Before an audience of more than 250 people in the City Council Chambers on Sunday, July 1, Mayor Jimmy Davis and Bayonne’s five City Council Members took their oaths of office for new terms in municipal government. The event featured remarks by Governor Phil Murphy, U.S. Senator Bob Menendez, Hudson County Executive Tom DeGise, Hudson County Freeholder Kenneth Kopacz, and former City Council President Joseph Makowski. There were also prayers and reflections by Coptic Orthodox Vice Pope and Bishop David, Pastor Dorothy Patterson of the Wallace Temple AME Zion Church, and Father John Fencik of St. Mary’s Orthodox Church. The City’s Chief Financial Officer and former Mayor Terrence Malloy served as master of ceremonies.
All photos by River View Observer Photographer Steve A. Mack
On a hot July 1st day the City of Bayonne welcomed a new Mayor and City Council with a mass celebrated at St. Henry’s Church and then the official swearing in ceremony of Mayor -Elect James Davis and his City Council running mates: Sharon Nadrowski, Juan Perez Thomas Cotter, Salvatore Gullace, and Gary LaPelusa Councilman at Bayonne High School Auditorium.
Yesterday’s swearing -in ceremony presented some firsts in the History of Bayonne. Sharon Nadrowski, elected the first woman Council President and Juan Perez the first Latino to sit as a councilman in the history of Bayonne.
After receiving the oath of office from Senator Bob Menendez, Mayor Davis promised “Good, honest and open government in Bayonne.”
Menendez later said when speaking about the Mayor ” Mayor Davis that has a great ring to it.” which was met by a thunderous applause by the the family, friends of the new Mayor and his City Council.
Along with Senator Menendez, Congressman Albiro Sires was in attendance and many other current and former dignitaries and politicians from Hudson County.
Smashing Opening for Son Cubano at The Shops at Riverwalk
Son Cubano restaurant celebrated its opening at The Shops at Riverwalk in West New York and promises more exciting events to come, including a New Year’s Eve celebration.
Pictured at Grand Opening Celebration for Son Cubano Restaruant Edward Duran, Claudia Caraballo, Alex Duran, Diana Gouchee and Kevin Gouchee
Bergen/Hudson County, NJ, 22 December 2010 – After months of anticipation, the highly awaited opening of Son Cubano at The Shops at Riverwalk was a smashing success this past week. The Duran-Gouchee family was able to bring the sweet sounds and flavors of the Caribbean to its latest restaurant venture in West New York. Continue reading Son Cubano – New Restaurant Opens in West New York, New Jersey→
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