This is a test
Some high schools soar, others struggle with SATs
by Gianluca D'Elia
Reporter Correspondent
Aug 17, 2016 | 1 1 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
Last month, the state released the average SAT scores for each high school in the state for the 2014-2015 school year, allowing residents to compare how their district did on the standardized test,...
Polishing your nails behind the wheel?
Law proposed to curb distracted driving
by Rory Pasquariello
Reporter staff writer
Aug 17, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 19 19 recommendations | email to a friend
Assemblyman Nicholas Chiaravalotti of Hudson County recently sponsored a bill that has been interpreted in some media outlets as banning drinking coffee, polishing your nails, or reading a newspape...
Running for their lives
A Bayonne marathoner competes for a cause
by Rory Pasquariello
Reporter staff writer
Aug 17, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 17 17 recommendations | email to a friend
Bayonne resident Christina Timoldi, 24, will compete in the New York City Marathon in November, not just to achieve her personal best but to help those less fortunate. She will be running for Back ...
Bayonne Briefs
Aug 17, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
New apartment building unveiled In July, the Bayonne City Council approved a variance for Pier View Lofts, a 65-unit apartment building to be constructed at the site of the former Doolan’s Auto Ser...
Community and police join hands
National Night Out attracts hundreds
by Rory Pasquariello
Reporter staff writer
Aug 10, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 35 35 recommendations | email to a friend
The Bayonne Police Department, along with departments across the nation, celebrated National Night Out on Tuesday August 2. Bayonne’s celebration took place at 16th Street-DiDomenico Park. The annu...
Church consolidation eight months later
A changing landscape for Roman Catholics
by Rory Pasquariello
Reporter staff writer
Aug 10, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 30 30 recommendations | email to a friend
When five Roman Catholic parishes in Bayonne merged into two in January, Frank Scibetta, a Boy Scout troop leader who used to attend the now-closed Assumption Church, took his troop meetings and hi...
Concert series rocks
Bayonne flocks to Summer Sounds
by Rory Pasquariello
Reporter staff writer
Aug 10, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 32 32 recommendations | email to a friend
The summer sounds of jet skis whizzing by the shore, of churning bicycle cranks, popcorn popping, and the growing chatter of crowds pouring in preceded the Summer Sounds by the Bay headliner for Au...
Bayonne Briefs
Aug 10, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 20 20 recommendations | email to a friend
Olympic dream ends for Jonathan Gomez After placing fifth in a preliminary heat with a personal best time of 1:56.65, Jonathan Gomez, the St. Peter’s Prep and St. Peter’s University alumnus and Bay...
BBOED moves around pieces
Twelve candidates to run in November
by Rory Pasquariello
Reporter staff writer
Aug 03, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 35 35 recommendations | email to a friend
The Bayonne Board of Education (BBOED) on Wednesday again voted not to renew Superintendent Patricia McGeehan’s contract, which expires June 30, 2017. Normally, boards do not vote twice on the same...
Disgruntled employee or whistleblower?
P.J. Leonard files civil complaint against Bayonne
by Rory Pasquariello
Reporter staff writer
Aug 03, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 43 43 recommendations | email to a friend
On October 21, 2015, city employee Patrick “P.J.” Leonard appeared before the Bayonne City Council to blow his proverbial whistle at the Davis Administration, charging that members of the mayoral c...