Staring death in the eye
Hudson hospitals work to promote organ donations
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Nov 21, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 20 20 recommendations | email to a friend
“I know it’s very difficult when you’re looking death in the eyes,” said Barbara Kuzminski, conveying the importance of organ sharing on Nov. 19 at Christ Hospital. Her grandson Jonathon was 20 mon...
County reviews response to Sandy
Freeholders look for accountability from PSE&G?
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Nov 21, 2012 | 1 1 comments | 18 18 recommendations | email to a friend
“What did you know and when did you know it?” In something that sounded like a scene straight out of Watergate, Freeholder Bill O’Dea lashed out at PSE&G about what the company knew before Supersto...
Kicking off the holidays
Bayonne joins American Express in Small Business Saturday
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Nov 21, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 16 16 recommendations | email to a friend
After a year of slow but steady progress in the national economy, shoppers in Bayonne will have a chance to support local small businesses along Broadway and at the same time get bargains on their ...
Bayonne Briefs
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Nov 21, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 19 19 recommendations | email to a friend
Helping those in need Hudson County Sheriff Frank X. Schillari’s said his office collected more than 7,000 blankets, one pallet of dog and cat food, 1,000 sweatshirts, 500 flashlights and other sup...
Scrambling after Sandy
Individuals made a difference in county response
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Nov 14, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 20 20 recommendations | email to a friend
Freeholder Bill O’Dea compared the nine or more days leading into Hurricane Sandy and its aftermath to the HBO show “24.” “It all seems like one long day,” he said. “I feel like the Kiefer Sutherla...
Watchmaker who went to war
Herman Shanker passes at age 98
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Nov 14, 2012 | 2 2 comments | 26 26 recommendations | email to a friend
“I was with the 90th Bomber Group,” said Herman Shanker last year when speaking before a group of sixth graders at V.F.W. Post 226. “We flew B-24s, which are heavy bombers, in the Pacific. I flew 2...
A farm of their own
Ex-offenders learn skills outside of jail
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Nov 14, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 17 17 recommendations | email to a friend
Walter Barry stands outside the front gate of what once was a vacant lot, looking like a proud father, lacking only the big cigar. He has every reason to be proud, as he and a group of other people...
Handling Sandy
Firefighters had handful dealing with hurricane
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Nov 14, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 19 19 recommendations | email to a friend
In multiple locations around the city, more than 100 people trapped in their flooded homes were rescued via fire boat as Bayonne firefighters responded to a record number of calls during Hurricane ...
Bayonne Briefs
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Nov 14, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 17 17 recommendations | email to a friend
Bayonne scouts hold annual Scouting for Food drive Hurricane Sandy left her impact on more than just the landscape, as officials said that food for local pantries was depleted. Members of Bayonne’s...
Bayonne hit hard, but recovering
People and city come together to help those in most need
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Nov 08, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 23 23 recommendations | email to a friend
In the last hours of Hurricane Sandy and during the days that followed, many residents throughout Bayonne – which was almost completely without power for days – heard the sound of sirens. Fire truc...

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