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Opossums in the street, via Shutterstock.
Opossums in the street, via Shutterstock.

Opossums stop traffic

On April 15, Port Authority police rescued two opossums on the Bayonne Bridge. They were released in a wooded area in New York.

Earth Day cleanup 

It will be on April 24, 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. The city is shifting back to its in-person format, and organizations and individuals may register as teams.

Pothole alert

Residents can call potholes in to the DPW at 201-858-6070 or e-mail  publicworks@baynj.org.

Get tested for COVID-19

There is a drive-up and walk-up site in the parking lot behind Don Ahern Veterans Stadium near the foot of West 25th Street, Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Saturdays.

On Tuesdays and Thursdays, testing is from 1 to 7 p.m.; on Saturdays, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. No appointments needed. For more information, go to immcare.com.

Residents with an appointment from their physicians can be tested at BMC.

The RiteAid at 54th Street and Broadway offers free drive-thru testing for residents over 18. Visit riteaid.com. No prescription required.

CityMD at 904 Bayonne Crossing Way offers tests for walk-ins only; call 551-497-5675.

Residents can get tested at Broadway Care Pharmacy at 516 Broadway (201-437-5100), and Total Care Pharmacy at 596 Broadway (201-535-5080).

Testing is available from Dr. Ahab Gabriel at 449 Ave. C, (201-374-1103 and Hudson DNA and Testing at 150 Pulaski St. (201 994-6594).

Call 551-214-3500 for an appointment at RWJBarnabas Health at 519 Broadway.

To test at BHMG United Medical at 988 Broadway, call 201-339-6111 or visit unitedmed.com.

CityMD and BMC are conducting antibody testing. Call 2-1-1 for a list of state sites.

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