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Thanksgiving 2020

As we celebrate Thanksgiving this week, many families are having smaller groups than usual around the table.  The Coronavirus has made it difficult or impossible to get everyone together for Thanksgiving 2020. If you...

Eyesores no more? An out-of-service gas station and abandoned chemical plant are slated for...

The Bayonne Planning Board designated multiple rundown as areas in need of redevelopment at the Nov. 9 meeting. City Planner Suzanne Mack presented the studies of each non-condemnation area. Delta Gas Station The first site, at 7-9...

Hudson County Freeholders adopt ICE contract Pleas to end immigrant detention brushed aside during...

Lawyers, doctors, immigrant advocates, elected officials, residents, and detainees past and present spent approximately nine hours of an almost 13-hour Hudson County Freeholder meeting urging their representatives not to renew a contract with U.S....

School district remains virtual through January Superintendent of Schools John Niesz cited COVID-19 data

Instruction at Bayonne public schools will remain virtual until late January, according to Superintendent of Schools John Niesz. Safest option The Bayonne School District continues to evaluate the COVID-19 pandemic and the health and safety of...

Blaze on JFK Blvd. leaves two firefighters injured Fourteen residents were displaced

Two firefighters were injured and more than a dozen residents were displaced following a massive fire in downtown Bayonne. Three-alarm blaze At approximately 9:20 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 21, firefighters from the Bayonne Fire Department were...

Drive-thru testing resumes in Bayonne Testing will take place at BMC, not Veterans Stadium

To cope with the ongoing surge in COVID-19 cases, drive-thru testing is again available to residents. Bayonne Medical Center (BMC) has reinstated its “Drive-Thru Testing” program, although not at Veterans Stadium. The Veterans Stadium site...

Dead fish wash ashore on Newark Bay Low oxygen levels are the culprit

Hundreds of Atlantic Menhaden, a species of fish in the herring family, have been washing up dead on the western shores of Bayonne. Menhaden, commonly known as bunker, travel in schools in the Hackensack...

Hoboken man arrested after alleged threats, racially-charged emails Qiuewn Zheng allegedly threatened Sandra Dear,...

A Hoboken man has been arrested and charged after allegedly threatening the life of the owner of a local black-owned bookshop in Bayonne, The Little Boho Bookshop at 164A Broadway. Bias intimidation Qiuewn Zheng, 59, allegedly...

‘Big Mike’ makes a big splash This will be his second show at The...

Michael Saviello, known as "Big Mike" in the art scene, is coming home to Bayonne for his second show at The Dollhaus II art gallery. Big Mike's show will open at The Dollhaus II on...

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COVID-19 update As of Nov. 19: Active cases: 178 Recoveries: 1,752 Deaths: 82 Total positives: 2,012 Patients at Bayonne Medical Center: 12 How to get a COVID-19 test Residents with a prescription and an appointment can be tested at Bayonne Medical Center. The...
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