NEW DIGS AT LAST -- Sister Helen Moores and Audrey Jacobson bask in the glow of new facilities at Marist High School that are dedicated to help kids with learning disabilities.
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Filling the need
Marist High School Focus program gets upgrade
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Aug 17, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 40 40 recommendations | email to a friend
On a particularly hot day in July, several people cart crates of new furniture from the hall into the large, bright new home of Marist High School’s Focus program. While the Focus program, which is...
NEEDS MORE TIME – Safety upgrades to the historic Loew’s Theater in Jersey City required a year extension.
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Give backs
County failed to use grant money for seniors and disabled
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Aug 17, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 35 35 recommendations | email to a friend
Based on a request for information filed by the Hudson Reporter about possible unspent money for senior programs being returned to the state, Freeholder Chairman Bill O’Dea has asked for an interna...
Math camp for teachers
Bayonne educators go to ExxonMobil camp for new ideas
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Aug 17, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 39 39 recommendations | email to a friend
Emily Shade, a teacher at Walter F. Robinson School, was so impressed with what she got out of the Mickelson ExxonMobil Teachers Academy last year that when she became administrator to the program ...
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Correction In an article published in the Aug. 10 edition of the Bayonne Community News under the subhead “Council awards a $500K contract to politically connected firm,” the story misidentified th...
Coptic Church expansion approved
Board of Adjustment gives go-ahead to 20th Street project – with changes
by Al Sullivan
Reporter senior staff writer
Aug 10, 2011 | 1 1 comments | 45 45 recommendations | email to a friend
After more than three months of public hearings, the Bayonne Zoning Board of Adjustment voted to approve the expansion of a downtown Coptic Church, citing changes made to the original project that ...
PROBLEMATIC CATS – Colonies of cats are overrunning portions of the city. An ordinance that would manage them has stalled in the City Council.
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UPDATED STORY: Feral cat debate
City pressed to pass law regulating colonies and introduces noise ordinance
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Aug 10, 2011 | 4 4 comments | 37 37 recommendations | email to a friend
Angry animal rights people chastised the Bayonne City Council at the July 20 meeting, demanding that a long-delayed ordinance to help trap, neuter, and release feral cats be passed so that colonies...
UNVEILED AT LAST – A new curriculum that can help teachers address the issues of 9/11 was unveiled at the Liberty Science Center on July 14.
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Lessons on 9/11
New curriculum developed for schools
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Aug 10, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 36 36 recommendations | email to a friend
Teachers will have a way to approach the thorny subject of 9/11, global security, terrorism, and other subjects thanks to a new curriculum unveiled at the Liberty Science Center on July 14. Liberty...
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Walmart is hiring for Bayonne store Walmart, which is close to completing its new superstore at Bayonne Crossing, is looking to hire approximately 300 people. The store is slated to open this fall....
GETTING STARTED – Several dozen people helped in this year’s cleanup of 16th Street Park.
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Making the shoreline cleaner
City gets help with removing litter from Newark Bay area
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Aug 03, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 44 44 recommendations | email to a friend
Those living alongside Newark Bay have always suffered from waste washing up on the shore. If it falls off a boat or a dock, or flows down from a street or a yard, it eventually makes its way into ...
LAUGH IT UP – Strange characters will inhabit the Jewish Community Center stage starting on Aug. 4 for a spelling bee.
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How do you spell laughter?
JCC puts on fun musical with a message
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Aug 03, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 38 38 recommendations | email to a friend
Alexander Rucando, stage manager, and Melanie McBride, assistant stage manager, came into the Jewish Community Center a week before opening night of the latest musical production to paint a poster ...

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