Millions of dollars apart
City seeking more than $7 million it says BOE owes it
by By Joseph Passantino
Reporter staff writer
Jan 07, 2015 | 2 2 comments | 16 16 recommendations | email to a friend
The city administration has contacted the Board of Education about where millions of dollars in reimbursements are for school construction projects bonded for by the city, paid off by the state, an...
Finalizing First Street
Former Texaco site development moving along
by By Joseph Passantino
Reporter staff writer
Jan 07, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 18 18 recommendations | email to a friend
Shovels are in the ground and remediation work is under way at the city’s southwest corner as the Kaplan Companies ready to begin work on phase one of its residential Promenade at Bayonne developme...
Breaking a leg
Program offering total theater experience
by By Joseph Passantino
Reporter staff writer
Jan 07, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 17 17 recommendations | email to a friend
Bringing musical theater instruction and performance to children of all backgrounds and socioeconomic statuses is the goal of a new children’s musical theater group just formed in Bayonne. Van Horn...
‘Elevating’ safety?
Officials considering overpass, shuttle service to assist Rt. 440 pedestrians
by By Joseph Passantino
Reporter staff writer
Jan 07, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
City officials are seeking a pedestrian overpass for Rt. 440 in Bayonne, or some other major safety measure, citing a need to protect residents, workers, and shoppers. The Bayonne section of Rt. 44...
Police Beat
by Compiled by Joseph Passantino
Reporter staff writer
Jan 07, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
Police seeking information on attempted bank robbery Bayonne Police have asked for the public’s assistance to solve a Dec. 24 attempted bank robbery, according to Capt. Robert Geisler. At 11:34 a.m...
Year of changes in Bayonne
City election, bridge work, teachers’ contract at forefront of news
by By Joseph Passantino
Reporter staff writer
Dec 31, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 37 37 recommendations | email to a friend
As 2014 began, many Bayonne residents may have suspected it would be a year of change for the city, with an impending municipal election, continued negotiations on a teachers’ contract, and major r...
BRIEFS
Dec 31, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 36 36 recommendations | email to a friend
Application deadline approaching for students seeking scholarships abroad The application deadline for the 2015-2016 Kennedy-Lugar Youth Exchange and Study (YES) Abroad scholarship program is Janua...
Is it really illegal to take pictures in the train station?
Transit agencies have differing policies for photographers, videographers
by By Joseph Passantino
Reporter staff writer
Dec 24, 2014 | 1 1 comments | 37 37 recommendations | email to a friend
Ever since the terrorist attacks on Sept. 11, 2001, local bloggers and journalists have told stories of being stopped by police from taking photographs in train and bus stations, and near bridges a...
Hotel, motel, but not Holiday Inn
City officials, developers still hope for east side hotel
by By Joseph Passantino
Reporter staff writer
Dec 24, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 27 27 recommendations | email to a friend
Bayonne’s east side will be home to a hotel that will serve Royal Caribbean Cruise line passengers and New York City tourists if city officials and any one of a number of developers vying for such ...
KP Sarelli’s has wide appeal
Restaurant offers old, new, and out of the ordinary
by By Joseph Passantino
Reporter staff writer
Dec 24, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 19 19 recommendations | email to a friend
If you’re hungry and searching for a hometown restaurant with inviting décor, excellent service, and delicious food, KP Sarelli’s may be just the place for you. Located at 241 Broadway in Bayonne, ...

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