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After 40 years, Big Apple closes Owners retiring on top

Big Apple has been a mainstay sports bar and restaurant in Bayonne since 1976, when Vinny Bottino’s parents opened it. Bottino has been running the bar since 1987 when he and his brother, John,...

For a cleaner, greener Bayonne

To the Editor: In response to the article, “This stinks,” from the December 14 issue, by Rory Pasquariello, another source of garbage in Bayonne is the spilling of recycling bins on windy days. The company...

School board plugs $2 million deficit Plan to tap grant money

Amid the ongoing controversy over the school board’s $2 million deficit, rumors have been circulating about the premature departure of Bayonne Superintendent of Schools Patricia McGeehan. At press time, Monday, December 19, the rumors...

Thanks to McCabe Ambulance

To the Editor: This letter is written for the president of McCabe Ambulance Services. I am recalling over many years the McCabe staff, along with Bayonne Fire, Police and hospital workers have worked together to save...

Veterans as teachers VFW hosts students, teaches military history

The Veterans of Foreign Wars Museum hosted a 7th grade class from Horace Mann Elementary School on Thursday, December 15, as they often do for students in the Bayonne School District. Members of Post...


To the Editor: Why has there been no teachers' contract for seven out of the last eight years? I can only suggest that the parents, students, teachers, and citizens have been "duped" by the Board...

Bayonne Briefs

GCT USA, Port Authority break ground for new ExpressRail Port Jersey Facility Global Container Terminals, Inc(GVT) and the Port Authority (PA) recently broke ground for the ExpressRail Port Jersey facility (“Greenville Yard”). The facility will...

Where are answers in Hoboken train crash? Questions remain in wake of accident that...

Nearly two months after a commuter train crashed into a platform at the Hoboken terminal, killing a young mother who had just dropped her daughter at day care, the events leading up to the...

‘Road of death’ Bike JC pushes for changes on Grand Street

Even though downtown Grand Street is four lanes wide in some places, it’s still not safe enough for bicyclists, considering the large volume of cars traveling at high speed. At least, that’s according to...

‘How are you doing at the North Pole?’ Post office responds to Hoboken kids’...

“Santa Claws 1 reindeer-Lane north pole Alaska,” reads an envelope in a child’s handwriting, sitting on top of several others like it in the Hoboken Post Office. “Dear Santa, I have been very good. How...
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