Bayonne Top Stories

May 5, 2021

BAYONNE, NJ - Bayonne residents have been warned to be wary of telephone scammers. “In one attempted scam, fraudsters have telephoned Bayonne residents with requests for their Medicare identification numbers. Please do not give Medicare ID numbers, other personal information, or money to ...

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BAYONNE, NJ  — The Bayonne Board of Education recently extended its congratulations to the finalists and those that earned honorable mentions as part of the Bayonne Youth Center’s annual Black History month contest. The Black History Month Writing Contest was presented by Mayor James Davis and ...

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BAYONNE, NJ - As reported previously in TAPinto Bayonne, the body of a man found in a tarp near Rutkowski Park in Bayonne was that of a missing New York City man, Hudson County Prosecutor Esther Suarez confirmed Wednesday. According to a statement, the man, found lifeless by members of the ...

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BAYONNE, NJ - A 36-year-old Bayonne man was arrested at his home just after 1:00 p.m. Monday and charged with sexually assaulting a 17- year-old female he interacted with earlier in the day. The arrest came after an investigation by the Hudson County Prosecutor’s Office Special Victims Unit ...

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BAYONNE, NJ - Gabriella Diaz pitched a three-hitter to help Bayonne record an 11-1 victory over Hoboken on Monday. Diaz struck out 10 batters and did not allow an earned run for the Bees (6-2), who scored three runs in the third inning to take a 4-0 lead. Nayah Diaz went 3-for-3 with three ...

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BAYONNE, NJ - Members of Bayonne’s Polish community joined elected officials for a flag-raising ceremony in honor of the Polish Constitution Day.   The Polish Constitution of May 3, 1791 was the first written constitution in Europe and the second one in the world. That constitution included ...

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BAYONNE, NJ - With the approval of a grace period by the Bayonne City Council, second quarter property tax payments are due on Monday, May 10, the Bayonne Tax Collector’s Office has announced.  Payments made by that date will avoid a late fee.   Property owners may pay their taxes by mail or ...

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HUDSON COUNTY, NJ - Some Hudson County officials hope to get out of the 10-year contract with federal Immigration and Custom Enforcement (ICE) renewed last year to house federal immigration detainees at the Hudson County Correctional Facility in Kearny. The $120 in daily revenue the county ...

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HOBOKEN, NJ - Here's yet another reminder that leaving an unoccupied vehicle running in urban North Jersey is a bad idea... Just after 8:00 a.m. on Saturday, April 24 the owner of a 2012 Kia van reported his vehicle stolen from the area of 3rd & Jackson Streets. An employee had left the van ...

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JERSEY CITY, NJ - Three County Prep High School students have been awarded a first place prize at the statewide SkillsUSA competition for their effort to bring their school community together during the COVID-19 pandemic.  Aleena Choudhry, of Bayonne, Fajrhafza Sohail, of Jersey City and Varsha ...

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BAYONNE, NJ - A Bayonne man found him back behind bars for the second time since January on Saturday. According to Captain Eric Amato, members of the Bayonne Police Department were conducting an investigation into the sale of narcotics by Daouda Coulibaly, 24, in the area of East 53rd Street ...

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BAYONNE, NJ - Broadway actress Tammy Blanchard joined Mayor Jimmy Davis and other dignitaries for the official ribbon cutting of T-Barks Hot Dogs Goldsborough Drive last month. For Blanchard, this was not a tough journey. Although she has starred on Broadway and Hollywood films, she still lives ...

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BAYONNE, NJ - Local taxpayers will take on $700,000 in additional taxes this year as a result of the $155 million 2021-22 school budget passed by the Bayonne Board of Education on April 27th. While this is a one percent increase from last year's operating budget local officials say the spending ...

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BAYONNE, NJ - Bayonne firefighters responded to what officials called an accidental fire on the rear deck of a home Saturday afternoon. According to Bayonne Fire Chief Keith Weaver, the call came in at approximately 12:03 p.m. and sent firefighters to 42 Trask Avenue where they found a heavy ...

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BAYONNE, NJ - Despite assurances that there would be no charge, more than 200 residents who received their COVID-19 vaccines at Bayonne Medical Center received bills for the service in the mail. “The third-party vendor mistakenly sent out invoices to a little more than 200 patients which is ...

