Bayonne gets into the spirit of giving
Volunteers welcome at local soup kitchens
by Rory Pasquariello
Reporter staff writer
Nov 23, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 39 39 recommendations | email to a friend
Thanksgiving marks the start of the season of giving. Many are donating their time, food, and services. Leticia Wise is helping to lead a food drive and soup kitchen at the Friendship Baptist Churc...
Charles Ryan is newest BBOED trustee
Newly elected board gets to work
by Rory Pasquariello
Reporter staff writer
Nov 23, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 26 26 recommendations | email to a friend
Charles Ryan is the new trustee on the block at the Bayonne Board of Education (BBOED). Barry Kushnir’s sudden resignation in July left an open seat, which Ryan won with 42 percent of the more than...
What’s so funny?
A comedy scene grows in Hudson County
by Rory Pasquariello
Reporter staff writer
Nov 23, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 40 40 recommendations | email to a friend
Hoboken-based comedian Dan Frigolette was performing recently at Hoboken’s Cadillac Cantina bar and told a story about a recent visit to Oklahoma. “I said I lived [near] New York and they go, ‘Oh, ...
Bayonne Briefs
Nov 23, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
“Raise the Roadway” nearing completion On the 85th Anniversary of the opening of the Bayonne Bridge, the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey (PANYNJ) announced the near completion of the “Rai...
City to purchase Holy Family to house BEOF
Council hears pros and cons
by Rory Pasquariello
Reporter staff writer
Nov 16, 2016 | 1 1 comments | 38 38 recommendations | email to a friend
Plans for the City of Bayonne to purchase Holy Family Academy on Avenue A to house the Bayonne Economic Opportunity Foundation (BEOF) are underway. The City Council agreed on November 9 to enter in...
Veterans honored with pictures and pomp
History and art on display
by Rory Pasquariello
Reporter staff writer
Nov 16, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 34 34 recommendations | email to a friend
James Young fought as a canoneer in the Revolutionary War and is a distant forebear of Nellie Sienkiewicz. The discovery enabled her to join the Daughters of the American Revolution. Her husband, A...
Public employees vindicated in court ruling
Layoffs may be unfounded
by Rory Pasquariello
Reporter staff writer
Nov 16, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 43 43 recommendations | email to a friend
A November 2 decision granted an appeal to three former employees of the City of Bayonne who allege their layoffs in June of 2015 were not carried out in good faith. The city claimed the employees,...
Bayonne Briefs
Nov 16, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 26 26 recommendations | email to a friend
Give Thanks Food Drive The Bayonne Chamber of Commerce is holding its annual Give Thanks Food Drive from November through 18, with 24 chamber members participating by holding a donation box in thei...
Jitney fire sparks concern
State legislature proposes regulations
by Rory Pasquariello
Reporter staff writer
Nov 09, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 64 64 recommendations | email to a friend
A fire that engulfed a jitney bus on Second Street and JFK Boulevard on Saturday, October 29, was likely due to an electrical malfunction, according to the Bayonne Fire Department. The bus was head...
Jazz duet jams at coffee shop
Soothing tunes speak to the soul
by Rory Pasquariello
Reporter staff writer
Nov 09, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 63 63 recommendations | email to a friend
Jazz musicians Anton Kosachev and Ian Kenselaar met for the first time outside Perk Up Café on Broadway, minutes before their scheduled 7 p.m. set on Thursday, November 3. Musicians normally meet a...

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