Kayak on Newark Bay 

The fourth annual Paddle the Peninsula kayak event will take place at 16th Street Park on Oct. 3. Details will be announced in September. The kayak launch is nearly complete.

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Firefighters quickly extinguish blaze

Bayonne firefighters put out a one-alarm fire on July 25, according to Deputy Fire Chief Bill Bartos.

They were dispatched to 8 Roosevelt Terrace at 10:59 a.m. on a report of smoke alarms. Due to numerous 9-1-1 calls, it upgraded to a fire call.

Units found heavy smoke and fire on the side of 8 Roosevelt Terrace, using several handlines to extinguish the blaze, which was declared under control at 11:30 a.m.

No injuries were reported. A fire investigation is underway, but the cause does not appear to be suspicious.

Summer Sounds By the Bay

Sweet Fanny Adams will play in Bayonne’s Summer Sounds By the Bay on Aug. 11, at 7 p.m., weather permitting, at the amphitheater on the lower level of 16th Street Park, between Avenue A and Newark Bay.

In the event of inclement weather, call 201-471-7590, visit, or view the city’s Facebook page.

For more information, call Pete Amadeo at 201-858-6129, or email

Cruise slated for vaccinated residents

Hudson County will sponsor a boat trip for senior citizens on August 27, courtesy of Hudson County Executive Tom DeGise, Freeholder Ken Kopacz of Bayonne, and the other members of Hudson County Board of Chosen Freeholders.

Registration will be Aug. 3 and 4, 10 a.m. to 12 p.m., at City Hall. Lottery drawing will be on Aug. 5, Bayonne residents 60 or older only.

The cruise will leave 1500 Harbor Blvd. in Weehawken at 12 p.m. and last approximately two hours. Buses will meet at Veterans Stadium at 10 a.m.

For more information, call 201-858-6127 or email

Grace Sale on the Lawn August 7
Don’t miss a big furniture sale, Saturday, August 7, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at
Grace Sale on the Lawn, Grace Lutheran Church, 836 Ave. C. Grace Sale is an outreach ministry of the church offering brand new clothing, household goods, furniture, and more at affordable prices.


Staff writer wins award

Daniel Israel, who covers Bayonne and North Hudson, won a certificate of excellence for “Outstanding Rookie Reporter” from the New Jersey Society of Professional Journalists at the gala in New Brunswick held on July 28.

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