‘Checking’ it out
Teachers’ retro checks still not forthcoming even after settlement
by By Joseph Passantino
Reporter staff writer
Dec 03, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
It took four-plus years for the Bayonne Board of Education to come to terms with the Bayonne Teachers Association on a new contract, and it apparently will take a few months for the 800 or so teach...
Helping the poor, homeless, aged
New group hoping to reach out and touch needy
by By Joseph Passantino
Reporter staff writer
Dec 03, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
A new social service group in Bayonne is seeking to strengthen its ranks in the city in order to do more societal good. The Friends of St. Francis, while sounding like a religious organization real...
‘Making Kids Smile’
City coach again heads effort to make holidays happy for less fortunate
by By Joseph Passantino
Reporter staff writer
Dec 03, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
Take needy children who are sports fans, caring city residents, and community minded corporate sponsors and what do you get? You have a recipe for a successful, holiday charitable effort that helps...
Tree-mendous start to holiday
Mayor, Santa kick off season of joy
by By Joseph Passantino
Reporter staff writer
Dec 03, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
At 6:01 p.m. on Monday, Nov. 24, the holiday season officially began in Bayonne. That’s because Santa Claus stepped out from a Bayonne Fire Department truck to the cheers of dozens of onlookers at ...
BRIEFS
Dec 03, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
High School Drama Society featuring ‘Almost, Maine’ this weekend The Bayonne High School Drama Society will be performing “Almost, Maine,” by John Cariani, on Dec. 4, 5, and 6 at 7 p.m. and Sunday,...
‘On a mission from God
’Bayonne man finds, rescues isolated 80-year-old gravestone from Meadowlands
by By Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Nov 26, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
Fluke season had just begun, and Bruce Dillin of Bayonne was scouting the Hackensack River across from Laurel Hill Park in Secaucus for a spot to trap killie fish he could use as bait. “I remember ...
Bayonne Crossings to grow
New retail project being considered for Rt. 440
by By Joseph Passantino
Reporter staff writer
Nov 26, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
Bayonne may see more retail outlets on Route 440 if a plan considered by the City Council and Planning Board moves forward. A City Council special meeting was called on Nov. 5 following a caucus se...
Happy Thanksgiving to all
Social service groups, churches making sure no one hungry on holiday
by By Joseph PassantinoReporter
staff writer
Nov 26, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
Bayonne groups were working hard as the Thanksgiving holiday neared to make sure everyone who wanted to enjoy a meal on this special day would not be disappointed. Everyone is welcome to a Thanksgi...
BEAT
Nov 26, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
Police alerted to call of man down in street Bayonne Police responded to a call about a man lying face down on Park Road, which runs around Don Ahern Veterans Memorial Stadium, on Nov. 17 at 4:36 p...
Light rail closer to extending to Bergen County
With no $$ from feds, local mayors meet to ask for state funds
by By Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Nov 26, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
Seeking to get state-funding for the long stalled Bergen County arm of the Hudson Bergen Light Rail, elected officials including West New York Mayor Felix Roque gathered at the of Exchange Place tr...

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