BUEZ BLP
It’s Not Even a Word …
… but it’s the last word in robust businesses
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The Bayonne Urban Enterprise Zone (BUEZ) came onboard in 2002 and in those 16 years, prospects for enterprises of all kinds have continued to improve. At the helm of the operation is BUEZ Coordinat...
From the Boulevard to Verdun
A European pilgrimage to honor Bayonne’s World War I veterans
by Pat Bonner
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Due to the passage of time, there are probably few people living today who knew or even spoke to any of the Bayonne servicemen who died in World War I. Eighty-seven names are listed in the state ar...
ON THE WATERFRONT BLP
High and Dry
Bayonne Dry Dock’s indispensable mission
by Kate Rounds
Photos by Victor M. Rodriguez
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Unless you happen to be taking a cruise or are visiting the Tear Drop, you probably have never seen Bayonne Dry Dock up close. MOTBY is one of the most interesting locales in all of Bayonne. In pre...
PEOPLE POWER BLP
From Mom’s Kitchen to Hell’s Kitchen
Chef Giovanni Filippone cooks up a storm
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If you have any lingering doubts about the bond between culture and cuisine, talk to TV Chef Giovanni Filippone. Giovanni arrived in Bayonne by way of Italy when he was 10 and still relies on his n...
EDUCATION BLP
At Lincoln Community, a Pool, Life Skills, and Lots of Learning
by Kate Rounds
Photos by Victor M. Rodriguez
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The heady mix of angst, nostalgia, and sensory overload; corridors bedecked with construction paper; the smell of lunch and lockers and science projects; the stray kid let loose in the hall; the te...
HELPING HANDS BLP
Domestic Tranquility
WomenRising helps break the cycle of violence
by Tara Ryazansky
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The #MeToo and Time’s Up movements have exploded onto the national consciousness, exposing sexual predators in Hollywood, the media, and the United States government, and emboldening women to speak...
SPORTS & FITNESS BLP
Gridiron Great
For Dwayne Williams, home is where the sisters are—all 11 of them
by Jim Hague
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Portia Motley thinks it’s business as usual that she comes from a family of 11 girls and one boy. “It’s a blessing,” she said. Patricia Bennett agrees: “I always had someone to look up to or someon...
HOW WE WORK BLP
Bayonne Means Business
by Kate Rounds
Photos by Alyssa Bredin-Quiros
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British Swim School Jewish Community Center 1050 Kennedy Blvd. (201) 676-3630 robert.stapf@britishswimschool.com britishswimschool.com/hudsonwaterfront Huh? British Swim School in Bayonne? What the...
Home repair $ for low-income residents
Also at council: Activist asks about principal suspension
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writer
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Secaucus is set to bring back a home repair program for lower-income residents in town, said officials at the April 24 mayor and Council meeting. The town has implemented the program once before as...
HOW WE LIVE BLP
HUDSON FLATS
by Kate Rounds
Photos by Victor M. Rodriguez
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As Hudson County towns evolve, you can feel like you’ve lost your bearings. Wait a second, didn’t that used to be an empty lot? A gas station? An abandoned building? Increasingly, Bayonne is follow...