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July 6, 2022

JERSEY CITY - Jersey City Medical Center is hosting a recruitment event for registered nurses and patient care technicians on Thursday, July 7, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. The event will be held at JCMC’s new Emergency Department at 355 Jersey Ave. in Jersey City.  JCMC is recruiting for nurses in ...

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BAYONNE, NJ - Residents of Hobart Street got a quick response from the city after complaining about deplorable conditions behind an unused factory in their neighborhood. The factory, which manufactured military tanks during World War II, has largely lain vacant for the last few decades, parts ...

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TRENTON, NJ — After seeing what's in the fiscal year 2023 budget that Gov. Phil Murphy signed last week, Tom Bracken has one question. "What's the plan for economic recovery?" the New Jersey Chamber of Commerce President and CEO asked in an interview with TAPinto. "That’s a fair question to ask, ...

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​​​​​​METUCHEN, NJ — Gov. Phil Murphy signed seven new bills into law on Tuesday that tighten gun regulations in New Jersey. "These are not going to be our last words on gun safety," Murphy said. "We cannot walk away from here today, none of us, thinking our job is done because it is ...

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BAYONNE, NJ - The Bayonne Free Public Library will present two films on Wednesday, July 6, to kick off its summer movie series.   At 1:00 p.m. the library will screen Marry Me (2022), a romantic comedy-drama, starring Jennifer Lopez, Owen Wilson, Maluma, and Sarah Silverman. This film is rated ...

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BAYONNE, NJ - Tech Thursdays is continuing at The Bayonne Public Library with four classes set for July.  According to an announcement Adult Services Librarian, Bill Fischer will lead the classes on the following topics:  July 7 – Amazon July 14 – iPhone July 21 – Zoom July 28 - ...

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BERGEN COUNTY, NJ — New Jersey had among the toughest gun ownership restrictions in the United States, 2021 according to a 2021 report by the Giffords Law Center to Prevent Gun Violence.  Prior to last month's United States Supreme Court ruling. New Jersey was a "may issue" state for concealed gun ...

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BAYONNE, NJ - In one of the most memorable inauguration speeches given by a Bayonne mayor in recent memory, Jimmy Davis talked about the past and present of Bayonne, and tried to explain why change is necessary for a better future. In a ceremony that took place in the Bayonne High School ...

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BAYONNE NJ - A heavy downpour in the late afternoon on July 1 threatened to postpone the city’s fireworks and associated festivities at the 16th Street Park.  But the skies cleared, and the event took place as scheduled, drawing thousands of people. Food trucks and kiddie rides kept many of ...

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UNITED STATES -- Many Americans will celebrate the Fourth of July holiday with backyard BBQs, picnics or a trip to the beach. But did you know that Independence Day was not a paid federal holiday until 1938? (source: ACEI-Global).  1. Thomas Jefferson was not the only author of The Declaration ...

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BAYONNE, NJ - In its first official action, the newly sworn in Bayonne City Council named Third Ward Councilman Gary La Pelusa as president. La Pelusa is the longest serving member of the current council and has been a member of the body under four mayors: Joe Doria, Terrence Malloy, Mark Smith, ...

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SECAUCUS, NJ – Hudson County Schools of Technology held its 2022 Industry Partner Breakfast on Tuesday at the Frank J. Gargiulo Campus to recognize the invaluable educational and professional contributions made by HCST’s many industry partners throughout the state. The event also provided an ...

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Parents, caregivers, and health care providers are being warned to not use neck floats with babies for water therapy interventions, especially with babies who have developmental delays or special needs, such as spina bifida, spinal muscular atrophy (SMA) type 1, Down syndrome, or cerebral palsy, ...

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NEW JERSEY - A group of patriotic residents hang flags on a Garden State Parkway overpass ahead of July 4th. Plus, a new baseball field ribbon cutting. Also, two residents are awarded for their art contributions. And, a police academy graduation. TAPinto's Kristina Behr has today's Now in ...

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NEW JERSEY - A town crowns cornhole champions. Plus, firefighters rescue stranded ducklings and reunite them with their mother. And, several teachers honored for their fellowship graduation. Also, one town gears up for a massive July 4th celebration.  TAPinto's Kristina Behr has today's Now ...

