THE JERSEY HE WORE – Corey Stokes looks down at the jersey he wore at Midtown; his number is being retired in tribute to him.
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Welcome home, Corey
Stokes returns to Midtown Community School
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
May 04, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
Corey Stokes, on the verge of being drafted into the National Basketball Association, returned on April 28 to Midtown Community School – which he attended until graduating in 2003 – to help celebra...
VETERANS TALK -- Frank Perrucci, Chuck Gallagher, and Tony Goodson were among the veterans who talked about their experiences in combat.
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The cost of war
Sixth graders hear tales of veterans
by Al Sullivan
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May 04, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
General Douglas MacArthur said in his farewell speech, “Old soldiers never die; they just fade away.” But veterans who appeared at the Joyce-Herbert Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 226 Museum on Nint...
MAKING HER WAY ON TO THE STAGE -- Sarah Jessica Anfora will be graduating The Actors’ Studio in May and hopes to begin a career in acting.
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A career in acting
Local woman hits the stage
by Al Sullivan
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May 04, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
Although other members of her family have had artistic talents, Sarah Jessica Anfora said she is the first who will try to make a living at it – with strong support from her parents, who, like her,...
BAYONNE BRIEFS
May 04, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
Training for the unthinkable From April 25 through the 28, Bayonne firefighters along with firefighters and police officers from six area counties participated in a high profile UASI (Urban Area Se...
COLORFUL DISPLAY – Students, decked out in colorful t-shirts, got together on one show-stopping song.
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Colorful get-together
Walter F. Robinson School celebrates Week of the Young Child
by Al Sullivan
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Apr 27, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
Students paraded out on to the stage at Dr. Walter F. Robinson School on April 7 wearing colored t-shirts that depicted each grade in a colorful display that spread through the auditorium and over ...
Hawk at his window
Avenue C boy gets a strange feathered visitor
by Al Sullivan
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Apr 27, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
Nine-year-old Joseph Bettios was watching TV one day in early April when he looked out the window and saw something looking back in at him. He lives with his family on the fourth floor of an Avenue...
BOWLING FOR DOLLARS -- Key members of the state’s economic community and others got together to bowl as part of an effort to raise funds for Junior Achievement of N.J.
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Learning about the economy
State requires financial literacy for students
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Apr 27, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
Most New Jersey students have trouble balancing a checkbook, and even more trouble understanding the complexities of investment, consumption, and savings, according to a recent study conducted by J...
WAITING TIMES POSTED – Bayonne Medical Center is so confident that it has low waiting times at its emergency room that it has posted the times on two billboards.
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No time at all?
Billboards post waiting times at BMC
by Al Sullivan
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Apr 27, 2011 | 1 1 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
Want to know how long a wait you have at the Bayonne Medical Center Emergency Room? If you’re in the area of Journal Square in Jersey City or near the Holland Tunnel, you just have to look at the n...
Police Beat
by Compiled by Al Sullivan
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Apr 27, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
Three busted for allegedly passing counterfeit $100 bills A 16-year-old Bayonne girl was allegedly used in a scheme to spread counterfeit $100 bills to at least three Broadway merchants, a police s...
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Bayonne development lawsuit trial sent to Essex County Superior Court Assignment Judge Maurice J. Gallipoli took it upon himself to relocate the court trial for a lawsuit brought by a would-be deve...

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