Miss Polonia 2020 of Bayonne crowned winner

Agnieszka Wroblewska has been crowned Miss Polonia 2020 of Bayonne.

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Wroblewska, daughter of Grzegorz and Ewa Wroblewski, was named Bayonne’s Miss Polonia at a recent event sponsored by the New Polish Circle of Bayonne at the Polish American Home.

Wroblewska received her crown, cape, and sash from Miss Polonia 2019, Daniela Mickiewicz.

Wroblewska was born in Poland where she became a soldier in Poland’s National Armed Forces. She has a passion for sports, music, and playing the trumpet. She is a student at John Jay College of Criminal Justice studying International Criminal Justice and hopes to pursue a career in human rights.

As Miss Polonia 2020, Wroblewska will represent the Polish community of Bayonne at this year’s Pulaski Day Parade in New York City.

Bayonne Midtown Book Club

Interested in reading good books and discussing them in an open and social environment? The newly formed Bayonne Midtown Book Club meets at the Library at Avenue C and 31st St.

The club will meet on the second and fourth Tuesday of each month from 7 to 8:30 p.m. Residents are invited to attend and meet new people, or old friends, and engage in lively discussions.

The Bayonne Library will provide the books. Book Club coordinators are Peg Margoshes and Peg Osnato.

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Decoding Dyslexia

A presentation on dyslexia will take place at Bayonne High School on March 5.

At 6 p.m., Decoding Dyslexia will start at the Korpi Ice Rink presented by attorney Norma Francullo in the Multipurpose Room on the second floor.

The event is sponsored by Bayonne Special Education Parent Advisory Council (SEPAC). SEPAC addresses system-level challenges affecting students with disabilities and their families.

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Division of Recreation summer jobs announced

Mayor Jimmy Davis has announced the Division of Recreation summer job applications are available beginning March 2.

Jobs include working as a camp counselor at the Recreation summer day camps and a pool attendant or lifeguard at the Thomas DiDomenico Municipal Pool at 16th Street Park. All Lifeguards must be certified.

Applicants must currently be in high school. College students may also apply. Applicants currently in 8th grade are ineligible to apply. All applicants must be Bayonne residents.

Applications are available in City Hall Room #13, Monday through Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

The deadline is Friday, May 1.

Employment is limited. For more information on summer employment, call Pete Amadeo at 201-858-6129 or email BAYONNEREC@AOL.COM.

Bayonne Library to host Dr. Seuss’s birthday party

Mayor James Davis and Library Director J.P. Porcaro announce that Seussology will be performed in the library’s second floor gallery on March 3 at 3:30 p.m.

It will be performed by Currier’s Magical Mania, a New Jersey-based firm that specializes in educational entertainment for children.

The program will include the Seussology game show, the Seussology dance party, and Seussology rhyming time.  This program is intended for children in kindergarten to third grade.

Advance registration is required. Sign up online at

Children must be Bayonne residents. The Bayonne Free Public Library is at 31st Street and Avenue C.

Build your own transformer

Children of Bayonne can build and take home their own 7 in 1 Rechargeable Solar Transformer. This solar science kit will encourage Bayonne youth to exercise their creativity and imagination.

The event is great those new to robotics, because the kit features snap-together plastic parts where no screws or tools are required. The seven modules are easy to assemble, featuring two power charging stations and five vehicles along with the solar panel and accessories.

Students will form teams to see who can build the fastest and strongest robot.

Each team will be given a robotic kit containing motors, wheels, engines, and a remote. Using hundreds of parts, the children can hone robotic skills to free-build their own robots and compete in Minds in Motion robot battles.

The workshop is open to Bayonne residents, boys and girls, ages 7-13.

The three-week workshop will take place on Saturdays March 14, March 21, and March 28 from 9 a.m. to noon.

The last day to register is March 6.

All workshops will take place at the 56th Street Recreation Senior Center, at 329 Avenue B. Minds In Motion LLC will conduct all workshops.

You can register in the Division of Recreation, in City Hall Room #13, Monday through Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

For more information and to register, call Pete Amadeo at 201-858-6129 or email BAYONNEREC@AOL.COM.

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