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Bayonne Lottery Player Wins $10,000 in Tuesday Drawing

October 20, 2021

TRENTON. NJ  – A Bayonne lottery player is $10,000 richer after their ticket purchased at Avenue A Deli, 723 Avenue A, matched four of the five white balls, and the Gold Mega Ball, in Tuesday’s drawing. 

The winning numbers for the Tuesday, October 19, drawing were: 03, 12, 13, 19, and  52. The Gold Mega Ball was 01, and the Megaplier Multiplier was 03. 

The ...

Newark Man Arrested at Bayonne ShopRite for Threatening to Strike Police Officers With Metal Pole

BAYONNE, NJ - A 27-year-old Newark man was arrested by members of the Bayonne Police Department Tuesday after reportedly causing a disturbance at ShopRite Tuesday night. 

According to Captain Eric Amato, the officer, on detail as a security guard, was alerted by a customer of a disturbance at one of the cash-out lines where he found the man, later identified as Ahmed A. Abdelrehim, ...

DoorDash Driver Assaults Burger King Employee

BAYONNE, NJ - A DoorDash driver irate that his Burger King order wasn't ready when he pulled into the drive thru window on Broadway began cursing at an employee, a statement by the Bayonne Police Department read Tuesday.

After driving away, Captain Eric Amato continued, the suspect returned to the window on foot and continued his irate behavior. The situation then got physical as the ...

Meadowlands Convention Center Would Draw Crowds, Revenues and Jobs, Advocates Say

EAST RUTHERFORD, NJ - The gathering of the Meadowlands 2040 Foundation in the Hilton Meadowlands on Tuesday bubbled with excitement, not just because many of the professionals had not seen each other face to face for nearly 18 months due to the COVID pandemic, but also because they had come to hear the long-anticipated report on the possible construction of a Meadowlands Convention ...

Longtime Bayonne DPW Head Appointed as Director of Municipal Services

October 14, 2021

BAYONNE, NJ - Gary Chmielewski, Bayonne’s former director of the Department of Public Works, has been named by Mayor Jimmy Davis as Director of Municipal Services. The appointment comes just weeks after Davis asked for the resignation of Tim Boyle over allegations that he secretly recorded a conversation between city employees, including Business Administrator Melissa ...

Bayonne VFW Post 226 Honors Student Winners of Annual Essay Contest

October 16, 2021

BAYONNE, NJ - Bayonne VFW Post 226 recently recognized five Bayonne students for the contributions to the annual Voice of Democracy Awards contest.

Marter Adeeb, Alyssia Ouhocine, Gianna Valdes, Nicholas Maharaj, and Abdelazziz Fezani were each honored for their work, and, after giving oral presentations on their essay on the topic of "Is This the Nation Our Founders ...

Bayonne 6th Graders Celebrate Hispanic Influencers

BAYONNE, NJ - Students in Ms. Torres's 6th Grade Social Studies class at PG Vroom School are ready to take off now that they've created their own passports.

The project, part of the school's recognition Hispanic Heritage Month, focused on Latin America and also included the student's making presentation on the Hispanic influencer of their choice including Roberto ...

Bayonne Lottery Player Wins $10,000 in Tuesday Drawing

October 20, 2021

TRENTON. NJ  – A Bayonne lottery player is $10,000 richer after their ticket purchased at Avenue A Deli, 723 Avenue A, matched four of the five white balls, and the Gold Mega Ball, in Tuesday’s drawing. 

The winning numbers for the Tuesday, October 19, drawing were: 03, 12, 13, 19, and  52. The Gold Mega Ball was 01, and the Megaplier Multiplier was 03. 

The ...

FEMA Officials Back in Bayonne Offering Storm Assistance this Week

BAYONNE, NJ - FEMA officials will return to Bayonne this week to continue efforts to provide financial assistance as permitted following the agency’s major disaster declaration in the wake of Tropical Storm IDA

Up to 12 inches of rain hit Bayonne when the storm drenched the New York and New Jersey areas September 1. 

Residents seeking assistance can visit the Bayonne Museum, 229 ...

COVID-19 Home Tests Recalled Due to Potential of False Positive Results

October 7, 2021

WASHINGTON, DC- A recently identified manufacturing issue may lead to false positive results with certain lots of the Ellume COVID-19 Home Test, federal officials from the FDA announced in a safety communication. 

A “false positive” is a test result that says a person has the virus when they do not actually have ...

Bayer Issues Voluntary Recall of Specific Lotrimin® and Tinactin® Spray Products Due to the Presence of Benzene

WHIPPANY, N.J.-- All unexpired Lotrimin® AF and Tinactin® spray products are being voluntarily recalled due to the presence of benzene in some product samples, Bayer, the product's manufacturer has announced.  

All products with lot numbers beginning with TN, CV or NAA and distributed between September 2018 to September 2021 are being ...

Bayonne in Photos: Spooky Scenes All Across City as Halloween Draws Near

October 14, 2021

BAYONNE, NJ - Bayonne appears to be back in the Halloween spirit as residents all across the city have decorated their houses ahead of the holiday.

