Students excel despite hardships
Some find hard road to successes
by Joseph Passantino
Reporter staff writer
Jun 09, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
More than 120 Marist High School students were honored at the school’s 21st Annual Academic Awards Banquet on May 1, but probably no student was more pleased than junior Matthew Cabrera. Cabrera wa...
For all the marbles
Runoffs on Tuesday to decide five city races
by Joseph Passantino
Reporter staff writer
Jun 04, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 34 34 recommendations | email to a friend
This time there is no tomorrow. Several months of campaigning will come to an end on Tuesday, June 10, as the municipal election runoffs will settle five of the six races originally contested on Ma...
City seeking to continue Broadway redevelopment
21st Street to be studied
by Joseph Passantino
Reporter staff writer
Jun 04, 2014 | 2 2 comments | 34 34 recommendations | email to a friend
In a bid to continue to revitalize the once thriving Broadway shopping area, the Bayonne City Council recently approved a request to authorize a redevelopment study of the southern portion of the c...
Bayonne Hadassah says good-bye
Longtime American Jewish volunteer women’s chapter closing
by Joseph Passantino
Reporter staff writer
Jun 04, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 32 32 recommendations | email to a friend
When Co-presidents Janis Levine and Faye Grossman adjourn the gathering of Bayonne-Jersey City Hadassah Chapter members on June 10, it will not only be the end of a meeting, but it will be the end ...
Out in the real world now
Marist High School graduates 94 students
by Joseph Passantino
Reporter staff writer
Jun 04, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
Nearly 100 Marist High School students entered into the next phase of their educational life following the school’s 57th commencement exercises on Saturday, May 31. The afternoon was filled with po...
BAYONNE BRIEFS
Jun 04, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
Bike ‘rodeo’ to be held this weekend at park “Stride & Ride!,” a bicycle rodeo, will be held in Stephen R. Gregg Park, at the 37th Street and Kennedy Boulevard entrance (near the running track) on ...
Not over yet
June 10 runoff will decide the game
by Joseph Passantino
Reporter staff writer
May 28, 2014 | 3 3 comments | 52 52 recommendations | email to a friend
“It ain’t over til it’s over” is the longtime refrain of Hall of Fame New York Yankees catcher Yogi Berra, and his trademark line couldn’t be more appropriate for the 2014 Bayonne municipal electio...
Fighting for freeholder post
Two in education field face off in Democratic primary
by Joseph Passantino
Reporter staff writer
May 28, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 51 51 recommendations | email to a friend
It’s Smith versus Davis once again. The battle for the seat of District One of the Hudson County Board of Chosen Freeholders, which will be waged Tuesday, June 3, features candidates backed by Mayo...
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...

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