KEEPING HIS MEMORY ALIVE – This is the Macko family’s favorite photo of William Macko, who was among the six people who perished in the 1993 attack on the World Trade Center.
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Invisible man no more
William Macko also honored in 9/11 ceremonies
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Sep 21, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 36 36 recommendations | email to a friend
Who knows how life for the Macko family might have changed had William Macko decided not to go to work in the World Trade Center on that cool, clear day in February, 1993? Or if he and his work mat...
SIRENS SOUNDED ON 9/11 – Reaction to the emergency alert sirens on 9/11 largely depended on what people knew in advance, although even some of those who knew about the tribute found the sound eerie.
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Mixed messages on terror attack
County sirens go off in tribute, not warning
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Sep 21, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 35 35 recommendations | email to a friend
With the nation reportedly under threat of a terrorist attack around Sept. 11, some residents have questioned the wisdom of allowing the Hudson County Office of Emergency Management to set off alar...
A REAL PROBLEM – Feral cats have invaded many areas of the city and are spilling over on to private property. The city is trying out a program that might help to control the population growth of these colonies.
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Cats back on agenda
City to introduce feral cat ordinance – again
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Sep 21, 2011 | 6 6 comments | 49 49 recommendations | email to a friend
Modeling a new ordinance after one established by the town of Secaucus, the Bayonne City Council at its Sept. 21 meeting is expected to reintroduce a measure that will help control the feral cat po...
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Public hearings announced for proposed natural gas pipeline The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) announced four public hearings that will take place next month on the proposed natural ga...

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A piece of history
Metal from the World Trade Center comes to Bayonne
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Sep 14, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 52 52 recommendations | email to a friend
The rain exploded into a downpour on Sept. 7, just as four Department of Public Works employees picked up a three-foot-long piece of steel that had once been part of the World Trade Center and made...
HONORING THOSE WHO DIED – The color guard lifted their flags before the monument to those who perished on 9/11.
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Bayonne remembers
Large crowd turns out for 10th anniversary of 9/11
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Sep 14, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 46 46 recommendations | email to a friend
Unlike the day of the terrorists’ attacks that took place 10 years ago, a light haze hung over Harbor View Park for the commemoration ceremonies on Sept. 11 this year as public officials, religious...
MUSIC AND DANCE – One feature of the Hispanic Day Parade in Bayonne is the colorful costumes. Expect a lot of music and dancing in this year’s parade, as well.
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Dancing in the streets
Hispanic Parade to kick off on Sept. 18
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Sep 14, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 44 44 recommendations | email to a friend
This year’s Hispanic Parade – scheduled to kick off at 1 p.m. on Sept. 18 at Fifth Street and Broadway – has a special meaning for parade organizer Abett Hernandez. She is dedicating it to the memo...
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Elderly residents rescued from fire On Sept. 12 at about 2 p.m., the Bayonne Fire Department was dispatched to 42 West 29th St. on multiple calls of a fire in the building. Upon arrival, firefighte...
Senior gets death threat
Off-shore scam artist targeting area residents
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Sep 07, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 78 78 recommendations | email to a friend
Even though a con artist appears to have been working a phone scam in the Bayonne/ Jersey City area for years, the scam took a sharp turn in August when the con man allegedly threatened to kill a s...
LARGE THAN LIFE – Harbor View Park, site of the city’s monuments to the victims of 9/11, will see a lot of activity leading up to the 10th anniversary of the 9/11 attacks.
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Bayonne to mark 10th anniversary of 9/11
Series of events will precede the city ceremony
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Sep 07, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 54 54 recommendations | email to a friend
Many things will come together leading up to this year’s commemoration of the tragic events of Sept. 11, 2001. On Sept. 7 at 11 a.m., about 20 motorcyclists from The Knights of Fire will pick up a ...

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