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Bayonne Officials Offer COVID-19 Update

September 19, 2021

BAYONNE, NJ - COVID-19 testing, both PCR and rapid antigen, will continue to be offered at the Bayonne Museum at 229 Broadway, on Thursdays from 1:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m. and Sundays. from 9:00 a.m. until 3:00 p.m., with the exception of October 3, city officials have said.

As of last week Bayonne had 81 residents that are considered COVID-19 positive with one resident currently admitted to ...

St. Peter's Prep Beat Seton Hall Prep in Double Overtime Thriller

JERSEY CITY, N.J. – It’s a trick play, a gadget called the “Philly Special”. It shocked the football world when former Eagles head coach Doug Peterson attempted a double reverse that turned into a pass from a halfback Corey Clement to quarterback Nick Foles that helped the Eagles win Super Bowl LII over the New England Patriots.

In the St. Peter’s Prep playbook, ...

Essay by Bayonne High School Junior Gets Top Marks from American Legion

BAYONNE, NJ - Bayonne High School junio Alyssia Ouchoine, a member of the school’s Social Studies Honors program, was recognized recently for her essay that she entered into the American Legion Auxiliary’s Americanism Contest.

Ouchoine’s work, which she wrote as a sophomore in Ms. Fitzhenry's US1 Honors class, earned her the top spot as the winner of the Eastern ...

Football: Bayonne Thumps Kearny, 53-6

BAYONNE, NJ — Bayonne scored six touchdowns in the first half and went on to a 53-6 football victory over Kearny on Thursday.

Christian Ashe compiled 292 yards of total offense and scored four touchdowns for the Bees (2-1). Ashe rushed for 151 yards and two TDs on seven carries, and caught two passes for 141 yards and two TDs.

Rocky Rodriguez gained 134 yards and scored two TDs on ...

FEMA Officials Back in Bayonne Offering Storm Assistance on Sunday

September 16, 2021

BAYONNE, NJ - FEMA officials will return to Bayonne on Sunday to gather more information from residents impacted by Hurricane Ida, and to continue efforts to provide financial assistance as permitted following the agency’s major disaster declaration. 

The storm passed through and dumped as much as 12 inches of rain causing unprecedented flooding earlier this ...

Hudson County Now Eligible for Federal Ida Aid

HUDSON COUNTY, NJ - Gov. Phil Murphy announced on Twitter that New Jersey just received a FEMA major disaster declaration for Essex, Hudson, Mercer and Union counties for Ida damages.

The storm caused historic flash flooding, tornadoes and record rainfall, and resulted in the tragic deaths of at least 27 New Jerseyans.

“Residents now have access to the federal help they need to ...

Essay by Bayonne High School Junior Gets Top Marks from American Legion

September 18, 2021

BAYONNE, NJ - Bayonne High School junio Alyssia Ouchoine, a member of the school’s Social Studies Honors program, was recognized recently for her essay that she entered into the American Legion Auxiliary’s Americanism Contest.

Ouchoine’s work, which she wrote as a sophomore in Ms. Fitzhenry's US1 Honors class, earned her the top spot as the winner of the Eastern ...

Bayonne School Officials Announce Appointments

BAYONNE, NJ- Longtime Bayonne Public Schools employee Lou Pacyna, whom former Superintendent Dr. Patricia McGeehan credited for “working around the clock” in schools and shelters when Super Storm Sandy hit in 2012, has been appointed to the newly created position of Director of Facilities, Buildings and Grounds for the school district.

The Board of Education (BOE) voted on Aug. 31 ...

Bayonne Officials Offer COVID-19 Update

September 19, 2021

BAYONNE, NJ - COVID-19 testing, both PCR and rapid antigen, will continue to be offered at the Bayonne Museum at 229 Broadway, on Thursdays from 1:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m. and Sundays. from 9:00 a.m. until 3:00 p.m., with the exception of October 3, city officials have said.

As of last week Bayonne had 81 residents that are considered COVID-19 positive with one resident currently admitted to ...

20,000 Exepected to Celebrate Downtown Jersey City at Street Fair This Saturday

September 15, 2021

JERSEY CITY, NJ - Local residents and visitors will be able to enjoy Jersey City’s All About Downtown Street Fair hosted by the Historic Downtown Special Improvement District (HDSID) on Saturday. 

A tradition since 2011, this year’s festival will be located at the Bank of America Financial Center on Newark Avenue from noon until 8:00 p.m. The fair will look much like it ...

Bayonne in Photos: City Celebrates Bridge Arts Festival

BAYONNE, NJ - Hundreds of people flocked to Dennis P. Collins Park in Bayonne on Saturday for the Bridge Arts Festival. The annual arts celebration provided scores of vendors offering everything from food to art, as well as performances by dancers, musical groups and professional actors.

