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Special Education Services Contract Given to EBS Over Oxford EDITORIAL: What Were They Thinking? Student Speaks on G The ZPA South Amboy YMCA Summer Camp Kids Get Up Close And Personal With Somerset Patriots SLIDE SHOW: Dominican Festival SLIDE SHOW: Pallone Celebrates 50th Anniversary of Voting Rights Act Looking Back Girl Scouts Tennis Camp Kids Visit Kearny Cottage SLIDE SHOW: National Night Out National Health Fair Week SLIDE SHOW: WIC Mural, 5 Corners Building, Perth Amboy 8/8/15 SLIDE SHOW: Family Day, Sadowski Pkwy, Perth Amboy Perth Amboy Department of Recreation Trip to the Bronx Zoo 7/29/15 LOOKING BACK Amboy Spotlight: ZPA Banquet Hall Looking Back Assemblyman Coughlin, the Raritan Bay Medical Center Foundation and Middlesex Water Company Thank Record Crowd for Support of 6th Annual “Bowl for Hunger”
 

Special Education Services Contract Given to EBS Over Oxford

EDITORIAL: What Were They Thinking?

Student Speaks on G&T Program

The ZPA

South Amboy YMCA Summer Camp Kids Get Up Close And Personal With Somerset Patriots

SLIDE SHOW: Dominican Festival

SLIDE SHOW: Pallone Celebrates 50th Anniversary of Voting Rights Act

Looking Back

Girl Scouts & Garden Club Plant Colonia Garden at the Kearny Cottage

Tennis Camp Kids Visit Kearny Cottage

SLIDE SHOW: National Night Out

National Health Fair Week

SLIDE SHOW: WIC Mural, 5 Corners Building, Perth Amboy 8/8/15

SLIDE SHOW: Family Day, Sadowski Pkwy, Perth Amboy – 8/1/15

Perth Amboy Department of Recreation Trip to the Bronx Zoo 7/29/15

LOOKING BACK

Amboy Spotlight: ZPA Banquet Hall’s Golden Anniversary

Looking Back

Assemblyman Coughlin, the Raritan Bay Medical Center Foundation and Middlesex Water Company Thank Record Crowd for Support of 6th Annual “Bowl for Hunger”

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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Tooker Announces Land Swap on Augusta Street

28 August 2015

New Parking Lot Will Be Added on David Street By: Joseph L. Kuchie SOUTH AMBOY – After receiving a number of calls from residents regarding the closed parking lot on Augusta St., South Amboy Business Administrator Camille Tooker announced a land swap that will lead to a new lot being opened on David St. In […]

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The Numbers Say It

28 August 2015

By: Katherine Massopust PERTH AMBOY – During the public portion of the 8/20/15 BOE Meeting, Resident and Parent, Mel Knight asked some questions to the Board. “You stated when hiring Dr. Roman that you based his salary on the fact that we have over 10,000 students. When Dr. Caffrey was hired, we had over 10,000 […]

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Post Deadline Dates to Avoid Penalties

28 August 2015

PERTH AMBOY – 8/10/15 Caucus Meeting: Ordinance No. 10: Bond Ordinance providing for various improvements to the water utility in and by the City of Perth Amboy, in the County of Middlesex, New Jersey, Appropriating $7,275,000, therefore and authorizing the issuance of $6,525,000 bonds or notes of the City to finance part of the cost […]

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Should the Board of Ed Fund This?

