BAYONNE BRIEFS
Dec 07, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
Rent control changes put on hold If the petition signatures are ruled valid by the city clerk, an ordinance gradually eliminating rent control, which was passed by the City Council in November, wil...
Not so fast
Rent control could go on ballot
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Nov 30, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 24 24 recommendations | email to a friend
Unable to sway the City Council to reject an ordinance that would gradually do away with rent control in Bayonne, a coalition of residents has decided to take matters into its own hands, seeking to...

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Robots on the move
Future engineers team up for state competition
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Nov 30, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
For the first 30 seconds, the robot has to do it all on its own, no remote control help, just a pre-programmed activity on a 12-by-12-foot field of play – and engineering students from Bayonne High...
WHERE THEY LIVED – This is a photograph of the Bayonne School of Nursing, which existed next to Bayonne Hospital in 1961.
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A tight-knit group
Graduates from 1961 Bayonne School of Nursing meet up
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Nov 30, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
Fifty years after graduation from Bayonne’s School of Nursing, the women still talked as if they were old friends. Some had lost touch with each other over the years, but others reconnected a few y...
FILLING A NEED – Bayonne Fire Chief Greg Rogers said the new fireboat means a huge advance in rescue and security efforts around the city.
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On order
New fireboat can check for chemical weapons
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Nov 30, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
Confronted with a rash of on-the-water rescues and other emergency situations, the Bayonne Fire Department has ordered a new and more up-to-date fireboat. Using a $228,196 grant from the federal De...
BAYONNE BRIEFS
Nov 30, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
No charges against JC cop whose car killed 82-year-old Bayonne woman Rick Garrison, the Jersey City police officer whose car crashed in Bayonne last year and killed an 82-year-old woman, will face ...
HER GRANDFATHER’S PURPLE HEART – All Saints Catholic Academy student Gabby Fortune brought in a photo of her grandfather and his Purple Heart into school.
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What it all means
Vietnam vet and WWII vet talk to students about their service
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Nov 23, 2011 | 1 1 comments | 29 29 recommendations | email to a friend
Tom Berton, a Vietnam-era veteran from Secaucus, gave some sage advice to students at All Saints Catholic Academy in Bayonne during the school’s recent Veterans Day commemoration: “If you see a vet...
Why target Bayonne?
Terror suspect eyed local police dept. for bombing
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Nov 23, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 17 17 recommendations | email to a friend
The New York City Police Department on Nov. 19 arrested an alleged “al-Qaeda sympathizer” who is being accused of plotting to bomb police departments and post offices in New York City, as well as U...
MAKING HER BELIEVE – Caroline O’Donnell plays Susan and Brendan Wahlers plays Santa in this year’s musical production of “Miracle on 34th Street.”
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Christmas music and more
‘Miracle on 34th Street’ to be presented by BHS Drama Society
by Al Sullivan
Reporter senior staff writer
Nov 23, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 22 22 recommendations | email to a friend
When staff members of Bayonne High School’s drama program went looking for someone to play Santa Claus in this year’s Christmas production of the musical “Miracle on 34th Street,” they didn’t have ...
From ‘owl prowls’ to attacks on squirrels
Bayonne group celebrates nature in urban environment
by Kate Rounds
Community News Correspondent
Nov 23, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 19 19 recommendations | email to a friend
The talk is of badgers, muskrats, birds, fish, snakes – and downsizing. Sound incongruous? Not for the three women who met in Bayonne’s Sister Miriam Teresa Park recently to talk about their passio...

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