Halloween is that mystic night on which all sorts of spirits will be abroad. The holiday has changed from the Victorian era when many people claimed they could use charms to forecast the future and believed wholeheartedly in mediums and other ...

Meadowlands Convention Center Would Draw Crowds, Revenues and Jobs, Advocates Say

October 19, 2021

EAST RUTHERFORD, NJ - The gathering of the Meadowlands 2040 Foundation in the Hilton Meadowlands on Tuesday bubbled with excitement, not just because many of the professionals had not seen each other face to face for nearly 18 months due to the COVID pandemic, but also because they had come to hear the long-anticipated report on the possible construction of a Meadowlands Convention ...

Five Tips to Prevent Identity Theft and Other Cybercrimes During Cybersecurity Awareness Month (October 2021)

NEW JERSEY – Cybersecurity Awareness Month (October 2021 #BeCyberSmart) raises awareness about the importance of cybersecurity across America, ensuring that everyone has the resources needed to be safer and more secure online. 

Cases of cybercrimes are growing astronomically. The National Review reported in Nov. 2020 that cybercrime damages are expected to reach $6 trillion ...

Newark Man Arrested at Bayonne ShopRite for Threatening to Strike Police Officers With Metal Pole

October 20, 2021

BAYONNE, NJ - A 27-year-old Newark man was arrested by members of the Bayonne Police Department Tuesday after reportedly causing a disturbance at ShopRite Tuesday night. 

According to Captain Eric Amato, the officer, on detail as a security guard, was alerted by a customer of a disturbance at one of the cash-out lines where he found the man, later identified as Ahmed A. Abdelrehim, ...

DoorDash Driver Assaults Burger King Employee

BAYONNE, NJ - A DoorDash driver irate that his Burger King order wasn't ready when he pulled into the drive thru window on Broadway began cursing at an employee, a statement by the Bayonne Police Department read Tuesday.

After driving away, Captain Eric Amato continued, the suspect returned to the window on foot and continued his irate behavior. The situation then got physical as the ...

7-11 Window Smasher Arrested, Police Say

October 17, 2021

BAYONNE, NJ - A 31-year-old Bayonne man was arrested Thursday in connection with a September 27 incident in which he is said to have punched and shattered a front window of 7-11.

The suspect, identified as Aaron Dellbridge, acted after he became “enraged” when he was asked to leave the area where he was said to be panhandling.

According to a report by Captain Eric Amato the ...

Hudson County Prosecutor Esther Suarez Appoints New Chief of Detectives

JERSEY CITY, NJ  – The Hudson County Prosecutor’s Office has a new Chief of Detectives.

On Tuesday James A. Parker, a more than three decade veteran of law enforcement work, including in both Philadelphia and with the New Jersey State Police where he rose to the rank of Major, was sworn in by the Honorable Jeffrey R. Jablonski, A.J.S.C. during a small ...

10 High Impact Tulips to Delight Your Neighbors

October 9, 2021

Big, bold and beautiful, these dazzling tulips are sure to brighten your gardens and neighborhood. Include a few or all ten to create a colorful display throughout the spring that is sure to delight you and everyone who passes by.

Welcome spring with Red Emperor, one of the earliest tulips to bloom. It’s not surprising it has remained popular for more than 80 years. Also known as Madame ...

Girls Soccer: Bayonne Beats Hoboken, 3-1, in Hudson County Tournament

October 17, 2021

BAYONNE, NJ — Emily Karlicki's hat trick powered the Bayonne girls soccer team to a 3-1 victory over Hoboken in the quarterfinal round of the Hudson County Tournament on Saturday.

Karlicki got her big day started just three minutes into the game on a goal that came off a pass from Angela Maino to give Bayonne (6-4) a 1-0 lead.

Karlicki scored unassisted goals at the 6:00 mark and ...

Football: Union City Dominates Bayonne, 56-12

UNION CITY, NJ - Union City built a four-touchdown lead in the first half and went on to a 56-12 football victory over Bayonne Friday night on the rooftop in Union City.

Elijah Rose rushed for 159 yards and three touchdowns for Union City (3-4) to pace a 355-yard ground attack for the home team.

Both of the touchdowns for Bayonne (3-4) came in the third quarter. Christian Ashe scored on a ...

Boys Soccer: Hoboken Beats Bayonne, 2-1, in Hudson County Tournament

HOBOKEN, NJ — The Hoboken boys soccer team broke a tie with a second-half goal and went on to defeat Bayonne, 2-1, in the first round of the Hudson County Tournament on Saturday.

Ty Wholf scored in the second half to snap a 1-1 tie, but Hoboken (7-3) was given a stern challenge by underdog Bayonne (1-10-1), which put up a battle befitting a team with a much better record.

Christian ...

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NJ TRANSIT’s Mobile App Upgrades: Keeping Riders in the Know

NEW JERSEY – With more and more riders returning to public transportation, NJ TRANSIT’s recent changes to mobile apps literally represent well-timed upgrades.

Smartphone users can readily appreciate the ease of information available at their fingertips. A few swipes on the mobile app replace the need for paper schedules and more.  The mobile app is available on both Google ...

