Teachers’ contract negotiations ongoing
Turmoil within union amid 17-month contract stalemate
by Rory Pasquariello
Reporter staff writer
Nov 30, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 20 20 recommendations | email to a friend
The seemingly endless quest for a settlement of the teachers’ contract was complicated last week when William Blanchard, a math teacher at Bayonne High School, sent out a letter to union members as...
Holiday season kicks off
Tree lighting, music, and Santa dazzle Broadway
by Rory Pasquariello
Reporter staff writer
Nov 30, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 18 18 recommendations | email to a friend
Bayonne celebrated the start of the holiday season with its annual tree lighting ceremony on Tuesday, November 22, to the accompaniment of the Bayonne High School jazz ensemble, the All Saints Cath...
Stem Studio opens at Midtown Community School
Students prepare for careers of the 21st Century
by Rory Pasquariello
Reporter staff writer
Nov 30, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 21 21 recommendations | email to a friend
The Bayonne School District hosted a grand opening of the STEM Studio at Midtown Community School, a workshop that engages elementary students in concepts of Science, Technology, Engineering, and M...
Bayonne has talent
Residents compete at local show
by Rory Pasquariello
Reporter staff writer
Nov 30, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
For the second consecutive year, the Bayonne Theater Company held its “Bayonne’s Got Talent” show at the Story Court Branch Library on Saturday, November 19, with about 25 residents coming out to s...
Bayonne Briefs
Nov 30, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
Bench dedicated to Martin Klepach Graduates of the St. Joseph Grammar School Class of 1971 remembered deceased friend Martin Klepach with a bench dedication ceremony at Sr. Miriam Teresa Demjanovic...
Bayonne gets into the spirit of giving
Volunteers welcome at local soup kitchens
by Rory Pasquariello
Reporter staff writer
Nov 23, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 35 35 recommendations | email to a friend
Thanksgiving marks the start of the season of giving. Many are donating their time, food, and services. Leticia Wise is helping to lead a food drive and soup kitchen at the Friendship Baptist Churc...
Charles Ryan is newest BBOED trustee
Newly elected board gets to work
by Rory Pasquariello
Reporter staff writer
Nov 23, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 22 22 recommendations | email to a friend
Charles Ryan is the new trustee on the block at the Bayonne Board of Education (BBOED). Barry Kushnir’s sudden resignation in July left an open seat, which Ryan won with 42 percent of the more than...
What’s so funny?
A comedy scene grows in Hudson County
by Rory Pasquariello
Reporter staff writer
Nov 23, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 36 36 recommendations | email to a friend
Hoboken-based comedian Dan Frigolette was performing recently at Hoboken’s Cadillac Cantina bar and told a story about a recent visit to Oklahoma. “I said I lived [near] New York and they go, ‘Oh, ...
Bayonne Briefs
Nov 23, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
“Raise the Roadway” nearing completion On the 85th Anniversary of the opening of the Bayonne Bridge, the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey (PANYNJ) announced the near completion of the “Rai...
City to purchase Holy Family to house BEOF
Council hears pros and cons
by Rory Pasquariello
Reporter staff writer
Nov 16, 2016 | 1 1 comments | 34 34 recommendations | email to a friend
Plans for the City of Bayonne to purchase Holy Family Academy on Avenue A to house the Bayonne Economic Opportunity Foundation (BEOF) are underway. The City Council agreed on November 9 to enter in...