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Softball: Bayonne Bludgeons McNair, 19-1

May 7, 2021

JERSEY CITY, NJ - Jaelynn Barrios drove in four runs to lead Bayonne to a 19-1 softball victory over McNair Academic on Thursday.

Berrios hit a home run and finished with three hits. Nayah Diaz went 2-for-3 with a double and three RBI, and Gabriella Diaz was 3-for-4 with three RBI for the Bees (7-2).

Alyssa Urbanski was 3-for-4 with a triple and an RBI, and Mia Bermudez tripled, singled and ...

Baseball: Bayonne Outlasts St. Peter's Prep, 3-2, in 8 Innings

BAYONNE, NJ — The Bayonne High School baseball team scored a run in the bottom of the eighth inning to break a tie for a 3-2 victory over St. Peter's Prep on Wednesday.

Isiah Phillips had a single and an RBI for Bayonne (5-4), one of only four hits the Bees managed against a trio of St. Peter's pitchers. 

Robert Geisler had a double and Randy Leonardo and TJ Wolf each hit ...

Softball: Bayonne Clubs Hoboken, 11-1

BAYONNE, NJ - Gabriella Diaz pitched a three-hitter to help Bayonne record an 11-1 victory over Hoboken on Monday.

Diaz struck out 10 batters and did not allow an earned run for the Bees (6-2), who scored three runs in the third inning to take a 4-0 lead.

Nayah Diaz went 3-for-3 with three RBI, Mia Bermudez went 2-for-2 with a pair of doubles and two RBI, and Shanya McGeachy and Ashley ...

Baseball: Bayonne Defeats Memorial of West N.Y., 6-4

BAYONNE, NJ — Anthony Mancini collected a home run, a triple and three runs batted in to lead Bayonne to a 6-4 baseball victory over Memorial of West New York on Friday.

Randy Leonardo doubled and drove in two runs for the Bees (4-0), who scored three runs in the third inning to take a 5-2 lead. Santiago Jimenez doubled in a run and Robert Geisler also stroked a double for ...

Baseball: Bayonne Tops Kearny, 3-2

BAYONNE, NJ — The Bayonne baseball team scored all its runs in the fourth inning to rally for a 3-2 victory over Kearny on Thursday.

Anthony Mancini hit a two-run triple and scored on a sacrifice fly by Ian Malone for the Bees (3-0), who were trailing, 2-0, before the inning. 

Three pitchers combined on a four-hitter for Bayonne. Richard Bukowski struck out nine batters in 3 2/3 ...

Softball: Bayonne Beats Ferris, 11-0

BAYONNE, NJ — Suzelle Roman pitched a five-inning one-hitter and drove in a run to lead Bayonne to an 11-0 softball victory over Ferris on Wednesday.

Gabriella Diaz went 3-for-3 with three doubles and three RBI for the Bees (4-1). Jaelynn Barrios went 3-for-3 with two runs, a double and two RBI.

Roman struck out 12 batters and walked one for Bayonne, which scored four runs in the ...

Baseball: Bayonne Blanks Snyder, 14-0, in Opener

BAYONNE, NJ — The Bayonne baseball team opened its season a week late and defeated Snyder on Monday afternoon.

The Bees, who could not open their season on April 19 like most teams because of COVID protocol, broke out with 11 runs in the bottom of the first inning on Monday. Santiago Jimenez knocked in two runs with a single and also scored a run. Tyler Johnson also had two runs batted ...

Softball: Bayonne Defeats Roselle Park, 8-3

BAYONNE, NJ - Mia Bermudez pitched four shutout innings and the Bayonne softball team defeated Roselle Park, 8-3, on Saturday.

Bermudez allowed two hits and struck out two batters in her pitching stint. Gabriella Diaz went 3-for-4 with two runs scored and two RBI for the Bees (2-0), who crossed the plate four times in the first inning.

Alyssa Urbanski went 2-for-3 with a triple and two ...

