A man of nature
Marvin Silber leaves natural legacy behind
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Nov 16, 2011 | 1 1 comments | 23 23 recommendations | email to a friend
To say Marvin Silber had a passion for nature would be a vast understatement. In many ways, it was his life’s pursuit to preserve the environment and its creatures in any way he could. When not fig...
EVERYTHING OLD IS NEW AGAIN – The Maidenform building on Avenue E may get some of the help it needs with the city’s naming it as an area in need of redevelopment.
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Three residential projects coming to town
City to declare redevelopment zone for Maidenform
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Nov 16, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 34 34 recommendations | email to a friend
The City Council held a public hearing on Nov. 9 and passed an ordinance that would pave the way for the redevelopment of the Maidenform property on Avenue E. The redevelopment project proposed is ...
BAYONNE BRIEFS
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Firefighters deal with car plunging to Kill Van Kull and with sinking boat A 2003 Nissan Altima jumped the curb; careened across the sidewalk and park; and tore through a fence, small trees, and br...
Text a tip
Bayonne Police Dept. offers texting tip line
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Nov 09, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 43 43 recommendations | email to a friend
In 1933, the Bayonne Police Department was the first in the nation to use a two-way radio system in some of its patrol cars. In the mid-1960s, the department again led the nation by issuing walkie ...
PITCHER PERFECT – Kapil Kanakaraj not only succeeded on the mound, but in school as well, winning the “Be Like Cal Contest” two years in a row.
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Doing it all
Two kids score big in sports and at school
by Al Sullivan
Reporter senior staff writer
Nov 09, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 35 35 recommendations | email to a friend
Two baseball players in the Cal Ripken League will be honored at an awards dinner on Nov. 11 for their achievements on the ball field and in the classroom. Both will receive a $100 gift card to Mod...
Home by Christmas?
Baker Company members recall the Korean War
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Nov 09, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 39 39 recommendations | email to a friend
When Company B marched out of the gate of what was then called the Bayonne Naval Depot and across the bridge to the 33rd Street Central Railroad Station, people cheered and the St. Vincent’s Drum a...
Change at the top
Virga named new president of Bayonne Chamber of Commerce
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Nov 09, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 47 47 recommendations | email to a friend
Vincent Virga, president of Partnership Financial Services, was named two weeks ago as the new president of the Bayonne Chamber of Commerce, succeeding Matt Dorans. Dorans served as president since...
BMC will still accept Medicaid
Deal with insurance will not change
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Nov 09, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 42 42 recommendations | email to a friend
Attempting to quell concerns raised by reports that patients covered by Medicaid would not be covered at Bayonne Medical Center, hospital representatives said the hospital is currently negotiating ...
BAYONNE BRIEFS
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City Council passes $60M budget At a special meeting on Nov. 2, the Bayonne City Council approved a $60 million transitional year budget for six months, ending Dec. 31. It will neither raise nor lo...
PEACE MAN – Washington Community School came up with the winning scarecrow in the Bayonne Town Center contest, basing it on the anti-bullying campaign currently underway in the school district.
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Peace, man!
Washington Community School students win contest with anti-bullying scarecrow
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Nov 02, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 56 56 recommendations | email to a friend
When Steve Yurchak, a teacher at Washington Community School, talked to his students about the scarecrow they were going to design as part of a contest being offered by the Town Center, he said he ...

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