Pet store fire on Broadway
At 10:17 a.m. on July 23, Bayonne firefighters were dispatched to report a fire at 201 Broadway, in the pet care business on the first floor of the four-story mixed-use building. The sprinkler system activated, bringing the fire under control until firefighters were able to extinguish the blaze, which was declared under control at 10:36 a.m. No injuries were reported.
A fire investigation is ongoing, but the fire appears to be accidental in nature. All occupants of the living units have been allowed to return home, but the business will remain temporarily closed until repairs can be made. On the same day, the BFD also responded to a multi-alarm fire on Washington Street in Hoboken to assist mutual aid partners.
Authorities investigate fatal shooting
The Hudson County District Attorney’s Office Homicide Unit and Bayonne Police Department are investigating the shooting death of a man in the area of Avenue A and West 21st Street. At around 4:27 a.m., the Bayonne police headquarters received a report of gunshots in the area of 21st Street and Avenue A.
Upon arrival, responding officers found a male victim inside a vehicle on West 21st Street west of Avenue A, later identified as 23-year-old Damoi Davauni Campbell , from New York. Campbell was pronounced dead at the scene, and the cause and manner of death are pending findings from the regional medical examiner’s office.
The Hudson County District Attorney’s Office Homicide Unit and the Bayonne Police Department are actively investigating this case. No arrests have been made at this time.
Read the full story at: hudsonreporter.com/2022/07/27/authorities-investigating-fatal-shooting-in-bayonne.
Generator Malfunction at Midtown School
A generator malfunctioned at the Midtown Community School on July 27. Bayonne firefighters and police were on the scene and deemed the situation safe and under control. There was no danger to day campers or staff, according to the Bayonne Emergency Management Office.
The Bike Club is riding again in 2022
On August 7 at 10 a.m., the Bayonne Bike Club will meet again at Stephen Gregg Park near 48th Street on the lower level.
Read the full story at: hudsonreporter.com/2022/07/25/bayonne-bike-club-to-ride-again-come-agust.
The library sponsors five competitions and offers book recommendations
The Bayonne Public Library, located at 31st Street and Avenue C, is sponsoring five competitions from Monday August 8th to Friday August 26th. The library is also launching a new book recommendation service called “Your Next Great Read”.
Read the full story at: hudsonreporter.com/2022/07/26/bayonne-library-sponsors-five-contests-offers-book-recommendations.
Man pleads guilty to shooting Jersey City man in 2020
A Bayonne man has pleaded guilty in connection with a shooting in Jersey City. On July 21, Bernard Wilson, 29, of Bayonne, pleaded guilty to his role in the 2020 shooting death of Abimael Fuentes, 38, of Jersey City, on Brinkerhoff Street.
Read the full story at: hudsonreporter.com/2022/07/22/bayonne-man-pleads-guilty-to-shooting-jersey-city-man-in-2020.
Registration open for Design Fashion Camp
The Bayonne Leisure Division has announced registrations for the first Fashion Design Camp. The program is open to residents only, for children in grades 6 to 8.
Read the full story at: hudsonreporter.com/2022/07/25/bayonne-divison-of-recreation-to-hold-fashion-design-camp.