Business People Learn About Using Facebook to Boost Sales

    At a seminar sponsored by the City of Bayonne’s Urban Enterprise Zone/Special Improvement District (UEZ/SID), twenty local business people learned how Facebook could help their enterprises.  Mayor Mark A. Smith led off the program by pointing out that NJBIZ, a prominent New Jersey business publication, has just called Bayonne “the next development hot […]

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City Studies Expanding Broadway Redevelopment Area

    Mayor Mark A. Smith announced that the City Council approved an Administration proposal to expand the proposed Broadway Redevelopment Area. That area is bounded by the west side of Broadway, West 23rd Street, West 24th Street, and Del Monte Drive. At its meeting on March 19, the Council backed a resolution proposed by […]

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Bayonne Police Program Brings Back McGruff the Crime Dog

Mayor Mark A. Smith announced that the Bayonne Police Department has brought back McGruff the Crime Dog to help with its crime prevention initiatives.  Mayor Smith said, “For more than thirty years, McGruff has been telling Americans to take a bite out of crime.  We are happy to have him back in Bayonne to raise […]

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Bayonne’s Recycling of Electronic Goods Nearly Quadrupled in 2013

    Mayor Mark A. Smith announced that the Bayonne’s recycling of electronic items grew from 28.13 tons in 2012 to 110.05 tons in 2013.  This nearly four-fold growth in electronic waste (e-waste) recycling occurred following Mayor Smith’s decision to begin curbside pick-up of e-waste in January 2013.  In prior years, residents had to transport […]

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