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BAYONNE COVID-19 UPDATE FOR JULY 3 2020

COVID-19 UPDATE 7/3/2020

Mayor Davis has directed OEM to keep residents informed on all the latest information related to this health emergency.

Bayonne Residents CURRENTLY Positive – 294*

  • The number above reflects only the Bayonne residents that are CURRENTLY COVID-19 Positive.  We have 828 Bayonne residents that are considered recovered.   

FIREWORKS: Due to the State of Emergency, there will be NO fireworks display in Bayonne this year.

GOVERNOR UPDATES: Please see the governor’s social media pages or go to covid19.nj.gov for the latest information related to statewide directives.

JULY 4TH FLYOVER: The US Military will be conducting a large flyover in our area tomorrow.  The celebration is called “Salute to the Great Cities of the American Revolution”.  This flyover will begin in Boston and work its way down to us in the NYC area, then Philadelphia, Baltimore, and Washington DC.  The planes (large assortment of B-1B, B2 Stealth, B-52, F-15, F-22, and F-35) will fly south along the Hudson River towards our area and out over the Verrazano Bridge at approximately 5pm.  This time is tentative and can change.  The best viewing areas will be along the east side of Bayonne and Jersey City.

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MAY 29, 2020 BAYONNE UPDATE ON COVID-19 CASES

429 Bayonne residents that are considered recovered.

Mayor Davis has directed OEM to keep residents informed on all the latest information related to this health emergency.

Bayonne Residents CURRENTLY Positive – 638*

  • The number above reflects only the Bayonne residents that are CURRENTLY COVID-19 Positive.  We have 429 Bayonne residents that are considered recovered.  Recovered patients, according to the CDC, no longer have to isolate or be reported.  Testing has increased significantly, and our current positive population continues to decrease.

TESTING:  The Bayonne Medical Center continues to perform testing for COVID-19 at Veterans Stadium each weekday.  Your physician can make you an appointment for this testing.  Rite-Aid at 1097 Broadway is also performing COVID-19 testing.  This testing is free and is open to anyone (regardless if you have symptoms or not).  Go to riteaid.com to make an appointment.  CityMD is doing Antibody testing. The BMC, in conjunction with the BHA, is currently testing all residents at the Senior buildings in Bayonne.  This on-site testing, which began today, is designed to ensure we are looking out for the most vulnerable in our community.

BMC: The Bayonne Medical Center has advised us that they currently have only 3 COVID Positive Bayonne residents as inpatients, and only 6 total COVID Positive patients in total that are currently inpatients. These numbers haven’t been seen since middle of March.

PARKING: Beginning Monday, June 1st, all temporary reserved parking spaces reserved for food pick up will be eliminated.  Normal parking rules/regulations are back in effect.  Residential Zone parking regulations remain suspended until further notice.

MAYOR’S MESSAGING: The Mayor released a robocall today indicating that all playgrounds are now OPEN, and more activities and businesses are reopening.  As the Governor is making changes to Executive Orders on a daily basis, please go to Governor Murphy’s Twitter or Facebook page or see covid19.nj.gov for more details.

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Bayonne Parking Utility is Renewing Blue and White Zone Permits

Mayor Jimmy Davis announced that the Bayonne Parking Utility is renewing its “virtual” permits registered to license plates for the Blue and White Zones. The transition to enforcement by license plate took place last year. The Parking Utility is getting ready to send out emails to all residents with current permits in the Blue and White Zones on May 11, 2020 to renew their residential parking permits. Current permit holders in the Blue and White Zones should renew online or through the mail.

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bayonne 3rd ward councilman GARY LAPELUSA’S WIFE Cherie La Pelusa, dies of coronavirus

Cherie LaPelusa

Cherie La Pelusa, wife of Bayonne 3rd Ward Councilman Gary LaPelusa lost her battle with Cornonavirus due to complications, as announced by her husband Gary.

Instrumental in the operations of her husbands 3rd Ward civic association, LaPelusa was know for her work througout the Bayonne community involved with civic activities, community events.

In a early morning Social Media Post the grief stricken councilman said “My wife Cherie, died last night from the Coronavirus. In the hospital, she showed steady improvement for over 10 days, before taking a turn for the worse. I feel like I lost my right arm, my wife of 28 years. The level of hurt that me and my family feel is unmeasurable. Please pray for her soul.

Bayonne Mayor James Davis said “I am very saddened to learn that Cherie LaPelusa, the wife of Third Ward Council Member Gary LaPelusa, passed away after battling the Coronavirus.  Cherie was a very active and concerned member of our community.  She took part in numerous civic activities, City Council meetings, and other community events for many years.  On behalf of the City of Bayonne, I would like to extend our condolences to my friend Gary LaPelusa and his family.”

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Bayonne Mayor Davis Inauguration Ceremonies, Sunday, July 1 2018

         Mayor Davis 2018 Inaugural   

Mayor Jimmy Davis announced that the municipal inauguration ceremonies and related celebrations will take place on Sunday, July 1.  Mayor Davis said, “The events on July 1 will be a celebration of the democratic process, the City of Bayonne, and America’s national independence.  The entire community is invited to take part in a day of exciting festivities.  I look forward to seeing all of you on July 1.”

