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Ground Broken Bayonne Hobart Housing Project

Ground Broken in Bayonne for Hobart Housing Project
Pictured Left to Right Bishop Mark M. Beckwith of the Episcopal Diocese of Newark,John Restrepo, Director of Housing and Community Development for the Garden State Episcopal Community Development Corporation,  Rev. Gregory Perez, President and Chief Executive Officer of the Windmill Alliance, Annmarie C. Uebbing, Director of the Community Planning and Development Division of the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, and Bayonne Mayor James Davis
Bayonne Mayor James Davis speaks with the audience at Ground Breaking Ceremony for Hobart Housing Project

Ground Broken Bayonne for Hobart Housing Project

            On May 31, church leaders and public officials took part Rev. Gregory Perez, President and Chief Executive Officer of the Windmill Alliance, t in a ground-breaking ceremony for the Hobart Housing Project, an eight-unit development to be located at 180-186 Hobart Avenue in Bayonne.  The Hobart Project will provide affordable housing units for people with developmental disabilities, and other units for low-to-moderate income people, with a preference for special needs households not referred by the New Jersey Division of Developmental Disabilities.  Until recently, that location was the site of a former warehouse that housed social services sponsored by the Windmill Alliance, a non-profit organization that is associated with Trinity Episcopal Parish in Bergen Point.  The Garden State Episcopal Community Development Corporation (GSEDC) will be the lead developer of the new building.  Continue reading Ground Broken Bayonne Hobart Housing Project

Turnpike 14A Construction Update

THREE WEEK SCHEDULE AS OF MAY 26, 2017

NJ Turnpike 14A Construction Project

The following work is scheduled over the next three weeks:
 
Toll Plaza
  • East side (entering 14A): renovation of existing Toll Utility Building continues.
Ramps between the Toll Plaza and the Hudson County Extension (HCE)
  • Widening construction on the ramps to and from the westbound and eastbound HCE is complete to the extent possible and the final alignment has been implemented. Asphalt resurfacing of the ramps will be performed in 2017.
  • Local street level work at Garfield, Avenue C and JFK Boulevard bridges will resume in the Spring of 2017. This work will be supported by Jersey City and Bayonne Police as needed.
Avenue E / Proposed Roundabout
  • New roadway construction on Avenue E near 53rd Street continues. 
  • Northbound Avenue E was shifted into a new temporary alignment between 50th Street and 51st Street. Please CLICK HERE for more information and graphic.
  • During the week of 06/06/17, crews will begin erecting structural steel within dedicated work zones during normal daytime hours. Work will be supported by Bayonne Police as needed. 
  • During the weeks of 06/12/17 and 06/19/17, nighttime detours of northbound Avenue E, 50th Street to 52nd Street, will be required for approximately one (1) week in support of bridge steel erection.  Normal traffic patterns will be restored at the end of each work shift. Work will be supported by Bayonne Police.
Connector Bridge (Bridge from the Toll Plaza to Port Jersey Boulevard)
  • Traffic was shifted onto the new Connector Bridge in a two-way temporary traffic pattern. Please CLICK HERE for graphic.
  • Pedestrian usage of the bridge for access to and from Port Jersey Boulevard continues to be prohibited. Please CLICK HERE for shuttle bus pamphlet.
Route 440 and Pulaski Street Intersection / Jughandle
  • Ramp roadway construction continues.
  • Ramp structure construction to southbound Route 440 continues.
  • In mid-June 2017, nighttime roadwork will be performed in the Pulaski Street & Northbound Route 440 intersection. Lane closures and temporary detours are required to perform the work. Work will be supported by Bayonne Police.
Ramp Area East of Route 440
  • New ramp construction continues.
  • Retaining wall construction continues.
  • Bridge deck construction on the bridge structure over Pulaski Street continues.
  • In early-July 2017, nighttime detours of the Pulaski Street Jughandle will be required for approximately one (1) week in support of bridge steel erection. Work will be supported by Bayonne Police.
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If you have any questions about the 14A Improvement Project, please call the toll-free hotline at 1-800-671-6872, or email info@njta14a.com anytime. Thank you.
 
For full project details, contact information, traffic advisories, and informational pamphlets, please visit the NJTA 14A Website.
 
For information about the Bayonne Bridge, please click here

           

Jersey City Department of Health and Human Services to Host National Senior Health & Fitness Day Wednesday, May 31st

Promoting Health and Wellness with Dance and Various Activities

 

Several Events Taking Place all this Month to Celebrate Older Americans Month, Ranging from the Upcoming Health & Fitness Day to Farmers’ Market Vouchers and Other Programs to Promote Healthy Living in the Golden Years

 Health and Wellness May 31 2017

 

JERSEY CITY – Mayor Steven M. Fulop and the Department of Health and Human Services are celebrating national Older Americans Month during the month of May.  While several events have been taking place throughout the month, the signature event is National Senior Health & Fitness Day on Wednesday, May 31st from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Berry Lane Park.

