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Bayonne Mourns Loss Of DPW Worker Brian 'Julio' Ahern: 'Friend To All' Bayonne Mourns Loss Of DPW Worker Brian 'Julio' Ahern: 'Friend To All'
Popular Bayonne DPW Worker Brian 'Julio' Ahern Dies Tragedy strikes again in Bayonne. The city is mourning the loss of Brian "Julio" Ahern, a lifelong community member and supervisor for the Department of Public Works, who died Saturday, July 6. Mayor Jimmy Davis said Ahern was "a friend to everyone." "Julio never wasted time, it was too important to him," the mayor said. "Whether it was family time, work time, giving back to our community time, or play time, he gave it his all and enjoyed every minute of it. His zest for life was as big as he was. He lit up every room he walked into. He was larger than life." The Ahern family name runs de…
'Icon To The Community': Ground Zero First Responder From Bayonne Mickey McCabe Dead At 76 'Icon To The Community': Ground Zero First Responder From Bayonne Mickey McCabe Dead At 76
'Icon To The Community': Ground Zero First Responder From Bayonne Mickey McCabe Dead At 76 Mickey McCabe was all about helping the City of Bayonne. The longtime first responder and community leader died on Monday, June 19 after a long battle with lung cancer, according to his obituary.  McCabe and his wife Judy started McCabe Ambulance Company, which they operated for more than 50 years, his obituary reads.  McCabe was also co-founder and chairperson of the board of BCB Community Bank and a founding member of the Bayonne St. Patrick's Parade Committee, according to his obituary. On 9/11, McCabe went to Manhattan to be a part of the rescue efforts at Ground Zero, working at the…
Longtime Bayonne Councilman Joseph Makowski, 77 Longtime Bayonne Councilman Joseph Makowski, 77
Longtime Bayonne Councilman Joseph Makowski, 77 Joseph L. Makowski, a longtime public servant for the City of Bayonne died on Saturday, May 13 at the age of 77, according to his obituary. Makowski spent 16 years on the City Council and also worked for the New Jersey Division of Youth and Family Services for over 27 years. He was council president from 1994 to 1998 and served on numerous committees and clubs.  His father, Joseph E. Makowski was also a longtime public servant and in 2022, the city dedicated Makowski Park, honoring both men. "Joe was committed passionately to representing the people of Bayonne. He was a strong, independen…
IDs Of Bayonne Brothers Who Drowned In Pool Released IDs Of Bayonne Brothers Who Drowned In Pool Released
IDs Of Bayonne Brothers Who Drowned In Pool Released A pair of brothers who drowned in a Bayonne pool this week have been identified by NBC News. Jack Jiang, 16, and Chu Ming Zheng, 19, were in the deep end of a Lincoln Community School pool being monitored by three lifeguards when they were spotted in distress, local police said. The elder victim had just finished his freshman year at University of Miami, while the younger was heading into his senior year of high school. A guard and two others removed them from the pool and immediately began life-saving measures as the 9-1-1 call was placed, Bayonne Police Capt. Eric Amato said. Officers …
IDs Of Bayonne Brothers Who Drowned In Pool Released IDs Of Bayonne Brothers Who Drowned In Pool Released
IDs Of Bayonne Brothers Who Drowned In Pool Released A pair of brothers who drowned in a Bayonne pool this week have been identified by NBC News. Jack Jiang, 16, and Chu Ming Zheng, 19, were in the deep end of a Lincoln Community School pool being monitored by three lifeguards when they were spotted in distress, local police said. The elder victim had just finished his freshman year at University of Miami, while the younger was heading into his senior year of high school. A guard and two others removed them from the pool and immediately began life-saving measures as the 9-1-1 call was placed, Bayonne Police Capt. Eric Amato said. Officers …
Two Dozen Cruise Ship Passengers Screened For Coronavirus After Docking In Bayonne Two Dozen Cruise Ship Passengers Screened For Coronavirus After Docking In Bayonne
Two Dozen Cruise Ship Passengers Screened For Coronavirus After Docking In Bayonne Nearly two dozen passengers aboard a Royal Caribbean cruise ship were screened for Coronavirus after the ship docked in Bayonne Friday, officials said. Four passengers from the Anthem of the Seas cruise were sent to area hospitals for further screening. Mayor Jimmy Davis said the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention called it a "below low risk" situation. Royal Caribbean issued the following statement: Like airlines, we are participating in elevated levels of guest screening to check the spread of coronavirus. We are closely monitoring developments regarding coronavirus and have rig…