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Mayor Smith Supports Court Night Workshops on Hurricane Sandy and Other Issues

Mayor Mark A. Smith encouraged Bayonne residents to make reservations for the fourth annual Court Night program sponsored by the Hudson County Superior Court on Tuesday, January 15. This will be Part One of Court Night 2013. Smith said, “On Court Night, Part One, residents will have the opportunity to learn about a variety of […]

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FEMA Update: New Hudson County Disaster Recovery Center

The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has moved its Hudson County Disaster Recovery Center to the Hudson County Building at 830 Bergen Avenue in Jersey City. The center is open from 9:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m., Monday through Saturday. The last day to register with FEMA is Wednesday, January 30. Registration information: 1-800-621-3362, or via […]

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Bayonne Bridge Project – Environmental Comments

The United States Coast Guard (USCG), as the lead agency, in consultation with the Port Authority has prepared environmental documentation for the Bayonne Bridge Navigational Clearance Program pursuant to the National Environmental Policy Act of 1969 (NEPA). Today, the USCG has initiated public review of this documentation and will be accepting comments through February 18, […]

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FEMA to Close Office In Bayonne on Saturday, December 29

The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has advised the City of Bayonne that it will close the Disaster Recovery Center it has been operating at the Bayonne Community Museum, which is located at 9th Street and Broadway. FEMA will have its last day at that location on Saturday, December 29, from 9:00 a.m. to 7:00 […]

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Mayor Smith Advises Residents About HomeKeeper Mortgage Assistance Program

Mayor Mark A. Smith advised Bayonne residents about the continuing availability of the New Jersey HomeKeeper Program, which is intended to help assist New Jersey homeowners in jeopardy of foreclosure. Mayor Smith said, “The New Jersey HomeKeeper Program helps Bayonne and other New Jersey communities to stabilize neighborhoods, preserve the municipal tax base, and restore […]

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Mayor Smith Files Complaint with FAA about Low-Flying Aircraft over Bayonne

Mayor Mark A. Smith announced that he has sent a formal complaint to the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) about the low-flying helicopters that pass over northern Bayonne every day. In a letter to the regional FAA administrator in West Saddle Brook, Smith requested the agency to investigate the “continuing violations of Federal Aviation regulations involving […]

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FEMA Extends Application Deadline through January, Announces Hours for Holidays

Mayor Mark A. Smith announced that Bayonne residents now have until January 30, 2013 to register for disaster assistance with the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA). People with storm losses in all New Jersey counties can register on-line at www.disasterassistance.gov. They can also register by phone by calling 1-800-621-3362, or TTY 1-800-462-7585.. The toll-free numbers […]

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Mayor Advises Residents to Deal Only With Genuine FEMA Officials

Mayor Mark A. Smith reminded residents who suffered damage as a result of Hurricane Sandy to file with the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) by the deadline date of December 31, 2012. He also urged residents to deal only with genuine FEMA representatives. Mayor Smith said, “There have been reports of people posing as FEMA […]

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