MAPPING OUT THE DISTRICT – Bruce Alston looks over a map of the 31st District and says he believes he can win in the primary.
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Challenge in the 31 District
Alston seeks to unseat Cunningham in Democratic primary
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Jun 01, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
Bruce Alston, a local business owner and real estate investor, hopes to beat incumbent state Senator Sandra Bolton Cunningham in the upcoming Democratic Primary on June 7. Although the 31st Distric...
HAPPY TOGETHER – Doctors, nurses, administrators, and other staff gathered on the front lawn of Bayonne Medical Center to celebrate National Nurses Day.
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Saying thanks
BMC celebrates National Nurses Week with a picnic
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Jun 01, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
Probably nobody in the crowd that gathered outside Bayonne Medical Center on May 12 realized that it was Florence Nightingale’s birthday – the woman who founded modern nursing, and for whom Nationa...
A walk to remember
Residents of Hudson County will come out to prevent suicide
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Jun 01, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
The reasons people from Hudson County are planning to walk from June 4 to June 5 for the “Out of the Darkness Overnight Walk” in New York City are as varied as the people themselves. More than 2,00...
BAYONNE BRIEFS
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Bayonne Head Start benefits from bank fundraiser The Bank of New York Mellon donated $600 to the Bayonne Equal Opportunity Foundation to be used to help the Bayonne Head Start program. Bank employe...
A MATTER OF HEIGHT – Former Councilman Gary La Pelusa said he voted against this project when he sat on the Planning Board because it was too high.
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Residents protest affordable housing building
City officials defend 45th Street development
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
May 25, 2011 | 2 2 comments | 16 16 recommendations | email to a friend
Still clutching a subtly racist flyer someone spread through the upper east side neighborhood, neighbors of a proposed affordable housing development raised their objections at a City Council meeti...
PILE ON – Students from Bayonne High School and Lincoln Community School stand before the pile of wood that was recovered from the local beach.
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Making it real
Students learn about environment the hard way – by cleaning it up
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
May 25, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
“Get some gloves and pick a partner,” Tom Tokar yelled, standing on the water-sodden lawn near Ahern Stadium in a small curve along Newark Bay. Students from Bayonne High School grabbed a pair of w...
CIVIL RIGHTS IN QUESTION – Continuing a saga as to whether or not city employees were discriminated against, employees suing the city claim the judge who ruled on their case had a personal connection to city officials. Earlier this year, they and others testified about their alleged abuse in a public forum.
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Not over yet
Dismissed racial suit claims judge had personal connection to city
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
May 25, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
A U.S. District Court judge who dismissed a discrimination suit alleging that the city of Bayonne violated the civil rights and free speech of two African-American employees was apparently a contri...
KEEPING BUSY AND GETTING PAID – Kids around the county can take advantage of the county’s summer employment program, as seen here in photos from last year.
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Work for the summer?
County program seeks companies to hire kids
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
May 25, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
Hudson County is seeking to boost the number of jobs available to kids this summer. Benjamin Lopez, director of the Hudson County Department of Family Services, said the county is looking for compa...
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May 25, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
Bayonne man charged with assault on police The Hudson County Prosecutor’s Office has taken the case of Gerald G. Morton, 54, of Bayonne, who is charged with aggravated assault on four Bayonne polic...
VICTIM OF FRAUD – Bayonne school officials will cooperate in an investigation of a company federal authorities said may have ripped off the high school.
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Athletic firm charged with ripping off schools
Executives who did business with Bayonne and Jersey City districts are indicted
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
May 18, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 24 24 recommendations | email to a friend
The former chief financial officer and chief executive officer of Circle Systems Group Inc., a leading supplier of athletic equipment and reconditioning services, have been charged with allegedly d...

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