Paving the way
Council readying for roadwork after the winter
by By Joseph Passantino
Reporter staff writer
Feb 26, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 81 81 recommendations | email to a friend
With the last of the winter’s snowstorms probably not fallen yet—and the full impact of the dozen or so snowstorms thus far on Bayonne’s roadways still not known—the city is already planning to mov...
Safeguarding the honor of heroes
City council passes resolution mandating greater oversight of 9/11 memorial and environs
by By Joseph Passantino
Reporter staff writer
Feb 26, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 83 83 recommendations | email to a friend
Keeping the sanctity of Bayonne’s site honoring those killed by the terrorist attacks of Sept. 11, 2001, was the concern of a local citizen’s group and the larger local population. The city council...
It’s not all academic
New high school institute also stresses creativity, innovation
by By Joseph Passantino
Reporter staff writer
Feb 26, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 28 28 recommendations | email to a friend
The new Academy for Fine Arts and Academics at Bayonne High School welcomed newly accepted students into the program, while also celebrating its recent success, at a special reception on Feb. 20 at...
BAYONNE BRIEFS
Feb 26, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 29 29 recommendations | email to a friend
Zanowic slate in upheaval; one candidate leaves, a second said to have left; one added The ticket of mayoral hopeful Anthony Zanowic was in disarray on Tuesday morning, Feb. 25, as Third Ward candi...
Smith launches campaign
Mayor Smith kicks off reelection bid with same team
by By Joseph Passantino
Reporter staff writer
Feb 19, 2014 | 1 1 comments | 75 75 recommendations | email to a friend
With the rumors of possible ticket changes abounding, the first campaign rally for Mayor Mark Smith was not about surprise announcements, but about solidarity and sticking with a previous winning t...
East meets West
Marist High School hosts Far East counterparts
by By Joseph Passantino
Reporter staff writer
Feb 19, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 77 77 recommendations | email to a friend
East met West at Marist High School recently as the school hosted 38 students from China on Feb. 7 during their tour of American colleges and universities. The 16-year-olds were visiting schools in...
Signing them up
Rent control group aims for May elections to again raise issue
by By Joseph Passantino
Reporter staff writer
Feb 19, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 73 73 recommendations | email to a friend
The Bayonne Tenants Organization’s (BTO) effort to bring rent control back to the city continues, with the group’s goal of getting an initiative on the ballot for the May 13 municipal elections sti...
Read all about it
Former city resident writes about youth and finding direction
by By Joseph Passantino
Reporter staff writer
Feb 19, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 37 37 recommendations | email to a friend
What do you do if you’re a North Carolina resident passionately into writing and wanting to succeed more in that field? Well, you of course, pen a book about teenage love and life in your native Ba...
Giving of herself
Bayonne native donates kidney to 5-year-old Pennsylvania girl, saving her life
by By Joseph Passantino
Reporter staff writer
Feb 19, 2014 | 1 1 comments | 40 40 recommendations | email to a friend
What if you could make a difference, giving of yourself to save a life, for someone you barely knew, even if no one asked you to. Would you do it? That was the decision that Cindy Stupinski Santos,...
BAYONNE BRIEFS
Feb 19, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 45 45 recommendations | email to a friend
Thoroughfare snow removal a success Mayor Mark A. Smith said that the end-to-end snow removal on major city streets last weekend was a success. Bayonne crews and contractors removed snow from the s...

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