Going strong after 40 years
McCabe Ambulance owners look back
by By Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Aug 21, 2013 | 2 2 comments | 186 186 recommendations | email to a friend
Mickey MaCabe, founder of McCabe Ambulance in Bayonne, remembers his first call as an ambulance operator as if it happened yesterday, rather than 40 years ago this month. This was not an emergency—...
A change of direction
City Council takes landmark votes
by By Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Aug 21, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 167 167 recommendations | email to a friend
Real estate agents and others tied to the redevelopment hopes for the city got an early Christmas gift as the city reversed the presumed redevelopment direction at the former Military Ocean Termina...
Kicking off ObamaCare
Health Centers in West New York and Jersey City gear up
by By Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Aug 21, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 168 168 recommendations | email to a friend
A pouring rain didn’t dampen kids’ spirits at this year’s annual celebration of National Health Center Week at the West New York and Jersey City sites of the Metropolitan Family Health Network (MFH...
A play for its time
Local playwright tells the story of Cuban work camps
by By Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Aug 21, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 136 136 recommendations | email to a friend
Some stories stick with you and become so personal that you know—if you are an artist of any kind—you’ll have to do something with them. This is what happened when Alex Perez heard about his grandf...
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Bayonne municipal dept reduced by 40 percent In a release issued by the City of Bayonne to answer critics, Mayor Mark Smith has been credited with reducing the city’s debt by almost 40 percent. Acc...
Bayonne police beat
by Compiled by Al Sullivan Reporter staff writer
Aug 21, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 99 99 recommendations | email to a friend
Four-year-old boy bit in face by pit bull A four-year-old boy was bitten when he attempted to break up a dispute between two pit bulls on Aug. 12, according to a police spokesperson. A resident of ...
Youth co-ed flag football registration is due August 28
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The league is open to boys and girls from ages six to 13. All participants must be Bayonne residents. Children must be six by September 1, 2013, and cannot be 14 before November 1, 2013. The nonref...
A life in sound
Dream comes true with the opening of a recording studio
by By Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Aug 14, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 173 173 recommendations | email to a friend
Igor Martinez, a resident of Bayonne for about five years, always dreamed of having his own recording studio. A professional sound engineer, who honed his skills back in his native Chile, Martinez ...
Community comes out against crime
Safety, information, and fun were part of this year’s event
by By Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Aug 14, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 190 190 recommendations | email to a friend
Crime, like rust, never sleeps. This is a lesson that Bayonne Police Chief Ralph Scianni conveyed at this year’s Night Out Against Crime, on Aug. 6. Hundreds of kids and their parents enjoyed rides...
Rider of the clouds
Bayonne family seeks to prevent the kind of accidents that killed their son
by By Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Aug 14, 2013 | 12 12 comments | 104 104 recommendations | email to a friend
Even though 16 months have passed since Jack Santopietro died after being struck by a mini-van, his mother Margaret Abrams still can’t go to the site at Avenue E and East 10th Street. “It’s just to...

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