BAYONNE BRIEFS
Oct 04, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 78 78 recommendations | email to a friend
Fire at Hudson Plaza Motel A fire broke out on the first floor of the Hudson Plaza Motel on 63rd Street in the early morning of Saturday, September 30, according to Bayonne Fire Chief Keith Weaver....
Dreams of a company town
Bayonne throws hat in the ring for Amazon HQ
by Rory Pasquariello
Reporter staff writer
Sep 27, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 124 124 recommendations | email to a friend
The City of Bayonne announced it will respond to Amazon.com’s request for proposals (RFP) for a location to build a second headquarters, joining hundreds of cities across the U.S. and Canada compet...
Concert benefits Harvey victims
Sister city Baytown, Texas, gets some relief
by Rory Pasquariello
Reporter staff writer
Sep 27, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 123 123 recommendations | email to a friend
A good crowd showed up for a concert to benefit victims of Hurricane Harvey on Friday, September 22, at 16th Street Park. The benefactor, Baytown, Texas, is a city east of Houston that was hit by H...
Barnabas at Bayonne opens
Sign of revitalization
by Rory Pasquariello
Reporter staff writer
Sep 27, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 127 127 recommendations | email to a friend
RWJ Barnabas executives and city officials came together for an opening ceremony on Sept. 19 at Bayonne’s new medical facility on Broadway and 24th Street, called Barnabas at Bayonne. The center op...
The consummate gangster
Bayonne ‘Goodfella’ Frank Vincent, who played mobsters, dies at 78
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Sep 27, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 86 86 recommendations | email to a friend
Although known best for his roles as a mobster, actor Frank Vincent got his start as a musician at St. Peter’s Prep. Vincent, a Jersey City native who lived in Bayonne for a while, died at age 78 o...
BAYONNE BRIEFS
Sep 27, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 50 50 recommendations | email to a friend
Residential building slated for old Resnick’s site A groundbreaking ceremony was held to celebrate the start of construction for a ten-story, 91-unit residential building on 46th Street and Broadwa...
Bayonne Bike Share near the finish line
Program could lure young professionals
by Rory Pasquariello
Reporter staff writer
Sep 20, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 153 153 recommendations | email to a friend
Bayonne’s bike share program is almost ready for installation. “Bayonne Bike Share” signs are beginning to pop up around town with maps indicating the locations of seven stations dispersed evenly t...
All-day pre-k program expanded
Lottery system to place students
by Rory Pasquariello
Reporter staff writer
Sep 20, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 154 154 recommendations | email to a friend
The Bayonne School District is expanding pre-k this year to dozens of students starting on November 1 after it applied for and was awarded a Preschool Education Expansion Aid (PEEA) grant of $770,9...
Pizza acrobat throws dough for celebrities
Local pizzeria owner featured on The Gong Show
by Rory Pasquariello
Reporter staff writer
Sep 20, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 166 166 recommendations | email to a friend
When professional pizza-thrower Giuseppe “Joe” Montuori, owner of Pizzalino’s on Avenue A in Bayonne, stepped onto ABC’s “The Gong Show” in September, actors Courtney Cox, Will Arnett, and Isla Fis...
From chromate cleanup to (someday) development
Torricelli discusses challenges in removing contamination to create new Gold Coast
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Sep 20, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 105 105 recommendations | email to a friend
Fifteen years after setting aside his career in politics, former Sen. Robert Torricelli still looks pretty much the same. His hair has gone gray, but he still has the same bearing of someone still ...

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