The candy store poet dies at 89
Bayonne's Beat poet Herschel Silverman leaves his mark
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Sep 23, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 33 33 recommendations | email to a friend
Although famous in literary circles for his close association with Beat Generation poets such as Allan Ginsberg, Gregory Corso, and others, poet Herschel Silverman was known for years as the owner ...
Building for all abilities
Bayonne constructing first special needs park
by Joseph Passantino
Reporter staff writer
Sep 23, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 24 24 recommendations | email to a friend
In less than two months, the youngest children of the city’s special-needs community will have their own playground, thanks to the efforts of a local advocate and the support of the municipal and c...
Bayonne Briefs
Sep 23, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 26 26 recommendations | email to a friend
Bayonne Hispanic Association Parade to be held Sunday, Sept. 27, starting at 1 p.m. Broadway will be awash in vivid colors on Sunday, Sept. 27 as representatives from the city’s Latino population m...
Mastering the plan
Bayonne begins process of reexamining master plan to make updates
by Joseph Passantino
Reporter staff writer
Sep 16, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 43 43 recommendations | email to a friend
The city took the first step toward updating its master plan for the first time in years when DMR Architects of Hasbrouck Heights, its consultant on the project, discussed the initiative at the Sep...
Downtown looking up
New residential development set to break ground on Broadway
by Joseph Passantino
Reporter staff writer
Sep 16, 2015 | 1 1 comments | 45 45 recommendations | email to a friend
A long-empty Broadway lot will soon be resurrected as a five-story, 38-unit residential development and is expected to help a downtown neighborhood bounce back following the most recent recession. ...
Playing for the Pontiff
Bayonne native leads musical celebrations in Philadelphia for Pope’s visit
by Joseph Passantino
Reporter staff writer
Sep 16, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 45 45 recommendations | email to a friend
When the leader of the world’s 1.2 billion Catholics visits the City of Brotherly Love on Sept. 26 and 27, a Bayonne native will be leading two of the musical celebrations held in the Pontiff’s hon...
Slam dunk!
1980-1990s Hudson County athlete leaves lasting imprint in basketball circles
by Joseph Passantino
Reporter staff writer
Sep 16, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 29 29 recommendations | email to a friend
Little did John Giraldo know that an athletic career in Jersey City, Guttenberg, West New York, and Bayonne would one day lead to Springfield, Mass. and the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fam...
BRIEFS
Sep 16, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 31 31 recommendations | email to a friend
Bayonne man sentenced for role in illegal gambling enterprise A Bayonne man was sentenced to 15 months in prison for conspiring with a criminal enterprise that engaged in illegal sports betting in ...
Opposition to Muslim community center mounts
But planners press on
by Joseph Passantino
Reporter staff writer
Sep 09, 2015 | 1 1 comments | 44 44 recommendations | email to a friend
A plan to turn a dormant industrial site at the eastern end of 24th Street into a Muslim community center is facing opposition from area residents. The Bayonne Muslim Community, a nonprofit organiz...
Déjà vu all over again
For the fifth time in six years, teachers start school without contract
by Joseph Passantino
Reporter staff writer
Sep 09, 2015 | 2 2 comments | 43 43 recommendations | email to a friend
For the second time in two years, the Bayonne Board of Education and Bayonne Teachers Association entered the summer in teacher contract negotiations, but this year there was no Labor Day week mira...

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