Religions and Spirituality

April 9, 2020

BAYONNE, NJ - The annual Israeli Flag Raising and Memorial Service scheduled for April 23 at Bayonne City Hall has been canceled due to concerns over the impact of the COVID-19 virus. Dr. Tamara Freeman, musicologist for the Association of Holocaust Organizations, the international alliance of ...

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BAYONNE, NJ - Rev. H Gene Sykes, pastor of the Friendship Baptist Church, has died as the result of complications related to the COVID-19 virus, Mayor Jimmy Davis confirmed Tuesday. Davis described Rev. Sykes as “one of the Bayonne’s most prominent clergymen.” “Rev. Sykes will be remembered ...

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BAYONNE, NJ - Bayonne Mayor Jimmy Davis and other city officials gathered just steps away from the spot where JCPD Detective Joseph Seals, a Bayonne native, was executed by a gunman on Tuesday. While the slain hero cop was on everyone’s minds, the event at Jersey City’s Bayview Cemetery had an even ...

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BAYONNE, NJ - As revelers celebrated the lighting of Christmas trees elsewhere in Bayonne on Wednesday, a small procession made up brightly attired dancers and parishioners of St. Vincent de Paul Church made their way from Broadway along East 45th Street to Avenue C. A large image of Our Lady of ...

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BAYONNE, NJ - The Bayonne Police Department has released images of the man observed pulling a crucifix statue out of the ground on the 47th Street side of St. Vincent de Paul Church located at 979 Avenue C and throwing it down to the ground causing it to break. The man is described as a white or ...

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BAYONNE, NJ - Two hours before hundreds of people arrived at  the Bayonne ceremony honoring those who perished on Sept. 11, 2001, Jean Perrucci came, carrying flowers to place before a mounted piece of rusted metal that had been part of the fallen World Trade Center towers. This done in tribute ...

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