Shakeups at the Bayonne Board of Education
Leo Smith retires after four decades on the job
by Rory Pasquariello
Staff writer
Jun 28, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 97 97 recommendations | email to a friend
Bayonne Board of Education Business Administrator Leo Smith will retire at the end of August after 44 years at the Bayonne School District and eight years as business administrator – an announcemen...
Bayonne Briefs
Jun 28, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 81 81 recommendations | email to a friend
Fundraiser to benefit fire victims The devastating June 20 fire took the life of one member of the Bayonne community, displaced six families, and destroyed Mama Rosas Pizzeria, the Gagliardi family...
County Democrats have a new leader
First woman wins chairmanship of political machine
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Jun 24, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 108 108 recommendations | email to a friend
In a stunning reversal of political fortune, a female candidate beat out powerful state Sen. and Union City Mayor Brian Stack on June 12 to become chairman of the Hudson County Democratic Organizat...
Eye for accessibility
Ida Behreini codes for the blind, wins scholarship
by Rory Pasquariello
Reporter staff writer
Jun 24, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 54 54 recommendations | email to a friend
Ida Behreini, a Bayonne resident and High Tech High School graduate, was recently awarded the Nathan and Salle Rogoff Scholarship for Academic Excellence, which honors visually impaired people. Beh...
Bayonne High School honors "Circle of Ten"
Jun 21, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 357 357 recommendations | email to a friend
In keeping with a well-established tradition, Principal Richard J. Baccarella proudly announced the Bayonne High School Class of 2018 Circle of Ten, representing the top ten grade point averages at...
Sculpt me a hero
Chuck Wepner statue shows legendary fighter’s inner strength
by Rory Pasquariello
Reporter staff writer
Jun 21, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 106 106 recommendations | email to a friend
Chuck Wepner, whose life inspired the film Rocky, which, in turn, inspired perhaps the most famous statue in sports, is the subject of a sculpture more magnificent than the one standing at the foot...
Bayonne Briefs
Jun 21, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 305 305 recommendations | email to a friend
City inauguration ceremonies, music, and fireworks announced for Sunday, July 1 The municipal inauguration ceremonies and related celebrations will take place on Sunday, July 1. Mayor Davis said, “...
Bayonne bounds forward
Progress fueled by development, open spaces, and transportation
Jun 13, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 255 255 recommendations | email to a friend
New buildings are bound to change the face of Bayonne, two of which will create a truly urban skyline and become landmarksto be seen from miles around: twin 22-story towers on North Street. Meanwhi...
Putting experience to the test
Councilman Gary La Pelusa to work for county parks department
by Rory Pasquariello
Reporter staff writer
Jun 13, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 236 236 recommendations | email to a friend
Councilman Gary La Pelusa is coming off a blowout victory in the three-way Third Ward council race in May, where he won with 60 percent of the vote. His next step, other than continuing his service...
Signs of improvement
NJ Transit installs informative touchscreen kiosks
by Rory Pasquariello
Reporter staff writer
Jun 13, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 251 251 recommendations | email to a friend
The Hudson-Bergen Light Rail is beginning to solve its signage problems by going big – screens, that is. Light rail stations at Exchange Place and Newport, as well as the Hoboken Terminal and Newar...

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