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Bayonne Cooling Centers to Be Open on Saturday, July 23

Mayor Mark A. Smith and Municipal Services Director Joseph A. Waks announced that Bayonne’s three cooling centers will be open on Saturday, July 23, due to the severe heat. The cooling centers will be open on July 23 from 8:30 a.m. to 8 p.m. The cooling centers will allow people who do not have air […]

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Concert by All-Star Big Band and Senior Orchestra Set for July 27

Mayor Mark A. Smith, Municipal Services Director Joseph A. Waks, and Recreation Supervisor Pete Amadeo announced that two musical groups, the Bayonne Senior Orchestra and the North Jersey All-Star Big Band, will perform in the City of Bayonne’s Summer Sounds by the Bay concert series on Wednesday, July 27, weather permitting. The concert site is […]

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Free Girls’ Basketbal Clinic

Mayor Mark A. Smith and the Director of Municipal Services, Joe Waks, have announced that the Recreation Division will hold a FREE girls’ basketball clinic, on Wednesday, August 3rd, at the DiDomenico-16th St. Park Basketball Courts, from 7:00 p.m. to 8:30p.m. Former Montclair St. University basketball star and current Athletic Director at NJCU, Alice DeFazio, […]

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State Issues Advisory on Follow-Up Activities After Fire in New York Waste Water Treatment Plant

The New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection (NJDEP) has issued the following advisory about steps that the NJDEP and New York City (NYC) are taking following the recent fire at the New York North River Waste Water Treatment Plant: NJDEP is working closely with the New York City and New York State environmental departments to […]

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Statement of Mayor Mark A. Smith Regarding the Death of U.S. Army Specialist Rafael A. Nieves

On behalf of the City of Bayonne, Mayor Mark A. Smith offered the community’s condolences to the family of U.S. Army Specialist Rafael A. Nieves following his death while on active duty in Afghanistan. Specialist Nieves died of wounds suffered when small arms fire and a rocket-propelled grenade struck his vehicle during a mounted patrol […]

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Bayonne Opens Cooling Centers

Mayor Mark A. Smith and Municipal Services Director Joseph A. Waks announced that Bayonne has opened three cooling centers this week, due to the severe heat. The cooling centers will be open this week from Monday, July 18, through Friday, July 22, 8:30 a.m. to 8 p.m. The cooling centers will allow people who do […]

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State Program Cleaned Bayonne’s Shores

Mayor Mark A. Smith announced that a crew from New Jersey’s Clean Shores program has finished clearing debris this summer from several waterfront locations in Bayonne. The clean-up spanned a period of three weeks in June and July. Staffed by minimum-security prisoners who work under state supervision, the Clean Shores crew removed wood and other […]

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Statement of Mayor Mark A. Smith Regarding the Death of U.S. Army Specialist Rafael A. Nieves

On behalf of the City of Bayonne, Mayor Mark A. Smith offered the community’s condolences to the family of U.S. Army Specialist Rafael A. Nieves following his death while on active duty in Afghanistan. Specialist Nieves died of wounds suffered when small arms fire and a rocket-propelled grenade struck his vehicle during a mounted patrol […]

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