East Side residents feel forgotten
As City Council approves redevelopment plans
by Rory Pasquariello
Reporter staff writer
Jul 27, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 17 17 recommendations | email to a friend
The Bayonne City Council approved two 25-year tax abatements and three development plans on Wednesday, much to the dismay of many in attendance whose concerns—mostly over the potential for decrease...
Bayonne’s own goes for gold
Jonathan Gomez heads to Rio
by Rory Pasquariello
Reporter staff writer
Jul 27, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
Jonathan Gomez, who swims for Bayonne’s Scarlet Aquaticsclub and attended St. Peter’s Prep and St. Peter’s University, is going to the Olympics this summer. Previously a finalist at the 200-meter b...
Pedal Power
Bayonne preps for bikes
by Rory Pasquariello
Reporter staff writer
Jul 27, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 16 16 recommendations | email to a friend
Bayonne is a car city. Roads here, like the rest of the country, were designed for cars, and the sidewalks for pedestrians. Cyclists fall into a grey area, usually trapped dangerously between two l...
Pokethusiasts are catching ‘em all
Most downloaded game ever takes the county by storm
by Rory Pasquariello
Reporter staff writer
Jul 27, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
Remember geocaching? A game in which participants visit a websitewhere other users leave GPS coordinates of hidden “geocaches.”You find those coordinates in the real world, where (you hope) a littl...
Bayonne Briefs
Jul 27, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
Bayonne Board of Ed candidates announced The BBOED candidate for the November 8 election were announced this week, with 12 candidates running. Mary Jane Desmond, Dennis Wilbeck, and Carol Cruden ar...
Right Place at the right time
McCabe saves JC cop at Broadway Diner
by Rory Pasquariello
Reporter staff writer
Jul 20, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 28 28 recommendations | email to a friend
When a 911 call came in for a man having difficulty breathing in the parking lot of Broadway Diner on a warm, sunny afternoon, Mickey McCabe, owner of McCabe Ambulance Service, was pulling out of a...
Jugglers, jesters, and medieval madness
The Renaissance fair comes to town
by Rory Pasquariello
Reporter staff writer
Jul 20, 2016 | 1 1 comments | 26 26 recommendations | email to a friend
When the Bayonne Theater Company thought to organize a Shakespeare in the Park event like the one in Central Park, ideas floated around on ways to compliment such a production and make it as entert...
Smash hit draws tourists to historic site
Hamilton alive and well
by Rory Pasquariello
Reporter staff writer
Jul 20, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 26 26 recommendations | email to a friend
The clashing of great minds took a much different form in the political arenas of early 19th-Century America than they do now, when having a great mind is no prerequisite to enter such arenas. And ...
Bayonne Briefs
Jul 20, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 17 17 recommendations | email to a friend
Bayonne man stabbed Pablo Caamano, 33, of Bayonne died on Monday morning after police found him in his parked vehicle in Woodbridge with a stab wound, according to police reports. Allegedly also at...
Teacher contract negotiations ongoing
Union president speaks out
by Rory Pasquariello
Reporter staff writer
Jul 13, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 32 32 recommendations | email to a friend
Parents in Bayonne are very familiar with their school district’s status as perpetually underfunded. And that fact looms large over every funding issue at the Bayonne Board of Education (BBOED), wh...