Blocking out time and getting it done
Teachers, Board of Education, and city shooting for contract by start of school
by Joseph Passantino
Reporter staff writer
Aug 21, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
Stakeholders in negotiations regarding the Bayonne teachers’ contract are scheduled to meet again on Monday, Aug. 25, following an “encouraging” gathering at City Hall on Aug. 1, said Business Admi...
City Council supports elected school board
Will school-board-member selection go back to the people?
by Joseph Passantino
Reporter staff writer
Aug 21, 2014 | 1 1 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
The second reading of the one-sentence Resolution 26 at the Bayonne City Council meeting on Aug. 13 was quick and seemingly innocuous, but it represented about two years’ worth of effort for some r...
Missed connections and a lost locket
Craigslist helps local people look for loved ones – and an item from grandma
by Joseph Passantino
Reporter staff writer
Aug 21, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
On Aug. 1, a 29-year-old North Bergen man saw a “beautiful blonde lady on a Boulevard East bus to New York.” He didn’t talk to her, and certainly didn’t get her contact information. His only hope w...
Top Hudson cop to city councilman
Perez looking to use county administration know-how to help Bayonne
by Joseph Passantino
Reporter staff writer
Aug 21, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
How do you go from being the onetime top executive in your field in the county to a municipal legislator in your city? You dig right in and get to work. That’s what Juan Perez, former Hudson County...
BAYONNE BRIEFS
Aug 21, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
Meeting to be held for group with beautifying city as goal The first meeting of the Beautify Bayonne group will be held Friday, Aug. 22 from 7 to 11 p.m. at All Fit Studios, 196 Broadway. Group mem...
Moving forward with regionalization
Chamber president, mayors, and county exec pledge cooperation with businesses
by Joseph Passantino
Reporter staff writer
Aug 13, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
The Bayonne Chamber of Commerce’s expansion outward in a regionalization effort – and working with Jersey City and county government to attract more businesses – were the main thrusts of speakers a...
No copping out
National Night Out touts police-community relationship in fighting crime
by Joseph Passantino
Reporter staff writer
Aug 13, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
In an effort to show children that police officers are their friends, and to band to together with the public in crime-fighting efforts, National Night Out was again hosted by the city and its poli...
Not a “hard-knock life”
New theater troupe already realizing successes
by Joseph Passantino
Reporter staff writer
Aug 13, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
A novice theater troupe is spreading its wings after a successful spring debut and is gearing up for another production this weekend. The Theatre Group at All Saints Catholic Academy was founded in...
One-stop shop for health screenings
City sponsors health fair as part of outreach program
by Joseph Passantino
Reporter staff writer
Aug 13, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
Ensuring the city’s residents are health conscious – and in the rare instance, making a life-saving catch — were among the goals of the Bayonne City Health Fair held on Thursday, Aug. 7. The three-...
Canine memories
Photographer captures spirit of dying dogs
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Aug 13, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
The old saying claims that cats have nine lives. But what about dogs? For Jersey City photographer Jenna Leigh Teti, keeping the memory of pet canines has become something of a mission – especially...