Bayonne and labor: perfect together
City Council passes agreement to use union labor on $5 million+ projects
by Joseph Passantino
Reporter staff writer
Jul 01, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 37 37 recommendations | email to a friend
Dozens of union laborers cheered when the Bayonne City Council unanimously passed a resolution in favor of the city project labor agreement at the council’s recent meeting. The resolution authorize...
Briefs
Jul 01, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 37 37 recommendations | email to a friend
Agreement on Wepner mural snafu coming The manager of the department responsible for commissioning and then affixing a mural of Chuck Wepner to the side of a midtown building without the owner’s pe...
Getting a green light
14th Street residential plan may move forward after abatement compromise
by Joseph Passantino
Reporter staff writer
Jun 24, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 49 49 recommendations | email to a friend
Like a phoenix rising from the ashes, a 38-unit residential project slated for 14th Street and Broadway may again begin to take flight after an ordinance passed on first reading at the June 17 City...
Focusing on success
Group of local filmmakers shooting for that one big hit
by Joseph Passantino
Reporter staff writer
Jun 24, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 55 55 recommendations | email to a friend
They’re young, intelligent, creative, driven and not willing to give up easily. They’re a crew of filmmakers, actors, musicians, artists, and technical workers. They’re from Bayonne and the surroun...
Class of 2015, you are dismissed
Bayonne graduates ready to move on to next stage of life
by Joseph Passantino
Reporter staff writer
Jun 24, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 50 50 recommendations | email to a friend
There were handshakes, hugs, smiles, and of course, tears. There was talk of an interesting and fun four years, of great friendships formed, and of continuing those relationships, even as the sun s...
99 years and counting
Bayonne woman has lived through two world wars, the advent of TV and internet
by Joseph Passantino
Reporter staff writer
Jun 24, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 44 44 recommendations | email to a friend
When Helen Gerardi was born, World War I had begun less than two years before, the Ford Model T was the most popular car in the country, and commercial television broadcasting was still decades awa...
It’s not a bird or a plane,
it’s fireworks – here is where to find them.
by Joseph Passantino
Reporter staff writer
Jun 24, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 41 41 recommendations | email to a friend
You can go to Bayonne or Jersey City to see Fourth of July fireworks, but not North Bergen, West New York, Weehawken, or Hoboken. You can go to Secaucus as well, but their celebration is two days b...
Briefs
Jun 24, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 39 39 recommendations | email to a friend
Three shot in Mercer Park on Father's Day Three people were shot at about 9 p.m. on Sunday, June 21 at a Father’s Day celebration in Mercer Park, at the Bayonne-Jersey City border, area media repor...
Throwing his hat in the ring
For the second time in two years, Zanowic seeks to represent Bayonne
Jun 17, 2015 | 1 1 comments | 188 188 recommendations | email to a friend
The man who set off fireworks as a third candidate in last year’s mayoral race – causing a runoff by taking away more than 500 votes from the other two candidates – is again stirring the pot in thi...
Curtains for property maintenance program
Bayonne laying off three managers, transferring duties to other city employees
by Joseph Passantino
Reporter staff writer
Jun 17, 2015 | 2 2 comments | 56 56 recommendations | email to a friend
What had been heralded as an innovative zone management program by the previous city administration has been deemed not to be the case by the current administration; the three managers hired for it...

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