Camps, Trips, and Fun This Month in Events on the Peninsula

SUMMER SWIM CAMP The Division of Recreation is having its six-week swimming camp for local youth aged 4 to 14, on Sundays, Tuesdays, and Thursdays until Aug. 6 at the DiDomenico Municipal pool in 16th Street Park. Hours are Sundays from 9:30 to 10:15 a.m., and from 10:30 to 11:15 a.m.; Tuesdays and Thursdays from […]

Residents tell officials Bayonne Bridge construction project causes vibrating, noise

THE ASSOCIATED PRESS  July 15, 2014 – 2:34 am EDT BAYONNE, New Jersey — Residents say a project to raise the Bayonne Bridge 60 feet has caused vibrating windows, noise, poor air quality and cracks in their homes. About 50 people outlined their problems with the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey project during […]

NJ Transit approves FY15 budget, funds to extend light-rail vehicles

Yesterday, New Jersey Transit‘s board approved a $2 billion operating budget and $1.2 billion capital program for fiscal-year 2015, which began on July 1.The operating budget assumes an $8 million, or 1 percent, gain in passenger revenue, based on employment projections and ridership trends. It also holds fares steady for the fifth consecutive year.The capital program […]