28 August 2015

PERTH AMBOY – 8/10/15 Caucus Meeting – R-359 – Authorizing the City to submit applications and enter into agreements with the U.S. Dept. of Housing and Urban Development for 2015-2016 CDBG Funds and HOME funds in the amount of $820,791.00. Annie Hindenlang – Exec. Dir. Office of Economic and Community Development Redevelopment Agency spoke about […]

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LETTERS TO THE EDITOR

28 August 2015

Should Perth Amboy Report on All Lawsuits Filed Against the City? Dear Councilman Gonzalez: I believe we have met in the past–I am an open government advocate who has contributed ideas to the City Council in the past.  Attached is a proposed amendment to the City Code which would put two new items on each meeting […]

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City Of Perth Amboy Business Improvement District Perth Amboy Business Expo Set

28 August 2015

October 1, 2015 from 5:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. at the ZPA Banquet Hall Press Release PERTH AMBOY – The City of Perth Amboy and the Perth Amboy Business Improvement District are excited to host their first Perth Amboy Business Expo on Thursday, October 1st, at the ZPA Banquet Hall, from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. This event […]

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Are 3 Minutes Enough?

28 August 2015

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Appointment of a New Acting Law Director

21 August 2015

Press Release 8/14/15 PERTH AMBOY –  Today, Mayor Wilda Diaz is making a historic decision by appointing Arlene Quinones Perez, Esq. from DeCotiis, FitzPatrick & Cole, LLP, as the Acting City Attorney for the City of Perth Amboy.  Mrs. Perez will be the first woman and first Latina to ever serve as the Acting City […]

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Batista Questions Council on Status of Lawsuit Filed/Diaz Response

21 August 2015

PERTH AMBOY – Resident Susan Batista has appeared at several Council Meetings asking why the lawsuit that she filed against the Mayor, Former Police Chief Benjamin Ruiz and other City Employees has not appeared on any other Council Agendas. She told the Council at the 4:30 p.m. Caucus Meeting that they were all given a […]

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“You Guys are Wrong About This!”

21 August 2015

The Battle Over the Replacement for Blunda PERTH AMBOY –  During the first public portion of the regular 8/10/15 Council Meeting, Resident Alan Silber was concerned about how the Council decided on the appointment of Arlene Quinones Perez, Esq. to replace City Attorney Mark Blunda. Silber stated, “You (the Council) went into a closed session […]

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Was the Meeting Out of Order?

21 August 2015

Did the Meeting Violate the Ordinance? PERTH AMBOY – Resident Alan Silber questioned the Council as to the reason to the reason that the Council Meeting originally scheduled for 8/12/15 was changed to 8/10/15 at 7 p.m. This would be after the regular scheduled 8/10/15 4:30 p.m. Caucus Meeting. Silber continued, “The meeting schedule is […]

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EDITORIAL: The Qualities of an Effective President

21 August 2015

Presently there are 5 Democrats, 17 Republicans and 1 Third Party Candidate running for President of the United States. Some candidates are getting much more press than others and you know why? — Because they shoot not only from the lips, but from the hips. Candidates not only from this year, but from years past […]

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C-Town Property Moves Closer to Demolition

21 August 2015

South Amboy Council Gives  Update at Business Meeting By: Joseph L. Kuchie SOUTH AMBOY – The destroyed C-Town property located on Bordentown Avenue is moving closer to being demolished, according to the South Amboy City Council. Councilwoman Zusette Dato again raised concerns about the facility after initially bringing the matter to the council’s attention last […]

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LETTERS TO THE EDITOR

21 August 2015

A Neighborhood Kid A neighborhood died last month. Well, I knew him as a neighborhood kid. I hadn’t seen him since I was 18. I used to walk to grammar school with him up Madison Avenue. He went to Amboy High School with me. His mother worked in the front office along with Mrs. Polack […]

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TUES. Sept. 8

• Library Board of Trustees, 5 p.m.
City Hall, High St.
• UEZ, 6 p.m.
City Hall, High St.
• BID, 7 p.m.
City Hall, High St.

WED. Sept. 9

• City Council, Caucus, 4:30 p.m
City Hall, High St.
• City Council, Regular, 7 p.m.
City Hall, High St.

THUR. Sept. 10

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

All Meetings are at City Hall, High Street unless otherwise noted.
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South Amboy Calendar

WED. Sept. 2

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

WED. Sept. 16

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

WED. Sept. 23

Planning Board
7 p.m.
City Hall, N. Broadway

WED. Sept. 28

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

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