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May 19, 2022

NEWARK, NJ —New Jersey's Acting Attorney General and the Division of Community Affairs (DCA) are warning customers and merchants statewide about price gouging and any fraud dealing with the sale of baby formula in New Jersey. “The current baby formula shortage may have scammers and unscrupulous ...

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NEW JERSEY — Gas prices in New Jersey have reached another all-time high. The average price of a gallon of unleaded reached $4.72 on Wednesday, May 18, 2022. That's up seven cents from the day before, 23 cents from last week and nearly 70 cents from last month. Those figures are according to ...

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BAYONNE, NJ -- Suzelle Roman pitched a one-hitter over five innings and drove in three runs to lead Bayonne to a 13-0 softball victory over Snyder on Wednesday. Roman struck out seven batters and walked two. At the plate, she was 1-for-3. Annie O'Neill went 2-for-3 with three runs scored and ...

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BAYONNE, NJ - Patrick Deely of The Sauce Line came to the Bayonne Food Truck Festival to show off their stuff. In business for about 12 years, the company came about over differing tastes among the founders, one liked stuff hot, another did not, but all concerned wanted something that enhanced ...

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BAYONNE, NJ - Mayor Jimmy Davis announced that the City of Bayonne, in conjunction with the Bayonne Memorial Day Parade Committee, have organized the return of the Bayonne Memorial Day Parade, on Monday, May 30. The parade has not taken place since 2019, due to concerns about the Coronavirus in ...

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BAYONNE, NJ -- The Bayonne softball team averted an upset by scoring two runs in the bottom of the seventh inning for a 3-2 victory over Phillipsburg in the first round of the NJSIAA Section 2, Group 4 tournament on Tuesday. Caitlin Gaetani, who pitched the first inning, hit a solo home run and ...

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BAYONNE, NJ - The Bayonne Board of Education has canceled its May 24 caucus workshop and public meetings, but will still hold its closed executive session. The board has also changed its original workshop & public meeting date of Tuesday, June 28 and will hold these meetings on Monday, June ...

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BAYONNE, NJ — New Jersey will receive more than $177 million in federal funding to support revitalization of communities across the state, U.S. Sens. Bob Menendez and Cory Booker announced Monday. Earlier this year Mayor Jimmy Davis asked for a halt on new luxury residential housing to ...

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HACKENSACK, NJ - Gov. Phil Murphy visited the Hackensack Fire Department Monday morning to announce the new American Rescue Plan Firefighter Grant Program. The grant will help local and regional fire departments across the state provide first responders with proper protective, cleaning and ...

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HUDSON COUNTY, NJ — There’s still time left to give where you live. The Hudson County Chamber Foundation’s annual #HudsonGives online fundraiser campaign is off to a strong start, having brought in more than $687,400 since its initial 24-hour push on May 12. “We’re very pleased with this ...

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BAYONNE, NJ - Bayonne was once called “the most patriotic city in America,” largely because of a statistic that shows that it has sent more people off to combat per capita than any other city. Sadly, it has also seen many of these young people not return. In the Vietnam War, the deaths of ...

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HUDSON COUNTY, NJ –  A thunderstorm system could bring strong winds, large hail and flooding to Hudson County starting Monday afternoon. According to the latest forecasts, Hudson County, along with much of the tri-state region, will be under a hazardous weather outlook from 1 p.m. to 9 ...

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BAYONNE, NJ - After being rained out one year and suspended due to COVID-19, the Buddy Ball Baseball league kicked off as hundreds of people took part in the annual parade from in front the Bayonne Community Museum to the ball field on 11th Street Saturday. “This is the most important event of ...

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BAYONNE, NJ -- The Bayonne softball team advanced in the opening round of the Hudson County Tournament with a 15-0 victory over Hoboken on Saturday. Gabriella Diaz pitched a five-inning no-hitter with 10 strikeouts and five walks and Caitlin Gaetani went 2-for-3 with a home run and two RBI for ...

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BAYONNE, NJ - Bayonne residents are invited to support the National Association of Letter Carriers (NALC) nationwide food drive that will take place in Bayonne and across America on Saturday. The Stamp Out Hunger® Food Drive, the country's largest one-day food drive, provides residents with an ...

