A life in sound
Dream comes true with the opening of a recording studio
by By Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Aug 14, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 121 121 recommendations | email to a friend
Igor Martinez, a resident of Bayonne for about five years, always dreamed of having his own recording studio. A professional sound engineer, who honed his skills back in his native Chile, Martinez ...
Community comes out against crime
Safety, information, and fun were part of this year’s event
by By Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Aug 14, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 139 139 recommendations | email to a friend
Crime, like rust, never sleeps. This is a lesson that Bayonne Police Chief Ralph Scianni conveyed at this year’s Night Out Against Crime, on Aug. 6. Hundreds of kids and their parents enjoyed rides...
Rider of the clouds
Bayonne family seeks to prevent the kind of accidents that killed their son
by By Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Aug 14, 2013 | 12 12 comments | 53 53 recommendations | email to a friend
Even though 16 months have passed since Jack Santopietro died after being struck by a mini-van, his mother Margaret Abrams still can’t go to the site at Avenue E and East 10th Street. “It’s just to...
BAYONNE BRIEFS
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Bayonne contractor pleads guilty in fraud scheme Leo Viguie, 38, of Bayonne, pled guilty before U.S. District Judge Peter G. Sheridan in Trenton federal court to one count of theft of government fu...
This will be the last time
HFA holds gathering before closing its doors
by By Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Aug 07, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 141 141 recommendations | email to a friend
Sister Virginia, a longtime teacher at Holy Family Academy, was two years old when the school opened in Bayonne at its first location on West 4th Street, so it is with a bit of irony that she shoul...
Hot time in the city
Firefighters hold an annual bash for people with special needs.
by By Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Aug 07, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 136 136 recommendations | email to a friend
Felix Lopez spun hot dance records at poolside as if he’d been doing it all his life. Well, not quite all his life, a mere 20 years, he said. On this hot afternoon in early August, his music inspir...
Not so fast
Environmentalists file suit to delay raising the Bayonne Bridge roadway
by By Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Aug 07, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 133 133 recommendations | email to a friend
Less than a month after Gov. Christopher Christie gave his blessing to the raising of the Bayonne Bridge roadway, environmental groups filed suit to delay the project start, saying not enough has b...
BAYONNE BRIEFS
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Pacyna to replace Tagliareni on Bayonne Housing Authority At its Aug. 14 meeting, the Bayonne City Council is expected to approve the appointment of Lou Pacyna to the Bayonne Housing Authority to f...
POLICE BEAT
by Compiled by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Aug 07, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 72 72 recommendations | email to a friend
Woman allegedly bites cop during arrest Diane Priore, 53, of Jersey City, was charged on July 27 with obstruction of a governmental function, four counts of aggravated assault against police office...
Living to tell the tale
A former sailor talks about surviving ship’s sinking in WWII
by By Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Jul 31, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 143 143 recommendations | email to a friend
Just before 7 a.m. on Oct. 25, 1944, the radio came to life on the U.S.S. Gambier Bay that a very large Japanese fleet was headed their way. The Gambier Bay was one of a group of carriers and destr...

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