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Hoboken permits Suez water project to resume work
HOBOKEN -- Hoboken Mayor Ravi Bhalla announced his decision to allow SUEZ Water to resume its work in southwest Hoboken after they turned in a revised plan to update an underground water meter. The...
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Author Cherise Wolas comes to Little City Books
Author Cherise Wolas, author of "The Family Tabor," visits Little City Books on Tuesday, July 24 at 7 p.m. According to the shop, "Over the course of a weekend, a family's complicated secrets unfol...
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DELANEY, JOHN J., SR.
85, passed away at Select Specialty Hospital in Rochelle Park, NJ on July 11, 2018. John was born in Bayonne and was a lifelong resident. Husband of the late Joan C. (Higgins) Delaney. Father of Ja...
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DETHLEFSEN, MARJORIE (nee: Hoff)
passed away on July 11, 2018. She was born in Bayonne and was a lifelong resident. Mrs. Dethlefsen was predeceased by her husband, the late John Dethlefsen; and her daughter, the late Lorraine Deth...
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KUCZYNSKI, CHESTER L.
of Bayonne, passed away on July 9, 2018 at his home surrounded by his family. Born in 1929, Chet lived most of his life in Bayonne. Chet is survived by his wife of 67 years, Audrey (Novak) Kuczynsk...
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Controversy over immigration vote
Hudson County renews $10M ICE detainee contract

In a move that could intensify local protests over immigration policy, the Hudson County Board of Freeholders voted July 12 to renew the county’s contract with federal authorities to house immigrat...
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LAWRENCE, CATHERINE E. (nee: Niederhaus)
64, passed away at the Bayonne Medical Center on July 3, 2018. Catherine was born in Bayonne, and lived there lifelong. Wife of the late John J. Lawrence, Jr. Sister of Edward J. Niederhaus and his...
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30 years at the Bayonne Police Department
Police Chief Drew Sisk resigns

Bayonne Police Chief Drew Sisk announced his retirement this month, effective August 1, a year after he was sworn in. Sisk worked for the Bayonne Police Department 30 years after graduating from th...
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McHALE, BERNADETTE
58, passed away at Bayonne Medical Center with her family by her side on July 10, 2018. Bernadette was born in Jersey City and was a lifelong resident of Bayonne. Daughter of the late Cletus P. McH...
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SPOTO, ANNA C.
83, passed away at St. Ann's Nursing Home, Jersey City on July 8, 2018. Anna was born in Bayonne, and lived there lifelong. Daughter of the late Josephine (nee: Ghichetti) and Thomas Spoto. Sister ...
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NJ Teamsters defy the odds, make playoffs
First-season triumph for Bayonne soccer

The NJ Teamsters, Bayonne’s first semi-pro soccer team, won nine games, lost four, and tied one in its first season, propelling the teaminto the playoffs, which took place in Rochester, NY on July ...
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Ask the Ump!
STEALING BASES QUESTION : In high school softball only, when can a base runner take a lead / steal a base (On the pitcher’s backswing, release of pitch or when the ball reaches home plate)? If base...
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End in sight for renovation of 57 Street Firehouse
Chief Weaver eyes fall completion

The 57th Street Firehouse, a 90-year-old structure at the corner of Avenue B, is currently undergoing a long-awaited three-phase renovation that is expected to jumpstart one of the oldest-serving f...
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TOSK, ANITA FAY
90, died July 8, 2018 surrounded by her family at Hampton Ridge Rehabilitation Center in Toms River, NJ. Born and raised in Paterson, NJ and Coney Island, NY, she lived most of her adult life in Ba...
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History of Memorial Day
To the Editor: The ancient Greeks and Romans held annual days of remembrance for loved ones each year, decorating their graves with flowers and public festivals, the first in 431 B.C. Many viewed t...
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Tread Lightly: Worn Tires Put Drivers at Risk, AAA tests reveal hazards of worn tires in wet weather
To the Editor: Afternoon downpours could spell disaster for millions of road trippers this summer, thanks to an unlikely suspect: tires. New research from AAA reveals that driving on relatively wor...
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WEENING, CHARLES ANDREW
51, of Bayonne, passed away on July 5, 2018 with his wife by his side. He is survived by wife Chris Ann (nee: Valentino); children Catherine, Charles, Christian and Connor; mother Harriet Lee Weeni...
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PLACING TEAM FIRST
The St. Dominic Academy Cross Country/Track & Field program, which always place team first, enjoyed a stellar year. The team was a dominant force locally as is the norm and traveled to 12 states du...
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Cheryl Olander sweeps Special Olympic bowling meets
Cheryl Olander received a gold medal in all three Special Olympic bowling meets (area, sectional, and state) that Bayonne Recreation participated in. Cheryl and seven other members participated in ...
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Bayonne Briefs
Coptic Festival returns for its third year St. Abanoub & St. Antonious Coptic Orthodox Church, which is made up of residents from the growing Egyptian community in Jersey City and Bayonne, is hosti...
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