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BAYONNE, NJ -Mayor Jimmy Davis has gained more than 40 votes since election night, increasing his margin of victory over his two challengers, Sharon Ashe-Nadrowski and Dr. Mitchell Brown. On Election Night, Davis had a lead of just under 750 votes over his closest opponent. While Davis picked up ...

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HUDSON COUNTY, NJ — Following CarePoint Health’s announcement earlier this week that it has completed the transition from a for-profit healthcare system to a non-profit, Hudson Regional Hospital issued a strong rebuke. In a statement, Hudson Regional Hospital officials called CarePoint’s ...

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CARTERET, NJ – Jack McGreevey, a battle-hardened Marine drill sergeant turned dogged advocate for his fellow veterans, who passed his passion for service to his son, former Gov. Jim McGreevey, died May 12. He was 93. Mr. McGreevey, of Carteret, was a constant presence throughout the ...

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TRENTON, NJ  – Hudson County Assemblyman Angela McKnight has joined two of her colleagues to introduce Assembly Resolution 137 in support of the Emmett Till Antilynching Act, signed by President Biden on March 29. A statement released by McKnight reflected that anti-lynching legislation was ...

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UNION CITY, NJ -- Bayonne scored 11 runs in the last three innings to come away with a 12-3 softball victory over Union City on Wednesday. Nayah Diaz went 3-for-4 with one RBI for Bayonne (18-4), which led, 2-1, after four innings before scoring four, three and four runs in its last three times ...

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JERSEY CITY, NJ -- Ferris scored a run in the bottom of the sixth inning to break a tie on its way to a 2-1 baseball victory over Bayonne on Wednesday. DAngelo Price had an RBI single for Ferris (16-4), which scored its other run in the third inning. Bayonne (14-8) scored its only run in the top ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ – The man who was sentenced to life for the 1973 murder of State Trooper Werner Foerster in one of the highest-profile trials in the city’s history will soon be released from prison. The New Jersey Supreme Court has ordered parole for Sundiata Acoli from a Maryland prison by a ...

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HUDSON COUNTY, NJ — The Hudson County Chamber Foundation’s annual #HudsonGives 24-hour online fundraising campaign is set to kick off at midnight May 12. This year, more than 100 charities are registered in the campaign, including arts organizations, animal rescue groups, environmental entities ...

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BAYONNE, NJ - A 51-year-old Bayonne man was arrested in his home on May 5 and charged in a string of incidents in which he is said to have placed “tire deflation devices” in the immediate area of Dodge Street, Orient Street, and East 5th Street.  According to Captain Eric Amato, members of the ...

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BAYONNE, NJ - While Mayor Jimmy Davis declared victory inside a packed room at The Chandelier,  challenger Sharon Ashe-Nadrowski will not concede, claiming the tightly contested election will have to go to a runoff. As Davis and his slate of candidates celebrated amid a crowd of avid supporters, ...

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BAYONNE, NJ - Mayor Jimmy Davis has bested his opponents and avoided a run-off election in the Bayonne mayoral contest, according to election results. Davis will serve a third term as Bayonne's top elected official beginning on July 1. All five candidates on the Davis ticket running for the ...

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CRANFORD, NJ -- The Bayonne baseball program never shies away from a challenge. In fact, coach David Hoffmann embraces challenges and pursues them, taking on all comers in an effort to get the Bees' baseball program to the level of the state elite. On Tuesday, Bayonne went into the belly of ...

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BAYONNE, NJ – As time winds down on the 2022 municipal election in Bayonne, Mayor Jimmy Davis and Council President Sharon Ashe-Nadrowski were out drumming up last minute votes on Tuesday. Davis voted on Friday as part of early voting. Nadrowski got up early on May 10 and came to the polls after ...

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BAYONNE, NJ — An investigation is underway into a shooting reported Monday night at Stephen R. Gregg Park, according to Bayonne Police. Around 8:15 p.m., officers responded to the park, where they found an adult male had suffered a gunshot wound, Police Capt. Eric R. Amato said in a ...

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BAYONNE, NJ - Today is Election Day in Bayonne. Polls opened at 6:00 a.m. and will remain open until 8:00 p.m.  Click here to find your polling location

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