NOT HAPPY – Saying proposed changes to rent control were being misrepresented by political operatives, Council President Terrence Ruane said he intended to table the measure.
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No change to rent control – for now
City withdraws controversial provision
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Mar 16, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
A provision that could have eliminated rent control for some residents in the city has been pulled from the March 16 City Council agenda. The City Council, officials said, will vote to renew the cu...
A REVIEW PANEL – Local civic leaders joined Rev. Horace Sheffield III to hear testimony about possible discrimination and other abuses in the City of Bayonne.
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War of words
Public testifies to outrages suffered
by Al Sullivan
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Mar 16, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
Tears, fear, outrage, and other emotions spilled out before a packed room at the Elks Lodge on March 14 as people came out to talk about discrimination and other problems they encountered while liv...
OUT WITH THE OLD – This building will be demolished in order to provide more space for programs to help developmentally disabled adults.
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Getting back on track
Program for the developmentally disabled picks up steam
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Mar 16, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
Rev. Gregory G. Perez, president/CEO of Windmill Alliance, said he hopes to kick start a program started several years ago to upgrade and centralize its facilities, part of a slightly scaled down p...
UPTOWN FIRE – A fire on 48th Street left 13 families displaced.
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Uptown blaze
Fire on 48th Street displaces 13 families; dog saved
by Al Sullivan
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Mar 16, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
Desperate to get a breath after a March 12 fire filled the hallway of a 48th Street apartment building with smoke, a resident suffered lacerations to his hand when he broke the hallway window. “He ...
Police Beat
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Mar 16, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
Student charged with assault on cop A 16-year-old high school girl was charged with aggravated assault, resisting arrest, and disorderly conduct resulting from an incident that occurred at about 4:...
BAYONNE BRIEFS
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New firehouse clears BLRA A review of plans for the new firehouse in the Harbor Station section of the former Military Ocean Terminal (MOTBY) is expected to get the blessing of the Bayonne Local Re...
PASSING THE BUDGET – The Bayonne Board of Education had very little time to get the budget passed, even though its committee has worked on it for months. State aid numbers came in late.
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No increase
Bayonne school board passes $119 million budget
by Al Sullivan
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Mar 09, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 17 17 recommendations | email to a friend
Without fanfare or representation of the teachers’ union, the Bayonne Board of Education passed its $119.6 million 2010-2011 school budget on March 2, which imposes no increase in taxes, said Bayon...
NOT QUITE TWINS – Chuck Wepner kids around with student Yama Almas, who filled in for Wepner during rehearsals.
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The man who knocked Muhammad Ali down
Bayonne High School TV students interview ‘Bayonne Bleeder’
by Al Sullivan
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Mar 09, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
When Sal Iannaci, video journalism/TV production teacher at Bayonne High School, asked his TV production students who they wanted to interview, he got a delightful shock. He had expected them to su...
KEYS TO THE OFFICE – BEOF chairman Jerry Kenny and former BEOF Executive Director Eleanor Tiefenwerth give the keys to the office to incoming Executive Director Ana Quintela.
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New face for BEOF
Quintela takes over as executive director
by Al Sullivan
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Mar 09, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
Saying she will have a challenge following in the footsteps of Eleanor Tiefenwerth, newly-named Executive Director Ana Quintela took lead of the Bayonne Equal Opportunity Foundation on March 7. “I ...
Good deeds rewarded
Ruth Dugan honored with Humanitarian Award
by Al Sullivan
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Mar 09, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
Gilda’s Club President Ruth Dugan, wife of former Bayonne state Senator James Dugan, will be honored with the Humanitarian Award by the Garden State Woman Awards Committee at the sixth annual Garde...

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