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Dollhaus II to host new exhibit

The Dollhaus II art gallery at 23 Cottage Street will soon launch a solo exhibit by Paul Andress from March 12 to April 11.

The Dollhaus II is  open Thursday through Sunday, 1 to 8 p.m. For more information, visit www.xdollhausx.com or call 201-360-0894.

National ‘Play Outside Day’

The Division of Recreation will host “National Play Outside Day” on the first Saturday of the month, May to November. Send the division photos of activities being played on the block on that day, and it will supply equipment and send 3 large pizzas.

To register, call 201-858-6127 or email BAYONNEREC@AOL.COM.

Virtual ‘Read with a Cop’

The Bayonne Police Department has announced a “Virtual Read with a Cop” program, featuring Bayonne’s Finest reading virtually with local kids to promote reading. For more information, go to the BPD Facebook page.

Summer job applications 

Residents can apply to Division of Recreation Summer jobs from March 15 to April 16. Jobs as camp counselors, pool attendants, and lifeguards are available. Applicants must be in at least their freshman year of high school, or college.

Bayonne residents only. Applications are available at and must be returned to the front entrance at City Hall, Monday through Friday, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

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

Have you seen this man?

The Hudson County Prosecutor’s Office is seeking the public’s help in locating a suspect wanted in connection with the death of a Bayonne man, 29  who was stabbed on March 2, 2021.

Elvis Santana, 30, of Bayonne, has been charged in relation to the death of Mathew Mortimer who was found with multiple stab wounds in the vestibule of 1095 Avenue C in Bayonne.

Anyone who sees Santana should not approach him, but should contact police. Anyone with information should call the Office of the Hudson County Prosecutor at 201- 915-1345 or leave an anonymous tip at http://www.hudsoncountyprosecutorsofficenj.org/homicide-tip/. All information will be kept confidential.

The charges of murder and weapons violations are merely accusations. The defendant is presumed innocent until proven guilty.