Fearing the knock on the door
Immigrant rights groups seek volunteers to help those who’ve been detained
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Mar 08, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
Right now, the biggest population of people in the Hudson County Jail in Kearny are immigrants detained by the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE): 607 people, according to official numb...
Bayonne Briefs
Mar 08, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 81 81 recommendations | email to a friend
Bayonne native graduates from Marines boot camp A graduation ceremony was held at Pariss Island, South Carolina for 360 new Marines completing boot camp, eight of which became naturalized American ...
East Side neighborhood in the spotlight
Debate over mosque approval at upcoming zoning board
by Rory Pasquariello
Reporter staff writer
Mar 01, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 117 117 recommendations | email to a friend
A grey warehouse with a sizeable parking lot and garage surrounded by a barbed wire fence at the end of East 24th Street off Avenue F is the site of the proposed Muslim Community Center that many E...
104 years in hardware
Resnick’s nailed it with new site
by Rory Pasquariello
Reporter staff writer
Mar 01, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 101 101 recommendations | email to a friend
Four generations and 99 years of Larry Resnick’s family have sold hardware on Broadway before the company moved from its iconic Resnick’s Hardware store on 46th Street to its new digs 10 blocks sou...
Interns learn the ropes
Local businesses mentor students
by Rory Pasquariello
Reporter staff writer
Mar 01, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 106 106 recommendations | email to a friend
Businesses all over Bayonne mentored high school student-interns for two days last week, as part of the Bayonne Junior Chamber of Commerce program, a partnership between the Bayonne Board of Educat...
100 BHS students see ‘Hamilton’
A real education at $10 a ticket
by Rory Pasquariello
Reporter staff writer
Mar 01, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 75 75 recommendations | email to a friend
One hundred eleventh-grade students in the Academy for Fine Arts and Academics at Bayonne High School spent the day on Wednesday, Feb. 15 at the Richard Rodgers Theatre in Manhattan to see a matine...
Bayonne Briefs
Mar 01, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 88 88 recommendations | email to a friend
Former Bayonne accountant sentenced for accepting bribes A former senior accountant for the City of Bayonne, Anselmo “Rocky” Crisonino, 56, was sentenced on February 27 to 21 months in prison for a...
Mexican Consulate comes to Bayonne
Immigrants seek citizenship, legal help
by Rory Pasquariello
Reporter staff writer
Feb 22, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 122 122 recommendations | email to a friend
Representatives of the Mexican Consulate came to Bayonne City Hall from Tuesday to Friday last week to provide services to Mexican-Americans and Mexican nationals. The consulate is in Manhattan but...
A new kind of tax abatement in Bayonne
Could become law statewide
by Rory Pasquariello
Reporter staff writer
Feb 22, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 65 65 recommendations | email to a friend
The City Council passed a new kind of PILOT (payment in lieu of taxes) at Wednesday’s council meeting, 4-1, allocating five percent of PILOT payments to the Bayonne School District over the program...
Bayonne business helps kids feed the homeless
Lessons in food prep become a lesson in compassion
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Feb 22, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 69 69 recommendations | email to a friend
Suraj Kaufman, owner of the Sneaker Room store in Bayonne, has joined a group that helps make sandwiches for people living in homeless shelters. On a cold Saturday afternoon, the windows of Bambino...

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