Twenty will get you five
18 Board of Education candidates tell why they should sit on board
by Joseph Passantino
Reporter staff writer
Oct 07, 2015 | 1 1 comments | 23 23 recommendations | email to a friend
Gearing up for the first Bayonne Board of Education Trustees election in 35 years, candidates pleaded their cases for votes and discussed their visions for the school district at a Rotary Club of B...
Paws-ing for pet safety and health
County residents save, adopt, and secure vital services for animals
by Joseph Passantino
Reporter staff writer
Oct 07, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 17 17 recommendations | email to a friend
Strong winds and a steady rain could not stop county residents from rescuing, caring for, and adopting four-legged friends when a group of animal advocate groups hosted Paw Fest at Ellsworth Park i...
A toast to good public speaking
Toastmasters International builds confidence in life
by Joseph Passantino
Reporter staff writer
Oct 07, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
In phobia surveys it usually comes in first, and it’s not flying, mice, or heights. It’s public speaking. And it knows no ethnic, socioeconomic, or cultural bounds. Mastering it can lead to a life ...
Bayonne Briefs
Oct 07, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 17 17 recommendations | email to a friend
Mary J. Donohoe School receives national honor In celebration of its founding by the American Heart Association and Clinton Foundation in 2005, the Alliance for a Healthier Generation recognized hu...
Pulaski Day Parade
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Churches merge
Culture clash strains city’s Catholic faithful
by Joseph Passantino
Reporter staff writer
Sep 30, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 34 34 recommendations | email to a friend
Parishioners were anguished when they heard during Mass on Saturday, Sept. 26 and Sunday, Sept. 27 that Our Lady of the Assumption on 23rd Street, St. Michael-St. Joseph on 23rd Street, and Our Lad...
Hitting the boards
Five Bayonne residents vying for one Board of Education slot
by Joseph Passantino
Reporter staff writer
Sep 30, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 31 31 recommendations | email to a friend
On Tuesday, Nov. 3, voters will go to the polls to elect Bayonne Board of Education members for the first time in decades. Until a referendum changed the process last year, the sitting mayor had ap...
Bullets over Broadway
Barnabas Health System’s new medical arts building will compete with Bayonne Medical Center
by Joseph Passantino
Reporter staff writer
Sep 30, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 30 30 recommendations | email to a friend
The comeback of the Broadway retail district has begun, according to city, developer, and healthcare officials who gathered on Sept. 24 at the site of a new ambulatory care center slated for 23rd a...
Bayonne officer admits to using excessive force during arrest
Also admits to falsifying records and fraudulently obtaining loan
by Joseph Passantino
Reporter staff writer
Sep 30, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 19 19 recommendations | email to a friend
Domenico Lillo, 45, of Bayonne, a former city police officer, admitted to using excessive force during an arrest, falsifying records in an attempt to conceal his conduct, and helping a relative fra...
Sisters … and rivals
Seven-year-old Jersey City girl competes for national title
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Sep 30, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 19 19 recommendations | email to a friend
Even though they’re still very young, Jessy Passantino and her sister Destiny have always been very competitive. “They both have a lot of trophies,” their father Rob Passantino said. “Sometimes the...

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