Mayor Smith Advises Residents About HomeKeeper Mortgage Assistance Program

Mayor Mark A. Smith advised Bayonne residents about the continuing availability of the New Jersey HomeKeeper Program, which is intended to help assist New Jersey homeowners in jeopardy of foreclosure. Mayor Smith said, “The New Jersey HomeKeeper Program helps Bayonne and other New Jersey communities to stabilize neighborhoods, preserve the municipal tax base, and restore […]

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Mayor Smith Files Complaint with FAA about Low-Flying Aircraft over Bayonne

Mayor Mark A. Smith announced that he has sent a formal complaint to the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) about the low-flying helicopters that pass over northern Bayonne every day. In a letter to the regional FAA administrator in West Saddle Brook, Smith requested the agency to investigate the “continuing violations of Federal Aviation regulations involving […]

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FEMA Extends Application Deadline through January, Announces Hours for Holidays

Mayor Mark A. Smith announced that Bayonne residents now have until January 30, 2013 to register for disaster assistance with the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA). People with storm losses in all New Jersey counties can register on-line at www.disasterassistance.gov. They can also register by phone by calling 1-800-621-3362, or TTY 1-800-462-7585.. The toll-free numbers […]

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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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