River View Observer Mother’s Day Online Guide

For All She Does-Getting Mom the perfect Gift
Our Online Mother’s Day Guide for taking Mom to Dinner or buying her that perfect gift. Check out the participating merchants websites by clicking on their links
to find out more about their services.

Turnpike 14A Construction Update


        NJ Turnpike 14A Construction Project     Mayor Jimmy Davis announced that the New Jersey Turnpike Authority and its contractors have provided the City of Bayonne with updated information about construction in and around the Turnpike’s 14 A interchange. 

In the toll plaza itself, renovation work is continuing on the toll plaza building. 

Asphalt resurfacing of the north side of the toll plaza and of the ramps between the toll plaza the Hudson County Extension is tentatively scheduled for late June 2017. 

Continue reading Turnpike 14A Construction Update

Hoboken Opens Waiting List For New Affordable Housing Units – Deadline to Apply is May 8

Hoboken Affordable housing

The City of Hoboken is creating a housing waiting list for all future affordable rental units regulated by the City. Members of the public are invited to submit a preliminary application by visiting www.AffordableHomesNewJersey.com/Hoboken (Applicants without internet access may call 609-664-2769 X5). The deadline to submit applications for the random drawing to generate the affordable housing waiting list is May 8, 2017. Anyone who may be interested in current or future affordable housing units in Hoboken should apply by May 8th. Continue reading Hoboken Opens Waiting List For New Affordable Housing Units – Deadline to Apply is May 8



music broadway bayonne may 5, 2017

Music Broadway Bayonne Friday, May 5th, 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.

Live Music on Broadway now in its 19th week pairs local musicians with some of Bayonne’s excellent dinner venues.

Going out to dine Friday night May 5th ? 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  Paul Addie 
KP Sarelli’s Restaurant        241 Broadway 7pm     George Orlando 
 Kuhl’s Tavern  53 Prospect Ave………4:30 pm          George Orlando 
Mama Rosa’s  589 Broadway                     7pm               Domino Effect 
MezCal Kitchen 482 Broadway…           7pm               Three Compadres
Piero’s  942 Broadway                                    4pm                 Paul Addie 
The Vic Tavern 107 Hobart Ave…          4:00 pm         Rob & Scott 
For more information call the Bayonne UEZ  201-858-6357

Bayonne Police Department Schedules Vehicle Auction Tuesday, May 9

Bayonne Police Car Auctions

            Mayor Jimmy Davis announced that the Bayonne Police Department will hold a public auction of motor vehicles on Tuesday, May 9, 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 Tuesday, May 9, will be available for inspection by prospective bidders on Monday, May 8, from 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. at the Bayonne Police Pound.  

            The Police Department advises prospective buyers that all of the vehicles are in used condition.  They may be inoperable, may be missing parts, may require repairs, or may have defects that re not readily apparent.  Each item is being offered as is.  The minimum bid price shall be $200 per vehicle unless otherwise specified.  An additional fee of $2 for a junk title certificate shall be charged for each vehicle being auctioned.

            Buyers must pay in full, either in cash or by certified check, at the time of sale.  Buyers must remove the purchased vehicles from the pound no later than three days after the date of sale.  The purchase of any vehicle not removed from the pound after three days following the sale may be declared void, and the monies paid by the successful bidder would be forfeited. 

            The Police Department expects thirteen vehicles to be available at the auction. The Bayonne Police Department reserves the right to withdraw any of the vehicles from the sale.  This sale of motor vehicles bars all claims of interest in said motor vehicles except for the purchasers.  The Police Department reserves the right to reject any and all bids for the vehicles.  In the event of the last-minute addition of new items to the auction, any terms or conditions applying to their sale at auction would be announced. 

            The auction scheduled by the Police Department for May 9 is the fourth such event planned for 2017.  The Bayonne Police Department holds such auctions from time to time.  Other police auctions that may take place in 2017 would be announced as events may warrant.  



Bayonne City Officials Members Madison Hill Properties Ground Breaking Ceremony

Madison Hill Ground Breaking Ceremony Bayonne

Ground-Breaking:  City officials joined members of Madison Hill Properties and their architect for a ground-breaking ceremony at 222 Avenue E.  Pictured from left to right: Mayor Jimmy Davis, Sam Kazarnovsky (Madison Hill), Ralph Mandelbaum (Madison Hill), Tzvi Goder (Madison Hill), Dean Marchetto (architect), City Council President Sharon Ashe Nadrowski, City Council Member At-Large Juan Perez, and Second Ward Council Member Sal Gullace.

PATH Service Suspended to 33rd St. Passengers Advised to Take WTC Train to NYC Subway

Please see the announcement below from the Port Authority regarding PATH service this morning:

Due to a car equipment problem, service on the JSQ-33 line and HOB-33 line are suspended. NJ Transit is cross honoring PATH tickets at the Newark, Hoboken and NYC Penn stations. Passengers are advised to take the WTC train and transfer to the NYC subways uptown.

For further service updates, visit https://www.paalerts.com/recent_pathalerts.aspx


NJ HALL OF FAME Chuck wepner hall of fame NJ Hall of fame inductee Ray Liota NJ hall of fame inductee Kelly RippaNJ hall of fame inductee Wycliff Jean NJ hall of fame inductee Connie Chung
Asbury Park, New Jersey — The New Jersey Hall of Fame will induct 15 new honorees at this year’s Induction Ceremony on May 7, 2017, at historic Convention Hall on the Asbury Park Boardwalk.
The distinguished Class of 2016 includes:
  • ARTS & LETTERS: Author Carol Higgins Clark and news anchor Connie Chung.
  • ENTERPRISE: Businessman Alfred Koeppe and founder of NY Waterway Arthur Imperatore, Sr.
  • PERFORMING ARTS: Singer, composer, actress, entertainer, and publisher Connie Francis, actress and TV personality Kelly Ripa, actor Ray Liotta, pop-rock musician Tommy James, and rapper Wyclef Jean of The Fugees.
  • PUBLIC SERVICE: Non-denominational spiritual teacher and activist Peace Pilgrim and United States Army officer Philip Kearny.
  • SPORTS: Professional soccer midfielder Carli Lloyd, former President and General Manager of the WNBA New York Liberty Carol Blazejowski, heavyweight boxer Chuck Wepner, and NFL Pro-bowler Rosey Grier.
  • UNSUNG HERO: To be announced.


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