BAYONNE BRIEFS

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From left to right are State Assembly candidate William Sampson, owner Naquasha Hawkins (with ceremonial scissors), City Council President Sharon Ashe-Nadrowski, and Councilman At-Large Juan Perez. (SEE BRIEF)
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Officials at the event were Mayor Jimmy Davis, City Council President Sharon Ashe-Nadrowski, Councilman At-Large Juan Perez, First Ward Councilman Neil Carroll III, Second Ward Councilman Sal Gullace, Third Ward Councilman Gary LaPelusa, and County Commissioner Kenneth Kopacz. (SEE BRIEF)
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From left to right are State Assembly candidate William Sampson, owner Naquasha Hawkins (with ceremonial scissors), City Council President Sharon Ashe-Nadrowski, and Councilman At-Large Juan Perez. (SEE BRIEF)
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Officials at the event were Mayor Jimmy Davis, City Council President Sharon Ashe-Nadrowski, Councilman At-Large Juan Perez, First Ward Councilman Neil Carroll III, Second Ward Councilman Sal Gullace, Third Ward Councilman Gary LaPelusa, and County Commissioner Kenneth Kopacz. (SEE BRIEF)

Creative Art Center opens

Community leaders joined owner Naquasha Hawkins for the grand opening of Qua’s Creative Art Center at 275 Broadway. The center has classes and studio space for kids, adults, and seniors.

Senior Center reopens

The 56th Street Senior Center will reopen May 24. activities will be outdoors, weather permitting. CDC guidelines will be followed. Call Ralph Savo at 201-437-5996 or Pete Amadeo at 201-858-6129 or email BAYONNEREC@AOL.COM.

Pee Wee Basketball

Registration for the Pee Wee Basketball League will take place May 24 through 28, 6 to 7:30 p.m., at Veterans Stadium. The season begins September 11.

Cost is $60 per player, $100 per two or more children for brothers or sisters, residents only, first through eighth grades.

Call Pete Amadeo at 201-858-6129 or email BAYONNEREC@AOL.COM.

PAL Basketball 

PAL Basketball will begin registration May 10, Mondays through Thursdays, 4 to 6 p.m. at the PAL. Program starts in July. Call 201-858-6966; ext.11/13 for more information. Those who registered before COVID-19 are already signed up.

Beware of scams

Scammers have telephoned Bayonne residents with bogus claims about being from the City of Bayonne, a medical practice, or other legitimate-sounding offices. They mask their real phone numbers by using the numbers of others.

“If anyone requests personal information, payment via gift card, bitcoin, money transfer, etc., it is probably a scam,” states the BPD. “Hang up.”

To report a crime or an attempted scam, call 201-858-6900. To report an emergency, call 9-1-1.

Officials at the flag-raising were Mayor Jimmy Davis, City Council President Sharon Ashe-Nadrowski, Councilman At-Large Juan Perez, First Ward Councilman Neil Carroll III, Second Ward Councilman Sal Gullace, Third Ward Councilman Gary LaPelusa, and County Commissioner Kenneth Kopacz. (SEE BRIEF)

Polish flag-raising

Members of the Polish community joined elected officials for a flag-raising in honor of the Polish Constitution, signed May 3, 1791.

Body identified

The Hudson County Prosecutor’s Office Homicide Unit has identified the man found dead in a tarp in a wooded area off Route 440. He is Jose Rivera, 41, of New York City. The investigation is ongoing. No arrests have yet been made.