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Bayonne Police Find Car Stolen out of Jersey City, Make Arrest

May 17, 2021

BAYONNE, NJ - A 37-year-old Jersey City man was taken into custody by members of the Bayonne Police Department for being in possession of a motor vehicle that had been reported stolen out of Jersey City on April 29.

According to Captain Eric Amato, Tijera T. Sims was arrested at approximately 1:35 a.m. Sunday and charged with Receiving Stolen Property.

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Jersey City Man Arrested Following $1K Shoplifting Haul from Rite Aid in Bayonne

BAYONNE, NJ - A 36-year-old Jersey City man was taken into custody by members of the Bayonne Police Department after he is said to have shoplifted $911.10 worth of merchandise from Rite Aid at 1097 Broadway.

According to Captain Eric Amato, Marquise Wilson was arrested at approximately 1:59 p.m. Sunday and charged with Shoplifting.

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Fire Safety Alert: Kidde Recalls Smoke Detectors for Failure to Sound Alarm in Fire

NEW JERSEY — A nationwide safety recall of certain Kidde smoke detectors that have reportedly failed to sound off during smoke conditions or a fire has been announced.

The Consumer Product Safety Commission on May 6 announced the recall of 225,000 Kidde smoke and combination smoke/carbon monoxide alarms — Model Series 2040, 2050, 2060 and 2070, which have a TruSense ...

Smoke Shop Employee Accused of 'Unwanted Advances' Towards 21-Year-Old Woman

BAYONNE, NJ - A 21-year-old female reported to police that while patronizing K&J Smoke Shop, 682 Broadway, a store employee, identified as Vijaykuma Shah, 62, made unwanted advances towards her, including by touching her body’s “intimate areas” and kissing her.

Shah, Bayonne Police Captain Eric Amato announced, was arrested Tuesday and has been charged with Criminal ...

Stone Cold. Police Find, Arrest, Bayonne Man Inside Restaurant Freezer

BAYONNE, NJ - Jason Rosenfeld, 54, Bayonne, was taken into custody at approximately 1:46 a.m. Tuesday after officers responded to a report of a burglary in progress at 88 Dragon and Phoenix Restaurant, 787 Broadway. 

Upon arrival, officers found the glass door shattered and later identified Rosenfeld hiding inside the walk-in freezer. Rosenfeld was charged with burglary and criminal ...

Jersey City Man Charged with Grabbing Woman's Buttocks in Bayonne Shop Rite

BAYONNE, NJ - A 20-year-old Jersey City man was arrested by Bayonne police Sunday night after he allegedly grabbed a woman’s buttocks while the two were inside the ShopRite on Avenue C.

According to Captain Eric Amato, Akila N. Labib was arrested after the 29-year-old female victim alerted an officer inside the store to the incident. After he touched her inappropriately, the victim said, ...

Jersey City Teens Charged After Being Found Operation Car Stolen from Bayonne

BAYONNE, NJ - Two Jersey City teens, 15 and 14, were arrested in the early hours of Thursday after being found to be in possession of a vehicle that had been reported stolen out of Bayonne shortly prior to the recovery.

According to Captain Eric Amato, the vehicle and the two juveniles were located in the area of New Heckman Street, Jersey City where they were taken into custody at ...

Stolen iPhone Leads to Louisiana Man's Bayonne Arrest

BAYONNE, NJ - A Louisiana man was arrested by Bayonne police Wednesday after he was identified as the actor of a shoplifting that had been reported a short while prior at Metro Cellphone Shop on Broadway.

According to Captain Eric Amato, an investigation showed that Reginald A. Wilson Jr. fled the store with an iPhone 12 Pro Max without paying for it leading to a shoplifting charge.

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Jersey City Teen Charged in Theft of Purse from Parked Car in Bayonne

BAYONNE, NJ - A 16-year-old Jersey City boy was arrested Wednesday after he was  caught on camera stealing a purse from a parked vehicle, Bayonne Police Captain Eric Amato reported. 

According to Amato, officers in the area of East 47th Street were alerted to the incident by the 48-year-old victim who said that when she returned to her vehicle after visiting a story her purse was ...

Keys to Fighting Car Theft: Bayonne Man Arrested After Stealing Running Vehicle in Hoboken

HOBOKEN, NJ - Here's yet another reminder that leaving an unoccupied vehicle running in urban North Jersey is a bad idea...

Just after 8:00 a.m. on Saturday, April 24 the owner of a 2012 Kia van reported his vehicle stolen from the area of 3rd & Jackson Streets. An employee had left the van running and unoccupied as he ran into a local business for a few minutes. When he returned, the ...


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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 ...

Gov. Murphy Extends Public Health Emergency, Keeps Mask Mandate in Place

May 16, 2021

TRENTON, NJ— For the 15th consecutive time, Gov. Phil Murphy has extended New Jersey’s public health emergency for another month, but acknowledges that it may be the last time the executive order is needed.

As state coronavirus metrics continue to trend in the right direction, Murphy said his administration is working with lawmakers on legislation that will end the COVID-19 ...

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

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 ...

6 Tasty Ideas for Your Next Backyard Party

May 16, 2021

As the weather turns warmer and more people become comfortable getting together, it’s a great time to plan an outdoor party.

Here are six ideas for your next gathering, with tasty suggestions for what to serve:

Movie Night: Set up the projector, place out some comfy seating and have individual boxes of movie candy ready. For something fancy, put out bowls of truffled popcorn: ...

New Jersey Date Night: Stroll Through These Gorgeous Gardens

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 ...

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 ...