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February 2, 2023

BAYONNE, NJ - Bayonne officials will hold a public hearing on Feb. 15 to review proposed improvements to a small pocket park on North Street. “It’s a true neighborhood park that has been around for years,” said Councilman Neil Carroll.  The City of Bayonne is seeking funding through the State ...

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BAYONNE, NJ - Last minute negotiations have delayed the expected construction of the new ferry terminal in Bayonne.  Mayor Jimmy Davis said negotiations with the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey (PANYNJ) continued right up until the end of the year, and that he expected the final ...

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BAYONNE, NJ - The Bayonne City Council is again stepping up enforcement against those that fail to keep their properties weed and litter free.  Saying that they continued to hope property owners would comply with warning letters, Tom Cotter, Superintendent of the Department of Public Works, ...

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BAYONNE, NJ - The City of Bayonne received an unexpected early Christmas gift from the New Jersey Turnpike Authority that will allow the renovation of Russell Golding Park to proceed much more rapidly. While Rep. Albio Sires previously secured $5 million in federal funds in June 2020, work on ...

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BAYONNE, NJ - The City of Bayonne will conduct its final curbside pick-up of autumn leaves on Monday, December 19. Residents may place leaves in special ecology-friendly leaf bags, in barrels, or in paper bags. Plastic bags are unacceptable and will be rejected for pick-up.  “There are two main ...

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BAYONNE, NJ - The recent renovations to Bayonne’s Fitzpatrick park gained statewide recognition recently when the New Jersey Society of Municipal Engineers awarded Consulting and Municipal Engineering Associates (CME) a Project of the Year Award for its work on the project.  Mayor Jimmy Davis ...

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Garden centers, florists and grocery stores are filling their shelves with a variety of holiday plants; a sure sign the holidays are approaching. This is the time of year to give, receive or fill your home with colorful poinsettias, Christmas cactus, cyclamen, and other holiday plants. Extend their ...

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BAYONNE, NJ- Bayonne Energy Center, which supplies power to New York City, is expected to transform one or more of its turbines into ones that are environmentally friendly hydrogen fueled. An alternative to natural gas, hydrogen fuel is produced by using a device that splits water into hydrogen ...

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BAYONNE, NJ - Even before the ribbon was cut officially opening the newly renovated portions of Dennis Collins Park, scores of kids were already swinging from the playground equipment, climbing and jumping on the various features, taking little or no notice of the small house in one corner that ...

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BAYONNE, NJ - Mayor Jimmy Davis will hold an opening ceremony to mark the completion of Phase II of the renovations to Dennis P. Colling Park on Tuesday. The celebration will take place at 1st Ave. and Avenue C and begin at 4:00 p.m. The renovations to be unveiled include the construction of ...

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JERSEY CITY, NJ - New Jersey has become the sixth state in the nation to file suit against prominent “big oil” claiming the companies have misled the public and hindered the ability to deal with the impacts of climate change. The lawsuit, filed by Attorney General Matthew J. Platkin, the New ...

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Autumn just couldn't wait to put on a show, according to the NJ Forest Service, and forests across New Jersey are awash in bright colors. The drought conditions this summer, combined with low rainfall and heat, put stress on trees, experts say, creating an earlier-than-usual foliage display in ...

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BAYONNE, NJ - The City of Bayonne will conduct curbside pick-up of autumn leaves on ten Mondays in the fall, beginning Monday, October 17 and ending on December 19. Residents may place leaves in special ecology-friendly leaf bags, in barrels, or in paper bags. Plastic bags are unacceptable and will ...

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BAYONNE, NJ - The chief engineer of a towing vessel has admitted his role in dumping marine diesel fuel oil into the Kill Van Kull, U.S. Attorney Philip R. Sellinger announced Wednesday. Michael Brown, 67, of Kingston, Tennessee, pleaded guilty to charges that he violated the Clean Water Act ...

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HUDSON COUNTY, NJ — Resilient Northeastern NJ is collecting feedback on a proposed action plan to address current climate-related challenges, as well as to better prepare the Hudson County region for changing conditions. Launched nearly two years ago, Resilient Northeastern NJ — a partnership ...

