It’s not over till it’s over
Rent control supporters vow to continue the fight
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Dec 05, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 29 29 recommendations | email to a friend
Although voters rejected an effort to maintain rent control by 121 votes, supporters of rent control said they are reviewing their options and will seek to put the question back on the ballot if le...
Quality means safety
BMC gets high marks for quality care
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Dec 05, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 30 30 recommendations | email to a friend
“People can make mistakes, so you have to have systems to help people not make those mistakes, duplicate systems where you have two or three balancing checks,” said Dr. Mark Spektor, chief executiv...
Success isn’t easy
BHS puts on classic musical
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Dec 05, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 29 29 recommendations | email to a friend
Props already set on the stage for a backdrop of a big city, students worked to get their moves right, rehearsing dances that they hoped would wow the audience when the curtain finally rose on “How...
Bolstering the ranks
Correctional officers get specialized training
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Dec 05, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 31 31 recommendations | email to a friend
In the past, when a prisoner acted up at the Hudson County Correctional Facility in Kearny, officers had to deal with it in mass, sometimes using nine or more people. According to Jail Director Osc...
Santa arrives!
City holds its official tree lighting
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Dec 05, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 35 35 recommendations | email to a friend
For 45 years, Eddie Broderick has played Santa for the City of Bayonne. “It’s my job,” he said laughing as he posed with the last of the hundreds of kids that came to see him at the official city t...
Bayonne Briefs
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Dec 05, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 30 30 recommendations | email to a friend
A musical for the season Few musicals so capture the spirit of the Jewish holiday season as “Fiddler on the Roof” does. It is a production that will also help the recently established Perkel Youth ...
Going green – Walgreens that is
Key element for city line gateway moves ahead
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Nov 28, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 40 40 recommendations | email to a friend
For as long as most people can remember, the bus station at 53rd Street and Broadway has always been something people see coming into or going out of Bayonne – a once bustling place that over time ...
Putting it all together
A combined effort helped Bayonne survive Hurricane Sandy
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Nov 28, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 36 36 recommendations | email to a friend
Days before Hurricane Sandy hit the center of the state, its winds uprooting trees and ripping off roofs, the Bayonne school district began to make plans for the storm itself and its aftermath. Acc...
Radio free Hudson County?
Alert system fails under the fury of Sandy
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Nov 28, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 34 34 recommendations | email to a friend
“Can you hear me now? Can you hear me now ?” In many ways the Homeland Security alert system that was supposed to notify residents in the event of a terroristic or natural emergency was very remini...
‘Hey, one of our benches is missing’
Residents of JFK apartment building gather petition signatures for bench’s return
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Nov 28, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 33 33 recommendations | email to a friend
A chilly wind blows down JFK Boulevard on a recent late November morning, stirring up leaves and small branches left in the wake of Superstorm Sandy’s visit a week earlier. Joe Moller, a disabled u...

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