“This is what Bayonne is all about,” Mayor Jimmy Davis told TAPinto Bayonne. Davis spent ...

Tunnel to Towers Walk Honoring 911 Victims, Fallen First Responders Makes Way Through Bayonne

September 9, 2021

BAYONNE, NJ - Frank Siller, CEO of Tunnel to Towers Foundation, received a hero’s welcome when he arrived in Bayonne on Wednesday.

Siller has been walking since Aug. 1, on a journey that has taken him from the Pentagon in Washington DC, through Shanksville, PA, and eventually to the site of the World Trade Center on Sept. 11, a walk of more than 500 miles.

His goal is to raise ...

14 Displaced, One Bayonne Firefighter Injured in Four-Alarm House Blaze

September 12, 2021

BAYONNE, NJ - Fourteen people were displaced, and one firefighter was treated for heat exhaustion, as a result of a house fire on September 11.

“We were lucky that nobody was seriously injured,” said Mayor Jimmy Davis. “We’re going to have to help the people who lost their homes, however.”

On Saturday, at 10:52 a.m., members of the Bayonne Fire ...

Machete Wielding Teen Arrested by Bayonne Police

BAYONNE, NJ - A 14-year-old Bayonne boy armed with a machete led police on a brief foot chase before being arrested Friday.

According to Captain Eric Amato, members of the Bayonne Police Department responded to the area of 51st Street Friday evening in response to a fight. Upon arrival, officers observed a group of individuals involved in a heated verbal altercation, and, as they approached, ...

Cop Who Travelled to Atlantic City for Sex with Minors Pleads Guilty

September 16, 2021

TRENTON, NJ – A member of the Jersey City Police Department who was suspended after his arrest pleaded guilty Thursday to a charge that he traveled to Atlantic City in order to sexually assault two underage girls. 

As previously reported, Stephen T Wilson was arrested on February 6 after investigators said that he communicated using a chat app with other adults who indicated they ...

Bayonne Comes Together on Twentieth Anniversay of 9-11 Attacks

September 13, 2021

BAYONNE, NJ - Vowing to never forget those who perished in the September 11 terrorist attacks, religious leaders joined public officials and others in an Interfaith Memorial Service at the 9-11 Harborview Memorial Park on Saturday. 

Armed with glow sticks instead of candles, several hundred people filled the audience under the massive 100-foot tall “To Struggle Against World ...

First Lady Tammy Murphy Brings Message of Love to Bayonn'e Grace Lutheran Church

BAYONNE, NJ - New Jersey First Lady Tammy Murphy made a surprise visit to Bayonne’s Grace Lutheran Church on Sunday.

Three congregations, Grace Lutheran, Wallace Temple, and the Church of Latter-Day Saints had come together for a joint ceremony that included the Confirmation of children as well as a farewell to Grace Lutheran’s pastor, Rev. Gary Grindeland, who is retiring after ...

St. Peter's Prep Beat Seton Hall Prep in Double Overtime Thriller

September 19, 2021

JERSEY CITY, N.J. – It’s a trick play, a gadget called the “Philly Special”. It shocked the football world when former Eagles head coach Doug Peterson attempted a double reverse that turned into a pass from a halfback Corey Clement to quarterback Nick Foles that helped the Eagles win Super Bowl LII over the New England Patriots.

In the St. Peter’s Prep playbook, ...

Football: Bayonne Thumps Kearny, 53-6

BAYONNE, NJ — Bayonne scored six touchdowns in the first half and went on to a 53-6 football victory over Kearny on Thursday.

Christian Ashe compiled 292 yards of total offense and scored four touchdowns for the Bees (2-1). Ashe rushed for 151 yards and two TDs on seven carries, and caught two passes for 141 yards and two TDs.

Rocky Rodriguez gained 134 yards and scored two TDs on ...

Girls Soccer: Bayonne Beats North Bergen, 3-1

NORTH BERGEN, NJ - Bayonne scored two goals in the second half and came away with a 3-1 girls soccer victory over North Bergen on Wednesday.

Emily Karlicki scored all three goals for the Bees (1-2), who led, 1-0, at the half. Angela Maino and Xiomara Rivera each supplied assists.

Mia Rodriguez scored the lone goal for North Bergen (2-1). Bayonne goalie Maura Hundley finished with 10 ...

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Hudson County To Cease Housing Immigration Detainees, DeGise Announces

September 14, 2021

HUDSON COUNTY, NJ - Hudson County will no longer house or take immigrant detainees as of Nov. 1, Hudson County Executive DeGise has informed federal officials.

Last week’s announcement came a day after the Hudson County Commissioners voted at their September 9 meeting to accept $7 million from the State of New Jersey that largely offset the revenues the county received from ICE for ...

