Bayonne to Hold Dedication Ceremony for New Fire House on Monday, November 17

What: The City of Bayonne will dedicate its first new, freestanding fire house in several decades.  The new, state-of-the-art Fire Department facility is the successor to three fire houses that have closed.  Rescue Company #1 and Squad #5 will be housed in the new building, which has more than 10,000 sq. ft. of space. When: […]

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Case of Rabies Confirmed in Bayonne

Mayor Jimmy Davis advised residents that a case of rabies has been confirmed in Bayonne today. A resident of downtown Bayonne was bitten recently after picking up a stray kitten in the vicinity of 1st Street and Kennedy Boulevard. Subsequent testing confirmed that the animal was rabid. Mayor Davis said, “The City of Bayonne is […]

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Students Provide Free Beauty Services to Seniors

Mayor Jimmy Davis announced that students at Bayonne High School are providing free beauty services to seniors for the second consecutive year. The students, who are in vocational classes, practice on the seniors while fulfilling required hours for their training. They will provide free haircuts, manicures, and waxing. There will be a discounted charge for […]

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Food and Turkey Drive for Thanksgiving

Mayor Jimmy Davis announced that a drive is underway in Bayonne to provide turkeys and groceries to the less fortunate in time for Thanksgiving. Two local non-profit organizations, the Bayonne Economic Opportunity Foundation (BEOF) and HIGHWAYS (a project of the Windmill Alliance), are planning to provide food to the needy for Thanksgiving. Mayor Davis said, […]

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Bayonne Bridge Update

Mayor Jimmy Davis announced that the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey has advised the City of Bayonne concerning the latest developments in the Bayonne Bridge construction project. The assembly of the gantry is 90% complete.  This gantry will carry the pre-cast roadway slabs to the new piers.  The piers are the columns […]

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City Reminds Residents About Rules for Leaf Pick-Up

City Reminds Residents About Rules for Leaf Pick-Up Mayor Jimmy Davis reminded residents that the City of Bayonne’s curbside pick-up program for leaves will continue on Mondays through December 8.  He asked participating residents to place leaves in special ecology-friendly leaf bags, barrels, or paper bags. For environmental reasons, plastic bags are unacceptable and must […]

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Medicare Open Enrollment Forum on Friday, November 7

Mayor Jimmy Davis announced that a Medicare open enrollment forum will take place on Friday, November 7, from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 noon, at the downtown senior citizen center, at 16 West 4th Street. The forum is designed to prepare local seniors for the open enrollment period for Medicare.  That period runs through December 7, […]

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Water Service Repair Advisory to Residents of Grove Place and Part of West 28th Street

On Wednesday, November 5, the Municipal Utilities Authority will repair a leak by a fire hydrant on West 28th Street.  As a result of this repair work, water will be shut off on Wednesday for some period of time between 10:00 a.m. and 3:00 p.m. The shut-off will affect residents of Grove Place and the […]

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