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September 28, 2020

BAYONNE, NJ - After making a request to the Bayonne Planning Board to designate two properties on Avenue E as an area in need of redevelopment in March, the City Council took the next step and introduced an ordinance last week adopting a possible plan to upgrade the property. A building and ...

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BAYONNE, NJ -.As a Land Use Administrator for the City of Bayonne, Lillian Glazewski’s name, attached to countless public notices, has appeared in the newspaper almost as frequently as those of the elected officials she has worked for. But this will become a thing of the past as Glazewski ...

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BAYONNE, NJ - With local businesses charting their paths to a post COVID-19 recovery the Bayonne Urban Enterprise Zone (UEZ) is seeking input from business owners in relation to how the pandemic impacted them. "Small business is the backbone of any community, and that is especially true here in ...

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BAYONNE, NJ - Mayor Jimmy Davis and the members of the Bayonne City Council have endorsed the “Together We Can” ticket in this year Board of Education election contest. While voting will be conducted through ballots mailed to all registered voters, Election Day is Tuesday, November 3. Saying ...

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BAYONNE, NJ - Uncomfortable with an existing redevelopment plan for the 66-acre former Texaco site at the southwest corner of the city, the Bayonne City Council introduced an ordinance that would alter the zoning to allow for additional uses – including as a movie production facility. We are ...

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New Jersey Date Night is a series on NJ Flavor by relationship writer Craig Rogers. We’re trading our flip flops for boots and our shorts for sweatshirts. Picnic dates on the shore might be coming to an end but one seaside dish that never goes out of season is lobster.  Baked, broiled or ...

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BAYONNE, NJ - With just days to go before the President Trump imposed stop date for the 2020 US Census, the Hudson County Census Team was out in force Sunday encouraging every local resident who hasn't already to submit their response. In an effort that’s already been stymied by the onslaught of ...

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BAYONNE, NJ - A 17-year-old Bayonne resident faces weapons and robbery charges after he was arrested Saturday for allegedly threatening a West 31st Street resident with a knife in an attempt to steal an electric bicycle from the victim’s yard. According to Captain Eric Amato, the victim reported ...

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BAYONNE, NJ - A Bayonne teenager was attacked and stabbed in the back by a stranger in the area of 45th Street and Avenue E Friday, according to Captain Eric Amato of the Bayonne Police Department. In a statement Amato reported that officers were called to the area at approximately 9:23 p.m.

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NEW JERSEY -- Governor Phil Murphy was joined by Dr. Anthony Fauci, director of the National Institute of Allergies and Infectious Diseases, Thursday morning for a live virtual conversation on COVID-19 (coronavirus) in New Jersey. The national expert in infectious disease said that he often points ...

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BAYONNE, NJ - Based on the amount of building going on across the city Bayonne’s time has come, city officials have said. On Wednesday, Bayonne City Council members cited the success in drawing development and said that the need for long term tax abatements to attract investment is no longer ...

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Wine experts say that fall is prime time for visiting wineries in New Jersey because it is the harvest season, when grapes are ripe on the vine.   Over the years, the Garden State has earned credibility as a quality wine-producing state, in great part due to its fertile soil. If you’re ...

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TRENTON, NJ – The state is piloting a mobile app that will notify residents if they have been in close, prolonged contact with someone who has tested positive for COVID-19. State Health Commissioner Judy Persichilli said state employees as well as students from Montclair State University, ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - Small business and non-profits across Hudson County will now have the opportunity to avail of interest free loans of up to $75,000 thanks to a $100,000 grant the Hudson County Economic Development Corporation (HCEDC) committed to New Jersey Community Capital (NJCC) to help buy ...

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BAYONNE, NJ - Concerned about the impact COVID-19 will have on students and the perceived unfairness of sports starting while other extracurricular activities are still shut, Bayonne High School senior Petra Ghaly  grilled the Board of Education at the body’s Tuesday meeting. Ghaly is serving as ...

