BAYONNE BRIEFS

The Bayonne Urban Enterprise Zone Tree Lighting took place at Kopcinski Park on Broadway on Nov. 23. Image via Mayor James Davis
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The Bayonne Urban Enterprise Zone Tree Lighting took place at Kopcinski Park on Broadway on Nov. 23. Image via Mayor James Davis

Holiday choir concert

The Bayonne Community Interfaith Choir Holiday Concert will be held at 7 p.m. on Dec. 17 in front of City Hall at 630 Avenue C. Hot beverages and small giveaways will be available.

Bridge blows out another candle

The Bayonne Bridge turned 90 on Nov. 15. Happy Belated Birthday to the bridge!

Holiday toy drive

Mayor James Davis and Ken Poesl will be holding their Annual Holiday Toy Drive on Dec. 14 for the Bayonne Economic Opportunity Foundation’s Toys for Tots Program. Bring a new unwrapped toy or a $20 donation made payable to the BEOF.

COVID-19 update

According to the Bayonne Office of Emergency Management, as of Nov. 24, there were 58 active COVID-19 cases, the same as of Nov. 18.

As of Nov. 24, a total of 86,000 vaccines have been administered in Bayonne.

Free holiday parking

The Bayonne Parking Utility lots will offer free four-hour parking for non-commercial vehicles throughout the month of December. The free parking hours in the lots will run from Dec. 1 through Jan. 2. Regular parking charges will resume for non-commercial vehicles on Jan. 3, 2022.

School gets national award

Woodrow Wilson Community School at 101 West 56th Street has been chosen by the United States federal government as a recipient of this year’s National ESEA Distinguished School Award.

This award recognizes excellence in special education and Title I Programs for the 2021-2022 school year. This award is an especially prestigious honor, officials said. Only two schools per state are selected each year as National ESEA Distinguished Schools.