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Heat Advisory Extended Thru Sunday, Cold Water Temps Could Still Pose Risks

May 21, 2022

NEW YORK, NY - The National Weather Service (NWS) extended the weekend heat advisory through 6:00 p.m. Sunday.

Local residents, and those throughout Hudson County, as well as in Bergen, Essex, Passaic, and Union counties should expect high temperatures and high humidity. Heat index values across much of the effected area are expected around 95 on Sunday. 

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How Hot is It Going to be This Weekend?

NEW YORK, NY - The National Weather Service (NWS) issued a heat advisory for Sat. May 21 from noon until 8:00 p.m.

Paterson and Passaic County residents, as well as those in Bergen, Essex, Hudson, and Union counties should expect high temperatures and high humidity. Heat index values across much of the effected area are expected to approach 100.

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'Soft Opening' for Dr. Morris Park

BAYONNE, NJ - Mayor Jimmy Davis announced a "soft opening" at Bayonne's Dr. Morris Park on Tuesday. A full dedication ceremony and celebration will take place in the coming weeks, he added. 

The work began last year and has successfully replaced dull concrete with brick and will include the planting of new trees and shrubs to replace those that have died over the ...

Refurbished Dennis Collins Park Taking Shape

BAYONNE, NJ - For more than a year, residents along First Street have seen bulldozers and other heavy equipment working on the second phase of the upgrade to Dennis Collins Park. But for the first time, visible signs of what the park will eventually look like with the installation of playground and exercise equipment are apparent.

The project which started almost two years ago was delayed when ...

State of New Jersey to Celebrate Earth Day at Liberty State Park

JERSEY CITY, NJ - The New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection will celebrate the 52nd Anniversary of Earth Day on Saturday, April 23 at the Central Railroad of New Jersey Terminal, 1 Audrey Zapp Drive in Liberty State Park. The event will run from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.

The event will include food trucks, lawn games, educational programs, face paintings, a slide and obstacle course, ...

Bayonne Earth Day Citywide Cleanup Set for April 30

BAYONNE, NJ - Every year in April people come together for Earth Day.  This year the City of Bayonne will be holding a citywide cleanup event on Saturday, April 30.

Mayor Jimmy Davis and the Bayonne City Council host this cleanup to implement measures to protect the environment in the community and the surrounding waterways as well as to bring a sense of ownership to the ...

Where Wildlife Thrives. Bayonne's Rutkowski Park Well Worth the Visit

BAYONNE, NJ - They say that April showers bring May flowers. If so, then Rutkowski Park will really bloom when May comes.

Rain poured down over the wildlife area just north of Stephen Gregg County Park so that only the hardiest wandered over its walkway on a recent day TAPinto Bayonne stopped by for a visit, most of these people walking their dogs.

Only a handful of other wildlife made ...

On the Road. Bells of Bayonne's St. Joseph's Head to Cincinnati for Restoration

BAYONNE, NJ - The bells from the former St Joseph’s Catholic Church recently left Bayonne on their way to Cincinnati, Ohio.  

That’s where the bells will be polished and prepared for their new home in the soon-to-be- constructed bell tower in Fitzpatrick Park. 

Bayonne’s DPW Director Tom Cotter previously told TAPinto Bayonne that he, at the direction of ...

Worth the Wait. Planned Upgrades to Bayonne's Russell Golding Expanded

BAYONNE, NJ - Although funding for Russell Golding Park was approved in June 2020, work on the space at the northeastern corner of the city has not yet commenced. 

This is expected to change shortly, local officials said, and the original plans for the upgrade may be expanded dramatically.

Officials said funding needed to be diverted to finish work at Fitzpatrick Park near Bayonne ...

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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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Hoboken Community Center Pantry Food Distribution

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