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Community Announcements

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 ...

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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 - 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 - 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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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.

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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 ...

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BAYONNE, NJ – The Bayonne Public Library announced that they will offer recurring monthly tech classes with Adult Services Librarian, Bill Fischer. Each Thursday, the Library will be offering a “Tech Thursday” class that will help those interested brush up on basic computing skills, use a ...

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BAYONNE, NJ- The Bayonne Board of Education is partnering with the Hudson County One-Stop Career Center to host a Career and Job Expo, John Niesz, Superintendent of Schools, and Maria Valado, Board of Education President, have announced. The event will be held at the Bayonne High School Richard ...

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BAYONNE, NJ - Most people called Ludovico "Ludo" Nolfo, except Mayor Jimmy Davis, who always called him “Mr. Nolfo.” “Even as mayor, I called him Mr. Nolfo,” Davis said. “I couldn’t.” Davis’ comments came during the March 22 dedication ceremony of a plaque and plaza to commemorate Nolfo. The ...

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BAYONNE, NJ - A “major street-paving program” is set to kick off in Bayonne on or about Monday, Mayor Jimmy Davis has announced. According to a statement preliminary work on handicap ramps and concrete will take place on several streets in the coming days.  Milling and paving will come next in ...

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BAYONNE, NJ - The City of Bayonne will be accepting applications for summer employment between now and April 8, Division of Recreation officials have announced. Available jobs include camp counselors at various recreation summer day camps and pool attendants/lifeguards at the Thomas DiDomenico ...

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BAYONNE, NJ - Gary S. Chmielewski, who has been very active in the Polish American community in Bayonne, was selected by the Bayonne Pulaski Parade Memorial Committee to lead the Bayonne contingent to the 2022 parade in New York City. The 85th annual Pulaski Day Parade will be held on Sunday, ...

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BAYONNE, NJ - June Sturz, a local columnist for the Bayonne Community News and the band leader for the Bayonne Senior Orchestra, passed away peacefully on March 2 at the age of 95. Although Sturz was most well-known as the face of the Bayonne Senior Orchestra, she did not join until about 1991, ...

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BAYONNE, NJ - Russian President Vladimir Putin’s name and signature that appears on the September 11 memorial and ground-breaking marker at the former Military Ocean Terminal has been covered, Mayor Jimmy Davis announced Monday. “In light of the Russian invasion of Ukraine and the enormous ...

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BAYONNE, NJ - The City of Bayonne will begin collecting goods to help the people of Ukraine, Mayor Jimmy Davis announced on Thursday.  “The people of Ukraine are fighting to preserve their democracy, freedom, and independence. They need our help desperately.” Davis said. “More than a million ...

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BAYONNE, NJ - With COVID numbers in decline, the Bayonne St. Patrick’s Day Committee is seeking to safely gather to celebrate their big day and will once more host its parade after suspending the parade for the last two years due to COVID. The 38th annual parade, celebrating the 150th ...

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BAYONNE, NJ — Bayonne residents are invited to attend virtual meetings that will be held next week by the Resilient Northeastern New Jersey project team to discuss and provide input on flood risk reduction strategies.  The meetings will be held on Wednesday, Feb. 9, from 4 to 5:30 p.m. and again ...

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BAYONNE, NJ - About a dozen people, including members of the Bayonne Fire Department, came out to the Tear Drop Memorial on Wednesday, to watch the skies for the fly over by two B-52 bombers. The Bayonne Office of Emergency Management retweeted a New York City notification about the flight up ...

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BAYONNE, NJ - This year, when the Memorial Day Parade kicks off, and the color guard makes its way up Broadway led by Grand Marshall Joseph R. Macon, the families of service people currently serving in active duty around the world will be right behind him, part of an effort to raise the public’s ...

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UNITED STATES - Beginning Wednesday, January 19, at-home, rapid COVID-19 tests will be available for all American households.  The Biden Administration, which announced this initiative earlier this month, has said that testing is an important tool to help mitigate the spread of ...

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HUDSON COUNTY, NJ  – The Route 7/Wittpenn Bridge between Jersey City and Kearny will be closed this weekend for demolition of the old bridge lift span and to test the new bridge lift span, state officials announced.  According to a press release the closure will begin at 4:00 a.m. Saturday and ...

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BAYONNE, NJ - Railroad work is scheduled to begin the first week in January on LeFante Way. Earlier this month, the city council approved Union Paving, the controlling company of Tracks Unlimited, to replace the railroad tracks crossing LeFante Way, east of the Bayonne Crossing Shopping ...

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Update: testing has been moved to the Korpi Ice Rink, not Don Ahern Stadium. BAYONNE, NJ - With a brief pause for Christmas Eve and Christmas, and as the State of New Jersey continues to record a record-breaking number of positive COVID19 cases, Mayor Jimmy Davis has announced the return of ...

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BAYONNE, NJ - Bayonne City Hall will be closed from Christmas Eve, Friday December 24 through the weekend and reopen on Tuesday, December 28. There will be no parking meter, street sweeper or residential parking enforcement during the period. Garbage and recycling will be on a regular ...

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BAYONNE, NJ - Though the unseasonably warm temperatures may not have felt like Christmas, Councilman Neil Carroll helped bring the holiday spirit to the Bergen Point section of Bayonne last week. Joined by Council President Sharon Ashe Nadrowski, and Councilmembers Gary LaPelusa and Juan Perez, ...

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BAYONNE, NJ - Candy canes and hot chocolate, brightly lit homes, and stockings hung by the chimney with care have long been synonymous with the Christmas season. More recently, a new tradition seems to have taken hold: ugly sweaters. Found on store racks, in sales catalogs, and indeed through ...

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