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Bayonne Library Director JP Porcaro poses with local historians by Civil War history exhibit at the Bayonne Public Library. From left to right: Library Director Porcaro, Leslie Levine, John Callan, and Bayonne Historical Society President Lee Fahley.

Upcoming movies at the library

The Bayonne Free Public Library will present two films on Wednesday, August 24, as part of its ongoing summer movie series. Both films will be shown in the O’Connor Gallery on the library’s second floor at 31st Street and Avenue C.

At 1 p.m., the library will screen ‘Death on the Nile,’ the 2022 film based on Agatha Christie’s book of the same name. The movie follows detective Hercule Poirot as he investigates the murder of a young heiress in Egypt. The film stars Kenneth Branagh, Armie Hammer, Gal Gadot, Annette Bening, Letitia Wright, and Ali Fazal. Death on the Nile is rated PG-13 and its running time is two hours, seven minutes.

At 6:30 p.m. on August 24, the library will show ‘Clifford the Big Red Dog,’ an adventure comedy about twelve-year-old Emily and her dog, Clifford. The film stars Jack Whitehall, Darby Camp, Tony Hale, Sienna Guillory, David Alan Grier, Russell Wong, Kenan Thompson, and John Cleese. The movie is based on Norman Bridwell’s book of the same name. Clifford is rated PG and its running time is one hour, thirty-six minutes.

Read the full lineup at: hudsonreporter.com/2022/06/23/bayonne-announces-summer-movies-at-the-library.

Two arrested after jumping man, stealing PlayStation 5

Bayonne Police have arrested two out-of-towners after beating up a man and stealing his PlayStation 5, according to Captain Eric Amato. Police arrested Nizere Mingo, a 19-year-old man of Willingboro, and a 15-year-old of Jersey City known as Juvenile 1 on charges including Robbery and Obstructing a Governmental Function.

Read the full story at: hudsonreporter.com/2022/08/08/two-arrested-after-jumping-man-stealing-playstation-5

Pharmacist has license temporarily revoked

The New Jersey Board of Pharmacy has temporarily suspended the license and shut down the pharmacy of a Hudson County pharmacist arrested on charges of selling falsified COVID-19 vaccination record cards and fraudulently reporting the administration of COVID -19 vaccines to a state-managed vaccination registry without having administered the vaccine, Acting Attorney General Matthew J. Platkin and the Division of Consumer Affairs (Division) have announced.

Read the full story at: hudsonreporter.com/2022/07/22/bayonne-pharmacist-has-license-temporarily-revoked.

Officials discuss tort claims filed after teens drowned

Although they’re usually mum on legal matters, Bayonne officials briefly discussed two notices of tort claims it recieved for $50 million each alleging wrongful death resulting from drowning at the Lincoln Community School swimming pool. Bayonne High School junior Jack Jiang, 16, and his 19-year-old brother Chu Ming Zheng, a graduate from the high school who was attending the University of Miami, drowned in the pool in June despite three lifeguards on duty.

Read the full story at: hudsonreporter.com/2022/07/22/officials-discuss-tort-claims-filed-after-teens-drowned-in-bayonne.

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