Hudson County Community College Celebrates Grand Opening of New Student Center

HUDSON COUNTY, NJ - A ribbon-cutting ceremony led by Dr. Christopher Reber marked the official opening of the new Hudson County Community College (HCCC) Student Center at 81 Sip Avenue in Jersey City on September 30.

The event, which also featured food tastings from Libby’s Home Kitchen and Starbucks, both located in the Student Center, also included self-guided tours of the $8.2 million ...

Hudson County Statewide Leader in Vaccinated Youth

October 11, 2021

HUDSON COUNTY, NJ - Executive Tom DeGise announced last week that Hudson County ranked first in the state for vaccination rate among 12-to-17-year-olds at 83%. The county is third in the state in overall one-dose vaccination rate at 87%, trailing only Morris and Somerset counties. 

“Ensuring that our kids can go back to school safely has been one of our highest priorities and ...

Vice President Harris Talks Child Care Funding, Vaccinations During New Jersey Stops

October 9, 2021

MONTCLAIR, NJ - Vice President Kamala Harris visited Montclair State University and Essex County College during her stop in New Jersey on Friday. 

She and her team had two goals for the visit: to promote vaccines and to highlight the importance of federal funding for child care. During her visit to MSU, Harris was accompanied by Congresswoman Mikie Sherrill (NJ-11) and Governor Phil ...

McKnight Championed Age Discrimination Bill Becomes Law

TRENTON, NJ  – Legislation championed by Assemblywoman Angela McKnight (D-Jersey City) which expands the scope of the Law Against Discrimination (LAD) by providing protections against age discrimination by employers was signed into law by Governor Phil Murphy on Tuesday.

“Discrimination of any kind has no place in New Jersey," Murphy ...

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How Exercise Can Reduce Your Risk of Breast Cancer

Though preventing breast cancer entirely is not possible, there are many steps you can take to reduce your risk of development. Perhaps the biggest thing you can do that studies show correlates to preventing breast cancer is exercise. And thankfully, there are plenty of things you can do to get moving and live an active lifestyle.

Regular physical activity regulates hormones including estrogen ...

How to Support Your Mental Health as the Seasons Change

As the days get shorter and colder and we welcome the festivities of fall, many older adults notice that they experience a change in energy levels and mood that feels like depression. If you’ve noticed a decline in your mental health when the seasons change, you’re not alone. Here’s a basic guide to understanding seasonal depression, its symptoms, and most importantly, how to ...

Tips to Stretch Your Food Budget This Fall

When it comes to budgeting, living on a fixed income can be tricky—from monthly bills to healthcare to necessities (and leaving a little wiggle room for fun and social activities). Luckily, a few simple changes could make shopping for groceries less of a hassle each month.

Here are eight tips for stretching your food budget this fall.

 

How to Shop for Groceries on a ...

Steps to Minimize Your Chances of Developing Breast Cancer

Breast cancer has affected millions of women worldwide, and chances are you or someone you know has been impacted by this disease.

Though there is no known way to prevent or cure breast cancer, there are steps you can take to reduce your risk, especially if you take action while you’re younger and healthier. Here is a list of things you can do and lifestyle changes that could reduce the ...

It’s Pumpkin Season! 5 Healthy Fall Recipes You’ll Love

Hello, pumpkin season!

Pumpkin is not only tasty, it’s also a superfood because it is high in Vitamins C and A, which help with eye health, boosting immunity, heart health, and more! Below is a list of five creative and tasty recipes that include this delicious and nutritional fall produce.

Pumpkin Muffin

Who doesn’t love a muffin on a crisp fall morning? These muffins are ...

Top Halloween Costumes for 2021

Halloween is just around the corner, so it’s time to start planning costumes for the whole family! Whether you’re trying a DIY look for your crew, hosting a party for friends, or trying to win the office costume contest, knowing this year’s hottest looks will give you the edge. Here are some of the costumes sure to be popular for kids and adults this year.

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Add These Spooktacular Sides to Elevate Your Halloween Party

Fall brings yearnings for warm and cozy gatherings with friends and family. If hosting a Halloween party is on your agenda this year, you are in luck! From alarming appetizers and devilish dips to spooktacular salads, we have gathered some of the most delicious and fun recipes for creepy fun.

 

Appetizers

Set the mood for your party right from the start with Halloween-themed ...

How to Clean and Care for Your Gutters

Being a homeowner means weekends doing chores or finding reliable service companies to take on tasks for you. Gutters play an important role in protecting your home and should be added to your bi-annual home maintenance schedule.

Cleaning gutters yourself is typically not difficult, depending on the size of your home, your physical ability to climb ladders, and the current condition of your ...

5 Benefits of Video Doorbells (and 5 Buzzworthy Brands!)

There’s arguably no better use of smart home technology than keeping your family and valuables safe, and a video doorbell offers a variety of home security benefits.

This small yet powerful surveillance equipment records video footage as visitors arrive—great for security whether you are home or away. Plus, the device’s sleek design hides its impressive functionality in an ...