Community Announcements

May 14, 2020

BAYONNE, NJ - While COVID-19 may have stopped more extravagant wedding gatherings, an increased number of couples have been tying the knot in Bayonne City Hall Mayor, according to Mayor Jimmy Davis. “I don’t know why more people are getting municipal weddings,” Davis said. “Some of them had more ...

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BAYONNE, NJ - Street-sweeping enforcement will be back in effect on Monday, city officials have announced. “As we are now nearing our second month of social distancing directives, we are hoping that we are getting closer to our return to normal,” Mayor Jimmy Davis said in a phone call earlier this ...

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BAYONNE, NJ - Bayonne’s 6th Annual Hometown Fair has been canceled, according to organizers. The annual event had been scheduled for June 5-6. In a Facebook message Carissa Golomb, who serves as the volunteer president of the event, said that the announcement came with “a heavy heart.” Long a ...

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BAYONNE, NJ - Decked out in a t-shirt from last year’s Run for the Fallen, Deb Green celebrated Saturday’s  opening of Stephen Gregg Park by reading a list of names of American military personnel who have died in conflict over the history of the United States. “I usually do the Run for the ...

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BAYONNE, NJ - Cherie LaPelusa, wife of Councilman Gary LaPelusa, died Wednesday after contracting COVID-19. Literally, the woman behind the man, Cherie was an important figure in her husband’s political career, as well as a partner in his landscaping business and civic association. In an ...

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BAYONNE, NJ - Bayonne residents and visitors are being reminded that the city’s road resurfacing program is starting again on Monday. According to the plan Avenue E, between 45th and 50th Street is to be milled and paved. Street access will be limited in this area and vehicles parked in the ...

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BAYONNE, NJ - Bayonne has always been good about honoring its heroes. And, as city officials fight back against an invisible enemy, they took time to thank a very special resident, who, as a member of the U.S. Navy, helped defend the United States against another dreaded foe. On Monday, Mayor ...

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BAYONNE, NJ - In an effort to contend with personnel shortages as a result of the COVID-19 public health crisis, Bayonne’s garbage and recycling contractor will switch to alternating weekly pickup of paper products and plastic/cans. For pick up this week of April 13 residents should only put our ...

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BAYONNE, NJ - Mayor Jimmy Davis’ annual State of the City Address originally scheduled for April 16 has been canceled, city officials confirmed. Also canceled are the Planning Board meeting on April 14 and the April 19 Zoning Board meeting. Other public meetings are subject to last minute ...

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BAYONNE, NJ - Bayonne officials and workers are morning the loss of Maureen Ciolek. Ciolek, an employee at Bayonne City Hall since 2010, died Saturday of complications caused by coronavirus, Mayor Jimmy Davis announced on Facebook. Saying he is “stunned and saddened,” Davis added that ...

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BAYONNE, NJ - Mayor Jimmy Davis has warned residents to be on the watch for scammers attempting to separate them from the stimulus checks the federal government will be sending in response to the COVID-19 shutdown. "It saddens and angers me to no end that there are people out there who would try ...

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JERSEY CITY, NJ - The Bayonne Office of Emergency management posted a request for volunteers on its Facebook page. Hudson County is seeking volunteers to work at the COVID-19 mass testing site at Hudson County Regional Hospital Medical Center in Secaucus. Medical volunteers would conduct ...

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BAYONNE, NJ - An effort to reduce the parking crunch in Bayonne is set to begin Monday as the Parking Utility launched the application process for permits to leave cars in front of private driveways. According to an ordinance passed by the Bayonne City Council in 2019, the new regulation will ...

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BAYONNE, NJ - The newly reorganized Scouts BSA Units based at Trinity Parish in Bergen Point is now recruiting members, and girls are welcome.  The Boy Scouts of America opened admissions to girls in 2017 in a move that grants them access to the expansive educational programs the national ...

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BAYONNE, NJ - Mayor Jimmy Davis wants every Bayonne resident counted when Census 2020 rolls around, and, he announced recently, he wants Bayonne residents to do the counting. On Thursday, January 23, according to a statement, the U.S. Census Bureau will hold a job fair at the Bayonne Public ...

