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Bayonne Police Investigation Leads to Arrest of Firefighter

Bayonne Mayor Smith “If you break the law, you don’t work for Bayonne.” 

Mayor Mark A. Smith announced today that the Bayonne Police Department Special Investigation Unit (SIU), in conjunction with the Warren County Prosecutor’s Office, the Hudson County Prosecutor’s Office, and the Washington Township Police Department, executed a search warrant in Oxford, NJ, at the home of Bayonne Firefighter Kenneth Eisenhauer. The warrant was the culmination of a detailed and ongoing narcotics investigation that was initiated by the Bayonne Police Department, and conducted with the assistance of the Federal Drug Enforcement Administration’s Newark Field Division. Continue reading Bayonne Police Investigation Leads to Arrest of Firefighter

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Bayonne’s Super ShopRite Opens with Much Excitement and Anticipaiton

ShopRite of Bayonne Re- Opens To Crowds and Plenty of Smiles

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Pictured Cutting the Ribbon with Bayonne’s Mayor Smith is Larry Inserra Jr. (L) of Mayor Smith ( ShopRite ) and members of the  Inserra family: (Far left) Maria Inserra Larsen; Laura Inserra Dupont; Lindsey Inserra; Carl Inserra Jr.; plus Al Terry; and Carl Terry;  and Bayonne Council President;  Vincent LoRe,  Councilman; Terrence Ruane, and Former Mayor and NJ State  Assemblyman and Commissioner of Consumer Affairs; Joe Doria, and family and friends of the Inserra Family,  ShopRite of Bayonne’s store manager Peter Cavo .

On Friday December 4th , 2009 ShopRite on Avenue C. in Bayonne had its official Grand Opening since closing last March. Located  between 25th and 26th Streets in Bayonne construction  began 9 months ago to make room for a new Super Shoprite that  now includes a 4000 sq.ft   liquor store, Pharmacy,  Electronics Department, Bread Bar, Sushi Bar, Floral department, Dinning area and an expanded Bake Shop. Once inside you also will notice wider aisles.  The  70,000 sq. ft. store also has an underground parking facility that can accommodate 118 cars and on street parking has also expanded to accomomdate 89 cars.

Crowds started forming in anticipation of Fridays Grand Opening from 6am in the morning. By 9am’s Ribbon Cutting cermemony several hundred shoppers waited on line outside for the official opening.

On hand to cut the ribbon along with Mayor Smith of Bayonne and the Inserra Family; owners of the Shoprite, were a large contingent of local politicians and friends and family of the Inserra family.

” Cheryl Walters who waited with the hundreds of excited shoppers said ” My family has been going to ShopRite as long as I can remember, these past months we have been going to the one in Downtown, Jersey City. I am so happy this one is up and running again. It’s a great store.”

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Bayonne Columbus Day Parade October 11, 2009

Under a beautiful Autumn sky; Bayonne New Jersey’s, annual Columbus Day Parade was held.  And the River View Observer was there.

columbus-day-parade-7-bay-oct-2009-carmela-ali-miss-columbus1Miss Columbus 2009 Carmela Ali sits proudly waiting for the parade to begin.

Mayor columbus-day-parade-5-bay-oct-2009-smithMark Smith & his daughter Mary Kate walk along the parade route with the Bayonne City Council smiling and waving to the large crowd who attended Sunday’s parade.

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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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