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Annie’s Nail Spa held a grand opening in Bayonne at 151 Center Street. Photo courtesy of Mayor James Davis.

Sewer line repair on Route 440 to impact traffic

Due to a potential catastrophic failure of sewer lines in Jersey City on Route 440 and Danforth Avenue, emergency work to repair these lines is scheduled to begin next week. This work is complex and will cause a traffic shutdown on the Route 440 corridor, according to Mayor James Davis.

Bayonne will be impacted by this shutdown, as traffic will be rerouted, mostly to the NJ Turnpike. Work on the northbound side of Route 440 and Danforth Ave, which is the side which will mostly impact Bayonne, will take approximately seven days once it begins.

Work is scheduled to begin towards the end of next week. Traffic impacts after the first seven days may continue in this area, due to work on the southbound side of Route 440.

Upcoming movies at the library

The Bayonne Free Public Library will present two films on Wednesday, August 31, 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 1:00 p.m. on that date, the library will screen “The House of Gucci,” a 2021 biographical crime drama. The film follows the romance between Patrizia Reggiani and Maurizio Gucci, which evolves into a struggle for control of Gucci, the Italian fashion brand. The film stars Lady Gaga, Adam Driver, Jared Leto, Jeremy Irons, Jack Huston, Salma Hayek, and Al Pacino. The film has a running time of 2 hours and 38 minutes. It is rated R and no children will be admitted.

At 6:30 p.m. on August 31, the library will show “The Lost City,” an action- adventure-comedy. In the film, a romance novelist and her cover model must escape a billionaire and find the lost, ancient city described in one of her books. The film stars Sandra Bullock, Channing Tatum, Daniel Radcliffe, Da’Vine Joy Randolph, and Brad Pitt. The film has a running time of 1 hour 52 minutes and it is rated PG-13.

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

Jersey City man sentenced to prison for shooting death of Bayonne man

Hudson County Judge Angelo Servidio has sentenced a 24-year-old Jersey City man to 30 years in New Jersey State Prison for his role in the shooting death of 23-year-old Bayonne man on September 4, 2018.

Following a four week trial, James Crawford of Jersey City was convicted by a jury of first-degree murder; second-degree possession of a weapon for an unlawful purpose; and second-degree unlawful possession of a weapon. The jury was hung on the conspiracy to commit murder charge against Crawford. He will not be eligible for parole for 30 years.

Read the full story at: hudsonreporter.com/2022/08/15/jersey-city-man-sentenced-to-prison-for-shooting-death-of-bayonne-man.

Hudson County announces first annual ‘Strides for Safety 5K’

Local runners and walkers are encouraged to take part in the first annual “Strides for Safety 5K” to be held in Lincoln Park West in Jersey City on Saturday, September 10 at 10 a.m., Hudson County Executive Tom DeGise and the Board of Commissioners have announced.

Read the full story at: hudsonreporter.com/2022/08/16/hudson-county-announces-first-annual-strides-for-safety-5k.

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