St. Patrick’s Party Set for March 15 at 56th St. Senior Center

The Bayonne Recreation Division announced that the 56th Street Senior Center will hold its annual St. Patrick’s Day party on Thursday, March 15, from 12:00 Noon to 2:00 p.m. The event will feature musical entertainment by the Bayonne Senior Orchestra with bandleader and vocalist June Sturz. June and the orchestra will sing and play St. […]

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New Ordinance Requires Permanent Fencing With Green Slats Around Vacant Properties

Mayor Mark A. Smith reminded property owners that a new ordinance requires permanent fences with green slats to be erected around vacant properties. Responding to an Administration initiative, the City Council passed the ordinance on October 19, 2011. That ordinance went into effect in November. City officials mailed notices about the new ordinance recently to […]

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Larry Kirwan of Black 47 to Perform at Bayonne Community Museum on March 6

Mayor Mark A. Smith announced that musician, playwright, and author Larry Kirwan will perform his show, “Rock and Read,” at the Bayonne Community Museum, at 9th Street and Broadway in Bayonne, N.J., on Tuesday evening, March 6, at 7:30 p.m. This event is made possible with the financial support of the Bayonne St. Patrick’s Parade […]

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Bayonne Awarded $15,000 Let’s Play Grant From Dr Pepper Snapple Group and National Non-Profit KaBOOM!

Mayor Mark A. Smith announced that Dr Pepper Snapple Group and national non-profit KaBOOM! have awarded the City of Bayonne a $15,000 Let’s Play Community Construction Grant. The funding will support the reconstruction of the playground at Cottage Street Park. The grant is part of the Let’s Play initiative introduced in November of 2010 – […]

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Library to Hold Registration for Children’s Programs

The Bayonne Public Library will have registration for Parent/Toddler Time and Preschool Storyhour in March. Registration for these programs will take place starting Monday, March 12, at 9:30 a.m. Registration will continue through Friday, March 16, or until the programs are filled, whichever comes first. The spring session will begin on Tuesday, April 3, 2012. […]

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CITY TO HOST FIRST ANNUAL ART SHOW AT BAYONNE MUSEUM JURIED EXHIBITON OPEN TO BAYONNE ARTISTS

Mayor Mark A. Smith is pleased to announce that the City will host its First Annual Citywide Art Show at the Bayonne Community Museum located at 229 Broadway. The opening reception will be on Friday, April 13, 2012, from 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. Light refreshments will be served. The show will be open to […]

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BEOF CAN HELP WITH ENERGY BILLS

The Bayonne Economic Opportunity Foundation (BEOF) offers energy assistance programs for people who are struggling to pay their bills. This assistance is made possible by funding from the New Jersey Department of Community Affairs and the federal government. The Home Energy Assistance Program (HEA) helps residents with their heating and cooling bills. LIHEAP (the Low […]

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Smith and O’Donnell Call Upon Congress to Renew the Educator’s Tax Deduction

Bayonne Mayor Mark A. Smith and Assemblyman Jason O’Donnell called upon the U.S. Congress to renew the educator’s tax deduction for expenses incurred in 2012 and future years. The federal deduction expired at the end of 2011. Smith said, “All across America, teachers often buy school supplies for their classrooms and students with their own […]

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