Time for a loaves-and-fishes miracle
Assumption Church pantry and soup kitchen closings create problem for needy
by Joseph Passantino
Reporter staff writer
Dec 16, 2015 | 1 1 comments | 17 17 recommendations | email to a friend
With the closing of Our Lady of Assumption Parish on Dec. 31 hundreds of parishioners will have to find a new church, and those in need will have to find another place to get a hot meal on the week...
No miracle on 29th Street
Unlikely that teacher’s contract will be settled by the end of the year
by Joseph Passantino
Reporter staff writer
Dec 16, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 18 18 recommendations | email to a friend
With 2015 rapidly slipping away, it’s become clear that a teachers’ contract settlement by the end of the year probably won’t happen. At the start of school in September, both Bayonne Teachers Asso...
Building in Bayonne’s business core
Developer wants to bring new life to west side of 22nd Street on Broadway
by Joseph Passantino
Reporter staff writer
Dec 16, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 16 16 recommendations | email to a friend
A developer who fell in love with Bayonne may be the next player in the city’s move to revitalize the Broadway shopping district. Jimmy Vattes has eyes to build a six-story, 60-plus-unit residentia...
Bayonne Briefs
Dec 16, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
Fix of city’s wind turbine delayed indefinitely The repair of the 270-foot wind turbine at East Fifth Street, first anticipated for November and then late December, has been pushed back once again ...
Spinning their wheels?
Hoverboards are newest craze, but not legal in every city
by Joseph Passantino
Reporter staff writer
Dec 09, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 19 19 recommendations | email to a friend
Gianna Parkinson, 10, of West New York wanted a hoverboard – a two-wheel electronic skateboard that allows users to stand up – after her friend Gigi bought one. But when she tried one herself in th...
Christmas and Holiday lights brighten city
by Joseph Passantino
Reporter staff writer
Dec 09, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 17 17 recommendations | email to a friend
It's a festive and happy time in Bayonne, as evidenced by the residential displays of colored lights and other holiday decorations popping up around the city. From religious themes of Jesus in his ...
Leaving but sticking around
Assemblyman O’Donnell looks forward to life after state government
by Joseph Passantino
Reporter staff writer
Dec 09, 2015 | 1 1 comments | 17 17 recommendations | email to a friend
After Jason O’Donnell of Bayonne casts his ballot in his last Assembly voting session on Jan. 12, he will walk out of the chamber, proud of his accomplishments. O’Donnell has served the state’s 31s...
Check, or checkmate?
Hudson County kids learn about chess, life
by Joseph Passantino
Reporter staff writer
Dec 09, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
Hudson County is a hotbed of chess activity, and Bayonne holds its own. Grand Master Joe Lux is tournament director of elementary and city recreation programs in Bayonne, and teaches students at tw...
Bayonne Briefs
Dec 09, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
City water bill to increase by more than 13 percent Bayonne residents will be walloped with a water bill increase more than three times what they expected when they open their mail in January, acco...
Bulldozing history?
City residents want landmark fifth Street house preserved
by Joseph Passantino
Reporter staff writer
Dec 02, 2015 | 2 2 comments | 20 20 recommendations | email to a friend
A group of residents is trying to save a historic downtown house, that they believe will be demolished, taking a bit of Bayonne’s history along with it. Baer Hanusz-Rajkowski, who lives one block a...

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