On Saturday, January 28, the City of Bayonne’s Recreation Division held a ceremony to celebrate the $1 million federal grant it will receive to construct a ballfield for the Buddy Baseball program at 11th Street and Avenue E. Buddy Baseball, a popular activity for young people with special needs, was established in Bayonne seven years ago.
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Super Soccer Saturday Set for Bayonne on Saturday, August 20
The Bayonne High School Soccer Program announced that the first annual Super Soccer Saturday will take place on Saturday, August 20, 2022, from 12:00 noon until 6:00 p.m., at Ahern Veterans Memorial Stadium. The stadium is located by Newark Bay near the foot of West 25th Street.
The event will include several soccer games that will feature current Bayonne High School soccer players, BHS alumni players, and veterans of Bayonne Youth Soccer Association (BYSA) Travel Teams. The games will include BYSA Youth Travel Teams: Boys under 9; Boys under 12; Girls under 9; Girls under 10; Girls under 12; and Girls under 19. There will also be a Bayonne High School Boys Varsity game and a Bayonne High School Girls Varsity game. The Bayonne High School Alumni game will feature Team Arszulowicz vs. Team Breyan, which are named after two pioneering Bayonne High School Soccer Coaches. Ray Arszulowicz initiated the Girls Soccer Program and served as Girls Soccer Coach for many years. He also served as Boys Soccer Assistant Coach. Jim Breyan was an early Bayonne High School Boys Soccer Coach. Under his leadership, the Boys Soccer Program gained notoriety on both the county and state levels.
Super Soccer Saturday will also feature prizes, a concession stand, contests, food trucks, raffles, and more. All proceeds will benefit the Bayonne High School Soccer Program.
The event is being hosted by the Bayonne High School Girls Soccer Parents Booster Club, which is called SPORT-BHS. Club President Jim Mock said, “I would like to encourage the entire Bayonne community to join us for a great day of soccer and fun on Saturday, August 20. We look forward to bringing together current and former players from Bayonne High School and the BYSA, along with soccer fans from the community. Come join us to support our great high school soccer players.”
This event was originally planned prior to the COVID pandemic and was shelved after the virus outbreak. Mr. Mock said, “The time now seems perfect with the entire BHS Soccer Program evolving with the addition of new coaches at all levels. The Boys Head Coach is Jim McCaffery. The Girls Head Coach is Victor Pesantez. We are hopeful that this event will become an annual celebration.” He continued, “Our mission for this event is evident in our slogan, Bringing Bayonne Together. Having a day of soccer showcasing the many teams that represent Bayonne will hopefully increase the support for our high school program.”
Follow the BHS Soccer Program on Facebook at S.P.O.R.T.-B.H.S. You can show your Bayonne pride by wearing maroon and white, Bayonne High School’s colors.
Bayonne Candlelight Vigil for Ukraine
Bayonne to Hold Candlelight Vigil for Ukraine on Thursday, March 3
Mayor Jimmy Davis announced that the City of Bayonne will hold a candlelight vigil for Ukraine on Thursday, March 3, at 6:00 p.m., in front of City Hall.
Mayor Davis said, “This event will give the people of Bayonne the opportunity to show their support for the people of Ukraine. We are proud to stand with Ukraine as it fights for freedom and democracy. We welcome our residents to join with us at this special event.”
Bayonne Memorial Day Parade to Return in 2022
The City of Bayonne, in conjunction with the Bayonne Memorial Day Parade Committee, is excited for the return of the Bayonne Memorial Day Parade, on Monday, May 30, 2022.
The parade has been a Bayonne tradition since 1918, and this tradition can only continue with the participation of all patriotic citizens.
The parade will assemble at 9:00 a.m. on East 5th Street between Broadway and Isabella Avenue, and will commence at 10:00 a.m. There will be a brief ceremony at the start of the parade to honor our deceased Veterans and to place a wreath at the World War I Memorial. The parade will proceed north along Broadway and will then pass a reviewing stand setup in front of American Legion Post 19 and will end on 32nd Street and Broadway.
