Community Announcements

May 12, 2021

BAYONNE, NJ - Saying he doesn’t want to be the mayor under whose watch the traditional Memorial Day Parade ceased to march down Broadway, Bayonne Mayor Jimmy Davis said the city, in conjunction with veterans, will help run the operation. Last month, veterans who previously ran the parade for ...

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BAYONNE, NJ - The 56th Street Senior Center will reopen on Monday May 24, Bayonne’s Division of Recreation has announced.  All activities, including programs such as Chair Yoga, Zumba, Walking for Good Health, and Line Dancing will be held outdoors, weather permitting and all CDC guidelines will ...

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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 - Bayonne resident Pam O’Donnell, founder of the Catch You Later Foundation, met with Mayor Jimmy Davis and Police Chief Robert Geisler last week to promote Distracted Driving Awareness Month. Since losing her husband, Tim, and daughter, Bridget in a 2016 car crash caused by a driver ...

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BAYONNE, NJ - In keeping with what he called “one of the most important responsibilities of local government,” Mayor Jimmy Davis has announced the imminent start of a street-paving and striping program for the City of Bayonne in mid-April.   “The City of Bayonne has put a lot of effort into ...

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BAYONNE, NJ - With most of the snow from the onslaught of winter storms melted, enforcement of parking meters, parking pay stations, and residential parking zones in Bayonne returns on Monday.  Sign up for TAPinto Bayonne E-News alerts to be the first to read about all things Bayonne!  

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BAYONNE, NJ - Bayonne police are seeking the public's support in locating 35-year-old Victor Sarkar who has been missing since Sunday.  Sarkar was last week in the area of 8th Avenue and Broadway wearing a blue colored Adidas hooded sweatshirt and gray sweatpants. He was also wheeling a gray ...

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PETERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Colo. – While an initial four-year enlistment in the U.S. Air Force was an opportunity for Jersey City native John F. Bentivegna to do something and learn a skill, it now, nearly three decades later, has him reaching for the stars, literally.  After 27 years, Bentivegna, ...

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BAYONNE, NJ - “An icon and a friend,” were the words used by Mayor Jimmy Davis to describe longtime Bayonne resident Edith Ferrell. Ferrell passed away on February 8, just four days after her 70th birthday.  “Since becoming Mayor, I have had the fortune to spend many hours with Edith and our ...

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BAYONNE, NJ - Bayonne property owners are being reminded that the grace period for first quarter property tax payments ends on Wednesday, February 10. Payments made after the close of that business that day for taxes originally due on February 1 will, by state law, incur interest ...

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BAYONNE, NJ - Bayonne residents have three options for getting vaccinated if they meet the criteria for Phase 1A, city officials announced this week as part of the weekly COVID-19 update. This includes any healthcare worker, first responder, senior citizen over 65, or anyone 16-64 with a serious ...

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BAYONNE, NJ - Bayonne parking meter and parking pay station regulations, alternate side of the street parking, street sweeping regulations, and residential permit parking zone regulations remain suspended on Tuesday, February 2, due to the sever winter storm.

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EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ – The first flakes of the monster storm have arrived in south and central New Jersey. It will be very light to flurries for most of the day and early evening before exploding into blizzard conditions for the majority of New Jersey through Tuesday morning, forecasters say. As ...

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EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ – After two years of little to no snow, mother nature has said enough is enough.  The National Weather Service has issued a Winter Storm Warning for all but the farthest northern counties of New Jersey, and it is likely to encompass the entire state by the time the first flakes ...

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EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ – As expected, the Friday storm passed far to our south, and as that occurred, the big chill arrived to spend part of the weekend with us. We will continue to see the coldest temps in two years for the next day or two. This extreme cold is actually helping to feed into the ...

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NEW JERSEY – For those waiting for the big snowstorm, the wait will need to continue. Two storm systems developing this week will provide some white winter weather for a good part of New Jersey, but neither storm is showing much inclination to develop into a bigger deal.  The first system is a ...

