A home for Jassmani, and others
Volunteers learn to advocate for neglected kids countywide
by Rory Pasquariello
Reporter staff writer
Jul 13, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 34 34 recommendations | email to a friend
In July of 2010, Natasha McNight-Henderson of Jersey City was 38 years old and finalizing her first adoption — a child whose mother had died and later ended up in a cousin’s custody, a frequent occ...
Antique fire axe recovered
Relic offers glimpse into fire history
by Rory Pasquariello
Reporter staff writer
Jul 13, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 37 37 recommendations | email to a friend
Bayonne is in the middle of a housing boom, in which aging buildings are regularly torn down and others erected in their place. If anything is left over, it is usually junk, but one vintage firefig...
BAYONNE BRIEFS
Jul 13, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 21 21 recommendations | email to a friend
The new biggest ship Thanks to the recently expanded Panama Canal and a $4.4 billion investment in infrastructure in and around the Port of New York and New Jersey, big ships can now come to the Gl...
Thrashers shred fresh pavement at new skate park
Extreme sports get support in Hudson County
by Rory Pasquariello
Reporter staff writer
Jul 06, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 62 62 recommendations | email to a friend
Skaters rarely see dedicated parks, or at least good ones. Before the opening of 1st Street Skate Park in Bayonne on June 21, skaters were relegated to what was essentially a parking lot with a few...
Superintendent McGeehan voted off
The bell rings on 17 years of service
by Rory Pasquariello
Reporter staff writer
Jul 06, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 37 37 recommendations | email to a friend
At a Wednesday meeting, The Bayonne Board of Education (BBOED) voted against Superintendent Dr. Patricia McGeehan’s contract renewal 5-0, with four abstaining, marking an end to her 17 years at the...
Can you take care of yourself if you’re taking care of others?
New organization eases burden on caregivers for relatives
by Rory Pasquariello
Reporter staff writer
Jul 06, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 34 34 recommendations | email to a friend
“There are only four kinds of people in this world—those who have been caregivers, those who currently are caregivers, those who will be caregivers, and those who need caregivers.” Former First Lad...
Farmer’s markets open around the county
Kale, spuds, and community spirit
by Rory Pasquariello and Samantha Meyers
Reporter staff writers
Jul 06, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 29 29 recommendations | email to a friend
Farmer’s markets in Hudson County are springing up all over, and residents have been taking advantage, not only of the fresh produce, but of the open, outdoor ambiance, local vendors, and most impo...
Bayonne Briefs
Jul 06, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 27 27 recommendations | email to a friend
Cruise ship returns to Bayonne after boy nearly drowns on board An 8-year-old boy from the Netherlands nearly drowned on Thursday evening in a swimming pool aboard the Anthem of the Seas cruise shi...
BHS graduates class of 2016
600 students and their families celebrate
by Rory Pasquariello
Reporter staff writer
Jun 29, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 41 41 recommendations | email to a friend
Hundreds of families packed the bleachers at Bayonne High School on Friday, June 24, many with flowers and cameras in hand, to catch the pomp and circumstance of 600 graduating seniors. One boy who...
BAYONNE BRIEFS
Jun 29, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 40 40 recommendations | email to a friend
4th of July Fireworks Fourth of July weekend is never long enough, so Bayonne residents can take second and third helpings of nationalism on the 6th of July. Festivities start at 7 p.m. at DiDomeni...

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