“Celebrating our seniors is something we do everyday, but during the month of May we take special occasion to honor and recognize their contributions to our city and our country,” said Mayor Fulop.  “We know that our seniors have made our city what it is today, so we are constantly working to provide them with recreation, healthcare and other services to enrich their golden years and say thank you.”

 

The Senior Health & Fitness Day event, organized in partnership with Congressman Donald Payne’s Office, features a line dancing class at 10:30a.m., Zumba at 11:30a.m., and Yoga/Fitness at 12:30p.m.  There will be wellness vans from both Barnabas Health and CarePoint for various health screenings.  Other vendors include Wellcare, Metropolitan Health, and the Diabetes Foundation.  Contact 201-547-5750 for free group transportation.  Any senior who pre-registers for this event will receive a boxed lunch, free of charge.

Continue reading Jersey City Department of Health and Human Services to Host National Senior Health & Fitness Day Wednesday, May 31st

MUSIC BROADWAY BAYONNE MAY 26th, 2017

MUSIC BROADWAY BAYONNE -FRIDAY MAY 26TH , 2017  LIVE MUSIC ON BROADWAY RETURNS TO BAYONNE AREA VENUES, FEATURING TALENTED ENTERTAINERS AT SEVEN VENUES

LAST OF THE SERIES FOR THIS SEASON 

Music Broadway Bayonne Friday, May 26th, 2017 is sponsored by Bayonne Mayor Jimmy Davis and the Bayonne Urban Enterprise Zone a program for the city of Bayonne that is a wonderful way to get out, go for dinner and listen to young talented musicians play while you dine.

Music Broadway Bayonne May 26 2017

 

Live Music on Broadway now in its 26th week pairs local musicians with some of Bayonne’s excellent dinner venues.

Going out to dine Friday night May 26th ? Visit one of these fine establishments and listen to some fantastic music. 

Click on the restaurants and tavern names to find out more about these fine Bayonne establishments

Music Broadway Bayonne  

 Bella Sorrellas Restauant  1020 Broadway 7pm    Piano Bill & Lisel

Chances 1028 Broadway                                           7pm    Main Street 

KP Sarelli’s Restaurant        241 Broadway 7pm      George Orlando 

LA Guardiola  819 Broadway                              7pm       Domino Effect 

Mama Rosa’s  589 Broadway                                7PM     Rich Casella 

 Piero’s  942 Broadway                                              4PM    Paul Addie 
The Vic Tavern 107 Hobart Ave…          4:00 pm    Beeman & Bannon 
For more information call the Bayonne UEZ  201-858-6357

Bayonne Police Department Schedules Vehicle Auction Wednesday, May 31

Bayonne Police Department Schedules Vehicle Auction for Wednesday, May 31

            Mayor Jimmy Davis announced that the Bayonne Police Department will hold a public auction of motor vehicles on Wednesday, May 31, at 9:30 a.m., at the Bayonne Police Pound, 330 Hook Road, in Bayonne. The vehicles that will be featured at the auction came into the possession of the Police Department as a result of abandonment or failure of owners to claim them.      The vehicles scheduled to be auctioned on Wednesday, May 31, will be available for inspection by prospective bidders on Tuesday, May 30, from 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. at the Bayonne Police Pound.   Continue reading Bayonne Police Department Schedules Vehicle Auction Wednesday, May 31

Archdiocese Newark’s Catholic Cemeteries Commemorates Memorial Day

Historic Mass at Holy Cross Cemetery with Newark’s First Cardinal, Archbishop Joseph W. Tobin —

Holy Cross  Cemetery in North Arlington NJ and Holy Name Cemetery in Jersey City to take part in special Memorial Day Mass

Catholic Cemeteries of the Archdiocese of Newark will join thousands of Catholic cemeteries nationwide in the commemoration, “Serving God and Country: A Memorial Day Salute to Our Heroes,” by celebrating Memorial Day Mass on Monday, May 29, at 11:00 A.M., at local cemeteries and parishes. The program commemorates all departed loved ones and honors men and women who died while serving in the armed forces and recognizes both military veterans and active duty members serving our country.
Continue reading Archdiocese Newark’s Catholic Cemeteries Commemorates Memorial Day

Central Ave Car and Music Show May 20th, 2017

 

Central Ave Car and Music Show
Just one of the many classic cars at the Central Ave Car and Music Show
Central Ave Car and Music Show
American Bombshells at Central Ave Car and Music Show

The Central Avenue Car and Music Show organized by the Central Avenue Special Improvement District was held on Saturday, May 20th on Central Ave and ran from 11am and 5pm in the Heights of Jersey City.The fair was held in the Central Avenue Municipal Parking lot near Lincoln and Bowers Street.

