Couple dies in eastside fire
Firefighters rescue three others who were unconscious
by Joseph Passantino
Reporter staff writer
Jul 15, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 30 30 recommendations | email to a friend
A husband and wife in their mid-60s were killed when a four-alarm fire swept through a three-story house on East 21st Street on Saturday morning, July 11. They have been identified as Robert and Fr...
Picture this
Blending art and life
by Joseph Passantino
Reporter staff writer
Jul 15, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 35 35 recommendations | email to a friend
Art isn’t just about canvas, carving and colors; pottery, paints and palettes. It’s also about inspiration, rejuvenation, and relaxation. That was the message from the artists at the “A Mid-summer ...
No more skating on thin ice
City awards ice rink renovation contract; work to finish in fall
by Joseph Passantino
Reporter staff writer
Jul 15, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
Winter sports teams and other aficionados will still have their ice hockey rink following a decision by the city at a meeting recently. _____________ “The goal is when the project’s done to redo on...
Grooving on summer nights
Park concerts rock the city Wednesdays during July and August
by Joseph Passantino
Reporter staff writer
Jul 15, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
The weekly Summer Sounds by the Bay concerts in DiDomenico/16th Street Park are a hit—they’re close to home, and the music is a welcome diversion. Wednesdays at 7 p.m. crowds gather at the amphithe...
Briefs
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Judge: Environmental groups can’t intervene in ExxonMobil settlement Superior Court Judge Michael Hogan will not allow state environmental groups to intervene in a proposed settlement with ExxonMob...
City taxes to rise nearly 3 percent
Administration tinkers with city budget, but not enough to change rate
by Joseph Passantino
Reporter staff writer
Jul 08, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 25 25 recommendations | email to a friend
In the end, it wasn’t the slam dunk residents had hoped for: the stabilization of taxes that Mayor James Davis and his council slate had campaigned on during last year’s municipal elections. But it...
Independently having fun
Bayonne Fourth of July celebration
by Joseph Passantino
Reporter staff writer
Jul 08, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 27 27 recommendations | email to a friend
It was a red, white, and blue Thursday night, July 2, as Bayonne ushered in the Fourth of July weekend early with fireworks, music, and family fun. The city joined county neighbors Secaucus and Uni...
Creating a city within city
Promenade development will give life to a whole new neighborhood in Bayonne
by Joseph Passantino
Reporter staff writer
Jul 08, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 29 29 recommendations | email to a friend
Plans for a half billion dollar residential development at the site of the former Texaco Chevron plant at the southwest corner of the city may soon see the light of day, now that remediation work i...
Bankrolling the American Dream br>Bayonne among cities filing documents to determine affordable housing requirements
by Joseph Passantino
Reporter staff writer
Jul 08, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 18 18 recommendations | email to a friend
After more than three decades and three rounds of governmental edicts, Bayonne is on the cusp of filing documents to determine its New Jersey affordable housing unit requirements and find out how c...
Briefs
Jul 08, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 17 17 recommendations | email to a friend
Mid-summer night art at Hendrickson’s “A Mid-summer Night’s Art Gallery,” a free, two-day exhibition of diverse media, will be presented at Hendrickson's Corner, 671 Broadway, the corner of 31st st...

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