Netting more experience
Local badminton fans get visit from U.S. national squad
by Joseph Passantino
Reporter staff writer
Feb 11, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 35 35 recommendations | email to a friend
The world got a bit smaller and friendlier for students at the county’s public high school -- High Tech High School -- on Jan. 16, when they were visited by the USA and Thailand’s national badminto...
Center of controversy
Superintendent’s new contract focus of board of ed meeting
by Joseph Passantino
Reporter staff writer
Feb 04, 2015 | 4 4 comments | 63 63 recommendations | email to a friend
Dozens of people attended the Jan. 29 regular meeting of the Bayonne Board of Education, voicing their opinions on a number of issues. High on the list was the two-year contract extension of Superi...
Champ to grace mural
Midtown art project will pay tribute to Wepner
by Joseph Passantino
Reporter staff writer
Feb 04, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 68 68 recommendations | email to a friend
A number of city residents will unite next month to participate in another group mural project that will help beautify the city, but this time there will be an added benefit: The art will honor a n...
Looking for love
Residents tell how they met, or about their worst dates
by Joseph Passantino
Reporter staff writer
Feb 04, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 62 62 recommendations | email to a friend
With Valentine’s Day drawing close, thoughts turn to love triumphs and near-misses. The release of the movie “Fifty Shades of Grey” on Feb. 13, the beginning of Valentine’s Weekend, has refocused a...
POLICE BEAT
Feb 04, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 46 46 recommendations | email to a friend
Compiled by Joseph Passantino Reporter staff writer Conversation leads to alleged assault An alleged conversation between two customers of a Broadway bar resulted in three charges filed by police a...
BAYONNE BRIEFS
Feb 04, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 44 44 recommendations | email to a friend
‘Springtime in Sorrento’ benefit dinner The Friends of Saint Francis Organization will present a “Springtime in Sorrento” dinner party on Saturday, March 7 to benefit the Felician Sisters’ ministry...
County investigating deaths
Mother and daughter found dead in home
by By Joseph Passantino
Reporter staff writer
Jan 28, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 56 56 recommendations | email to a friend
Law enforcement officials were investigating the deaths of a 35-year-old mother and her 19-year-old daughter whose bodies were found in a West 10th Street home on Jan. 27, according to a press rele...
Brother, can you spare some millions
Battle between mayor and board of education escalates
by By Joseph Passantino
Reporter staff writer
Jan 28, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 52 52 recommendations | email to a friend
The he said/he said continues. Mayor James Davis spoke during the public portion of the city council meeting on Jan. 21, addressing an ongoing battle between his administration and that of the Bayo...
Officer arrested and charged with excessive force
Newark federal grand jury returns indictment
by By Joseph Passantino
Reporter staff writer
Jan 28, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 60 60 recommendations | email to a friend
A city police officer was arrested on Friday, Jan. 23 and charged with allegedly violating a defendant’s civil rights by using excessive force during a 2013 arrest, as well as allegedly falsifying ...
EMS contract awarded to McCabe
City continues with company, but with $0 fee
by By Joseph Passantino
Reporter staff writer
Jan 28, 2015 | 3 3 comments | 56 56 recommendations | email to a friend
The more things change, the more they stay the same. That could have been the adage many in the Dorothy E. Harrington City Council Chambers were thinking on Jan. 21, when the city council voted to ...

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