Memorial finds new home
As part of the new Fitzpatrick Park, Bayonne placed the Frank Perrucci memorial there so that it can be more prominently displayed. Perrucci was a veteran of World War 2 who came home to spend a lifetime in Bayonne, passing away in December of 2018.
Interfaith choir performance
On Friday, Dec. 17, the Bayonne Interfaith Community Choir will perform a community holiday concert from 7 to 9 p.m. The choir will perform from the second floor balcony of City Hall. The audience will gather below on the sidewalk and street.
Beginning at 6 p.m. Avenue C will be closed in both directions between 27th Streets and 28th Street. That portion of Avenue C will re-open after the concert.
Roller hockey rink open!
Mayor James Davis dropped the puck at the first-ever Division of Recreation Youth Floor Hockey game in the new Fitzpatrick Park Hockey Rink. The rink is open at the park on Avenue C.
Union Paving, the controlling company of Tracks Unlimited, has been approved to replace the railroad tracks crossing LeFante Way, east of the Bayonne Crossing Shopping Center.
The Police Department permit authorizes this work to take place at dates to be determined between Dec. 13 and 31. The start date is pending.
The work is expected to take up to three days to complete, sequentially, not on a weekend. The contractor is authorized to keep the roadway closed in both directions for the duration of the work.
Variable message signboards will be posted on Route 440, in both directions, to provide ample notification to tractor trailers making deliveries to LeFante Way, east of the closure, directing those vehicles to use Hook Road.
After final scheduling has been determined, the Bayonne Office of Emergency Management will make a robocall to the affected area, further advising the public of the work.
Free food pantry
The Shield Of Faith Church will have a free food open pantry on Dec. 18 from 1 to 4 p.m. at 956 Avenue C.
La Iglesia Escudo De La Fe tendra alimentos basicos gratis el dia Dec. 18 de la 1 a las 4 p.m. en el 956 de la Avenida C.