BAYONNE BRIEFS

Witch way to the costume contest?
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Witch way to the costume contest?

Canine costume contest

Bayonne will host a Halloween costume contest for dogs on Oct. 31 at the amphitheater at 16th Street Park.

To register, email bayonnehalloween@baynj.org . Include your name, dog’s name, address, and phone number.

The human contest, at 1 p.m., is open to Bayonne children, ages 2 to 14.

Face coverings must be worn, and social distancing must be observed.

Use signs to welcome Trick or Treaters

The city will distribute “Welcome Trick or Treaters” signs for households and businesses.

No welcome sign, no trick-or-treaters, Mayor Davis said. Curfew is 6 p.m.

Email bayonnehalloween@BayNJ.org  to request a sign.  Name and addresses must be included. The signs will be mailed.

Signs can also be emailed as a PDF or picked up in front of City Hall, Monday through Friday, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Social distancing and facemasks required.

Farmers’ market ends 

The farmers’ market on DelMonte Dr. has ended. It will reopen in May, possibly at its original home in Fitzpatrick Park following renovations.

Parking enforcement 

The city will resume enforcement of residential permit parking zones on Nov. 2.

Beginning on Nov. 9, summonses will be issued to violators.

For more information on renewing permits, call 201-858-6061 or 201-858-6135.

Free rabies clinic

A free rabies vaccination clinic will be held on November 7, from 9 a.m. to noon, on the lower level of DiDomenico-16th Street Park.

The clinic will handle dogs from 9 to 11 a.m., and cats from 11 a.m. to noon. No other species allowed.

Owners must wear face masks. For questions about licenses, rabies, and the clinic, call 201-858-6029.

Woman, 73, injured during robbery 

A woman, 73, was dragged down the stairs and down the block during a robbery on Oct. 15 near her home at 52nd Street and Avenue B, according topolice.

The assailant stole her purse and fled the scene.

The woman was treated at Bayonne Medical Center.

The incident remains under investigation.

Bayonne man wanted in connection with death of Crystal Ojeda

Authorities are seeking the public’s help locating a Bayonne man wanted in connection with the death of Crystal Ojeda, 40, found in her apartment on Lord Ave. on Oct. 9, according to Hudson County Prosecutor Esther Suarez.

Erick Acosta, 32, who has been charged in relation to her death, has used the aliases Alexander Ojeda, Luis Cubi, and Jonathan Ortiz. He may be in the Monmouth or Ocean County area. He should not be approached.

Call 201-915-1345 or leave an anonymous tip at http://www.hudsoncountyprosecutorsofficenj.org/homicide-tip/.

All information will be kept confidential.