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BRIDGE TO CLOSE AGAIN – The Bayonne Bridge will be closed from midnight on Saturday, April 26 until 8 a.m. on Sunday, April 27, the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey said. The bridge is being closed intermittently while work is performed to raise its roadway.
BRIDGE TO CLOSE AGAIN – The Bayonne Bridge will be closed from midnight on Saturday, April 26 until 8 a.m. on Sunday, April 27, the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey said. The bridge is being closed intermittently while work is performed to raise its roadway.
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Mayor calls special meeting to adopt 2014 budget

Mayor Mark Smith has called a special meeting of the Bayonne Municipal Council for Thursday, April 24 at 3:30 p.m. in the Dorothy E. Harrington Municipal Council Chambers to adopt the 2014 municipal budget.

The council held a public hearing on the proposed budget on April 16. The budget as proposed contains no tax increase for the 2014 calendar year.

The anticipated adoption of the budget follows the Board of School Estimate’s adoption of its spending plan.

Website up for BHS Class of ‘79 35th anniversary reunion

The website for the Bayonne High School Class of 1979’s 35- year reunion is up and ready for your viewing and ticket purchase.

Go to http://www.bayonnehsclassof79.com/ to browse or sign the guest book for the Friday, Nov. 28 event at The Chandelier, 1075 Broadway, from 7 p.m. to midnight.

The cost is $110, and includes food, music, and dancing.

To RSVP, send your check to Sue Ohman, 47 Highwood Dr., Dumont, NJ 07628. Mark on the memo line, “Reunion Ticket.” If you would like a receipt, include a stamped, self-addressed envelope.

Tickets can also be paid for with a credit card on the site. PayPal payments are accepted as well.

Email BayonneClassof79@verizon.net for more information.

Child advocate group holding informational session 

Are you interested in helping children in the foster care system? If so, Hudson County CASA (court appointed special advocate) is recruiting volunteers to advance the best interests of abused and neglected children.

An informational session, addressing the program and the role of its volunteers, will be held on Tuesday, May 6, from 6 to 7 p.m. in Room 400 of the Hudson County Administration Building, 595 Newark Ave., Jersey City.

For more information, call (201) 795-9855, e-mail mgarcia@hudsoncountycasa.org or visit www.hudsoncountycasa.org.

Volunteers needed at New Jersey Blood Services

New Jersey Blood Services, which supplies blood products and services to 60 hospitals throughout the state, is in need of volunteers at blood drives.

“The blood service volunteer is an integral member of the collection team, whose task it is to assist donors with registration, escorting, and canteen duties, and to watch for post-donation reactions,” said R. Jan Zepka, manager of community relations.

Volunteers should have the ability to relate to the public, be able to perform various jobs as needed, and have the willingness to follow rules.

For additional information, contact Zepka at (732) 616-8741 or rzepka@nybloodcenter.org.

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