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South Amboy:  Promotions and Emotions Dominate Carbon Monoxide Leak Overcomes 5 Family  Members First Baby of the Year Eighth-graders in MCVTS Career Choices Program Demonstrate Skills Carteret Hits Important Milestone in Construction of Marina SLIDE SHOW: Perth Amboy Promotional Ceremony SLIDE SHOW: Celebration of Chanukah Facts of Life Actress Kim Fields Visits The Cathedral International This Week in World War II: 75 Years Ago LOOKING BACK Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day Services This Week in World War II — 75 Years Ago This Week in World War II — 75 Years Ago SLIDE SHOW: Holiday Pictures Mayor Diaz Congratulates Perth Amboy Fire Firefighters on  Completion of EMT Training Fire Department Receives Funds for New Apparatus Questions asked about the Y, Landings Issues, and City Upcoming Projects English as a 2nd Language Classes Offered in Woodbridge
 

South Amboy: Promotions and Emotions Dominate

Carbon Monoxide Leak Overcomes 5 Family Members

First Baby of the Year

Eighth-graders in MCVTS Career Choices Program Demonstrate Skills

Carteret Hits Important Milestone in Construction of Marina

SLIDE SHOW: Perth Amboy Promotional Ceremony

SLIDE SHOW: Celebration of Chanukah

Facts of Life Actress Kim Fields Visits The Cathedral International

This Week in World War II: 75 Years Ago

LOOKING BACK

Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day Services

This Week in World War II — 75 Years Ago

This Week in World War II — 75 Years Ago

SLIDE SHOW: Holiday Pictures

Mayor Diaz Congratulates Perth Amboy Fire Firefighters on Completion of EMT Training

Fire Department Receives Funds for New Apparatus

Questions asked about the Y, Landings Issues, and City Upcoming Projects

English as a 2nd Language Classes Offered in Woodbridge

Advisory: Code Blue Shelter Open in Perth Amboy Tonight

04 January 2018

PERTH AMBOY – The Office of Emergency Management has announced a “Code Blue” in the City of Perth Amboy. A shelter has been designated for the public for tonight due to low temperatures: The Alexander F. Jankowski Community Center, located at 1 Olive Street, will be open overnight tonight, Tuesday, January 16th from 8 PM until 8 […]

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Community Events and Announcements

16 January 2018

Soup Sale PERTH AMBOY – St. John’s Lutheran Church, 664 Amboy Ave., Perth Amboy is current holding a Soup Sale. Choices are Cream of Potato, Vegetable Beef or Vegetarian Lentil. Quantities are $8. for 1 quart and $20. for 3 quarts, you can mix and match the 3 quarts. Orders can be placed between January […]

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Pallone Statement on the Passing of Governor Byrne

12 January 2018

Press Release 1/4/18 LONG BRANCH – Congressman Frank Pallone, Jr. (NJ-06) released the following statement on the passing of former Governor Brendan Byrne. “I am deeply saddened by the passing of Governor Byrne. Governor Byrne committed his entire life to public service and served our state with skill, honor and integrity. We should all be […]

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Statement by Mayor Wilda Diaz 1/5/18

12 January 2018

Carbon Monoxide Poisoning Incident at  185 Fayette St. “On behalf of the City of Perth Amboy, I want to extend my sincerest condolences to the victims and the family of the 13 year old who passed away from the carbon monoxide incident last night.  I want to personally thank all of our public safety officials […]

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Stacey Kennedy Resigns as South Amboy Business Administrator

12 January 2018

1/3/18 Reorganization Meeting By: Joseph L. Kuchie SOUTH AMBOY – South Amboy Mayor Fred Henry announced the resignation of Business Administrator Stacey Kennedy at last Wednesday’s city reorganization meeting. Kennedy took over as Business Administrator last May after Camille Tooker announced her retirement. She had previously worked as Secretary to the Mayor and Business Administrator […]

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EDITORIAL: Local Customer Service At Its Best

12 January 2018

The first Saturday after Thanksgiving is nationally known as Small Business Saturday. Shoppers are asked to purchase goods locally. As a non-driver, the majority of my purchases are local. I’m not really a fan of mall shopping, because at a previous job I would take public transportation where I would be dropped off at a […]

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Letter to the Editor: THE COMMUNITY VOICE

12 January 2018

Thank You Dear People of the City of Perth Amboy, I would like to publicly thank the Board of Education as well as the great people of Robert Wilentz Elementary school for my student teaching experience. I have just completed an undergraduate degree at New Jersey City University in Elementary Education and I was blessed […]

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An Interfaith Salute to Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

12 January 2018

WOODBDRIDGE – Woodbridge Township presents: An Interfaith Salute to Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. (1929 – 1968) Monday, January 15, 2018 at 7:00 p.m. at the Woodbridge Community Center, 600 Main Street, Woodbridge. Featuring: The Woodbridge Interfaith Clergy Council and Rev. Neva Lawson, First Baptist Church of Woodbridge, and the Woodbridge High School Choir. The […]

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Music at Saint Mary’s Presents The Choral Art Society of New Jersey!

