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Police Investigating Shooting At Stephen R. Gregg Park

May 10, 2022

BAYONNE, NJ — An investigation is underway into a shooting reported Monday night at Stephen R. Gregg Park, according to Bayonne Police.

Around 8:15 p.m., officers responded to the park, where they found an adult male had suffered a gunshot wound, Police Capt. Eric R. Amato said in a statement.

The man was subsequently transported to Jersey City Medical Center for treatment, Amato ...

200 Club Recognizes First Responders, Honors Fallen JCPD Det. Seals

HUDSON COUNTY, NJ — The 200 Club of Hudson County held its 36th annual Valor Awards ceremony, honoring the heroic actions of first responders who went above and beyond the call of duty.

After a two-year hiatus due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the luncheon returned April 27 and included recognitions to police officers from Jersey City Police Department, Stevens Institute of Technology Police ...

Elizabeth Man Arrested in Connection to January Robbery at Bayonne Costco

BAYONNE, NJ – An Elizabeth man was taken into custody on Friday after being identified as the actor of a robbery reported on January 26 at Costco, Captain Eric Amato announced.

According to a statement, on January 26, at 2:05 p.m. officers responded to Costco on a report of two male suspects who fled Costco with shoplifted merchandise and struck an employee with their vehicle as they ...

Bayonne Man Arrested for Trespassing in Vacant Apartment

BAYONNE, NJ – A Bayonne man was taken into custody on Sunday at around 9:33 p.m. from inside a vacant apartment located within 1068A Avenue C, Captain Eric Amato announced.

According to a statement, officers responded on a report of a male, later identified as Steve Chrisomalis, 61, who had just been observed entering a vacant apartment. As officers entered the apartment, they located ...

Two Bayonne Teens Accused of Assaulting Police Officers

BAYONNE, NJ – A 19-year-old Bayonne man and a 16-year-old Bayonne boy were taken into custody on Sunday from the area of 18th Street and Avenue E at around 6:03 p.m., Captain Eric Amato announced. Officers responded to the area on a report of a large unruly group congregating where some individuals who were present were possibly involved in an earlier report of a violent incident in the ...

Suez Plans to Install New Hydrants Later this Spring, Spokesman Says

BAYONNE, NJ - Third ward candidate Peter Franco issued a call to action over the recent purchase of 20 near fire hydrants by Suez, claiming the action was in response to a video he posted about fire hydrant safety concerns throughout the city.

“I look forward to Suez’s confirmation that the fire hydrants will be used to help replace the up to 30 fire hydrants that, according ...

City Employee, Campaign Worker Charged with Drunk Driving

BAYONNE, NJ - Jack Kennedy, 57, a campaign worker for Councilman Neil Carroll III, and Bayonne municipal employee, was taken into custody on charges of driving while under the influence earlier this month.

According to reports Kennedy had been drinking at a local bar before he was detained by police near First Street and Kennedy Boulevard.

The event occurred at a time when Kennedy was ...

Bayonne Man Spits In Officer’s Face During Arrest

BAYONNE, NJ – A Bayonne man was arrested on Sunday for a DWI, Captain Eric Amato announced.

According to a statement, during the arrest process, Wayne Kulnis, 58, spit in the face of the arresting officer and was additionally charged. Kulnis was also processed on three outstanding arrest warrants.

Bayonne Mayor Jimmy Davis Supports Pot Ban for Cops

BAYONNE, NJ - Mayor Jimmy Davis supports a ban on marijuana usage by police officers and will work with the city's Law Department to craft a directive to that effect. 

Davis' announcement comes after Jersey City Mayor Steven Fulop announced that officers in the Jersey City Police Department will be prohibited from using marijuana while off duty, citing federal law and the need to ...

Bayonne Firefighters Extinguish Blaze Saturday Afternoon

BAYONNE, NJ - Bayonne Firefighters made quick work of a deck fire that had extended to the 46-48 East 39th Street home Saturday afternoon.

According to Chief Keith Weaver, the Bayonne Fire Department was dispatched to the home at approximately 12:27 pm on a report of a fire. 

Firefighters used a handline to extinguish the blaze, which was declared under control at ...

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Jack McGreevey, a No-Nonsense Supporter of Veterans, Dead at 93

May 12, 2022

CARTERET, NJ – Jack McGreevey, a battle-hardened Marine drill sergeant turned dogged advocate for his fellow veterans, who passed his passion for service to his son, former Gov. Jim McGreevey, died May 12.

He was 93.

Mr. McGreevey, of Carteret, was a constant presence throughout the 19th legislative district, serving in the legislative office since 1998. He proudly wore his ...

TurboTax/Intuit to Pay "Misled" NJ Customers $2.15M in Restitution

TRENTON – Acting Attorney General Matthew J. Platkin announced on Wednesday a $141 million settlement with the financial software company Intuit Inc. that resolves a multi-state investigation into claims Intuit misled consumers into paying for online tax preparation services instead of using the company’s free service offerings.

As part of the settlement, more than 70,000 New ...

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