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Chiaravalloti Measure Aims to Save the Bees

May 12, 2021

BAYONNE, NJ — Assemblyman Nicholas A. Chiaravalloti has introduced a joint resolution that would designate the third Saturday in August as “Save the Bees Day” in New Jersey. The resolution would recognize the significance of bee colonies in New Jersey and will bring attention to the collapse of bee colonies due to the use of pesticides. 

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Earth Day a Success in Bayonne, Davis Declares

BAYONNE, NJ - “We had a great start for our Earth Day cleanup,” Mayor Jimmy Davis told TAPinto Bayonne.

While Bayonne has conducted Earth Day events in the past, since 2017 the city has brought together various teams, local businesses and community groups to make it more effective and expansive.

In 2019 hundreds of adults and kids formed dozens of teams that could be seen on ...

Hoboken, Jersey City and Bayonne Part of Regional Coalition to Fight Urban Flooding

HOBOKEN-JERSEY CITY-BAYONNE, NJ – When large swathes of your cities were developed on land at or below sea level that had previously served as tidal wetlands for the Hudson River, flood mitigation is an ongoing concern. That’s why local administrations are continuing to seek new ways to combat the impacts of demonstrable shifts in rain patterns and intensifying storms.

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Davis Touts Environmental Accomplishments During Tour with Top State Official

BAYONNE, NJ - The City of Bayonne kicked off Earth Week with a visit from Shawn LaTourette, New Jersey's Acting Commissioner of Environmental Protection (DEP), who toured several sites throughout the community with Mayor Jimmy Davis on Monday, April 19.

“Being new to the job, he came to Bayonne to see what’s going on here,” Davis told TAPinto Bayonne. The stops along the ...

Safely Dispose of Your Household Hazardous Waste on May 2

BAYONNE, NJ - The Hudson County Improvement Authority (HCIA) will hold a Household Hazardous Waste Collection Day in Bayonne on Sunday, May 2, from 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.

The event will take place in Lot #1 on the lower level of Stephen R. Gregg-Bayonne County Park, down the road and then down the hill from the 48th Street entrance of the park on Kennedy Boulevard.  

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TAP'ed Into Hudson: Earth Day, Bringing Hudson County Together

HUDSON COUNTY, NJ - Steve Lenox welcomed Norman Guerra, Executive Director, and Amanda Nesheiwat, Deputy Director of Sustainability and Community Outreach, Hudson County Improvement Authority, to TAP'ed Into Hudson this week.

From soccer stadiums to high schools, golf courses to courthouses, what started as an agency launched to deal with solid waste removal has grown into ...

Hudson County Students Invited to Celebrate Earth Day with Poetry

HUDSON COUNTY, NJ - The Hudson County Improvement Authority is celebrating efforts to keep our communities clean by inviting Hudson County students to participate in their Earth Day poetry contest.

All students from kindergarten through 12th grade can submit their Earth Day poem with the theme “Bringing Hudson County Together,” as a document, image, or video by emailing them to ...

With Lunch on the Line, Bayonne Asked to Help Clean up for Earth Day

BAYONNE, NJ - Residents, businesses, clubs and organizations are once again being encouraged to participate in Bayonne’s annual Earth Day clean-up set to take place on Saturday, April 24.  

“Earth Day 2021 will provide residents a great opportunity to volunteer to clean up and beautify our community,” Mayor Jimmy Davis said “It’s a day when we can ...

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HCCC Students Awarded Prestigous 2021 Jack Kent Cooke Foundation Undergraduate Transfer Scholarship

Hudson County Community College (HCCC) students Adoum Allamine and Pedro Moranchel have been chosen from 1,500 applicants nationwide to receive the 2021 Jack Kent Cooke Foundation Undergraduate Transfer Scholarship.

The Jack Kent Cooke Foundation recognizes exceptionally talented community college students seeking to complete baccalaureate degrees. Scholarship recipients are selected for their ...

Hudson County Officials to Mark End of Ramdan with Thursday Vaccination Clinic

May 12, 2021

JERSEY CITY, NJ -  The Hudson County Vaccine Task Force, along with Hudson Regional Health Commission, are partnering with The Islamic Council of Hudson County to bring a pop-up vaccination site to Lincoln Park on Thursday morning. The clinic is timed to coincide with Eid al-Fitr, the Muslim holiday marking the end of Ramadan. Thousands of local Muslims are expected to gather together ...

Hudson County Residents Should Mark Calendar for May 12 Job Fair, County Executive DeGise Says

SECAUCUS, NJ - The Hudson County One Stop Career Development Center and the Hudson County Schools of Technology will be hosting a job fair on Wednesday, May 12 from 5 to 7 p.m.  at the Frank J. Gargiulo Campus in Secaucus. This will be the second job fair since the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic., and follows November’s overwhelming successful event that drew over 300 ...

