BAYONNE BRIEFS

The Special Needs Sports Camp enjoys Sprinkler Day.
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The Special Needs Sports Camp enjoys Sprinkler Day.

Metal pickup in September

The City of Bayonne will pick up metal goods, such as appliances, on Sept. 8. Call Mike in the Recycling Division at 201-858-6099.

Jersey City woman in custody in Bayonne

Johnasia Melvin, 21, from Jersey City, was taken into custody around 10 p.m. on Aug. 21 at  55th St. and Ave. C and charged for various narcotic offenses. More than $2,000 in alleged narcotic sale proceeds were recovered from her person, police said

She was charged with possession of fraudulent government documents after two fraudulent NJ driver’s licenses were recovered from her person.

Win a $100 gift card!

The Hudson County Ferry Service Expansion Study is hosting a photo contest. Send in your photos of ferries or the Hudson County waterfront and win a $100 gift card to the local restaurant of your choice.

Your photo will be featured in the study, and on the website: www.hudcoferrystudy.com.

Email submissions to hudsoncountyferry@gmail.com.

Apply for the Eviction Prevention Program 

Applications for the Hudson County Eviction Prevention Program will be available from Aug. 24 through Sept. 2 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Register via smart phone, tablet, or computer. You must:

  • be a Hudson County Resident
  • show the need for rental assistance is due to COVID-19
  • have been current on rent as of March 1, 2020
  • document ability to pay rent after assistance is provided
  • household income must fall below required limits

For more information or to apply, visit cares.hcnj.us.

PSE&G to reimburse customers 

PSE&G will reimburse residential customers up to $250, and commercial customers up to $5,000 for food spoilage if their service was interrupted for 72 hours or longer between Aug. 4 and 12 because of Tropical Storm Isaias.

For information or to apply, visit www.pseg.com/claims.

Customers have until Sept. 16 to file claims. Claims cannot be processed by phone.

Loan Forgiveness guidance available

The Small Business Administration is providing guidance for borrower and lender questions concerning the forgiveness of the Paycheck Protection Program loans under the CARES Act.

The SBA website offers a FAQ document.

Help with business questions

The state has launched a Business.NJ.gov website, a one-stop shop for information on doing business in New Jersey, including Starter Kits,   FAQs, and resources.