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Bayonne Fire Department Receives the Sixth Highest Grant Award in the Nation $3.5.M

By Evelyn Bonilla

tnThe life of a firefighter is no easy task, skillfully trained they put out hazardous fires and immediately come to the rescue of the communities they work for, but in order to accomplish this they must have the facilities needed to do so.

In the winter of 2008 firefighters of two former Bayonne firehouses were relocated to the Peninsula and were currently responding to emergencies from a temporary facility which consisted of a tent and two trailers, Continue reading Bayonne Fire Department Receives the Sixth Highest Grant Award in the Nation $3.5.M

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Bayonne New Jersey ‘s First NYC Commuter Service To Celebrate Grand Opening October 2nd

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NY Commuter was formed to provide a faster and easier commute into and out of Manhattan. Owned and operated by Terry Lalka this company is the first of its kind in the Bayonne area.  
NY Commuter will be celebrating their  GRAND OPENING! on October 2nd, at 227 Broadway, Bayonne- from 6-9 p.m
Kid Commuter -Kid Commuter is focused on providing the highest quality service in children’s transportation. We service Hoboken, Jersey City,  and Bayonne, NJ. Please contact us for service outside of these areas.

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Hudson County Waterfront Would All But Disapear; If and When, the Oceans Rise

Here’s an interesting but eerie “Site Seeing” post.

Look at the Hudson County, New Jersey waterfront on the left- its all but gone.

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Interactive Flood Maps show us how familiar land contours will change as the oceans rise.

Source: boing boing

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Peal Plans Bayonne 8th Street District Walk

 

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PealCollection partners Priscilla Ege and Alice Lotosky will be highlighting the “8th Street District” in Bayonne on its third annual walking tour of the area on Sunday, August 9th.  The tour will start at 1PM on 8th Street and Kennedy Boulevard in front of the DesPestre-O’Brien-Zeik house, designated a local landmark by the Bayonne Historic Preservation Commission.  Continue reading Peal Plans Bayonne 8th Street District Walk

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Hudson County Urban Enterprise Zones -Weathering the Economy by Shopping Smart

April Cover Story…By Tom Dwyer

uez_logo2It seems the economic meltdown is the only topic of conversation these days. With millions of people losing their homes and jobs, there is a feeling of powerlessness in the country. But being smart with the money you do have, can make all the difference. And that’s where the Urban Enterprise Zone (UEZ) comes in. It turns out that shopping locally in a Hudson County store or business that’s part of the UEZ Program may not just be the best way to save money, it might help create jobs, and improve the financial health of your neighborhood, says Jersey City mayor, Jerramiah Healy. “The financial support provided by UEZ to neighborhood-based economic redevelopment is crucial to the viability of our neighborhoods.” Continue reading Hudson County Urban Enterprise Zones -Weathering the Economy by Shopping Smart

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Blessing of the Bikes in Bayonne -4th Annual Event

blessing-of-the-bikesOn Sunday April 19th, hundreds of Bikers arrived at Bayonne’s 9/11 Monument at the Penisula, located at Bayonne Harbor at the former Military Ocean Terminal. 

The event was the 4th Annual Blessing of the Bikes. Ecumenical Service, Interdenominational.

The BLESSING OF THE BIKES provides an opportunity for all motorcycle riders to have their bikes blessed for a safe riding season, while at the same time providing an opportunity for camaraderie and friendship and promoting a positive image of motorcyling to the community at large. The event also helps raise donations for the local Bayonne Elks. The Bayonne ELks Lodge 434 MC hosted the event.

 The event ran from 1 olock til 5 oclock . A priest from the area was there blessing the bikes of the many participants. Food & Beverage, a bike show, vendors, and Live Music by Mudbelly Blue Band all came with the $20.00 participation fee.

As one participant told our reporter ” This goes on all over the country but our event here in Bayonne gets larger every year, we welcome more bikers from the metropolitain area next year.”

If you wish to find out more about this event please contact  the Bayonne Elks Lodge 434 MC, Bayonne, NJ

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Bayonne Ground-Breaking Ceremony Held for 8th Street Light Rail Extension

Project to extend Hudson-Bergen Light Rail service farther into a new station at 8th Street in Bayonne.

 

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Light Rail Ground-Breaking: At 8th Street in Bayonne, NJ Transit leaders and several federal, state, county, and municipal officials took part in a ceremony that marked the start of construction of the latest Light Rail extension. During the next two years, the Light Rail tracks will be extended southward from 22nd Street to 8th Street.  A viaduct will be built to carry the rail line from 11th Street to 8th Street.  A new station will be built at 8th Street and Avenue C.  Completion of the project is expected in 2010.  (Photo credit: Kimberly Lewis. )

On October 15, U.S. Senator Robert Menendez and Congressman Albio Sires
joined NJ Transit Executive Director Richard Sarles and Bayonne Mayor Terrence Malloy to break ground on a project to extend Hudson-Bergen Light Rail service farther into a new station at 8th Street.

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