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Bayonne Memorial Day Parade is Back. What You Need to Know

May 18, 2022

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 2020 and 2021.

Mayor Davis explained, “The parade has been a Bayonne tradition since 1918. We ...

Bayonne Honors Those that Gave All

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 Bayonne residents were one and half times per capita than any other city as well.

This ...

Thunderstorms, Damaging Winds, Flooding Possible Monday PM In Hudson County

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 p.m.

Along with the potential for wind gusts up to 58 miles per hour and one-inch hail, the ...

Bayonne Can Help 'Stamp Out Hunger' on Saturday

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 easy way to donate food to those in need.

Residents who would like to ...

Bayonne NAACP to Host Juneteenth Celebration

BAYONNE, NJ - The Bayonne branch of the NAACP will hold its Inaugural Juneteenth celebration on Saturday, June 18 at the G. Thomas DiDomenico Park from noon to 5 p.m. 

Known as Juneteenth, the holiday marks the day in 1865 when Union troops marched into Galveston, Texas and informed the residents that slavery had been abolished. Former slaves immediately began to celebrate with prayer, ...

Bayonne Hometown Fair is Back

BAYONNE, NJ - After a two-year hiatus due to the COVID pandemic, the Bayonne Hometown Fair is back.

Carrissa Golomb, owner of Reese’s Hair Pieces on 24th Street, a children’s clothing and accessories company, said the fair will actually be slightly larger this year than in the past with the expansion up Broadway to 26th Street.

The fair is scheduled to take place on June 4 ...

Heavy Rains, Coastal Flooding Expected Monday PM In Hudson County

HUDSON COUNTY, NJ — A coastal storm is expected to bring heavy rain, strong winds and flooding to Hudson County starting late Monday afternoon.

According to the latest forecasts, the area will likely see 1.5 inches of rain along with winds of 25-35 miles per hour with gusts up to 50 miles per hour.

Minor to moderate coastal flooding is expected in more vulnerable locations near the ...

$2M Lottery Ticket Sold In Bayonne. Do You Have The Winning Ticket?

BAYONNE, NJ — A Mega Millions ticket worth $2 million was purchased in Bayonne.

According to state lottery officials, the ticket — which matched five of the five white balls drawn Tuesday — was sold at A Sharp Deli, 636-638 Avenue C.

Since the ticket was bought with the Megaplier option, the $1 million prize was doubled to $2 million.

Tuesday’s winning numbers ...

Mayor Jimmy Davis Helps Recognizes National Library Week

BAYONNE, NJ - Mayor Jimmy Davis visited with Library Director JP Porcaro at the Bayonne Free Public Library in honor of National Library Week earlier this week.  

Sponsored annually by the American Library Association (ALA), the week provides an opportunity to celebrate our nation’s libraries. This year’s theme promoted the idea that libraries are places where people can ...

Bayonne Officials Unveil New Memorial to Honor Victims of 9-11

BAYONNE, NJ - A cold rain delayed the unveiling of Bayonne’s newest memorial to the victims of the 2001 terrorist attack on September 11 but did not dampen the spirit of the people who attended.

Firefighters hoisted a giant American flag from their tower ladder truck which billowed over the heads of those who attended and drew the attention of pedestrians within blocks of the ...

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African American Chamber of Commerce Supports RWJBH Transaction with St. Peters

New Brunswick, NJ – Access to quality medical care in New Jersey is vital to underserved populations. That's why the African American Chamber of Commerce of New Jersey (“AACCNJ”) announced its support for the proposed transaction between RWJBarnabas Health (“RWJBH”) and Saint Peter’s Healthcare System in New Brunswick, which will lead to the creation of New ...

RWJBarnabas Health, Saint Peter’s Healthcare System Vision to Create NJ’s First Premier Academic Medical Center Gets State Approval

New Brunswick, NJ – RWJBarnabas Health (“RWJBH”) and Saint Peter’s Healthcare System (“Saint Peter’s”) announced that the State of New Jersey has approved their transaction to create New Jersey’s first premier academic medical center (“premier AMC”) located in New Brunswick.

“This is a tremendous milestone in a years-long ...

Hudson County Community College and Rutgers University School of Public Affairs and Administration Sign Transfer Agreement for Public and Nonprofit Administration Degree Program

JERSEY CITY, NJ - Hudson County Community College (HCCC) and Rutgers University School of Public Affairs and Administration (RUSPAA) have entered into an agreement that enables students who graduate from HCCC with an Associate of Science degree in Human Services to transfer seamlessly and attain their Bachelor of Arts degree from RUSPAA. The agreement was signed by HCCC President, Dr.

Governor Murphy Announces American Rescue Plan Firefighter Grant Program

May 16, 2022

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 sanitation equipment, according to a news release from the Governor's office. 

“Confronted ...

Jack McGreevey, a No-Nonsense Supporter of Veterans, Dead at 93

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 19th legislative district, serving in the legislative office since 1998. He proudly wore his ...

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