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HUDSON COUNTY, NJ — As part of its ongoing mission to promote sustainability, the Hudson Transportation Management Association (TMA) is encouraging residents and commuters to opt for a greener way of getting around during CarFree Week.  Between Sept. 19 and 25, Hudson TMA is urging the public to ...

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BAYONNE, NJ - Starting next month Bayonne residents will no longer have to worry about getting their recycling to the curb before the sun comes up. They will, however, want to get it out before sunset. On Friday Mayor Jimmy Davise announced that the City of Bayonne is switching to nighttime ...

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NEW JERSEY — How tough is it for bicyclists and pedestrians to get around northern New Jersey? As part of an effort to help counties and municipalities better understand how to become places where everyone can get where they need to go safely, the North Jersey Transportation Planning Authority ...

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HUDSON COUNTY, NJ — Gearing up to do a big clean-out at home? Throughout the fall, the Hudson County Improvement Authority (HCIA) is offering county residents an opportunity to safely and securely discard of unwanted personal and confidential documents at a series of free shredding ...

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HUDSON COUNTY, NJ - Despite opposition from local officials in both Hoboken and Jersey City, as well as environmental activists, Gov. Phil Murphy has voiced his support for a project that would expand the New Jersey Turnpike extension through Bayonne and Jersey City. Resolutions passed by the ...

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TRENTON, NJ — Due to ongoing hot and dry conditions, New Jersey is under a drought watch as of Tuesday. The state's Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) is asking residents and businesses to conserve water. New Jersey has a three-stage drought advisory system. A drought watch is the ...

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BAYONNE, NJ - The Bayonne City Council is set to increase penalties for failure to pick up after your dog to as much $1250. The effort comes just weeks after city officials have said they are going to increase enforcement on property owners that do not keep their lots free from litter and other ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - The Center for Vector Biology (CVB), part of the New Jersey Agricultural Experiment Station at Rutgers University-New Brunswick, recently launched ‘New Jersey Ticks 4 Science!’, a citizen-led science project supported by the state that asks New Jerseyans to submit tick specimens ...

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BAYONNE, NJ - An effort by Bayonne’s Department of Public Works to encourage people to clean up weeds and other debris in front of their homes is not going as well as hoped, Tom Cotter, Bayonne's Director of Public Works admitted. “We issued warnings,” Cotter said. “But we’re now going to have ...

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HUDSON COUNTY, NJ - Volcano Discovery reported that a seismic-like event may have happened in the early hours of Wednesday.  While believed to have been centered in Manhattan, residents of Bayonne, Jersey City, and Hoboken could have felt the unclassified magnitude event that took place at ...

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HUDSON COUNTY, NJ – New York Waterway and NJ Transit are working to bring a more eco-friendly commuting option to the Hudson River. Unveiled Tuesday at Port Imperial Terminal in Weehawken, the newly-retrofitted commuter ferry – called “Hoboken” — was designed to help the environment by saving ...

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NEW JERSEY -- As dry and hot weather persists, the State Department of Environmental Protections (NJDEP) asking businesses and residents to conserve water.  The Department said that the recent heat wave that brought temperatures near 100 degrees has not "significantly impacted drinking water ...

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BAYONNE, NJ – Bayonne officials are putting residents on notice that the enforcement of the city’s cleaning and weeding requirements “will begin shortly.” According to Public Works Director Tom Cotter they are taking this action “in response to complaints from the public about litter and ...

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TRENTON, NJ - The New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection has issued an Air Quality Action Day Bergen, Passaic, Hudson, Essex, Union counties from 11 a.m. to 11 p.m. Saturday. An Air Quality Action Day means that Ground Level Ozone within the region may approach or exceed unhealthy ...

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BAYONNE, NJ  — The go-to for bird rescues in this area is warning the public that the feathered friends they protect are getting hurt and killed by glue traps people have set to catch spotted lanternfly nymphs. The Raptor Trust Bird Rehabilitation and Education Center has cared for 39 birds that ...

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