BBOED moves around pieces
Twelve candidates to run in November
by Rory Pasquariello
Reporter staff writer
Aug 03, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 141 141 recommendations | email to a friend
The Bayonne Board of Education (BBOED) on Wednesday again voted not to renew Superintendent Patricia McGeehan’s contract, which expires June 30, 2017. Normally, boards do not vote twice on the same...
Disgruntled employee or whistleblower?
P.J. Leonard files civil complaint against Bayonne
by Rory Pasquariello
Reporter staff writer
Aug 03, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 153 153 recommendations | email to a friend
On October 21, 2015, city employee Patrick “P.J.” Leonard appeared before the Bayonne City Council to blow his proverbial whistle at the Davis Administration, charging that members of the mayoral c...
Making it work
Provident Bank Foundation donates to three local charities
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Aug 03, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 143 143 recommendations | email to a friend
Seeking to promote education and job opportunities, Provident Bank Foundation (PBF) gave grants last month to two Jersey City and one Bayonne not-for-profit organizations. PBF awarded $25,000 for c...
Bayonne Briefs
Aug 03, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 129 129 recommendations | email to a friend
Retirement, replacement, and reward The Bayonne Board of Education (BBOED) meeting on Wednesday celebrated Assistant Superintendent of Personnel Robert Craig’s career after he announced his retirem...
East Side residents feel forgotten
As City Council approves redevelopment plans
by Rory Pasquariello
Reporter staff writer
Jul 27, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 157 157 recommendations | email to a friend
The Bayonne City Council approved two 25-year tax abatements and three development plans on Wednesday, much to the dismay of many in attendance whose concerns—mostly over the potential for decrease...
Bayonne’s own goes for gold
Jonathan Gomez heads to Rio
by Rory Pasquariello
Reporter staff writer
Jul 27, 2016 | 1 1 comments | 152 152 recommendations | email to a friend
Jonathan Gomez, who swims for Bayonne’s Scarlet Aquaticsclub and attended St. Peter’s Prep and St. Peter’s University, is going to the Olympics this summer. Previously a finalist at the 200-meter b...
Pedal Power
Bayonne preps for bikes
by Rory Pasquariello
Reporter staff writer
Jul 27, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 139 139 recommendations | email to a friend
Bayonne is a car city. Roads here, like the rest of the country, were designed for cars, and the sidewalks for pedestrians. Cyclists fall into a grey area, usually trapped dangerously between two l...
Pokethusiasts are catching ‘em all
Most downloaded game ever takes the county by storm
by Rory Pasquariello
Reporter staff writer
Jul 27, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 140 140 recommendations | email to a friend
Remember geocaching? A game in which participants visit a websitewhere other users leave GPS coordinates of hidden “geocaches.”You find those coordinates in the real world, where (you hope) a littl...
Bayonne Briefs
Jul 27, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 137 137 recommendations | email to a friend
Bayonne Board of Ed candidates announced The BBOED candidate for the November 8 election were announced this week, with 12 candidates running. Mary Jane Desmond, Dennis Wilbeck, and Carol Cruden ar...
Right Place at the right time
McCabe saves JC cop at Broadway Diner
by Rory Pasquariello
Reporter staff writer
Jul 20, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 158 158 recommendations | email to a friend
When a 911 call came in for a man having difficulty breathing in the parking lot of Broadway Diner on a warm, sunny afternoon, Mickey McCabe, owner of McCabe Ambulance Service, was pulling out of a...

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