Whither the phone book?
Some are still distributed in our area – but do kids even know how to use them?
by Joseph Passantino
Reporter staff writer
May 28, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 52 52 recommendations | email to a friend
Jailyne Aguilar, 17, a junior at Bayonne High School, knows what a phone book is, but she has only used it once. “It was a very long time ago,” she said. It was seven years ago, to be exact – when ...
‘Innocent people were prosecuted along with the guilty’
Lou Manzo’s book about Chris Christie alleges abuse of the justice system for political gain
by Joseph Passantino
Reporter staff writer
May 28, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
Former Assemblyman Louis Manzo hates it when people say he “beat the rap.” “I didn’t beat the rap; I was found not guilty,” he said. “Beating the rap implies I got away with something. But I didn’t...
BAYONNE BRIEFS
May 28, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
Board of Education and administrators reach contract settlement The Bayonne Board of Education announced on Friday, May 23 that the school district has arrived at a settlement with the Bayonne Scho...
Honoring those who made the ultimate sacrifice
95-year tradition of Memorial Day Parade continues May 26
by Joseph Passantino
Reporter staff writer
May 21, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 38 38 recommendations | email to a friend
John Zmyslowski of Bayonne, a Vietnam War veteran, sees the glass half full. The Mackenzie Post commander saw action from 1966 until 1968, and although he suffers from the effects of Agent Orange, ...
So, what happened in Bayonne?
Small things led to June 10 Runoff
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
May 21, 2014 | 3 3 comments | 37 37 recommendations | email to a friend
No one can say what will happen in the runoff election between Mayor Mark Smith and his challenger, James Davis on June 10. But Smith’s effort to seek reelection in the first round — in which he mi...
Never again
Holocaust program for city’s youth aims to educate, teach tolerance
by Joseph Passantino
Reporter staff writer
May 21, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 36 36 recommendations | email to a friend
For Sami Steigmann, speaking to 700 grammar school students about the Holocaust and his experiences during it is not just about teaching history. It is also about his hope to never let history repe...
Cancer doesn’t sleep, so Bayonne residents don’t either
City’s annual Relay for Life to be held May 30 to 31
by Joseph Passantino
Reporter staff writer
May 21, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
Bayonne residents RaeAnn Hempel and Joanne Baran know that cancer is an insidious disease that never takes a break. So both women devote their time to the city’s American Cancer Society Relay for L...
“Bayonne and You, Perfect Together?”
Development executive suggests need for the city to brand itself
May 21, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
With an air of uncertainty in the room following the previous night’s mayoral/council elections and resulting stalemate, two business leaders and a local doctor addressed three dozen people at the ...
BAYONNE BRIEFS
May 21, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
Zanowic endorses Mayor Smith ticket Former mayoral candidate Anthony Zanowic endorsed Mayor Mark Smith on Friday, May 16, in his race against Police Capt. James Davis in the municipal runoff on Jun...
Headed for runoff elections
Smith, Davis, and several council candidates to face off again
by Joseph Passantino
Reporter staff writer
May 14, 2014 | 1 1 comments | 32 32 recommendations | email to a friend
T he political landscape in Bayonne was turned topsy-turvy on Tuesday, May 13, as it appeared that Mayor Mark Smith and Police Capt. James Davis were headed for a June runoff election. As of 10 p.m...

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