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November 29, 2021

BAYONNE, NJ - Bayonne Councilman Gary LaPelusa, who also oversees landscaping for Hudson County’s parks, has found a way to pay tribute to his wife Cherie in a project that will also transform one of the most historic parts of Steven Gregg Park. Cherie LaPelusa was an early victim of COVID-19, ...

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BAYONNE, NJ - Continuing efforts to maintain Bayonne’s status as a Tree City USA, as designated by the Arbor Day National Foundation, is a priority of city officials, Mayor Jimmy Davis said in a statement Monday. In fact, he added, the Bayonne Department of Public Works and Parks has planted 21 ...

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NEW JERSEY — The arrival of October and the changing colors of leaves across the state go together like peanut butter and jelly, fish and chips, or sweet and sour... The New Jersey Forest Service issued a foliage forecast for the season this week. So, get ready — charge your smartphone and lace ...

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NEW JERSEY, NJ — A flash flood watch is in effect from Wednesday afternoon through late Wednesday night, according to the National Weather Service. The flash flood watch is in effect for portions of northeast New Jersey and southeast New York, including Hudson County and Passaic County, as well ...

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BAYONNE, NJ - Up to 12 inches of rain hit Bayonne as remnants of Hurricane Ida drenched the New York and New Jersey areas leaving extensive damage Wednesday night into Thursday morning. “Fortunately, the storm hit at low tide and by the time high tide came on Thursday morning, the rain had ...

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BAYONNE, NJ — With most weather watchers looking up to the sky, we're asking our readers to look out their front door. Hurricane Ida created flooding across Bayonne last night, and the storm's impact is expected to be felt throughout today, likely longer as cleanup gets underway. While the ...

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BAYONNE, NJ - Faced with a potential bill of more than $320 million to deal with its combined sewage overflow problems, the Bayonne City Council voted on a resolution earlier this month seeking help from the state and federal governments to implement a long-term control plan. Tim Boyle, Director ...

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HUDSON COUNTY, NJ-- While insects may not be universally loved and are generally considered a nuisance, it's not often that government organizations encourage you to kill them.  Enter the Spotted Lanternfly. Spotted Lanternfly (SLF), Lycorma delicatula, is an invasive planthopper native to ...

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BAYONNE, NJ - One of the most successful contamination remediation projects in Hudson County is alive with the sound of birds – many of which are exotic migratory stop overs along the flight path between Canada and Florida. A 40-acre parcel of land connected by a wooden footpath to Stephen Gregg ...

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BAYONNE, NJ - The City of Bayonne has finished the first phase of what is to become a kayak launch and, perhaps eventually, one more link in the waterfront walkway along the Newark Bay side of the city. Over the last year, contractors have constructed a bi-level walkway with benches that will be ...

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BAYONNE, NJ - City officials are hoping the latest reports on the cleanup of contamination at Dennis Collins Park will be the last. In anticipation of that, and as part of the expansive work that has been undertaken, including the capping of the site and addition of new riprap along the shore line, ...

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NEW YORK, NY — The National Weather Service (NWS) reported the potential for damaging winds and large hail exists for Wednesday afternoon. The potential for both is tied to the chance of severe thunderstorms in the forecast. Temperatures across the region are expected to be in the high 80s on ...

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HUDSON COUNTY, NJ — If you’ve noticed haze in the area Tuesday, you can blame Canada’s wildfires, according to the National Weather Service. Levels of particulate matter are anticipated to rise to unhealthy levels for sensitive groups due to a “plume of smoke, associated with the Canadian ...

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NEW YORK, NY — The National Weather Service (NWS) issued a heat advisory from 11 a.m. Thursday until 8 p.m. Friday for portions of northeast New Jersey and southeast New York. Hot temperatures and high humidity may cause heat related illnesses.  According to the NWS, a heat advisory is issued ...

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BAYONNE, NJ - City officials said they were never told why the governor cut $500,000 from the state budget that would have paid for the next phase of construction of the waterfront walkway. “I don’t think we got any reasoning,” said City Law Director Jay Coffey. Gov. Phil Murphy came to ...

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BAYONNE, NJ — It could feel as hot as 102 degrees on Tuesday, the National Weather Service predicts. A heat advisory is in effect from 11 a.m. until 8 p.m., with the highest temperatures and heat indices between 1 p.m. and 5 p.m., the weather service said. The National Weather Service offers ...

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BAYONNE, NJ - Environmental clean-up work has progressed at Collins Park between 1st Street and the Kill Van Kull, a statement from Bayonne City Hall announced recently.  The work, being conducted by The PPG Company as part of its court-assigned responsibility to clean the site and includes a ...

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BAYONNE, NJ - A new pedestrian bridge could connect sections of waterfront walkway between South Cove Mall and the Peninsula at Bayonne Harbor if approved by the state Department of Environmental Protection (NJDEP). The new bridge would be constructed near the entrance to the Bayonne Golf Course ...

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BAYONNE, NJ - The Bayonne Farmers’ Market will return for the 2021 season, beginning on Tuesday, June 1, at 2:00 p.m., Mayor Jimmy Davis has announced. The Farmers’ Market, to be held on West 23rd Street, between Broadway and Del Monte Drive, will operate on Tuesdays from 2:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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, ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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NEW JERSEY — As you shop for your Easter flowers this year, keep the safety of your furry family members in mind, especially if you have cats in the house. Although beautiful, especially during the Easter and Spring seasons, lilies are poisonous and potentially deadly to cats. All species, and ...

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BAYONNE, NJ - A project just south of Don Ahern Veteran’s Memorial Stadium to expand the Newark Bay walkway in Bayonne has made significant progress, despite the COVID pandemic. Persistent Construction broke ground on the project in late 2019 for the development of the walkway along the stretch ...

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BAYONNE, NJ - The Rolling Stones did not have the cleanup of chromium at Dennis Collins Park in mind when they sang about it being “a cold hard winter,” but they could have. Snowstorms, COVID-19, and other issues slowed progress that had public officials worried about a delay to the planned ...

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