BAYONNE, NJ - Bayonne celebrated Earth Day 2019 Saturday by flooding the city with volunteers armed with brooms and bags, all on a mission to rid Bayonne of trash. 

Hundreds of adults and kids formed dozens of teams that could be seen on city streets, parks, and along the shoreline. They spent the morning collecting tons of trash before being treated to a cleanup celebration at the 16th Street Park. 

Mayor Jimmy Davis also spent the day aiding in the effort while visiting groups to say “thank you” to the motivated workers.

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“Look at how Bayonne responds,” Davis said commending the volunteers for giving their time to make their city greener. “We have the best people in the best city, and they are smiling while they pick up trash.” Davis told TAPinto Bayonne that he enjoys visiting all the groups because he really appreciates their efforts. 

Davis wasn’t the only city official participating in the cleanups. Council President Sharon Ashe-Nadrowski and Councilmen Neil Carroll III, Sal Gullace and Gary LaPelusa were also all team members lending their time to the effort.

Commenting on the enthusiasm of the volunteers Carroll said that “the Bayonne spirit is certainly alive and well.”

“I am so proud to work alongside my fellow residents to help beautify our great town.”

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