If organizations or groups are interested in participating in the parade, please email BAYONNEMEMORIALDAYPARADE@BAYNJ.ORG, with organization/group name, contact person and contact phone number, no later than Thursday, March 17, 2022.
For further information, please contact Pete Amadeo at 201-858-6129 or email BAYONNEMEMORIALDAYPARADE@BAYNJ.ORG.
Bayonne Statue serves as a reminder to wear your mask outside
COVID-19 Crisis has changed all our lives within a month or more. There is no getting around it, this is our new norm as evidenced in Bayonne at the corner of 26th Street and Broadway, located in front of Bayonne’s Main Library, as someone has seen fit to cover the mouth and nose of this statue as a reminder to wear your mask.
Let this statue serve as a reminder to keep each other safe when going outside.
Mayor Davis Reorganizes Bayonne for Second Term
1st Ward Councilman Thomas Cotter Resigns, Will be named as DPW Director
BAYONNE, NJ — Mayor Jimmy Davis is announcing that the City of Bayonne will undergo a reorganization this year with the departure of Tommy Cotter as First Ward Council Member and the request by Department of Public Works (DPW) Director Gary Chmielewski to take on a new role within the city. “I am sorry to see Tommy step down as a Council Member. He has been a great representative for the First Ward and an outstanding advocate for the entire City. I am glad that he has agreed to take the position as the DPW Director. I am confident that he will serve the needs of the residents and will make sure that we continue to focus on the needed upgrades to our open space,” said Mayor Davis. Council Member Cotter’s resignation will take effect November 12.
“It has been my pleasure to serve as a Council Member under Mayor Davis. I have been lucky to be part of a great Council team that has been able to kickstart development at MOTBY and invest in our parks,” exclaimed Cotter. “I also feel honored that the Mayor has asked me to step in and head the DPW. For me, there is nothing I like better then serving my community. I look forward to working with all of the dedicated employees and being part of the next stage of progress in this City.” Council Member Cotter was first elected in May of 2014 and has focused on the park and bridge improvements in the First Ward and throughout the City. Continue reading Mayor Davis Reorganizes Bayonne for Second Term
NJ Turnpike Interchange 14A Construction Schedule Next Three Weeks
The following work is scheduled over the next three weeks:
Ramps between the Toll Plaza and the Hudson County Extension (HCE)
Avenue E / Proposed Roundabout
Connector Bridge (Bridge from the Toll Plaza to Port Jersey Boulevard)
Route 440 and Pulaski Street Intersection / Jughandle
Ramp Area East of Route 440
If you have any questions about the 14A Improvement Project, please call the toll-free hotline at 1-800-671-6872, or email email@example.com anytime. Thank you.
For full project details, contact information, traffic advisories, and informational pamphlets, please visit the NJTA 14A Website.
For information about the Bayonne Bridge, please click here.
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HEAR YE, HEAR YE! COMETH TO BOHO FOR SOME FUNETH
Visit the Bayonne Renaissance Festival on July 22nd for some Medieval Fun!
Where Pirates Sing, Knights Joust, and a Magician Breathes Fire in a Kilt
By Sally Deering
Theater troupes have a passion for costumed period pieces and the Bayonne Theater Company has gone back to the Middle Ages to bring Boho residents and visitors some rollicking medieval fun.
The 2nd annual Bayonne Renaissance Festival happens Sat, July 22nd from noon to 7 pm and much of the entertainment is a step back in time. For instance, when was the last time you witnessed a joust, watched a pirate sing and dance, or caught a Celtic Magician dressed in a kilt breathe fire? Continue reading HEAR YE, HEAR YE! COMETH TO BOHO FOR SOME FUNETH
MUSICAL MONDAYS AT THE MUSEUM FOR MAY 15th 2017
Turnpike 14A Construction Update
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.