Continue reading Central Ave Car and Music Show May 20th, 2017

MUSIC BROADWAY BAYONNE MAY 19th, 2017

MUSIC BROADWAY BAYONNE -FRIDAY MAY 19TH , 2017  LIVE MUSIC ON BROADWAY RETURNS TO BAYONNE AREA VENUES, FEATURING TALENTED ENTERTAINERS AT FIVE VENUES

 

Music Broadway Bayonne Friday, May 19th, 2017 is sponsored by Bayonne Mayor Jimmy Davis and the Bayonne Urban Enterprise Zone a program for the city of Bayonne that is a wonderful way to get out, go for dinner and listen to young talented musicians play while you dine.

Music on Broadway May 19th, 2017

 

Music Broadway Bayonne May 19th 2017
Greg Aulden

Live Music on Broadway now in its 26th week pairs local musicians with some of Bayonne’s excellent dinner venues.

Going out to dine Friday night May 19th ? Visit one of these fine establishments and listen to some fantastic music. 

Click on the restaurants and tavern names to find out more about these fine Bayonne establishments

Music Broadway Bayonne  

 Bella Sorrellas Restauant  1020 Broadway 7pm    Greg Aulden 
KP Sarelli’s Restaurant        241 Broadway 7pm    Piano Bill & Lisel 
MezCal Kitchen 482 Broadway…           7pm          George Orlando  
 San Vito’s 408 Broadway                            6:30 pm    Paul Addie 
The Vic Tavern 107 Hobart Ave…          4:00 pm        Orville Davis 
For more information call the Bayonne UEZ  201-858-6357

LOCAL EVENT Fundraiser for the Advocacy of Immigrants Rights and Protection

Fundraiser for the Advocacy of Immigrants Rights and Protection Fundraiser for the advocacy of immigrants rights and protection in Bayonne on Saturday May 20th, 2017. The event is searchable as “Lines On a Map: A Benefit Show for First Friends of New Jersey and New York.” The nonprofit organization organizes events and services to immigrants and asylees undergoing detention status upon arrival to the United States and provides assistance to them once they are living in the states.
 
The event will take place at Lot 13 Long Bar and Restaurant in Bayonne and will begin at 7pm sharp with music by The Penniless Loafers, Murdock, Leeroy Green, Psilocybe, Galare, and Xenophile. There is an entry fee of $5 dollars, that is tax deductible, will be donated to the organization; we encourage donations higher than the entry fee. We promote non violence and safety for all who attend. This is the event page that is on Facebook: https://m.facebook.com/events/1737333703244575?ref=bookmarks thank you for consideration. 
If You Go
Long Bar and Restaurant
Ave E
Bayonne NJ
7PM
Saturday, May 20, 2017 

Bayonne, NJ Austin Wright’s Karate Dojos Have Been Recognized for Excellence and Proven World Champions (3) Generations Strong!

Beginner Classes Now Forming for Spring and Summer 

Recently, (7) Unique World Hall of Fames, Organization and The “Alliance” under Grand Master Dr. Jim Thomas President recognized Austin Wright’s Dojos as the Multi-Discipline International World Championships Academies because of their Proven Seminars and Competition results.  It started with their Sensei and Father Hanshi Grand Master Dennis Austin Wright in the Mid 1950’s  at the Bayonne M.O.T.B.Y. Base Learning Jujitsu, in the 60’s with Isshin-Ryu Karate and a Kick-Boxing in the 70’s A Combined Martial Arts theory that has been proven now for (3) Generations. 

At Hanshi (Grand Master ) Austin Wright’s Karate Dojos of Combined Martial Arts MMA and Self-Defense students learn Traditional Martial Arts of Okinawan Isshin-Ryu Karate (8th Dan), Tactical Japanese Judo Jujitsu Combative Arts (9th Dan), American Kick-Boxing (PKF) and MMA Fitness for the Entire Family Ages 3 to Adult.  We offer Senior Citizen Programs, Special Needs and Women’s Programs at 250 Broadway, corner of 10th Street, Bayonne, NJ and 1683 Kennedy Blvd., Jersey City, NJ.

All Programs have been Proven in the International World Martial Arts Arena in Self-Defense, Team Competition and Fitness Weight Loss Program!

Wright’s Philosophy has been about CHI (Character Humility Integrity) “If you change your Character you Change your Life”. We are offering Beginners Classes Now call 201-437-1820.

Visit our website for more information uwa-martialarts.com

www.karateclassesinbayonnenj.com 

Email us at universalwarriorarts@yahoo.com

Cervizzis Martial Arts Hall of Fame recognizes Grand Master Austin Wright  

Picture:  Left to Right (Back) Kenneth C. Jackson, World Champion, Soke Paul Cervizzi, Tournament and Hall of Fame Director, Hanshi Grand Master Austin Wright Sr., (Front) Chance Fisher, National Champion.