12 January 2018

SOUTH AMBOY – This magnificent choral ensemble, under the direction of Martin Sedek, returns to Saint Mary’s by popular demand after their stunning performance in January 2017. This 50+ voice choir will be performing Palestrina’s Missa Brevis, Moneverdi’s Beatus Vir and Durufle’s Requiem.  Nothing warms up cold January nights better than the warm sounds of […]

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Vitale-Sacco Bill to Expand ‘Sara’s Law’ Next-Of-Kin Registry Advances

12 January 2018

Legislation Would Expand Emergency Contact Registry for Use by Law Enforcement During Serious Car Accidents, Expand “Sara’s Law,” Next-of-Kin Registry Press Release 1/5/18 TRENTON – Legislation sponsored by Senator Joseph F. Vitale and Senator Nicholas Sacco to expand the state’s Next-of-Kin Registry, known as Sarah’s Law, to allow residents to submit additional information to be […]

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Starting a Small Business Workshop

12 January 2018

Press Release 1/8/18 SOUTH AMBOY- Ring in the New Year at the Dowdell Library with exciting and NEW programs throughout 2018, starting with a workshop on Starting a Small Business. Other highlights include VITA Tax Assistance, Maker’s Day, a Chinese New Year Celebration, and many other events! Are you, or someone you know in the […]

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Local #9 Officers

12 January 2018

Press Release NEW JERSEY – On Wednesday December 6th 2017, Local #9 of New Jersey State Retired Police & Firemen’s Association Inc. elected its officers for 2018.  Mike Burns was elected President.  Joe Britton, Vice-president, Len Mundy, Treasurer and Alternate Delegate,  Dave Jakubczak, Financial Secretary, Chuck Kelly, Recording Secretary, Edward Rappleyea, Delegate, Thomas Noble, Sgt.-at-Arms, […]

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South Amboy Saint Patrick’s Day Parade to Honor Grand Marshals

12 January 2018

Press Release 12/11/17 SOUTH AMBOY – The Saint Patrick’s Day Committee welcomes you to join them as they honor this year’s Saint Patrick’s Day Parade Grand Marshal’s on Friday, January 20, 2018 at 7pm at the Ancient Order of Hibernians Hall, 271 Second Street, South Amboy. Tickets are $40 per person and includes dinner, beer, […]

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Tom’s Tax Tips

12 January 2018

Courtesy of Tom Ploskanka C.P.A.  Congress has passed tax reform that will take effect in 2018, ushering in some of the most significant tax changes in three decades. Here are some major items in     the new bill that impact individual taxpayers: • Reduces income tax brackets. The bill retains seven brackets, but at […]

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Rock Band at Chess Tourney

12 January 2018

NJ Rock Band Will be at the World/US Amateur Team East Chess Tournament Press Release PARSIPPANY – NJ Rock Band Mikell’s Plot will perform at the World/US Amateur Team East Chess Tournament. Lead Singer Michael O’Connor will participate in the chess tournament on Saturday February 17, at the Parsippany Hilton, 1 Hilton Court, Parsippany, NJ 07054. […]

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Pet of the Week

12 January 2018

Rocky is dressed fashionably while shopping with his owner on Smith Street, Perth Amboy. Have a Special Pet? E-mail us your Pet Photos to AmboyGuardian@gmail.com with Pet of the Week in the Subject line and explain why your pet is special. Please include Name and Phone# for verification.

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Mikell’s Plot to perform

10 January 2018

NJ Rock Band Will be at the World/US Amateur Team East Chess Tournament Press Release PARSIPPANY – NJ Rock Band Mikell’s Plot will perform at the World/US Amateur Team East Chess Tournament. Lead Singer Michael O’Connor will participate in the chess tournament on Saturday February 17, at the Parsippany Hilton, 1 Hilton Court, Parsippany, NJ 07054. […]

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Perth Amboy Calendar

MON. Jan 22
• City Council, Caucus,
4:30 p.m.
City Hall, High St.

WED. Jan 24
• City Council, Regular,
7 p.m.
City Hall, High St.

THURS. Jan 25
• Historic Preservation Commission
7 p.m.
City Hall, High St.

MON. Jan 29
• Special Public Meeting, RE: Discussion of Rezoning Ordinance
6 p.m.
City Hall, High St.

 

Stay informed! Attend public meetings. All are welcome!

South Amboy Calendar

WED. Jan. 31
• City Council, Regular,
7 p.m.
City Hall, N. Broadway

WED. Feb. 7
• City Council, Business,
6 p.m.
City Hall, N. Broadway

Stay informed! Attend public meetings. All are welcome!