Christie. His changes on the state level after he was sworn in early this year wil...
Did 14 Bayonne cops, firefighters use steroids illegally?
Bayonne police chief said he will cooperate with Attorney General investigation
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Dec 29, 2010 | 1 1 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
Bayonne Police Chief Robert Kubert said he will offer all the cooperation he can with the state Attorney General’s Office, which is looking into the possible abuse of prescription steroids and grow...
MAKING THEIR DAY – Firefighters from Local 11 teamed up with Eleanor Tiefenwerth of the BEOF to help get toys for Bayonne kids this Christmas.
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Toys for kids
Local firehouses collect donations
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Dec 29, 2010 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
Firefighters from Local 11 of the Bayonne Fire Department decided this was a good year to help collect toys for Bayonne kids. With the economy poor and people out of work or short on resources, the...
BAYONNE BRIEFS
Dec 29, 2010 | 1 1 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
Winter storm update in Bayonne The city’s combined snow removal efforts continued into Tuesday, Dec. 28. Snow plows and salters continue to address snow on side streets and main thoroughfares. Snow...

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