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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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BEOF to Host Community Christmas Day Dinner With Support of BCB Bank, City Council, and Little Food Café

Ana Quintela, Executive Director of the Bayonne Economic Opportunity Foundation (BEOF), announced that the BEOF will host a community Christmas Day dinner at 535 Avenue A (Back Bay Gardens), on Tuesday, December 25, from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. The meal will be catered by the Little Food Café, thanks to the financial sponsorship of […]

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Mayor Mark Smith and City Administrators Review Security Policies at Bayonne Schools

In light of the tragic events in Newtown Ct., Bayonne Mayor Mark Smith and Public Safety Director Jason O’Donnell spent the weekend along with Police Chief Ralph Scianni, the Superintendent of Schools and key Board of Education personnel reviewing security and safety policies and procedures at each of Bayonne’s elementary schools and Bayonne High School. […]

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Applications Available for February Art Exhibit at Museum

The Art Circle of Bayonne announced that applications are available for artists to exhibit their work February 8 to 15, 2013 at the Bayonne Community Museum. The February show will display the following types of art: photography, mixed media, oil paintings, acrylics, and watercolors. All work submitted must belong to one of the foregoing categories. […]

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CITY OF BAYONNE RECEIVES GRANT FROM THE BASEBALL TOMORROW FUND

Mayor Mark A. Smith announced that the Bayonne Recreation Division has been awarded a grant in the amount of $8,851 from the Baseball Tomorrow Fund (BTF). The grant will assist the city’s effort to support the established youth league and expand its softball program by providing funds for equipment and the construction of a batting […]

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Reminder: Renewal Time For Red, Yellow and Green Parking Zone Permits

The Bayonne Parking Utility reminded residents that it is time to renew the annual parking permits for the Red, Yellow and Green Zones. Due to the citywide residential permit parking system, Bayonne residents who live in the Red, Yellow, and Green Zones will receive new blue-and-white citywide permit stickers and guest hangtags. The citywide stickers […]

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Kennedy Boulevard Improvements Starting in Bayonne

Mayor Mark A. Smith announced that a construction project to improve Kennedy Boulevard in Bayonne has begun. Making use of $1,290,539 from the New Jersey Department of Transportation (NJDOT), the County of Hudson is starting roadway improvements on the Boulevard from 1st Street to 31st Street. Mayor Smith said, “I would like to thank Hudson […]

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Building Permit Fees Waived for Post-Hurricane Restoration Waived Through Dec. 31st

Mayor Mark A. Smith announced that building permit fees in Bayonne will be waived through December 31 for anyone doing post-hurricane restoration work. Previously, shortly after the storm, Mayor Smith had announced a three-week waiver of fees for hurricane-damaged property. The new policy extends the existing waiver until the end of 2012. In an effort […]

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