DeGise Calls for Patience Regarding ICE Detainees

HUDSON COUNTY, NJ - Some Hudson County officials hope to get out of the 10-year contract with federal Immigration and Custom Enforcement (ICE) renewed last year to house federal immigration detainees at the Hudson County Correctional Facility in Kearny.

The $120 in daily revenue the county receives for the service provided helps fund operations at the facility that has seen a decline in its ...

UPDATE: Colonial Pipeline Restarted Operation; Normal Delivery Rate Expected the Coming Days

May 13, 2021

NEW JERSEY — Colonial Pipeline Co. announced in a statement late Wednesday evening that the pipeline that was shutdown by a ransomware hack last week was going to restart and begin operating again. 

“Following this restart, it will take several days for the product delivery supply chain to return to normal. Some markets served by Colonial Pipeline may experience, or continue ...

Murphy Appoints First Woman to Serve as State's Adjutant General

TRENTON, NJ — Governor Phil Murphy announced on Monday his nomination of Colonel Dr. Lisa Hou to serve as Adjutant General and Commissioner of the New Jersey Department of Military and Veterans Affairs (DMAVA). Hou would be the first woman and first Asian-American to serve in the Adjutant General position in the state's history.

"Colonel Hou took the ...

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New Jersey Date Night: Stroll Through These Gorgeous Gardens

May 13, 2021

New Jersey Date Night is a series on NJ Flavor by relationship writer Craig Rogers.

There’s always something growing in New Jersey, be it excitement for warmer weather or the flowers in everyone’s yard. Celebrating springtime in the Garden State requires a garden date. We have so many options at our fingertips — possibilities guaranteed to inspire romance and ...

Find Your Green Thumb: NJ Experts Offer Tips for Starting a Kitchen Garden

NEW JERSEY — They don’t call this The Garden State for nothing.

Want to bring out your inner green thumb this season? There’s no better time than now to get started on a kitchen garden.

“There is no mastery of gardening, you just get better at guessing,” said Bloomfield’s L. Be. Sholar, who offers gardening tips on her blog, Farm-Based ...

Learn How To Cook From Anywhere With These Online Classes

Cooking can be fun at any age, and learning new skills exercises your mind, especially as you get older. Whether you’re just finding your way around the kitchen or you’re a seasoned home chef, online cooking classes are a wonderful way to spend your day! From free courses featuring various dishes to lessons led by celebrity chefs, there are vast opportunities to satisfy just about any ...

Fighting Fatigue: How To Sleep Better And Longer

Getting a good night’s sleep plays a vital role in your overall health. Sleeping recharges your body and brain to help prepare and energize you for each new day. On the other hand, sleep deprivation can cause a slew of problems, including memory issues and an increased risk for car accidents.

According to the National Sleep Foundation, adults aged 26-64 need seven to nine hours of sleep ...

The Best Natural Deodorants for the Toughest Workouts

Chances are, your wellness journey includes some heavy-hitting workouts, and a good deodorant is key to feeling confident after every session. Mainstream products can contain harmful ingredients that may actually be blocking some of your body’s natural processes as well as potentially causing health problems down the road. If you’re ready to switch to a more natural product but are ...

Understanding SPF for Healthy Summer Skin

As we head outside to take advantage of the warmer weather, skincare and sun safety should be top priorities. While the sun’s rays provide countless benefits, the ultraviolet (or UV) components of sunlight are damaging to our skin. A sunburn from overexposure isn’t just temporarily painful - the UV rays that cause a burn are doing long-term damage to your skin cells that’s ...

Bringing Spring Inside: Adding Pops of Color in Every Room

As the weather warms up, spring colors are arriving in home décor trends. Whether you’re inviting guests over in person or continuing your distanced Zoom calls, you’ll want to incorporate pops of spring color into every room of your house. Fortunately, adding color doesn’t have to break the bank, and you can easily experiment with the best way to invigorate your spaces ...

Celebrating Mother’s Day: 4 Ways to Make Mom Feel Special

Mother’s Day is a wonderful time to tell the caregivers in your life how special they are. By highlighting Mom’s favorite things in your celebrations, you’ll be able to shine a light on everything unique about her. If you’re looking for interesting ways to host a Mother’s Day celebration for a group, big or small, here are four memorable events that will leave Mom ...

Is Your A/C Summer-Ready? 12 Things to Check Before the First Heat Wave

Soaking in the summer sun is part of the fun of the season. But if you don’t have a cool home to retreat to, that heat can start to feel overbearing. Make sure your A/C (or swamp cooler!) can handle any heat wave this summer with these 12 tips, plus guidance on how to know when to call in the pros.

 

Before beginning preparation steps for either an air conditioner or swamp ...

4 Unique and Meaningful Ways to Decorate for Mother’s Day

With Mother’s Day around the corner, it’s time to think about decorations that will brighten up your home as well as show Mom that she’s a unique, valued person in your family. With a few simple touches, it’s easy to create meaningful decorations that highlight the things that she loves best. Here are four great ways to add some color and style to Mom’s favorite ...