Kids crash into fitness center on 8th Street
Slick road may have been cause; building stability threatened
by By Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Nov 27, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 100 100 recommendations | email to a friend
Four teens, two boys and two girls, traveling west on 8th Street on Nov. 22 lost control of their SUV and crashed into a fitness center, causing structural damage to the building and shutting down ...
Feeding the soul
Culinary groups gather at BHS for a feast
by By Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Nov 27, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 101 101 recommendations | email to a friend
“Steven! Melanie!” Joe Barbero calls out, assigning each of the two dozen kids to serve one of the dishes that line the counter. Students from the Culinary class at Bayonne High School, and members...
Car burglary suspects nabbed
Bayonne police arrest three in ongoing probe
by By Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Nov 27, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 99 99 recommendations | email to a friend
A third suspect in a spate of car thefts was arrested last week. Two Jersey City youths were arrested on Nov. 19 in relation to a spate of car burglaries over a three-month period. The third suspec...
Hungry or want to help?
Where to get a free meal, donate, or volunteer for Thanksgiving
by by E. Assata Wright
Reporter Staff Writer
Nov 27, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 60 60 recommendations | email to a friend
A local homeless shelter can use free turkeys, volunteers to cook, and jackets and gloves. Another could use plates and cups. Each year, the Reporter offers an overview of places where people throu...
Lighted field needed
Loss of ball fields near Bayonne Bridge leaves city scrambling
Nov 20, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 130 130 recommendations | email to a friend
By Al Sullivan Reporter staff writer
Writing to soldiers in combat zones
Bayonne resident and Union City native honored by Gov. Christie
by By Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Nov 20, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 113 113 recommendations | email to a friend
Raeann Hempel started writing soldiers in combat zones around the world more than a decade ago, sending packages and words of encouragement to keep up their spirits and to make them aware that peop...
A taste of wine
Supporters gather to support the Hudson County Animal League
by By Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Nov 20, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 114 114 recommendations | email to a friend
Perhaps the most moving moment of the 20th anniversary of the Hudson County Animal League (HCAL) came when Carlyn Modeshesky received her award for volunteer service. She couldn’t stop crying. The ...
Song for a lost soul
Bayonne native posts song about DWI victim
by By Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Nov 20, 2013 | 2 2 comments | 80 80 recommendations | email to a friend
Songwriter and performer Hope Oberwanowicz rarely needs inspiration to write new songs. But when a fellow student at Rowan University was struck and killed, allegedly by a drunk driver, she could n...
The end of innocence
People remember their reactions to JFK assassination 50 years ago
by By Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Nov 20, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 72 72 recommendations | email to a friend
When the small public address speaker beneath the crucifix rasped with the voice of Sister Margaret on Nov. 22, 1963, we looked up with alarm. It was not just because the announcement came later th...

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