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BAYONNE, NJ - Melissa Mathews tendered her resignation from the City of Bayonne in a June 30 letter, her last official day as business administrator. Mathews became the first woman to serve as business administrator when appointed to the position in March 2020. Mayor Jimmy Davis previously ...

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CRANFORD, NJ — Gov. Phil Murphy signed the $50.6 billion fiscal year 2023 budget on Thursday at Cranford High School. "The priorities of this budget are the priorities of our families," Murphy said. "At the top that list is affordability." Among the provisions in the budget: $2 billion ...

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BAYONNE, NJ -- Five members of the Bayonne softball team were named to the 2022 HCIAL American Division first team.  Bayonne also had the division's Player of the Year, Pitcher of the Year and Coach of the Year. Senior Mia Bermudez was named the HCIAL American Division Player of the Year.

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BAYONNE, NJ - The Bayonne Public Library is offering a series of free afternoon and evening summer movies on Wednesdays from July 6 through August 31 at 1:00 p.m. and 6:30 p.m. in the O’Connor Gallery on the second floor of the library.  The building is located at 31st Street and Avenue C.   All ...

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BAYONNE, NJ - Mayor Jimmy Davis announced that produce market vouchers are available for low-income seniors through the Bayonne Office On Aging. The vouchers would enable qualified seniors to purchase New Jersey-grown fresh fruit and vegetables at the Bayonne farmers’ market and other approved ...

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BAYONNE, NJ - The Bayonne Division of Recreation has announced the 2022 Summer Sounds By the Bay Concert Series. Weather permitting, each performance will begin promptly on Wednesday nights at 7:00 p.m. and held at the amphitheater on the lower level of DiDomenico-16th Street Park, which is located ...

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NEW JERSEY - A Stevens Institute of Technology student is recognized by NASA. Plus, a police department celebrates 138 years. And, Union County College gets a new name. Also, 6th graders graduate from the L.E.A.D. program.  TAPinto's Kristina Behr has today's Now in New Jersey, Powered by ...

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TRENTON, NJ — When thinking of the future for businesses in New Jersey, Michele Siekerka is confident and hopeful. "I’m always a glass half full person and very optimistic," Siekerka, the President and CEO of the New Jersey Business and Industry Association (NJBIA) said. "I believe for every ...

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NEW JERSEY - A teen becomes a police chief for a day. Plus, a first aid squad finishes extrication training. And, a ballon professional gets a special task. Also, a Councilman puts the pedal to the metal for his birthday.  TAPinto's Kristina Behr has today's Now in New Jersey, Powered by ...

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TRENTON, NJ — It's a big week for Tom Bracken and the New Jersey Chamber of Commerce. "This is a week that's been building since the beginning of COVID," Bracken, the organization's President and CEO said. "This is the week where we'll know what kind of resources will be allocated to really ...

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BAYONNE, NJ - Bayonne’s embattled business administrator has learned this week that she will not be in the job after June 30. In a June 27 letter from Mayor Jimmy Davis, Melissa Matthews was advised that her term of appointment expires and the city will not retain her services. But according to ...

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BAYONNE, NJ - While  investigations into what happened to cause two brothers to drown in a school pool in Bayonne are not complete, surviving family members have filed a $100 million lawsuit against the Bayonne Public School District, as well as the City of Bayonne, Hudson County, Bayonne’s ...

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BAYONNE, NJ -- Three members of the Bayonne High School baseball team will be representing the Bees at the Under Class Quad County All-Star Game this week. On Thursday, June 30, Nolan Geisler, Chris Valencia and Justin Hoffmann will be playing in the event, which will take place at 7 p.m. at ...

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BAYONNE, NJ - The Bayonne Fire Department has become the first in the state to employ the new Emergency Integrated Lifesaving Lanyard (Emily), an automatic jet-propelled watercraft that can be deployed to waterways around Bayonne. Historically, Bayonne has responded to a number of events from ...

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NEW JERSEY - A museum with ties to George Washington gets federal funding for restoration. Also, a town staple is set to close its doors after 10 years. Plus, a town awards scholarships to students and a 4-year-old runs a lemonade stand for charity. TAPinto's Kristina Behr has today's Now in ...

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