Softball: Bayonne Defeats Iselin Kennedy, 4-1

BAYONNE, NJ — The Bayonne High School softball team opened its season with a 4-1 victory over Iselin Kennedy on Friday.

Annie O'Neil and Mia Bermudez delivered run-scoring singles in the fifth inning, when the Bees scored three runs to take a 4-1 lead.

Bermudez and Gabriella Diaz combined on a five-hitter in the pitching circle. Bermudez allowed a run and three hits in four ...

Wrestling: Bayonne Defeats Elizabeth, 40-36

ELIZABETH, NJ — The Bayonne wrestling team won only three confrontations on the mat, but it was enough to give the Bees a 40-36 victory over Elizabeth on Friday.

Joshua Riggs recorded a pin at 126 pounds in 5:45 and Abdelaziz Fezani won his 132-pound match in 2:48 for Bayonne (4-2). Jason Khella was a 10-0 major decision winner for Bayonne at 170 pounds. The rest of Bayonne's weight ...


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Hudson County Community College Adds Nine Degree Programs That Are Fully Available at North Hudson Campus

JERSEY CITY, NJ - Hudson County Community College (HCCC) now offers 19 degree programs that can be completed from start to finish, on site, at the College’s North Hudson Campus in Union City.

“To better respond to the community’s needs and to offer more flexible options, the College has integrated Interactive Telepresence Video (ITV) into classrooms at our North Hudson ...

Hudson County Residents Should Mark Calendar for May 12 Job Fair, County Executive DeGise Says

May 6, 2021

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 ...

Murphy Appoints First Woman to Serve as State's Adjutant General

May 8, 2021

TRENTON, NJ — Governor Phil Murphy announced on Monday his nomination of Colonel Dr. Lisa Hou to serve as Adjutant General and Commissioner of the New Jersey Department of Military and Veterans Affairs (DMAVA). Hou would be the first woman and first Asian-American to serve in the Adjutant General position in the state's history.

"Colonel Hou took the ...

Advocacy Group Applauds Murphy, Legislators for Effort to Fight Organ Donor Insurance Discrimination

NEW JERSEY, NJ  – Science in Donation, a non-profit organization devoted to supporting, educating, and advocating on behalf of the interests or members of the donation and transplant communities, is celebrating Governor Phil Murphy’s signing of a new law that prohibits insurance discrimination against living organ donors.

Since its launch, the group has been advocating against ...

Find Your Green Thumb: NJ Experts Offer Tips for Starting a Kitchen Garden

May 8, 2021

NEW JERSEY — They don’t call this The Garden State for nothing.

Want to bring out your inner green thumb this season? There’s no better time than now to get started on a kitchen garden.

“There is no mastery of gardening, you just get better at guessing,” said Bloomfield’s L. Be. Sholar, who offers gardening tips on her blog, Farm-Based ...

More Breweries Join NJ’s ‘Shot and a Beer’ Program to Encourage COVID Vaccinations

NEW JERSEY — Need another reason to get your COVID-19 vaccine? Now you can get free beer at more than 30 New Jersey breweries just for getting your shot during the month of May.

The number of breweries participating in New Jersey's “Shot and a Beer” program, which began this month in partnership with the Brewer's Guild of New Jersey, the Governor's ...

TAPinto Tips: Intro to SEO

NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ - If you own a business, you might be familiar with lots of trends in marketing that promise to increase your business: social media and email campaigns, as well as paid and organic ads. One trend that tends to get overlooked is SEO, or search engine optimization. SEO is a proven and necessary tool, but you may ask yourself, “What is it?” and “How can you best ...

Veteran TAPinto Franchisee Launches TAPinto Raritan Bay

SAYREVILLE, NJ - Longtime TAPinto Scotch Plains-Fanwood franchisee John Mooney is taking his talents to the banks of the Raritan. After spending years growing TAPinto Scotch Plains-Fanwood into one of the networks top 5 most-visited sites, Mooney is officially launching TAPinto Raritan Bay, covering Sayreville and South Amboy, N.J.

“Since I am familiar with Sayreville-South Amboy and ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...