Bayonne News

October 15, 2018

ELIZABETH, NJ - A Passaic teen went missing on Friday evening while attending an outing in the City of Elizabeth. Family members of Eliza Pabon, 16, say she was last seen on Friday evening at approximately in the area of 7th Street and East Jersey Avenue in Elizabeth. The youth is Hispanic ...

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BAYONNE, NJ – Saying that “Bayonne needs Bob Menendez in Washington,” former longtime Bayonne Mayor Joe Doria endorsed the reelection effort of New Jersey’s senior U.S. Senator. Menendez faces opposition from Republican candidate Bob Hugin. Doria served as Mayor of the City of Bayonne from ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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NEWARK, NJ - Mayor Ras Baraka came out in support of U.S. Sen. Cory Booker after President Donald Trump said the former mayor “ran Newark, New Jersey into the ground.” Booker, a Democrat, was Newark's mayor from 2006 to 2013. He is currently a member of the Senate Judiciary Committee that has ...

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NEWARK, NJ - The New Jersey Department of Health said any person who was in Newark Liberty International Airport on Sept. 28, 2018, between 5:30 and 10:30 a.m. may have been exposed to measles. Someone flying from Tel Aviv in Israel had the highly contagious infection and arrived in Terminal B ...

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BAYONNE, NJ- Mayor Jimmy Davis and the Bayonne Urban Enterprise Zone have announced the lineup of restaurants and musicians taking part in Friday's Music on Broadway. Music on Broadway is a weekly event launched to bring added energy and vibrancy to the restaurants along the Broadway ...

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BAYONNE, NJ - Mayor Jimmy Davis led a ribbon cutting ceremony for the opening of Infinite Therapy Solutions new and expanded location at 237 Avenue E on Wednesday. Originally located just blocks away, the pediatric therapy center, which opened in 2014, works with children from infants right up ...

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WEST ORANGE, NJ — The annual Essex-Hudson-Union Walk to End Alzheimer’s doubled in size this year, as more than 1,000 people attended Saturday’s event, hosted by the Alzheimer’s Association Greater New Jersey chapter (AAGNJ) at West Orange’s South Mountain Recreation Clipper Pavilion, in support of ...

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NUTLEY, NJ — Officers from the Nutley Police Department filed drug possession charges on Thursday against a 29-year-old man after responding to a call about a suspicious person wearing a clown mask on Baltimore Street.  Nutley police conducted a field interview with Lamelle Robinson of North ...

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BAYONNE, NJ - Two Jersey City men found sleeping in a car in the QuickChek parking lot on 53rd Street were arrested after investigating officer found them to be in possession of two handguns and narcotics. According to a statement by the Bayonne Police Department, an officer responding to the ...

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BAYONNE, NJ- Mayor Jimmy Davis and the Bayonne Urban Enterprise Zone continue to support efforts to grow local businesses. Part of that, TAPinto Bayonne has been told, is to sponsor musical performances in local restaurants on Friday nights. This Friday, September 28, seven restaurants will ...

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LAVALLETTE, NJ — Firefighters from across the state are helping to keep a Livingston teen’s name alive through a memorial playground currently being built in Lavallette—the Jersey Shore town where Brendan Tevlin spent every summer of his 19 years. After members of the New Jersey Firefighters’ ...

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BAYONNE, NJ – Student interests in understanding world politics, forging new relationships, and honing their public speaking skills are motivating factors behind an energized Bayonne High School Model United Nations Program, according to students and the educators involved in the program. In ...

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BAYONNE, NJ- Nearly a dozen people were rescued from their cars by firefighters around Bayonne on Tuesday after several inches of rain fell across the city. “If you see barricades or cones, do not drive around them, as they are placed for your safety,” a post on the city’s Office of Emergency ...

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BAYONNE, NJ – Five local teens were charged in connection to a Rutherford car burglary. Kayla Roman, 18, and four unnamed teenagers were arrested on Friday night after police discovered the 2016 Acura they were driving was reported stolen in Rutherford during a traffic stop. Three of the four ...

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BAYONNE, NJ- The Bayonne Fire Department and the Bayonne Health Department are hosting a community blood drive on Monday at the City Hall Fire House, located at 27th Street and Avenue C. Donors are welcome between 3:00 p.m. and 7:00 p.m. “The need for blood donation is great,” a press release ...

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TRENTON, NJ— Lawmakers on a joint Senate-Assembly education committee expressed concerns and questioned Gov. Phil Murphy’s rush to phase out a statewide standardized exam, calling for meetings to be held and more data to be provided. State education commissioner Lamont Repollet appeared before a ...

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BAYONNE, NJ- The second annual Bayonne Uptown Merchants Classic Car Show will be held on Sunday, September 16. Sponsored by the Bayonne Urban Enterprise Zone, BCB Community Bank, the City of Bayonne, Classic Skateshop, Latino Automotive Business Services, Philly Pretzel Factory, and The Well and ...

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BAYONNE, NJ- Born and raised in Bayonne, John Buzinkai knows a little something about transforming his life. Actually, having once tipped the scales at 400 pounds, and bringing his weight down to 260 pounds, he knows a big something! As the owner of Training for Warriors, one of Bayonne’s newest ...

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BAYONNE, NJ - Gun shots were heard in Bayonne early Thursday morning. The Bayonne Police Department was alerted to multiple gun shots in the area of 52nd Street and Broadway at 4:36 a.m., a department press release said. When officers and detectives arrived on scene, they found a 9mm handgun ...

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 BAYONNE, NJ – As the school year opened to students early Wednesday morning, Bayonne families were reminded of the importance of regular attendance. In his monthly message, Dr. Michael A. Wanko, Superintendent of Bayonne Schools, stressed how important good attendance is for everyone ...

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BAYONNE, NJ – #Team Bayonne “Pink Team” players pose following the "Take Me Home Fundraiser" for city fire victims held recently. The squad won its first game in the softball tournament, but lost to the eventual tourney champion, the Bayonne Police Department. The event raised more than ...

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BAYONNE, NJ-  Traditionally recognized the first Monday of September, Labor Day, was created by the labor movement and is, according to the U.S. Department of Labor, dedicated to the social and economic achievements of American workers. While New York's was the first legislature to introduce a ...

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NEW YORK, NY - The area around the grill isn't going to be the only hot place this Labor Day. The National Weather Service issued a heat advisory for much of North Jersey starting Monday at 12 noon and continuing to 9 p.m. Tuesday Aug. 4.  The heat index is expected to reach the mid to upper 90s ...

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BAYONNE, NJ- The Bayonne Board of Education met in a closed-door session on Wednesday to fill the vacancy left by outgoing business administrator Leo Smith, who announced his retirement in late June. With Smith’s term reaching its end on August 31, the BOE named Thomas Fogu as acting business ...

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