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How Can We Lower the Deductible? Police Unity Tour Bike Ride 2016 EDITORIAL: Police Week Perth Amboy “Paints the Town Pink” For Women’s Health Take Your Daughters and Sons to Work Day Catholic Charities Connections Program Michael Gonzalez Movie Review:  The Jungle Book This Week in World War II: 75 Years Ago Pets of the Week
 

How Can We Lower the Deductible?

Police Unity Tour Bike Ride 2016

*Photo Courtesy of Ken Puccio

EDITORIAL: Police Week – May 15th – May 21st

Perth Amboy “Paints the Town Pink” For Women’s Health

Take Your Daughters and Sons to Work Day

Catholic Charities Connections Program

Michael Gonzalez’ Community Volunteering Spotlighted

Movie Review: The Jungle Book

This Week in World War II: 75 Years Ago

Pets of the Week

South Amboy Passes 2016 Budget

20 May 2016

By: Joseph L. Kuchie SOUTH AMBOY – The city of South Amboy passed its 2016 budget at last Monday’s city business meeting. The $17.2 million budget was unanimously approved 3-0 by Councilman Tom Reilly, Councilwoman Christine Noble, and Council President Mickey Gross. Councilman Don Applegate and Councilwoman Zusette Dato were not in attendance. City Auditor […]

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THE COMMUNITY VOICE: Letters to the Editor

20 May 2016

The Traveling Vietnam War Memorial I was privileged to be in attendance at the Traveling Vietnam War Memorial in Carteret, NJ, on Saturday, April 30, 2016.  The Wall itself is a [60% scale] replica of the original Wall in Washington, D.C.  It bears the names of all 58, 307 U.S. Military personnel who lost their […]

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Apology by Councilman Fernando Irizarry

20 May 2016

May 11, 2016 Madam President, I want to begin my comments with an apology to you, and the rest of the Council, for my outbursts at the caucus meeting. I recognize that your job is hard enough and that there is no need for me to make it harder. In the future, I will endeavor […]

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City Confidentially Pays $850,000 to Settle Excessive Force and Malicious Prosecution Lawsuit

20 May 2016

Press Release 5/2/16 Posted by John Paff PERTH AMBOY – On April 29, 2016, the City of Perth Amboy (Middlesex County) agreed to pay $850,000 to settle a local man’s lawsuit that claimed that city police used excessive force against him and that a city police officer repeatedly lied on the stand to falsely convict […]

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School Board Quietly Pays $170,000 to Settle Racial Discrimination Lawsuit

20 May 2016

Press Release Posted by John Paff PERTH AMBOY – On November 19, 2015, the Perth Amboy Board of Education (Middlesex County) quietly paid $170,000 to settle its former human resources manager’s lawsuit that claimed that Board members were so biased in favor of Hispanics that they “paid for Administrators of the Perth Amboy School District […]

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Hubberman Speaks Up about Panosʼ Bid

20 May 2016

News Release PERTH AMBOY – Perth Amboy Republican Chair Sharon Hubberman, who is a young Hispanic Republican who ran for County Freeholder last year, is cautionary about Lucile Panosʼ bid for Middlesex County Chair. “If Ms. Panos wants to continue to build upon the same type of legacy Thompson has shown to a woman like […]

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Please, Help out Ghana

20 May 2016

May 2, 2016 PERTH AMBOY – Dear Friends: I’m extremely excited and blessed to announce that this coming July, I’ll have the opportunity to participate in my second mission trip to Yaw Tenkorang, a small impoverished village in Ghana, Africa with Adopt One Village, Inc (“AOV”). AOV is a non-profit organization started by Emmanuel Anim-Sackey […]

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Job Fair, June 15

20 May 2016

PERTH AMBOY – With the collaboration of P.A.R.T.N.E.R., Housing Authority of the City of Perth Amboy, and the Jewish Renaissance Foundation, join us on Wednesday, June 15, 2016, from 10 a.m.- 2 p.m. at the ZPA Banquet Hall, Perth Amboy, NJ to explore jobs available in local businesses, meet non-profit organizations, and learn about the […]

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LOOKING BACK

20 May 2016

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Community Announcements for Week of May 18, 2016

19 May 2016

Walking For Fitness PERTH AMBOY – Hosted by Mayor Wilda Diaz as part of the Mayor’s Wellness Campaign. Starts Monday, April 11. Monday – Thursday from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Ages 18 and up. Starts at the Brighton Avenue Community Center, 56 Brighton Ave. T-Shirt Included. Free of Charge. Enjoy a fitness walk with […]

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Public Notice

17 May 2016

PUBLIC NOTICE Take Notice that an application will be submitted to the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection, Division of Land Use Regulation for a Waterfront Development Permit for the development described below: APPLICANT:         Perth Amboy 1160, LLC PROJECT NAME:     1160 State Street, Perth Amboy, New Jersey Remediation and Redevelopment Plan PROJECT […]

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Fun Fair, May 20

13 May 2016

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“The Entire Report is a Joke!”

13 May 2016

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Students Speak in Favor of VP

13 May 2016

PERTH AMBOY – There was a demonstration of the Perth Amboy Federation before the 5/4/16 Board of Education Meeting. Teachers, staff and other employees all stated the need for a contract. Again they marched into PAHS Auditorium to make their feelings known. The PAHS Auditorium was packed. There were four presentations at the Meeting. Student […]

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Perth Amboy Calendar

MON. May 23

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

WED. May 25

• City Council, Regular, 7 p.m.
City Hall, High St.

MON. May 26

• Historic Preservation Meeting, 7 p.m.,
City Hall, High St.

All Meetings are at City Hall, High Street unless otherwise noted.
Stay informed! Attend public meetings. All are welcome!

South Amboy Calendar

WED. May 18

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

MON May 23

• Board of Education, 6 p.m.
Middle/High School Cafeteria
200 Governor Hoffman Plaza

Stay informed! Attend public meetings. All are welcome!