Hollander Room dedicated

The Hollander Room at the Joyce Herbert VFW Post 226 was dedicated to Dr. Milton B. Hollander (1928-2017), an Army veteran, executive, and supporter of education, with a lifelong devotion to American manufacturing and the U.S. Military. He was proud of his Bayonne roots and of graduating from the technical division of Bayonne High School.

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The Dedication was chaired by former Superintendent of Schools Dr. Patricia McGeehan and Theodore Garelick, a former Bayonne Medical Center vice-president, former Planning Board chair and former Board of Education trustee.

Speakers at the May 16 event were Mayor James Davis, former Bayonne physician and veteran LTC John Smith, Congressman Albio Sires, Post 226 Commander and Founder Glen Flora, and Dr. Hollander’s son Aaron Hollander.

Mayor James Davis, First Ward Council Member Neil Carroll, Council Member At-Large Juan Perez, and Second Ward Council Member Sal Gullace were on hand
to celebrate the grand opening. (SEE BRIEF)

Restaurant opens

At 424 Avenue C, the Mi Lindo Mexico Restaurant is owned by Jose Manuel and Minerva Castro. They offer pickup and delivery for their authentic offerings.

Special parking spots suspended

Designated parking spaces for food and prescription pickups that had been created in front of restaurants and pharmacies last year have come to an end. Meters will be back in effect.


Staff members of the Bayonne Office on Aging congratulated Pastor Gary Grindeland on being named Senior of the Year for both Bayonne and Hudson County. Left to right: Anna Gonzalez, Annie Grindeland (sister of the honoree), Pastor Gary, Teresa Troglio, Meghan Luzzi, Office On Aging Executive Director Joyce Person-Perkins, and Dawn Herring. (SEE BRIEF)

Senior of the Year

Pastor Gary Grindeland of Grace Lutheran Church has been named Senior Citizen of the Year in Bayonne and Hudson County. He was honored by Mayor James Davis and the Bayonne Office On Aging at City Hall and in a video prepared by the county.

Students win competition

Three County Prep High School students have been awarded first place at the statewide SkillsUSA competition for bringing their school community together during the pandemic. Aleena Choudhry of Bayonne and Fajrhafza Sohail and Varsha Santhosh Kumar of Jersey City presented “Acts of Kindness” in the community service division.


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