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BAYONNE, NJ - The City of Bayonne celebrated its 150th anniversary in 2019. The city saw a number of events recognizing its long history, including the unveiling of portraits of mayors and council presidents early in the year in City Hall. Originally called “Bayonia” when it served as a ...

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BAYONNE, NJ - Recycling pickups of paper, cardboard, cans, and bottles that normally take place on Wednesdays from 31st Street to 63rd Street will take place on Tuesday, December 24 this week. The changes, according to city officials, come as a result of Christmas. Residents are advised to set ...

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BAYONNE, NJ - An experiment by NJ Transit to expand bus service between Bayonne, Jersey City, and Midtown Manhattan to seven days a week has been made permanent, Mayor Jimmy Davis recently announced. Sunday service on the 119 route was originally added earlier this year on a pilot basis, ...

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BAYONNE, NJ - Bayonne children are being reminded to leave a carrying case open for their Elf on the Shelf so that they may attend the Hometown Fair Association's first annual Elf Meet Up on Saturday. The event is will be held at the Catholic War Veterans, 18 West 23rd Street, from noon until 5:00 ...

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BAYONNE, NJ - The Bayonne UEZ-SID and The Bayonne Youth Soccer Association (BYSA) want to make Christmas brighter for children in families in Division of Child Protection programs.  A toy drive will be held at the Bayonne Museum on Sunday, December 22, from noon until 2:00 p.m. New ...

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BAYONNE, NJ - Residents living in the Red, Green, and Yellow Zones as designated and enforced by the Bayonne Parking Utility are being reminded that current parking permits will expire on December 31. There will be a one-month grace period before enforcement of the new permits starts on February ...

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BAYONNE, NJ - City of Bayonne officials, residents, and guests will participate in a ceremony Saturday to close the time capsule that will be shut until 2069, the year the city marks its 200th anniversary. The event will take place in the gallery on the second floor of the library and begin at ...

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BAYONNE, NJ - An influx of out-of-town commuters filling spaces in municipal parking lots has caused the city to end its policy of offering free parking during the holiday season, Mayor Jimmy Davis announced Wednesday. “In recent years, the City of Bayonne has offered free parking in municipal ...

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BAYONNE, NJ - Bayonne’s public schools will open at 10:00 a.m. on Tuesday, school officials have announced.  Lunch will be served and students will he dismissed at the regular time. 

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BAYONNE, NJ —Bayonne mother Sharon Romano will host a blood drive on Friday in honor of her son, Michael, who passed away from cancer when he was 11 years old. Michael, who suffered from neuroblastoma, a rare form of pediatric cancer, received chemotherapy, surgery, radiation, stem cell ...

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BAYONNE, NJ - Bayonne residents are invited to bring their furry and friends, at least of the dog and cat variety, to the firehouse at 16th Street on Avenue A to receive free rabies vaccinations on Saturday. Dogs will be seen from 9:00 a.m. until 11:00 a.m. and cats will be seen from 11:00 a.m.

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BAYONNE, NJ - The Bayonne Police Department will additional resources to the streets this year to ensure that everyone has a fun, and safe, Halloween, Police Chief Robert Geisler has announced. Included in the effort will be an increased presence of law enforcement officers in high volume ...

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BAYONNE, NJ - Assemblyman Nicholas Chiaravalloti has announced that his office will be distributing free smoke detectors until Friday, October 11. The effort, Chiaravalloti said in a Facebook post, is in partnership with the NJ Division of Fire Safety and taking place during National Fire ...

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BAYONNE, NJ - There is no doubting the contributions of Bayonne veterans to the U.S. military, and, by extension, the protection of the freedoms we enjoy as Americans. These contributions, notably those of the Excellent 11, will be celebrated again on Saturday, October 12 as the Joyce-Herbert ...

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BAYONNE, NJ - Bayonne has not only cracked the top 100 places for retirement in the US, according to Chamber of Commerce.org, a business advisory group, it comes in at number 31.  According to a statement the organization making the recognition considered eight factors to create their list: the ...

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