Senior gets death threat
Off-shore scam artist targeting area residents
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Sep 07, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 63 63 recommendations | email to a friend
Even though a con artist appears to have been working a phone scam in the Bayonne/ Jersey City area for years, the scam took a sharp turn in August when the con man allegedly threatened to kill a s...
LARGE THAN LIFE – Harbor View Park, site of the city’s monuments to the victims of 9/11, will see a lot of activity leading up to the 10th anniversary of the 9/11 attacks.
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Bayonne to mark 10th anniversary of 9/11
Series of events will precede the city ceremony
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Sep 07, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 39 39 recommendations | email to a friend
Many things will come together leading up to this year’s commemoration of the tragic events of Sept. 11, 2001. On Sept. 7 at 11 a.m., about 20 motorcyclists from The Knights of Fire will pick up a ...
Women’s club splits in two
Separate organizations will continue to operate in Bayonne
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Sep 07, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 37 37 recommendations | email to a friend
Seven months ago, when the Bayonne Women’s Club formed, its two founders had different visions of what they wanted to achieve. One founder wanted to keep the organization local, emphasizing local t...
SOME CLASSIC SOUND – June Sturz celebrates her 20th anniversary with the Bayonne Senior Orchestra with a performance at Nuova Venezia on Sept. 8.
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It was 20 years ago today…
Sturz celebrates two decades in Senior Orchestra
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Sep 07, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 35 35 recommendations | email to a friend
In some ways, the old Beatles lyric from the Sgt. Peppers Lonely Heart Club Band album fits very well with Bayonne Senior Orchestra singer and piano player June Sturz, who is celebrating her 20th y...
STRUCTURAL CONCERNS -- On Sept. 1, shortly after 1 p.m., the Bayonne Fire Department responded to a home on Broadway for a reported structural problem with the building. Arriving firefighters discovered a two-story brick commercial building with numerous inward and outward cracks in the façade. The building’s roofline parapet area had cracks, along with sections of the garage wall. The city engineer and a Building Department representative were at the scene. The building was cordoned off pending the evaluation of a structural engineer. The tenants on the first and second floor were displaced. There were no reported injuries.
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BAYONNE BRIEFS
Sep 07, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 39 39 recommendations | email to a friend
CORRECTION A story called “The Biggest Losers,” published in the Aug. 31 edition of the Bayonne Community News , gave an incorrect name for the chief executive officer of Imperial Bag & Paper Co. L...

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Goodbye, Irene – and good riddance
Bayonne rides out hurricane and its aftermath
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Aug 31, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 45 45 recommendations | email to a friend
Hurricane Irene blew through Bayonne this past weekend leaving streets flooded and trees downed. City and county workers were left with a lot to cope with, but said the damage could have been much ...
A NEW PRINCIPAL – Joseph Moran will pick up where Sister Eileen Wust left off, building on a history of success.
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Starting over
A new principal takes over at All Saints
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Aug 31, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 39 39 recommendations | email to a friend
Even though he lives in Glen Ridge these days and spent years as a resident of Montclair, Joseph Moran is no stranger to Bayonne. Moran, the new principal to All Saints Catholic Academy elementary ...
THE BIGGEST LOSERS – Humbert and Millie won a weight loss contest held at Imperial Bag and Paper Company LLC during the early summer.
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The biggest losers
Local company promotes weight loss
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Aug 31, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 40 40 recommendations | email to a friend
Seeking to promote good health among fellow employees, staff members at Imperial Bag and Paper Company LLC held a contest that would reward those employees who managed to lose the most weight over ...
Police Beat
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Aug 31, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 41 41 recommendations | email to a friend
Burglary nets $20K in cash The police say they are investigating a burglary of a two-family dwelling on Avenue E that occurred between 7:50 a.m. and 3 p.m. on Aug. 19, in which $20,000 in cash was ...
A good deal
County to purchase Bergen Avenue building
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Aug 31, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 41 41 recommendations | email to a friend
Although they said a deal to purchase a building at 830 Bergen Ave. in Jersey City isn’t as lucrative as once believed, the Hudson County freeholders are expected next month to approve about $18 mi...

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