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Bayonne launches virtual court via Zoom

Court is ‘Zooming’ back into session Bayonne, despite the current COVID-19 restrictions still in place. And while Gov. Phil Murphy has lifted some closures, in-person court appearances has not yet made the list of...

Bayonne teenagers arrested after alleged shots fired

Some local teenagers have found themselves in deep trouble after defying more than just the stay-at-home order. The Bayonne Police Department announced the arrest of five teenagers in relation to an incident of shots fired...

Local students named to NJ All-State Academic Team

Kailyn Segovia-Vazquez, of Bayonne, and Rimsha Bazaid, of Jersey City, are among only 38 community college students who have been named members of the 2020 New Jersey All-State Academic Team, according to an announcement...

Is COVID-19 Testing Telling?

This column on COVID-19 testing was written by Michael Rosanoff, MPH, a member of the Bayonne COVID-19 Task Force and epidemiologist from Columbia University. To read the complete version, visit his blog at There...

Hudson County overtakes Bergen County for most COVID-19 cases in the state

On May 15, Hudson County overtook Bergen County for the most cases of COVID-19 in New Jersey. Both counties have been considered epicenters for the virus in the state, with Bergen enduring the highest...

Fourteen students lost their homes in Bayonne blaze on Kennedy

Last week, a fire tore through an apartment complex on John F. Kennedy Blvd. in Bayonne, leaving 45 residents without a home. Though there were no injuries, these families have been rendered homeless during...

Bayonne woman perishes in fire on East 16th Street

The Bayonne Fire Department operates during the COVID-19 pandemic, with some minor changes in protocol. Firefighters rescued three residents from an early-evening blaze in the city on May 18. One woman did not survive. “At...

Archdiocese prepares to reopen churches

Archbishop of Newark Cardinal Joseph Tobin announced a three-phase gradual reopening process for churches throughout the Archdiocese to ensure the health and well being of clergy and churchgoers. Beginning on Sunday, May 17, Phase One...


Hydrant flushing ongoing Suez has begun testing fire hydrants in the community. Testing hydrants each year helps keep the system in firefighting shape and also helps ensure that the city gets high-quality water every day. Residents...

Ending one crisis in the middle of another

As Hudson County copes with the COVID-19 pandemic, local officials seek to put an end to another healthcare crisis that could complicate the pandemic response in multiple municipalities. The Hudson County Board of Chosen Freeholders...
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