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Division of Recreation Special Needs Soccer Academy

The Bayonne Division of Recreation Special Needs Soccer Academy is set to kick off its seventh season on Saturday, October 1. Registration has begun for the five-week program. Register online at register.capturepoint.com/CityofBayonne.

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The Special Needs Soccer Academy, open to Bayonne residents from ages 3 to adult, is a program for mentally and physically challenged youth and will provide individualized attention to develop skills and fitness, and to emphasize the fun aspects of soccer. The program is designed to provide an enjoyable time of soccer for with a range of skill levels.

A unique feature of the program is its use of athletes from the Bayonne High School Boys’ and Girls’ Varsity and JV Soccer teams. BHS players will be on hand to help assist the players in the academy. Youth soccer coaches will also be part of the program to assist.

The Special Needs Soccer Academy will meet on Saturdays from 2:30 to 3:30 p.m. on October 1, 8, 23, and 30. On October 16, the program will meet from 12 to 1 p.m. The Academy will take place at 16th Street Park. The program will meet at Veterans Stadium on October 30.

There is no fee to participate. For information, contact Pete Amadeo at 201-858-6129 or email bayonnerec@aol.com.

City council allows waiver of municipal filmmaking fees for students

Bayonne has passed a measure allowing the waiver of filming fees for students. The City Council voted unanimously to adopt an ordinance authorizing the changes at its August meeting after it was introduced in July.

Read the full story at: hudsonreporter.com/2022/09/08/bayonne-council-allows-waiver-of-municipal-filmmaking-fees-for-students.

Bayonne bans on-street parking for trucks and tractor trailers

Bayonne has officially banned truck and tractor trailers exceeding 16,000 pounds from parking on city streets. The City Council has adopted an ordinance amending the general revised ordinances pertaining to special regulations for trucks, truck tractors, trailers, and commercial vehicles. The amendment removes an exception.

Read the full story at: hudsonreporter.com/2022/08/29/bayonne-bans-street-parking-for-trucks-and-tractor-trailers-over-16000-pounds.

Officials promise enforcement after pet waste fine hike

Bayonne has increased the fine for not cleaning up pet waste, and city officials are vowing to follow through with enforcement. The City Council adopted an ordinance amending and supplementing the revised general ordinances of the city relating to animal control, specifically the section regarding the removal of pet waste and the accompanying fines and penalties at the August 17 meeting.

Read the full story at: hudsonreporter.com/2022/08/18/bayonne-officials-promise-enforcement-after-pet-waste-fine-hike.

The “Teardrop” Memorial is lit up during the remembrance ceremonies on September 11. Photo courtesy of Second Ward City Councilwoman Jacqueline Weimmer.

Bayonne ‘never forgets’ 9/11

Sunday, September 11, 2022 was a rainy day, but that did not stop anyone from remembering history. In the hours before Bayonne’s annual interfaith prayer service and candlelight vigil, it began drizzling intermittently, however hundred of residents still attended the memorial ceremony.

Read the full story at: hudsonreporter.com/2022/09/13/21-years-later.

Planning Board approves warehouse reorganization plan

The Bayonne Planning Board has approved a final site plan for a major overhaul of an industrial site composed of many warehouses. Of five buildings, three will be demolished and two will be modernized. The plan was approved at a special meeting of the board on August 22.

Read the full story at: hudsonreporter.com/2022/09/01/bayonne-planning-board-approves-warehouse-reorganization-plan.

Recently adopted ordinance outlines procedure for extra-duty police assignments

Bayonne has approved a measure establishing a procedure for the assignment of extra-duty police services. The City Council has adopted an ordinance to authorize amendments to existing city ordinances regarding the police department and extra-duty services at its August meeting after it was introduced in July.

Read the full story at: hudsonreporter.com/2022/09/08/bayonne-ordinance-outlines-procedure-for-extra-duty-police-assignments.

Wild Ones New Jersey Gateway Chapter looks for a home in Hudson County

Wild Ones New Jersey Gateway Chapter, a nonprofit organization aimed to promote environmentally friendly landscaping through the use of native plants, is looking for a home in Hudson County. 

Read the full story at: hudsonreporter.com/2022/07/15/wild-ones-new-jersey-gateway-chapter-looks-for-a-home-in-hudson-county.

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