A special inaugural Mass will be celebrated at St. Henry’s Church at 3:30 p.m. on July 1.    A swearing-in ceremony will take place under tents in front of City Hall at 4:30 p.m.  The public is invited to attend both events.  Seating will be available. Continue reading Bayonne Mayor Davis Inauguration Ceremonies, Sunday, July 1 2018

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Bayonne Health Fair Tuesday, April 24

Mayor Jimmy Davis announced that he is co-sponsoring a health fair with Bayonne Medical Center on Tuesday, April 24, from 11:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.  The health fair will take place in the Council Chambers in City Hall at 630 Avenue C, which is located between 27th and 28th Streets.   The fair will include free health screenings, health education, and assistance with health insurance.

Mayor Davis said, “The City of Bayonne believes in promoting the health of our residents.  I would like to encourage people to come by on Tuesday to take advantage of the services offered at the health fair.  I would like to thank Bayonne Medical Center for co-sponsoring this important event.”

The free health screenings will cover cholesterol; blood pressure; breast examinations; A1C/blood glucose; and peripheral arterial disease. 

Health education programs will cover diet and nutrition; stroke prevention education and screening; and general health. 

Doctors will participate in the health fair, and will be on hand to answer questions and administer health screenings.

Assistance with questions and answers about health insurance will be available.

 

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Alexa Noone, Miss New Jersey USA Honored by Bayonne Mayor Jimmy Davis

Alexa Noone Miss New Jersey 2017
Proclamation honoring Alexa Noone, Miss New Jersey USA 2018: Mayor Jimmy Davis presented a proclamation honoring Bayonne resident Alexa Noone, who was crowned recently as Miss New Jersey USA 2018. She will be making appearances at various state and local events during the coming year. Pictured left to right: Council Member At-Large Juan Perez, Second Ward Council Member Sal Gullace, Alexa Noone, and Mayor Davis.

               On Thursday, November 2, Mayor Jimmy Davis presented a proclamation to Alexa Noone, a Bayonne resident, who was crowned recently as Miss New Jersey USA 2018.  That title makes her a contender for Miss USA 2018.  The proclamation calls upon all residents “to congratulate her, and to wish her the best as she carries out the duties of Miss New Jersey USA 2018.” Ms. Noone said that she will be assisting various charities and doing volunteer work during her year as Miss New Jersey USA.  She expects to participate in various events in Bayonne and across the state.  She told City officials that the pageant organization has booked her to make appearances at several ceremonies and award events around New Jersey.  Continue reading Alexa Noone, Miss New Jersey USA Honored by Bayonne Mayor Jimmy Davis

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Frick Collection Museum Passes Available Bayonne Residents

Frick Collection Museum
Murillo: The Self-Portraits November 1, 2017 to February 4, 2018

               Mayor Jimmy Davis and Library Director Sneh Bains announced that the Bayonne Public Library has purchased four passes for free admission to the Frick Collection, located at 1 East 70th Street in Manhattan.  The Frick Collection is an internationally recognized art museum known for its distinguished Old Master paintings, such as those by Rembrandt, Bellini, Vermeer, and Goya, as well as outstanding examples of European sculpture and decorative arts.

               Library patrons may borrow the passes for a period of two nights.  You must be a current Bayonne resident with a Bayonne Public Library card in good standing to borrow the passes.  Access to the passes will be on a first-come first-served basis, and is subject to availability. 

For more information about the passes, please call the Library’s Reference Department at 201-858-6980.  For more information about the Frick Collection, including museum hours, please visit www.frick.org, or call 212-288-0070.  Please note that children under 10 are not admitted to the museum.

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Bayonne Library Offers Free Summer Movies

 

             Community information for the city of bayonne

   Mayor Jimmy Davis announced that the Bayonne Public Library is offering a series of nine free summer movies on most Wednesdays through August 16 at 1:00 p.m. in the O’Connor Gallery on the second floor of the library.  The building is located at 31st Street and Avenue C.  There will be no film shown on Wednesday, July 5, since that date is during the July 4 holiday period.

The films to be shown include award winners and nominees, plus a selection of children’s movies that are not just for kids.  The films intended primarily for children will be shown July 26 through August 16. Youngsters attending the children’s films must be accompanied by an adult.  No children will be admitted for the adult selections. 

The following films will be shown on Wednesdays:

 

July 12: La La Land.  Rating: PG-13.  Running time: 2hrs. 8 minutes.

July 19: Fences. Rating: PG-13. Running time: 2 hrs. 19 minutes.

July 26: Beauty and The Beast. Rating: PG. Running time: 2 hrs. 9 minutes.

August 2: Trolls. Rating: PG. Running time: 1 hr. 32 minutes.

August 9: Boss Baby. Rating: PG. Running time: 1 hr. 37 minutes. 

August 16: Sing. Rating: PG. Running time: 1 hr. 48 minutes.

Young Frankenstein is being shown as a tribute to Gene Wilder, who plays Dr. Frankenstein in the film. Singing in the Rain is being presented as a tribute to Debbie Reynolds, who plays Cathy Selden in the movie.  Wilder and Reynolds both passed away in 2016.

 

 

 

 

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Bayonne Celebration at 16th Street Park on Earth Day, and City Wide Clean-Up

 Mayor Davis’ upcoming Earth Day Event  Saturday, April 22nd from 12:00 – 2:00 pm.

Bayonne Earth Day Flyer

This community event combines a citywide clean-up and fun celebration for all to enjoy.    Over FORTY teams have signed up for the citywide clean-up.

The Celebration, which will occur at 16th Street Park, off Avenue A will include hot dogs, ice cream, refreshments, a blow-up slide, and a band for all to enjoy. 

Also several organizations  have agreed to host a table to offer environmental educational material and giveaways.

 

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