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Bayonne Receives $1.3M In Federal Funding For Community Revitalization Efforts

May 17, 2022

BAYONNE, NJ — New Jersey will receive more than $177 million in federal funding to support revitalization of communities across the state, U.S. Sens. Bob Menendez and Cory Booker announced Monday.

Earlier this year Mayor Jimmy Davis asked for a halt on new luxury residential housing to reevaluate the city’s housing needs, an issue that became prominent in the recent mayoral and ...

Bayonne Lawmakers Establish New Cannabis Regulations

BAYONNE, NJ - Cannabis businesses will be permitted only along the highway corridor in Bayonne, according to new regulations passed by the City Council last month.

The new rules would not allow the sale of cannabis in the central business districts such as along Broadway but would permit them to operate along Route 440 and points further east, away from traditional residential ...

Effort to Rescind Agreement with MOTBY Developer Fails

BAYONNE, NJ - A move that some city officials said might have resulted in a serious lawsuit against the city failed to get after  Councilman Sal Gullace left the April 20 meeting early.

Council President, and mayoral candidate, Sharon Ashe-Nadrowski attempted to push through an ordinance and resolutions that would have canceled an existing development contract but failed to get a ...

Madeline Medina Reappointed to 3-Year Term as Bayonne City Clerk

BAYONNE, NJ - Madeline Medina was appointed for a second three-year term at the April 20 City council meeting, after having already made history as the first African American and female city clerk in Bayonne.

An employee for the city since 1991, Medina was named City Clerk in 2019 after longtime City Clerk Robert Sloan retired.

Though Medina, 56, who started as a clerk and typist for the ...

Bayonne Officials Set Aside $25K to Tackle Feral Cat Population

BAYONNE, NJ - The Bayonne City Council is going to put $25,000 towards the neutering of feral cats, something the city has been seeking to do for more than a decade.

This comes with the renewal of the animal control contract with NJ Humane Society.

“The city has been working on a trap, neuter, and release program for years, but has hit road bumps in securing a location,” ...

Battle Lines in Race for Mayor Drawn at Bayonne City Council Meeting

BAYONNE, NJ - The usually mundane and routine caucus meeting of the Bayonne City Council got wrapped up in municipal politics as Council President Sharon Ashe-Nadrowski pushed to have the city reopen negotiations with “Bayonne Partners Urban Renewal,” a subsidiary of Boraie over an already approved development at the former Military Ocean Terminal.

Nadrowski said she would ...

Bayonne Officials Expected to Set Limits on Cannabis Businesses

BAYONNE, NJ - Bayonne officials are looking to limit cannabis providers to more remote portions of the city, according to two ordinances set to be considered later this month.

The first measure would prohibit retail establishments from operating in the central business districts or residential neighborhoods and restrict retail operations and suppliers to industrial areas or along Route ...

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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.

New Brunswick Mayor Cahill Urges Approval of RWJBarnabas Health Transaction with Saint Peter’s HealthCare System

New Brunswick, NJ – New Brunswick Mayor James M. Cahill has thrown his support behind the transaction between Saint Peter’s HealthCare System (“Saint Peter’s”) and RWJBarnabas Health (“RWJBH”), which will lead to the creation of a premier academic medical center (“premier AMC”) in New Brunswick.

“Today, New Brunswick residents in need ...

NJ Hispanic Chamber of Commerce Supports RWJBarnabas Health Transaction with Saint Peter’s HealthCare System

New Brunswick, NJ – The Statewide Hispanic Chamber of Commerce of New Jersey ("SHCCNJ") threw its support behind the proposed transaction between RWJBarnabas Health (“RWJBH”) and St. Peter's HealthCare System, which will lead to the creation of a premier academic medical center (“premier AMC”) in New Brunswick. 

In a letter to the Federal Trade ...

Hudson County To Host First-Ever Fleet Week Event

May 21, 2022

JERSEY CITY, NJ — For the first time ever, Hudson County will host a Fleet Week celebration.

Along with celebrating the U.S. Navy, Coast Guard and Marine Corps, the May 26 event at Lincoln Park West will give the community the opportunity to learn more about the sea services.

The event, which is free and open to the public, runs from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the baseball field.

A ...

New Jersey Warns of Price Gouging During Nationwide Baby Formula Shortage

May 19, 2022

NEWARK, NJ —New Jersey's Acting Attorney General and the Division of Community Affairs (DCA) are warning customers and merchants statewide about price gouging and any fraud dealing with the sale of baby formula in New Jersey.

“The current baby formula shortage may have scammers and unscrupulous vendors coming out of the woodwork to take advantage of parents at a vulnerable ...

Gas Prices in New Jersey Reach Another Record High

NEW JERSEY — Gas prices in New Jersey have reached another all-time high.

The average price of a gallon of unleaded reached $4.72 on Wednesday, May 18, 2022. That's up seven cents from the day before, 23 cents from last week and nearly 70 cents from last month. Those figures are according to AAA.

The Newark and Trenton areas are paying the most statewide, according ...

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