Anchors aweigh!
Royal Caribbean’s Anthem of the Seas calls Bayonne home
by Joseph Passantino
Reporter staff writer
Nov 11, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
The assignment was an easy one: board Royal Caribbean Cruise Line’s Anthem of the Seas, sample its food, entertainment, and other amenities, and report back on it. It began on a high note, as I tes...
Elected Board on the line
New Board of Ed members vow dedication, change
by Joseph Passantino
Reporter staff writer
Nov 11, 2015 | 1 1 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
It’s all over now, but the work. In a highly contentious race, five Bayonne Board of Education members were chosen on Nov. 3 to serve as board of trustees in the city’s first board election in more...
Bayonne Briefs
Nov 11, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
Route 440 deaths renew calls for pedestrian bridges The deaths of two Bayonne residents on Route 440 on Nov. 2 have renewed the call for pedestrian bridges over the east side roadway. The two men, ...
Five BOE winners chosen
Wilbeck, Munoz, Finnerty, Piechocki & Broderick victorious
by Joseph Passantino
Reporter staff writer
Nov 04, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 20 20 recommendations | email to a friend
Bayonne’s first school board election in more than 35 years, capped by a frenzy of campaigning in the final few days, resulted in the election of four new members and an incumbent. In the one-year ...
Not blowing in the wind
Wind turbine fix delayed two months
by Joseph Passantino
Reporter staff writer
Nov 04, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
The city’s ailing wind turbine—known as “the windmill” to most—was due to be running again by Nov. 1. But fixing a worn bearing will now be delayed about two months, according to a city official. B...
Mayor seeing double
Davis can collect police pension and mayor’s salary, state board says
by Joseph Passantino
Reporter staff writer
Nov 04, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
Pending final input from a state office, Mayor James Davis may soon begin collecting both his police captain pension and mayor’s salary simultaneously, a lawyer representing the mayor said last wee...
80 years and counting
Bayonne is sweet on ‘Jooche’s’
by Joseph Passantino
Reporter staff writer
Nov 04, 2015 | 1 1 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
Like a certain neighborhood bar in Boston, everybody knows your name at Jooche’s Sweet Shop, which is celebrating its 80th anniversary. At 186 Ave. B, the corner of 47th Street, it’s still a mornin...
BAYONNE BRIEFS
Nov 04, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
Two reportedly killed on Route 440 Monday night Two men were struck and killed in the middle of Route 440 in Bayonne on Monday night, Nov. 2, WABC-TV in New York reported on Tuesday morning. The tw...
City employee attacks City Hall
Cites financial misdeeds in explosive Council broadside
by Joseph Passantino
Reporter staff writer
Oct 28, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
City employee Patrick “P.J.” Leonard appeared before the Bayonne City Council during the public portion of its Oct. 21 meeting, charging that campaign workers had allegedly received preferential tr...
Fire it up first
Before the winter comes, check boilers, furnaces, and plumbing
by Joseph Passantino
Reporter staff writer
Oct 28, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
Even though winter is still more than seven weeks away, it’s not too soon to start readying for the harshest of all seasons, according to Hudson County home improvement experts. Plumbing and heatin...

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