Peace through painting
Former BCN editor copes with tragic loss
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Aug 02, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 293 293 recommendations | email to a friend
When Cecilia Martinez’s father was assaulted in downtown Jersey City in 2015 -- and later died -- she thought she could make peace with her loss through her writing. Since childhood, she envisioned...
Bayonne Briefs
Aug 02, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 55 55 recommendations | email to a friend
Bayonne group helps fund Paterson mayoral race Progressive Values Committee, based in Bayonne, spent about $138,000 on behalf of Andre Sayegh's mayoral run in Paterson, according to state election ...
Manmade island proposed off Bayonne’s eastern shore
Ecological and homeland security functions cited
by Rory Pasquariello
Staff writer
Jul 26, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 118 118 recommendations | email to a friend
A crescent-shaped, 88-acre manmade island and 102 acres of wetlands have been proposed for Bayonne’s eastern shore between the Bayonne Golf Club and the former military ocean terminal base (MOTBY)....
You, too, can be a social media ‘influencer’
Marist grad creates career path
by Rory Pasquariello
Staff writer
Jul 26, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 111 111 recommendations | email to a friend
The perpetual motion of Akash Joseph’s electric skateboard belies physics. Without pushing off the ground, Joseph, 23, silently propels forward on Avenue E in Bayonne as if traveling downhill. It’s...
Fires fill the headlines
But long-term trend shows a downtick
by Rory Pasquariello
Staff writer
Jul 26, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 108 108 recommendations | email to a friend
When a Bayonne resident perished in a fire that took down a popular pizzeria and tutoring center on Broadway in June, the community was devastated and, as always, stepped in to help the families af...
Bayonne Briefs
Jul 26, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 61 61 recommendations | email to a friend
Redevelopment plans amended to allow two 25-story towers on MOTBY Two redevelopment plans – one for Boraie Development and another for Gupta Development – were amended this month to allow building ...
Controversy over immigration vote
Hudson County renews $10M ICE detainee contract
by Al Sullivan
Staff writer
Jul 18, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 315 315 recommendations | email to a friend
In a move that could intensify local protests over immigration policy, the Hudson County Board of Freeholders voted July 12 to renew the county’s contract with federal authorities to house immigrat...
30 years at the Bayonne Police Department
Police Chief Drew Sisk resigns
by Rory Pasquariello
Staff writer
Jul 18, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 95 95 recommendations | email to a friend
Bayonne Police Chief Drew Sisk announced his retirement this month, effective August 1, a year after he was sworn in. Sisk worked for the Bayonne Police Department 30 years after graduating from th...
NJ Teamsters defy the odds, make playoffs
First-season triumph for Bayonne soccer
by Rory Pasquariello
Staff writer
Jul 18, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 309 309 recommendations | email to a friend
The NJ Teamsters, Bayonne’s first semi-pro soccer team, won nine games, lost four, and tied one in its first season, propelling the teaminto the playoffs, which took place in Rochester, NY on July ...
End in sight for renovation of 57 Street Firehouse
Chief Weaver eyes fall completion
by Diana Oliveira
BCN correspondent
Jul 18, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 66 66 recommendations | email to a friend
The 57th Street Firehouse, a 90-year-old structure at the corner of Avenue B, is currently undergoing a long-awaited three-phase renovation that is expected to jumpstart one of the oldest-serving f...

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