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BAYONNE, NJ - A Queens man whose car was impounded for being illegally parked Friday found himself in a daylong saga with law enforcement that ended with him being charged with six counts of Aggravated Assault, Impersonating a Law Enforcement Official, and more. According to a lengthy statement ...

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BAYONNE, NJ — Anthony Mancini collected a home run, a triple and three runs batted in to lead Bayonne to a 6-4 baseball victory over Memorial of West New York on Friday. Randy Leonardo doubled and drove in two runs for the Bees (4-0), who scored three runs in the third inning to take a 5-2 lead.

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BAYONNE, NJ - Drug Take Back Day in Bayonne was a success, said Mayor Jimmy Davis. “Thanks to our fine officers from the Bayonne Police Department,” Davis said. “They collected quite a bit of unused medication as part of National Drug Takeback Day.” The initiative, launched in 2010, addresses ...

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JERSEY CITY, NJ - The Hudson County Prosecutor’s Office is still seeking the public’s help in locating the whereabouts of the suspect wanted in connection with the death of a 29-year-old Bayonne man who was fatally stabbed on March 2.   As previously reported, Elvis Santana, age 30, of Bayonne, ...

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BAYONNE, NJ - For the owners of iLounge, Nail and Spa their April 10 grand opening was more a huge personal event, celebrated first with public officials, and a short time later with a host of party favors in a ritual they hoped would bring the business good fortune. But the reason for opening ...

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BAYONNE, NJ — The Bayonne baseball team scored all its runs in the fourth inning to rally for a 3-2 victory over Kearny on Thursday. Anthony Mancini hit a two-run triple and scored on a sacrifice fly by Ian Malone for the Bees (3-0), who were trailing, 2-0, before the inning.  Three pitchers ...

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BAYONNE, NJ — Suzelle Roman pitched a five-inning one-hitter and drove in a run to lead Bayonne to an 11-0 softball victory over Ferris on Wednesday. Gabriella Diaz went 3-for-3 with three doubles and three RBI for the Bees (4-1). Jaelynn Barrios went 3-for-3 with two runs, a double and two ...

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NEW JERSEY - The Centers for Disease Control (CDC) revised its masking guidance for fully vaccinated Americans on Tuesday, April 27. The new public health recommendations outlined instances in which fully vaccinated individuals can forgo wearing a mask. This guidance applies to COVID-19 vaccines ...

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BAYONNE, NJ - The body found wrapped inside a tarp near Route 440 in Bayonne on Tuesday is possibly that of a 41-year—old male reported missing from New York City since April 24, an official familiar with the investigation told TAPinto Bayonne. The NYPD, with the assistance of the Hudson County ...

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BAYONNE, NJ - “We had a great start for our Earth Day cleanup,” Mayor Jimmy Davis told TAPinto Bayonne. While Bayonne has conducted Earth Day events in the past, since 2017 the city has brought together various teams, local businesses and community groups to make it more effective and ...

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BAYONNE, NJ - What started as the arrest of a 24-year-old Bayonne man on Shoplifting charges led to the seizure of approximately 13 pounds of marijuana and 42 liquid THC vape cartridges on Sunday. According to Captain Eric Amato, a Bayonne police officer was alerted that the man, Henry H. Hall, ...

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BAYONNE, NJ — The Bayonne baseball team opened its season a week late and defeated Snyder on Monday afternoon. The Bees, who could not open their season on April 19 like most teams because of COVID protocol, broke out with 11 runs in the bottom of the first inning on Monday. Santiago Jimenez ...

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BAYONNE, NJ - A 38-year-old Bayonne man was arrested from outside Bayonne Medical Center in the early hours of Sunday morning after he is said to have struck another man, 25, in the face with a belt for an unknown reason.  According to Captain Eric Amato, the incident took place just before 4:30 ...

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BAYONNE, NJ - A 29-year-old Hoboken man was arrested by Bayonne police early Sunday after he was found to be in possession of both a handgun and crack-cocaine, police say. According to Captain Eric Amato, members of the Bayonne Police Department pulled over a vehicle Shaquil D. Huggins was a ...

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TRENTON, NJ -- Gov. Phil Murphy said at his COVID press briefing Monday afternoon that effective May 10, indoor room capacities for private catered events -- including weddings and school proms, political events, funerals, memorial services, and performances -- will increase to 50% with a maximum ...

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