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BAYONNE, NJ - County and local efforts to achieve a complete count for Census 2020 will continue in Bayonne on Sunday, with a census countdown party at Kopcinski Park, by 19th Street and Broadway. Co-sponsored by the Bayonne Economic Opportunity Foundation (BEOF), the event will be held from ...

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BAYONNE, NJ - A 58-year-old Brooklyn man got violent Monday when he was asked by an officer to leave Shop Rite, according to Captain Eric Amato. In a report Amato said that Noel Villot was observed “walking unsteadily on his feet down an aisle” when the officer approached him to check on his ...

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BAYONNE, NJ - A 38-year-old man that was shot “numerous times” Monday was being treated at Bayonne Medical Center, Bayonne Police Captain Eric Amato said in a report.  According to Amato the incident that took place just before 8:00 p.m. in the area of West 28th Street remains under ...

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HUDSON COUNTY, NJ - The Hudson Transportation Management Association (TMA) is encouraging residents to consider their travel options, and, where possible, help cut down on traffic and carbon emissions by using alternate modes of transportation including car pooling, public transportation, cycling, ...

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Does the cooler weather have you craving chili? A bowl of red is a great way to warm up, and if the leftovers start to bore you, there are plenty of ways you can mix things up. Make your favorite chili into totally different meals with these simple ideas: Serve it Cincinnati-style* over ...

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BAYONNE, NJ –A Bayonne pharmacy will dispense Narcan, the opioid overdose reversal drug, for free from Sept. 24 to 26. Under the state-sponsored program, residents will be able to anonymously obtain the drug with no prescription and no appointment, according to an announcement by Gov. Phil ...

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TRENTON, NJ -- Governor Phil Murphy announced on Monday that he will be holding a live virtual conversation with one of the nation's leading experts on COVID-19 (coronavirus) -- Dr. Anthony Fauci, director of the National Institute of Allergies and Infectious Diseases.  There have been more than ...

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NEW JERSEY — Gov. Phil Murphy on Monday said Republican lawmakers are displaying “rank hypocrisy” in looking to “ram a nominee” for the seat left vacant by Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg with less than seven weeks to go before Election Day 2020. Three days after Ginsburg’s death, ...

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BAYONNE, NJ - Vanesa Estrada, a member of the Hudson County Census Outreach Team, sat at the table at the Bayonne Farmers’ Market, trying to get people to realize how important it is to be counted this year. With a table full of flyers, buttons and t-shirts to give away, Estrada’s role is to get ...

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BAYONNE, NJ - Restaurants and shops up and down Broadway, between 18th and 25th Streets will take to the street Thursday for the Dine Out and Shop Out Event on Broadway. The event will run from 5:00 p.m. until 10:00 p.m. with participating restaurants setting up tables, chairs, and tents on the ...

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BAYONNE, NJ - Under a tent at the end of a row lining DelMonte Drive for the weekly Bayonne Farmers’ Market, members of the Bayonne Sicilian Citizens' Club allowed the public to get a taste of their culture as they cooked up fresh batches of zeppole. “These go back a thousand years,” one of the ...

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BAYONNE, NJ - Bayonne firefighters made quick work of fire on the roof of 423 Broadway on Saturday. According to Fire Chief Keith Weaver, members of the Bayonne Fire Department arrived at the scene at approximately 4:45 p.m. and used hand lines to extinguish the blaze just as flames started to ...

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Bayonne Fire Department will receive a grant of nearly $75,000 for the purchase and installation of machines to clean firefighter’s emergency turnout gear in firehouses across the city.  The funding, secured by U.S. Senators Bob Menendez and Cory Booker is part of a ...

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BAYONNE, NJ - Popular Bayonne High School teacher Gene Woods was recently named the Fred Cotterell Secondary Education Teacher of the Year by the NJ Council for the Social Studies, school officials have announced.  Woods was recognized because of his innovative teaching methods, his constant ...

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TRENTON, NJ – With the ongoing COVID-19 (coronavirus) pandemic, many health care experts are raising concerns about the impact of the upcoming flu season. Since patients may experience the same symptoms for the common flu and the coronavirus it can make it difficult to differentiate between ...

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