Bayonne’s Dorothy B. Adams
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Who’s your senior of the year?
Luncheon honors outstanding person from each town
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Jun 08, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
Only one senior citizen could be selected as Hudson County Senior Citizen of the Year at this year’s Senior Luncheon held on May 25, but in many ways, all of the seniors – one from each of the 12 m...
Looking for money for local schools
State Supreme Court puts funding burden on legislature
by Al Sullivan
Reporter senior staff writer
Jun 08, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
In a ruling made in late May, the state Supreme Court ordered the state to come up with $500 million more to aid poor and predominantly urban school districts next year, claiming the state had fail...
BAYONNE BRIEFS
Jun 08, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
Christie signs heart test bill into law Gov. Christopher Christie signed legislation sponsored by Assemblyman Jason O'Donnell of Bayonne to require a test of newborn babies to determine if they hav...
HOT STUFF – The blaze at the CoGen plant was apparently fueled by mineral oil, nothing that would cause a toxic reaction.
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Seen for miles
Electrical fire sparks fear near IMTT
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Jun 01, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 17 17 recommendations | email to a friend
Cars stopped to pull over on the side of Route 440 and people gathered to watch the rising plumes of black smoke that rose from the vicinity of the chemical storage tanks at IMTT in Bayonne on May ...
BUDGET PASSES – The City Council voted to approve the budget with a moderate tax increase over last year.
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Moderate tax increase coming
Bayonne City Council passes $128 million budget
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Jun 01, 2011 | 2 2 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
The bad news about the $128 million municipal budget for 2010-2011 passed by the City Council on May 24 is that taxes will rise by 1.9 percent over last year for this quarter, which represents a 3....
MAPPING OUT THE DISTRICT – Bruce Alston looks over a map of the 31st District and says he believes he can win in the primary.
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Challenge in the 31 District
Alston seeks to unseat Cunningham in Democratic primary
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Jun 01, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
Bruce Alston, a local business owner and real estate investor, hopes to beat incumbent state Senator Sandra Bolton Cunningham in the upcoming Democratic Primary on June 7. Although the 31st Distric...
HAPPY TOGETHER – Doctors, nurses, administrators, and other staff gathered on the front lawn of Bayonne Medical Center to celebrate National Nurses Day.
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Saying thanks
BMC celebrates National Nurses Week with a picnic
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Jun 01, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
Probably nobody in the crowd that gathered outside Bayonne Medical Center on May 12 realized that it was Florence Nightingale’s birthday – the woman who founded modern nursing, and for whom Nationa...
A walk to remember
Residents of Hudson County will come out to prevent suicide
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Jun 01, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
The reasons people from Hudson County are planning to walk from June 4 to June 5 for the “Out of the Darkness Overnight Walk” in New York City are as varied as the people themselves. More than 2,00...
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Bayonne Head Start benefits from bank fundraiser The Bank of New York Mellon donated $600 to the Bayonne Equal Opportunity Foundation to be used to help the Bayonne Head Start program. Bank employe...
A MATTER OF HEIGHT – Former Councilman Gary La Pelusa said he voted against this project when he sat on the Planning Board because it was too high.
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Residents protest affordable housing building
City officials defend 45th Street development
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
May 25, 2011 | 2 2 comments | 16 16 recommendations | email to a friend
Still clutching a subtly racist flyer someone spread through the upper east side neighborhood, neighbors of a proposed affordable housing development raised their objections at a City Council meeti...

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