FACING THE RESIDENTS – The Bayonne City Council is going to get an earful from angry residents at the March 16 public hearing when a proposed ordinance could do away with rent control.
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Rent control battle looming
Residents concerned about proposed ordinance
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Mar 02, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
Since the council has introduced an ordinance that could drastically scale back current rent controls on apartments throughout the city, some residents have been speaking out, saying that the law s...
BACK AGAIN – Former School Business Administrator Clifford Doll has been hired as a consultant.
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Doll hired as consultant
School board seeks $9M reimbursement from state; ‘illegal’ students removed
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Mar 02, 2011 | 1 1 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
Although questioned by the Bayonne School Teachers Association’s President Alan D'Angelo at the Feb. 24 meeting of the school board, Bayonne School Business Administrator Leo Smith said the board d...
CORRECTIVE ACTION – Assemblyman Jason O’Donnell co-sponsored legislation that would prevent abuses by the Passaic Valley Sewerage Commission.
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Stopping the abuse
Legislation would stop patronage at PVSC
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Mar 02, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
A month after Gov. Christopher Christie fired the commissioners to the Passaic Valley Sewerage Commission over allegations of nepotism and patronage, Assemblyman Jason O’Donnell has co-sponsored le...
Police beat
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Mar 02, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
Off-duty cop to be tested for steroid use after fatal Bayonne accident An off-duty Jersey City police officer involved in a crash that resulted in the death of an elderly woman on Feb. 20 will be t...
BAYONNE BRIEFS
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Clarification The following are names that were left off the Principal’s List that was published for All Saints Catholic Academy for grade 5A: Dave Vovor and Kaitlin Weaver. Patella joins Florio & ...
MEETING OF MINDS – Rev. Horace Sheffield III tells the crowd that this has to be a campaign about facts, not feelings.
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Gearing up for change
Church hosts meeting on racial issues
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Feb 23, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
Prompted by several lawsuits alleging discrimination and alleged racist abuse of workers, leaders from several out of state civil rights organizations came to Bayonne last week for meetings with Ma...
PLEADS HIS CASE – Patrick Kaufman appeals the rejection of his application for a taxi license to the City Council.
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Council introduces rent control change
Also rejects taxi application, approves new ‘qualified purchasing agent’
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Feb 23, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
Richard A. Barba, a resident of Bayonne, spoke out at the Feb. 16 City Council meeting against the council’s introduction of an ordinance that would abolish rent control for some residents in the c...
THRILLED KIDS – Students at Vroom School stare in awe as Abram Boise answers questions about his new book.
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From MTV to Bayonne
Bad boy reality star delivers message of hope
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Feb 23, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
Described as one of the most hated figures in reality television, Abram Boise of “MTV Road Rules: South Pacific” came to Philip G. Vroom School in Bayonne on Feb. 17 dressed as a big white bear, he...
NEW BOUNDARIES – Freeholder districts must be reconfigured as a result of the latest Census figures.
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Differing philosophies
County redistricting could go to court
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Feb 23, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
County Republicans and Democrats are so far apart on how to redistrict county freeholder districts that the matter may eventually be settled in court. Republican and Democratic chairmen are suppose...
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Real estate company buys hospital land A vague press release from a real estate investment trust called Medical Properties Trust, based in Birmingham, Ala., said last week that Medical Properties h...

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