Philip G. Vroom Community School Social Studies teacher, Mrs. Giselle Torres, is pictured at the Brown vs. Board of Education National Historic Site in Topeka, Kansas. Ms. Torres visited the site recently when she attended the National Endowment for the Humanities Landmark of American History and Culture Summer Seminar, Native American and African-American Educational Experiences in Kansas, 1830-1960, at the University of Kansas. Ms. Torres was one of only a small number of teachers from throughout the nation that were selected to participate in this prestigious program.
Bayonne Teacher One of Few Selected to Participate in Native American and African-American Educational Experiences in Kansas, 1830-1960
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By CITY OF BAYONNEJune 4, 2018
Mayor Jimmy Davis announced that the 2018 Bayonne Hometown Fair will take place on Saturday, June 9, and Sunday, June 10. This will be the fourth annual fair in its current format. On Saturday, the fair’s hours will be from 11:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. On Sunday, the fair’s hours will be from 12:00 noon to 5:00 p.m. The fair will be located along Broadway, from 21st ...
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Bayonne Community Blood Drive in Memorial of Michael Romano – 1st 35 donors will get a free pair of Hudson Cinemas movie passes!
By SHARON ZETTSJune 2, 2018
The weather may have just started to warm up, but New Jersey Blood Services (NJBS) is already urging the public to donate blood as we head into the summer months. With schools closing and vacations scheduled, less people donate blood from June through August but transfusions are still needed for local patients.
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Patriots’ Path Council Boy Scouts of America invites you to the inaugural Patriots’ Path Family 5K Run / Walk
By THE PATRIOTS’ PATH COUNCIL BOY SCOUTS OF AMERICAJune 1, 2018
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By JOSEPH PASSANTINOMay 30, 2018
About 170 people, including many members of Jersey City’s and Bayonne’s Muslim communities, local public figures, healthcare administrators and others attended the two CarePoint Health-sponsored Iftar Dinners held last week in observance of the monthlong Muslim holiday of Ramadan.
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By JOSEPH PASSANTINOMay 25, 2018
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By NEW JERSEY DEPARTMENT OF HUMAN SERVICESMay 24, 2018
The New Jersey Department of Human Services on Wednesday honored 12 New Jersey high school and middle school students for their winning entries in the 2018 New Jersey Teen Media Contest, which celebrated the students’ artistic and written word portrayal of how their family tree may look.
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