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Bayonne Police Department Promotes 13

October 9, 2018

BAYONNE, NJ- With family and friends looking on 13 Bayonne police officers were promoted at a September 27 ceremony held at Bayonne City Hall.

Promoted to the rank of Deputy Chief was Robert Shork who, after serving four years in the United States Marine Corps, began his career with the Bayonne Police Department in 1994. During this time he has been assigned to the Patrol Division, the ...

With Launch of 2 New Programs Bayonne Library Continues to Cater to all Ages

October 9, 2018

BAYONNE, NJ- The Bayonne Free Public Library has announced the launch of two new programs to attract additional visitors to the space.

According to Mayor Jimmy Davis and Library Director JP Porcaro, both beginners and experienced crocheters are welcome to join the new crochet club set instructed by Debbie Vallese, set to meet every Tuesday, except holidays, from 10:00 a.m. until 11:00 a.m. in ...

Bergen Point Fall Festival Set to Return Saturday

BAYONNE, NJ- The annual Bergen Point Fall Festival, hosted by the Bayonne UEZ and the City of Bayonne is scheduled for Saturday. Held in conjunction with Bergen Point merchants, the free family fun event will take place from 5th Street to Cottage Street on Broadway from 12:00 p.m. until 6:00 p.m.

Last year’s event welcomed over 4,000 people to the area, according to organizers, with this ...

Bayonne NAACP Announces 91st Annual Freedom Fund Dinner

October 10, 2018

BAYONNE, NJ- The Bayonne Branch of the NAACP has annouced that their 91st annual Freedom Fund Dinner will be held on Sunday, November 18, at the Maritime Parc in Jersey City.

Set to begin at 4:00, the event will honor Mayor Jimmy Davis and the members of the Bayonne City Council.

For more information or to purchase tickets email the NAACP Bayonne Branch or visit them on Facebook.

Dorothy Harrington, First Woman to Serve on Bayonne City Council, Honored by Bayonne Historical Society

October 8, 2018

BAYONNE, NJ- “Hard-working, curious, diligent, and passionate,” were some of the words former Bayonne City Council President Joseph L. Makowski used to describe his late colleague Dorothy “Dot” Harrington, at an hosted in her honor by the Bayonne Historical Society on September 27.

Makowski would go on to tell those gathered that while he and Harrington ran on opposing ...

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Statewide Conference will Convene over 550 Leaders from Non-Profits, Business and Philanthropy

October 17, 2018

The Center for Non-Profits, New Jersey’s umbrella organization for the charitable community will convene over 550 attendees for the largest annual gathering of non-profit leaders and allies, at its 2018 New Jersey Non-Profit Conference, Raising the Voices of Our Communities, Wednesday, December 5 at The Palace at Somerset Park, Somerset, New Jersey.

This ...