President Biden Approves NJ's Emergency Declaration, Will Tour Areas Hit Hard by Tropical Storm Ida on Tues

September 5, 2021

NEW JERSEY -- President Biden has approved New Jersey's Emergency Declaration and ordered Federal assistance to supplement State and local response efforts due to the conditions resulting from the remnants of Hurricane Ida. 
 
According to a White House press release, this action authorizes the Department of Homeland Security and FEMA, to coordinate all ...

Free Coding Class Registration Open for Students and Volunteers

September 18, 2021

Blissful Coding Club, a NJ 501c3 nonprofit organization, opens student and volunteer internships for Fall 2021 session of FREE VIRTUAL coding classes and workshops. We offer Scratch, Python, Cybersecurity, App Development, HTML, Cryptography and more, of all levels.

Parents can sign students up their students in grades 2-12 and learn more about the program using the attached link below.

Kids Flaunt Art and Essay Contest launches for 2021

BAYONNE, NJ - Don’t Hide it, Flaunt It (DHIFI), a New Jersey-based nonprofit organization, announces the kickoff of its national Kids Flaunt Contest (“Kids Flaunt”) in collaboration with Scholastic. Kids Flaunt builds vital Social Emotional Learning (SEL) skills while boosting students’ self-confidence. Inspired by DHIFI’s motto, “The things that make me ...

From Terrorist Attacks to Floods, Firefighters Union President Reflects on 20 Years Since 9/11

September 10, 2021

September 11, 2001 was sunny with a bright blue sky. It was a Tuesday.  

I was a rookie Firefighter who reported to work that morning. We had just received delivery of our new Squad and all personnel were at Station 2 training on the new apparatus. Being the rookie I was sent to pick up bagels for my tour. While driving back the music on the radio was interrupted by a news flash that ...

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Movement, Meditation, and Nature: 5 Tips to Alleviate Stress

Stress has a negative impact on our mental and physical health. It can cause various physical ailments like headaches, stomachaches, tight muscles, fatigue, and even high blood pressure. Mentally, stress can make it difficult to concentrate or create memory problems.

But in our busy society run by the pressure of work, family, and the need to do more, how do we alleviate stress?

There are ...

Fall Flavors: Cooking With the Season’s Bounty

With spring and summer on their way out, it’s time to start looking ahead to fall, and one of the best parts of this time of year is cooking with all the great seasonal fruits and vegetables that thrive in these cooler months.

If you’re unsure what’s in season in September or don’t know what to do with the piles of produce-lining grocery store shelves, look no further.

7 Tips for Creating a Lasting Fitness Plan

Now that the bulk of the pandemic is behind us, many are looking for ways to get back in their old fitness routine or start a new one. Whether you’re back at the gym or in your home fitness center, here are seven tips for creating a new routine you’ll actually stick to!

Start Slow

When starting a fitness routine, many people make the mistake of taking on more than they are ...

5 Tasty, Healthy Food and Wine Pairings

Light salad or grilled salmon make for delicious dishes perfect for the warm evenings of summer. Plus, those long summer days leave even more time for designing the ideal dinner. The hardest part may not be collecting the recipes or the cooking—and definitely not the eating—but rather finding the perfect wine to drink along with it!

If you’re looking to wow a partner, family, ...

Easy, Crowd-Pleasing, and Seasonal: 5 Side Dish Recipes for Fall

September brings with it a host of fresh produce: grapes, apples, leeks, brussel sprouts, cauliflower, lettuce, mushrooms, parsnips, and so much more! There are tons of delicious, in-season fruits and veggies ripe for whipping up mouth-watering side dishes. If you’re wondering how you’ll incorporate seasonal produce into your fall meals, here are a few of the best recipes for your ...

Say Goodbye to Summer With a Blowout Bash

As summer wraps up, it’s tempting to transition to cozy fall gatherings right away, but don’t move too quickly! Having a “goodbye summer” party is a great way to celebrate the last fresh, vibrant colors, sounds, and flavors of summer with your friends and family. So pull out the last of your summer décor and try these tips for making the most of your final summer ...

How to Ensure Your Furnace Is Ready for Winter’s Cold Nights

The cooler nights of September are the perfect reminder to get your furnace ready for the long winter ahead. Any work on HVAC can be intimidating, and professionals should handle most tasks, but there are steps you can take to keep the heat on this winter.

We’ll look at some ways to prep your furnace for winter and the situations that call for expert help. With some preventive ...

Prep Your Home for Winter With These Easy Fall Tasks

There’s nothing quite like the weather in autumn. With the heat of summer finally breaking, it’s time to start enjoying more time outdoors and keep the windows open. With favorable weather, it’s easy to forget the cold and dark nights of winter looming ahead.

Luckily, there are several steps you can take during the fall to help prepare your home for the harsh conditions of ...