Preserving a piece of history
Council seeks historic designation for 33rd Street row house
by By Al Sullivan
Reporter senior staff writer
Jul 10, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 147 147 recommendations | email to a friend
When the row house at 43 West 33rd Street was first constructed in 1912, Bayonne was in the midst of change. Resnick’s Hardware Store had just opened its doors at its new location on Avenue E near ...
The next generation
Bayonne swears in 18 new firefighters
by By Al Sullivan
Reporter senior staff writer
Jul 10, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 88 88 recommendations | email to a friend
The 18 firefighters who came to City Hall on June 11 all looked young—the next generation to fill the shoes of those who have gone before them, some the sons and daughters of firefighters, police o...
Great success!
Bayonne’s first arts festival brought out a crowd
by By Al Sullivan
Reporter senior staff writer
Jul 10, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 76 76 recommendations | email to a friend
With no threat of rain or any other major problems, the Bayonne Arts Festival—which the city hopes will be the first of many—drew crowds and a lot of laughs, as residents from throughout the city a...
Seeking relief for senior transport
Reduced funding from state leaves Transcend program at risk
by By Al Sullivan
Reporter senior staff writer
Jul 10, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 70 70 recommendations | email to a friend
Mary Ann Valls, a disabled resident of Hudson County, uses Transcend buses to go everywhere she needs to go, doctors’ appointments, shopping, sometimes, just to get out of the house. She said it is...
Bayonne Briefs
Jul 10, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 72 72 recommendations | email to a friend
County starts gun buyback Thanks partly to a donation from CarePoint Health, Hudson County will join Union City for a gun buyback program to be held in Bayonne, Jersey City, and Union City on July ...
A diverse class
Marist Class of 2013 shows best from near and far
by By Al Sullivan
Reporter senior staff writer
Jul 03, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 295 295 recommendations | email to a friend
“We sit here today as mere mortals; people capable of great successes and heartbreaking failures,” said Jeremy Virga, Salutatorian of Marist High School’s Class of 2013 in his speech at the June 1 ...
Getting on with it
Christie gives Bayonne Bridge project his blessing
by By Al Sullivan
Reporter senior staff writer
Jul 03, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 130 130 recommendations | email to a friend
Carrying signs saying “Jersey Jobs” and “Thanks Governor Christie,” more than 2,000 union workers and their leaders greeted Gov. Christopher Christie during his brief stopover near the foot of the ...
The man who would be king
Eddie O’Rourke remembered for more than his Elvis tributes
by By Al Sullivan
Reporter senior staff writer
Jul 03, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 131 131 recommendations | email to a friend
Eddie O’Rourke, who passed away last week at age 71, had a lot to boast about—an accomplished musician, a premier showman, and an icon of Bayonne, whose performances as an Elvis tribute artist made...
A gift from Birdsall?
Controversial political contributions touch every part of Hudson County
by By Al Sullivan and Dean DeChiaro
Reporter staff writers
Jul 03, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 119 119 recommendations | email to a friend
Hudson County political people reacted harshly to suggestions that they did anything wrong in accepting campaign contributions from Birdsall Services Group. The Eatontown-based engineering services...

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