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Bayonne to Hold Italian Night With Food and Music on Thursday, November 1


     Bayonne Italian night

       Mayor Jimmy Davis announced that Bayonne will hold an Italian celebration on Thursday night, November 1.  The celebration will include a dinner and band music at the Villa Maria, 417 Broadway, Bayonne, from 6:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m.  The event is being presented by Mayor Davis and the Bayonne Economic Opportunity Foundation (BEOF), Bayonne’s community action agency. Mayor Davis said, “We would like to invite everyone to the second annual Italian celebration to benefit the BEOF.  It promises to be a fun occasion with great food and entertainment. This event will provide a great opportunity to enjoy Italian-American culture.  We look forward to seeing you there.”

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Rental Assistance Available from BEOF for Hudson County Residents


            The Bayonne Economic Opportunity Foundation (BEOF) currently has rental assistance funding available for qualifying residents.  The BEOF provides temporary housing assistance to individuals and families in Hudson County who are in imminent danger of becoming homeless.

            These are the eligibility guidelines:  Must have summons or warrant of removal with a docket number.  Must prove you can pay going forward.  Rent can’t be more than 50% of income.  (Example: If monthly income is $1,000, rent cannot be more than $500.)  Must be New Jersey resident – legally in the United States (Hudson County).  Applicant cannot be receiving TANF, TRA, Section 8, or SSI.  Applicant cannot be being released from jail. 

            If interested in applying, please visit BEOF headquarters at 555 Kennedy Boulevard (between 21st and 22nd Streets) in Bayonne, NJ.  Staff members are available to assist in the completion of your application. 

            For more information, please call BEOF headquarters at 201-437-7222, and ask for Lourdes or Marisa.