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BAYONNE, NJ - A Bayonne lottery player is the winner of the largest ever Jersey Cash 5 jackpot, New Jersey Lottery officials have said. According to a statement the winning ticket, with the number 05, 16, 18, 21, and 29, was sold at N & A Services Inc., 1054 Broadway. The XTRA number for the ...

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JERSEY CITY, NJ - Almost 25 years after the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey established the E-ZPass system to allow vehicles to pass more easily through the Holland Tunnel, a new cashless toll has been installed to make it even more seamless. Authorized in 2019 and scheduled to go into ...

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TRENTON, NJ  - Local seniors still have time to apply for the Senior Freeze Program. The deadline for Senior Freeze property tax relief program was recently extended to February 1, 2021. The Program is a property tax reimbursement program for eligible seniors and disable residents. In order to ...

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BAYONNE, NJ - Three more Bayonne residents have died as a result of COVID-19, Mayor Jimmy Davis reported. The men, 76, 77 and 78, bring the total number of deaths related to the virus locally to 92. Davis also reported that there are currently 376 Bayonne residents positive with the virus, 21 ...

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BAYONNE, NJ - Charles Dickens may have best summed up 2020 for Bayonne when he wrote, “It was the best of times; it was the worst of times.” Few years in the town’s long history have seen such a growth spurt as long anticipated, but previously unrealized, development finally began. And yet, like ...

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BAYONNE, NJ - A new garbage and recycling pickup schedule will go into effect on January 2, 2021, Mayor Jimmy Davis has announced.  For purposes of garbage and recycling pick-ups, Bayonne will be divided into three zones:  Zone 1 will run from 1st Street through 16th Street including Broadway.  ...

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Civilian offices at City Hall: Closed Thursday, December 24; Friday, December 25; Thursday, December 31; and Friday, January 1.  Garbage and Recycling: Regular garbage and recycling pick-ups will take place on Thursday, December 24 from 1st Street to 30th Street.  No garbage pick-ups or ...

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BAYONNE, NJ- The City of Bayonne’s final curbside pick-up of autumn leaves will take place on Monday city officials announced. Residents may place leaves in special eco-friendly leaf bags, in barrels, or in paper bags. Plastic bags are unacceptable and will be rejected for pick-up.     Grass ...

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BAYONNE, NJ - An 86-year-old Bayonne woman has become the latest resident to pass away from COVID-19, Mayor Jimmy Davis announced in his weekly update.  To date, 3,012 Bayonne residents have tested positive for COVID-19. Since the beginning of the pandemic, 88 Bayonne residents have died due to ...

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BAYONNE, NJ - Mayor Jimmy Davis has advised residents to prepare for a major snowstorm that is expected to hit the state Wednesday and Thursday. Heavy winds and significant snowfall are expected.  Residents and drivers are asked not to be on the roads after the snow starts, and, if they must be, ...

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NEW JERSEY – This storm is shaping up to be one of the largest December storms in recent memory, for parts of the state, but not all.  As we have indicated in the forecasts leading up to its arrival, the uncertainty as to many of the components of this storm made it very difficult to pinpoint ...

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NEW JERSEY – The entire state of New Jersey is now under a winter storm watch for a robust Nor’easter that will commence Wednesday afternoon, and last well into Thursday morning. The storm that is leaving the area today has pulled cold air into the area, and a blocking high pressure system is ...

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BAYONNE, NJ - The Bayonne Community Museum, 229 Broadway, will be used as a testing site for COVID-19 to accommodate more people seeking tests before, during and after the holidays, Assemblyman Nicholas A. Chiaravalloti (D-Hudson) and the City of Bayonne announced Sunday. The announcement of the ...

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BAYONNE, NJ - Two more Bayonne residents have died from COVID-19, Mayor Jimmy Davis announced. The male victim was 85 and the female victim was 80. To date, 2,772 Bayonne residents have tested positive for COVID-19. Since the beginning of the pandemic, 87 Bayonne residents have died due to ...

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