How are the schools?
New technology, programs, buildings add to local choices
by Joseph Passantino
Reporter staff writer
Mar 25, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
If you were to describe the year in education in Hudson County, the best word to use would be “new.” New methods of teaching, new technologies, new facilities, new grade levels for charter schools ...
Springing into action
City business owners bullish on new customers, sales
by Joseph Passantino
Reporter staff writer
Mar 25, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
It’s a new year, there are new possibilities, and there’s new enthusiasm. That’s the feeling around the city as another harsh winter drew to a close last week, and, like spring itself, Bayonne’s re...
BRIEFS
Mar 25, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
Firefighters extinguish two-alarm Broadway blaze The Bayonne Fire Department responded to 1031 Broadway on Monday, March 23 for a fire reported by a nearby business owner. Firefighters arrived at 8...
City readying budget
Taxes will rise, but how much is the question
by Joseph Passantino
Reporter staff writer
Mar 18, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
As the city administration pours over its revenues and payments, Bayonne residents and business owners wait for the news that they probably will not like: the percentage their taxes will go up in 2...
No gunfight at BOE corral
Sides talk, agree to meet again
by Joseph Passantino
Reporter staff writer
Mar 18, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 16 16 recommendations | email to a friend
For now, they agreed to continue disagreeing. An hour-and-a-half summit called by New Jersey Education Commissioner David Hespe and attended by Bayonne city officials and Bayonne Board of Education...
Third one a charm
Last of Peninsula-related lawsuits drawing to close
by Joseph Passantino
Reporter staff writer
Mar 18, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 16 16 recommendations | email to a friend
Years of litigation that have held up additional development at the Peninsula at Bayonne Harbor will soon come to a close, as the City Council votes on a resolution at its March 18 meeting that pro...
Road to recovery
Turnpike construction project to help drivers, local economy
by Joseph Passantino
Reporter staff writer
Mar 18, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
Easier travel and an improved local economy are two of the expected results of the $310 million New Jersey Turnpike Authority’s Interchange 14A Improvement Project, which broke ground on Wednesday,...
BRIEFS
Mar 18, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
Board of Education adds extra monthly meeting In a response to criticism that the public did not have enough access to Bayonne Board of Education issues and decision making, the board has decided t...
Outcry over settlement
Criticism of Exxon deal coming from all quarters
by Joseph Passantino
Reporter staff writer
Mar 11, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 30 30 recommendations | email to a friend
Environmental activists, state legislators, and city officials have decried the reported state of New Jersey settlement with Exxon-Mobil Corporation regarding years of contamination at sites in Bay...
A demonstration of leadership
Scout organizes a repair project in Liberty State Park
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Mar 11, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 28 28 recommendations | email to a friend
From the day Alexander Stamato joined the Cub Scouts at age 6, he thought it might be possible to become an Eagle Scout. Now 12 years later, he achieved what only two percent of all Boy Scouts ever...

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