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City, Board of Education Collaborate On Community Service Projects

Mayor Mark A. Smith announced that students completing their community service requirements with Bayonne High School are working with the City of Bayonne on several projects this summer.  The students are acting under the auspices of the Service Learning Program at Bayonne High School.  As part of their graduation requirements, Bayonne High School students must complete twenty unpaid service hours with a non-profit organization or agency.  Smith said, […]

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Cooling Centers Opened, Pool Hours Added

Mayor Mark A. Smith announced that the City of Bayonne has opened three cooling centers during this week’s heat wave.  Bayonne’s three senior centers will serve as cooling centers from 8:30 a.m. to 8:00 p.m., from Monday, July 15, through Friday, July 19.  They are located at 16 West 4th street (near Broadway), 597 Broadway (near 27th street), and 329 Avenue B (at 56th street).  The Bayonne Public Library is […]

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Produce Vouchers Available for Low-Income Seniors, Can Use at Bayonne Farmers’ Market

  Mayor Mark A. Smith announced that produce market vouchers are available for low-income seniors through the Bayonne Office On Aging.  The vouchers would enable qualified seniors to purchase New Jersey-grown fresh fruit and vegetables at the Bayonne farmers’ market and other approved locations.  Participating farmers at the Bayonne farmers’ market sell New Jersey produce that is eligible for the voucher program.  The Bayonne farmers’ market takes […]

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Police Officers Wanted

Mayor Mark A. Smith announced that applications for the examination for the position of Police Officer are currently available online at the New Jersey Civil Service Commission website.  Applicants for the position of Police Officer with Bayonne Police Department must be U.S. citizens and residents of Bayonne as of September 4, 2013.  All applicants must maintain continuous […]

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Gun Buyback Program Set for Bayonne, Other Locations on July 12-13

Mayor Mark A. Smith announced that Our Lady of Mt. Carmel Parish Center will be the Bayonne location for a New Jersey gun buyback program on Friday, July 12, and Saturday, July 13, from 8:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. on both days.  The parish center is located at 39 East 22nd Street in Bayonne. The Mt. Carmel Parish Center is set […]

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Fireworks and Entertainment Set for July 3

Fireworks, Concert, and Children’s Entertainment Set for Wednesday, July 3   Mayor Mark A. Smith and the Municipal Council announced that the City of Bayonne has finalized plans to celebrate American Independence on Wednesday, July 3, on the lower level of DiDomenico-16th Street Park, beginning at 7:00 p.m., weather permitting. The park is located between […]

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Municipal Pool to Open for the 2013 Summer Season

Mayor Mark A. Smith has announced that the Mayor G. Thomas DiDomenico Municipal Pool will open for the season on Memorial Day weekend – Saturday, May 25, Sunday, May 26, and Monday, May 27, from 10:30 a.m. until 5:00 p.m., weather permitting.  The pool will also be open on weekends (Saturdays and Sundays) in June from 10:30 a.m. until 5:00 p.m. until […]

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Water Main Break at 52nd Street and Avenue E in Bayonne

Mayor Mark A. Smith announced that a contractor working in the vicinity of Avenue E and 52nd Street in Bayonne damaged a water transmission main while working in that area. Mayor Smith said, “Employees from the Bayonne MUA and United Water are responding to the situation and will be conducting the necessary repairs.  At this time, we do […]

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