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Rep. Pallone Calls For Expansion of Body-Camera Program for Cops and Issues Concerning New Jersey Garbage and Zoning Ordinance Voted Upon Slide Show: Raritan Bay Medical Center Learning Garden Educational Awards, The Cathedral International Looking Back: Parker Castle Rules Controls Needed Paltry Cleanup at Poultry Business Little Caesar’s Films TV Commercial 3rd Annual Goulash Festival, Magyar Reformed (Hungarian) Church ZPA Shows Appreciation to City Workers, Perth Amboy 7/7/15 Festa di San Antonio, Holy Rosary Church, Hopelawn  6/13/15 Ukrainian Festival, Ukrainian Assumption Church Perth Amboy 6/27/15 Blood Drive in Honor of Police Officer Robert Zisko Portuguese Flag Raising, Perth Amboy 6/2015 Andes Festival, Train Station, Perth Amboy 6/27/15 Frog Hollow Run, South Amboy 6/27/15 Puerto Rican Festival, Rudyk Park, Perth Amboy 2015 Free Summer Lunch Program
 
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Rep. Pallone Calls For Expansion of Body-Camera Program for Cops and Issues Concerning New Jersey

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Garbage and Zoning Ordinance Voted Upon

Slide Show: Raritan Bay Medical Center Learning Garden

Educational Awards, The Cathedral International

Looking Back: Parker Castle

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Rules & Regulations Questioned

Controls Needed & Alternative Sites Discussed

Paltry Cleanup at Poultry Business

Little Caesar’s Films TV Commercial

3rd Annual Goulash Festival, Magyar Reformed (Hungarian) Church

ZPA Shows Appreciation to City Workers, Perth Amboy 7/7/15

Festa di San Antonio, Holy Rosary Church, Hopelawn 6/13/15

Ukrainian Festival, Ukrainian Assumption Church Perth Amboy 6/27/15

Blood Drive in Honor of Police Officer Robert Zisko

Portuguese Flag Raising, Perth Amboy 6/2015

Andes Festival, Train Station, Perth Amboy 6/27/15

Frog Hollow Run, South Amboy 6/27/15

Puerto Rican Festival, Rudyk Park, Perth Amboy

2015 Free Summer Lunch Program

PERTH AMBOY – Free lunch for children and teenagers up to 18 years of age.

Cooling Center Notice

22 July 2015

Cooling Centers in Perth Amboy PERTH AMBOY – The Office of Emergency Management has designated cooling centers for the public in two Perth Amboy facilities due to high temperatures. 1. Alexander F. Jankowski Community Center located on 1 Olive Street; Open M-F from 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. 2. Raritan Bay Area YMCA gymnasium located […]

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EDITORIAL: The Wimpy Nation

24 July 2015

For the past few decades, children no longer can play dodgeball, bombardment or similar games in school. Parents’ groups feel that these games promote bullying and create a situation where tougher kids pick on the weaker ones. As a former geek, skinny and puny kid, I played dodgeball in school while I was growing up. Like […]

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THE COMMUNITY VOICE: Letters to the Editor

24 July 2015

Home Ownership —  A Blessing or a Curse? There was a time, long ago, when owning a home was a source of pride and interestingly, it was profitable. A family that owned their own home was the envy of the climbers in the ladder of success. Nothing could be more impressing upon a kid growing up in an […]

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The NAACP Perth Amboy Area Branch Loses a Freedom Fighter

24 July 2015

Ms. Louise Garrison News Release 7/12/15 PERTH AMBOY, NJ – The NAACP Perth Amboy Area Branch lost a devoted social justice solider and freedom fighter Ms. Louise Garrison, 3rd Vice President on Thursday, July 9, 2015. Ms. Garrison is a true pillar in the community that was dedicated to the mission of the NAACP and […]

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Community Event Announcements

24 July 2015

South Amboy Summer Concerts SOUTH AMBOY – Wednesdays, 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. All Concerts are FREE. Raritan Bay Waterfront Park, O’Leary Boulevard, South Amboy/Sayreville Beach Front. Concerts will take place rain or shine. In the case of inclement weather, you will be directed to the South Amboy Middle/High School Auditorium by Park Rangers. Shuttle […]

