BRIEFS
Dec 17, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 56 56 recommendations | email to a friend
Bayonne teachers receive retroactive checks A little more than three months after their contract settlement, Bayonne teachers received their retroactive check payments late last week, according to ...
Making progress
Raise the Roadway project hitting new plateaus
by By Joseph Passantino
Reporter staff writer
Dec 10, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 60 60 recommendations | email to a friend
The $743 million Raise the Roadway project for the Bayonne Bridge is clicking on all cylinders, with the expected completion of a gantry crane to move materials across the span, an increased optimi...
Going, but not to be forgotten
Freeholder accomplished much, happy to have served
by By Joseph Passantino
Reporter staff writer
Dec 10, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 57 57 recommendations | email to a friend
When Dr. Doreen DiDomenico hands over the reins of First District Hudson County Freeholder to successor Kenneth Kopacz in three weeks, she will do so with a heavy heart. A county public servant for...
Meeting the mayor
Once-a-month gatherings run the gamut
by By Joseph Passantino
Reporter staff writer
Dec 10, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 56 56 recommendations | email to a friend
They represent all walks of life, visit for a number of reasons, and talk about diverse topics. Mostly, they just want someone to listen to them and take them seriously. They are mainly Bayonne res...
Police Beat
Dec 10, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 52 52 recommendations | email to a friend
Alleged package thief arrested; police seek public’s help Bayonne Police have arrested a man they said has allegedly been stealing deliveries from residents’ porches, and are asking for the public’...

Making his move
Local chess master gets national appointment
by By Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Dec 10, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 49 49 recommendations | email to a friend
Joe Lux wasn’t born to play chess; it just seems like he was. He wandered into New York City’s Washington Square Park when he was still in high school and saw people seated at tables there, playing...
BRIEFS
Dec 10, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 50 50 recommendations | email to a friend
BAYONNE BRIEFS Bayonne families invited to holiday Autism Friendly Day Kerry Magro, an adult on the autism spectrum and national speaker, will be hosting Autism-Friendly Day at Santa’s Elf Factory ...
‘Checking’ it out
Teachers’ retro checks still not forthcoming even after settlement
by By Joseph Passantino
Reporter staff writer
Dec 03, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 58 58 recommendations | email to a friend
It took four-plus years for the Bayonne Board of Education to come to terms with the Bayonne Teachers Association on a new contract, and it apparently will take a few months for the 800 or so teach...
Helping the poor, homeless, aged
New group hoping to reach out and touch needy
by By Joseph Passantino
Reporter staff writer
Dec 03, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 61 61 recommendations | email to a friend
A new social service group in Bayonne is seeking to strengthen its ranks in the city in order to do more societal good. The Friends of St. Francis, while sounding like a religious organization real...
‘Making Kids Smile’
City coach again heads effort to make holidays happy for less fortunate
by By Joseph Passantino
Reporter staff writer
Dec 03, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 60 60 recommendations | email to a friend
Take needy children who are sports fans, caring city residents, and community minded corporate sponsors and what do you get? You have a recipe for a successful, holiday charitable effort that helps...

Bayonne Mayoral Debate 2014