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Car Horn Leads to Bayonne Man Striking Passenger with Hammer, Police Say

June 13, 2018

BAYONNE, NJ – An intoxicated Bayonne man was charged with aggravated assault for hitting a man in the back with a hammer on Tuesday night, police said.

Nagy Bekhit, 35, of Lord Avenue, got into a verbal dispute at the stoplight on 1st Street and Broadway after a car beeped his horn as a bus allowed Bekhit to cross the street.

Believing the horn was directed at him, police said Bekhit ...

Car Horn Leads to Bayonne Man Striking Passenger with Hammer, Police Say

BAYONNE, NJ – An intoxicated Bayonne man was charged with aggravated assault for hitting a man in the back with a hammer on Tuesday night, police said.

Nagy Bekhit, 35, of Lord Avenue, got into a verbal dispute at the stoplight on 1st Street and Broadway after a car beeped his horn as a bus allowed Bekhit to cross the street.

Believing the horn was directed at him, police said Bekhit ...

Students Represent Bayonne High School at University of Maryland's National History Day

June 11, 2018

BAYONNE, NJ – A group of history students are representing Bayonne High School this week at the finals of National History Day at the University of Maryland, College Park.  

Freshman Tashu Gupta is presenting her individual exhibit, The Cuban Missile Crisis: A Conflict and Compromise, while a group of Bayonne High School seniors will be presenting their group website, Nuclear ...

Bayonne ELKS Invites Fire Victims to Free Dinner Event on Saturday

June 21, 2018

BAYONNE, NJ – Victims of the fire that ravaged through a 34th Street and Prospect Avenue residential building are invited to a free dinner event at Bayonne ELKS Lodge on Saturday night.

The evening will include fine Italian dining and some other refreshments in an effort to support the victims of the fire.

“We, as members of this community, would like to help in any way we ...

Southern Boys Volleyball Advance to 10th Straight State Championship with 2-0 Victory Over Bayonne

June 6, 2018

SOUTH BRUNSWICK, NJ - The Southern Regional Boys Volleyball squad was victorious over Bayonne on Tuesday in the NJSIAA State semifinal contest, winning 25-20 and 25-13 in two games.  

Mike Andriani had 11 digs and Matt Jones had 12 for the Rams.  Arvind Kumar registered 9 service, 3 blocks and 6 kills.  Shane Bent chipped in with 6 kills and  6 digs in the ...

Bayonne Rec Department Set for Summer Swim Lessons

BAYONNE, NJ – Swim lessons at DiDomenico Municipal Pool are back in 2018.

The Bayonne Division of Recreation will offer three different programs throughout the summer at the city’s pool in 16th Street Park:  Beginner, Parent & Me and Special Needs.

Lifeguards are on-hand for every lesson, with a 1-to-8 ratio of instructors to students. Each program includes water safety ...

Manutti Marina in Belmar: Top Choice for Boating, Fishing and All-Around Family Fun

June 11, 2018

BELMAR, NJ — It’s no secret that Belmar Manutti Marina ranks among the best boating destinations along the Atlantic coast.

Tucked along the eastern shoreline of the idyllic Shark River — just a five-minute trip by boat to the ocean — the state-of-the-art marina is a top choice among boaters looking to stay for the season, enjoy a vacation or spend the weekend.

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Statement from LUPE Fund on Family Separation at the U.S.-Mexico Border

June 22, 2018

The recent news and images reporting the cruel and senseless separation of immigrant children from their parents and family members are beyond heartbreaking. As an organization that represents Latinas, we are deeply disturbed with President Trump and his administration’s “zero-tolerance” migrant policy at the U.S.-Mexico border, and their tactics in dealing with immigrants as a ...