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2015 Summer Lunch Program

18 July 2015

PERTH AMBOY – Free lunch for children and teenagers up to 18 years of age. FREE organized activities, such as whiffle ball & board games. City of Perth Amboy Counselors on-site. July 1st through August 28. Serving time at 12 noon. No registration required: Caledonia/Roessler Park – 65 High St.; Francis Street Park – 966-972 […]

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Shoddy Street Repairs

17 July 2015

6/22/15 Caucus PERTH AMBOY – Councilman Fernando Gonzalez was not happy with the road resurfacing work done on State Street. He said, “The City Streets seem to be getting shoddy work done by the contractors repairing the roads. Even when we do a brand new road, 2 weeks later it looks bad.” DPW Director Frank […]

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Butting heads

17 July 2015

6/24/15 Caucus &Council Meetings &7/6/15 Caucus Meeting PERTH AMBOY – A bar located at 223 Smith Street was a topic that started a passionate conversation between the manager and residents on Maple Street. A Resident came up to complain about the loud music. Business Administrator Jillian Barrack addressed that comment, “There had been recent enforcement […]

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LETTERS TO THE EDITOR

17 July 2015

Position for New Library Manager I noticed the city website has a posting for a Library Manager.  There is a requirement of a Masters in Library or Information Science from an accredited ALA school, but then it adds the planner phrase. I don’t know if this is a common thing. I would think not. When […]

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EDITORIAL: A Can of Worms

17 July 2015

A can of worms has been opened even further. Since Mary Street residents received personalized assigned parking spaces. Other residents have asked, “Why can’t we?” Former Council President Ken Balut has been one of the most vocal voices in this matter. He presented pictures to the Council at one of the meetings and supplied one […]

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Community Announcements – Perth Amboy

17 July 2015

Concerts By The Bay, Inc. Free Summer Series Press Release PERTH AMBOY – The free summer concerts presented by Concerts By The Bay, Inc. began Sunday, July 5 & will be presented through August 30, 3 PM at Bayview Park, at the foot of Market Street Perth Amboy.  This series features The Garden State Symphonic […]

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Community Announcements – South Amboy/Sayreville

17 July 2015

South Amboy South Amboy Summer Concerts SOUTH AMBOY – Wednesdays, 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. All Concerts are FREE. Raritan Bay Waterfront Park, O’Leary Boulevard, South Amboy/Sayreville Beach Front. Concerts will take place rain or shine. In the case of inclement weather, you will be directed to the South Amboy Middle/High School Auditorium by Park […]

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Community Announcements – Woodbridge/Edison

17 July 2015

Woodbridge Mayor’s Summer  Concert Series, Mondays WOODBRIDGE – Enjoy Great Music “Under the Stars” or “On the Lawn.” Bring out your lawn chair and relax with the Mayor’s Summer Concert Series. Showtime at 7:30 p.m. at Woodbridge High School. FREE ADMISSION with a donation of a non-perishable food item for “We Feed Woodbridge Food Bank.” […]

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Police Unity Tour 5/2015

17 July 2015

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THURS. July 23

Board of Education, 6 p.m.
PAHS, Eagle Ave.

THURS. July 23

Historic Preservation Commission, 7 p.m.
City Hall, High St.

SAT. July 25

Special Historic Preservation Meeting, 11:30 a.m.
Terrazza Restaurant, High St.

MON. Aug 5

Planning Board, 7 p.m
City Hall, High St.

All Meetings are at City Hall, High St. unless otherwise noted.

Stay informed! Attend public meetings. All are welcome!

South Amboy Calendar

MON. July 27

Board of Education, Business/Public
6 p.m.
SA Middle/High School
Harold Hoffman Pl.

WED. Aug. 5

City Council, Business
6 p.m.
City Hall, N. Broadway

WED. Aug. 19

City Council, Regular
7 p.m.
City Hall, N. Broadway


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