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Commercial Development Company, Inc. to Begin Demolition of the 70-Acre ASARCO Brownfield site in Perth Amboy C-Town Fire Main Topic at South Amboy Council Meeting EDITORIAL: A Day to Remember 9/26/2009 Woman’s Club Art Show 4/13/15 Goodbye to Guggies LOOKING BACK: High School Concert mariachi day by the bay carousel C-Town Fire, 4/13/15 Court Drama Continues, April 6th
 
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Commercial Development Company, Inc. to Begin Demolition of the 70-Acre ASARCO Brownfield site in Perth Amboy

C-Town Fire Main Topic at South Amboy Council Meeting

EDITORIAL: A Day to Remember 9/26/2009

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Woman’s Club Art Show 4/13/15

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Goodbye to Guggies

LOOKING BACK: High School Concert

PERTH AMBOY – Perth Amboy High School Concert circa 1950’s     

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Mariachi Day by the Bay, April 24

C-Town Fire, 4/13/15

SOUTH AMBOY – The fire which engulfed the C-Town grocery on Monday, April 13, is the second fire at the store this year. The first took place in January.  

Court Drama Continues, April 6th & 8th Caucus & Council Meetings

Special Election Causes Budget Glitchal Election Causes Budget Glitch – PERTH AMBOY – The 2015 Budget discussion was a topic on the 4/6/15 Caucus Agenda.

Letter to the Editor: Remember Our MIA’s & POW’s

24 April 2015

Lately with all the talk about our President not requiring our armies to protect our country, it seems fit to speak of those MIA’s and POW’s who never returned home from defending our country.  Obama deems it necessary to confront other countries and denounce us to them.  At the present, he is on an apology […]

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The Citizens Campaign To Hold Perth Amboy Storm Resiliency Conference

24 April 2015

Press Release 4/17/15 PERTH AMBOY – The Citizens Campaign announced today that it is hosting a Building Storm Resiliency Conference on Saturday, April 25 in Perth Amboy. The Conference will focus on what the City is currently doing and on what more it can do to better prepare for the intense storms that scientists predict […]

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CASA of Middlesex County Honoring Gov. and Mrs. Florio, a Toast to Benefit CASA of Middlesex County

24 April 2015

Press Release 4/8/15 NEW BRUNSWICK – Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA) of Middlesex County will be honoring Former Governor Jim Florio and Mrs. Lucinda Florio at a Toast on May 3, 2015. It is an open house event occurring at Steakhouse 85 in New Brunswick from 11am-3pm. The program will begin at 12:30pm and will […]

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Arts Festival Coming To Perth Amboy Waterfront On Memorial Day Weekend

24 April 2015

News Release 4/15/15 PERTH AMBOY – Mayor Wilda Diaz is pleased to present the first “Waterfront Arts Festival” on Memorial Day weekend, Saturday, May 23, from 12:00 (noon) p.m. to 6:00 p.m.. (Rain Date: Sunday May 24th). The festival will feature art, music and food along Perth Amboy’s beautiful and historic waterfront. Art  enthusiasts  can  […]

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Local New Jersey Bands Unite at the Stone Pony to Put on a Benefit Concert for Renowned Film Director Jose Escamilla

24 April 2015

By: James C. Sullivan ASBURY PARK – SUNDAY April 26, 2015 from 2 p.m. to 8 p.m. at The Stone Pony located at 918 Ocean Avenue, Asbury Park, New Jersey. Nine local New Jersey bands will put on a live show to raise money for Film Director Jose Escamilla’s medical costs. Mr. Escamilla is better […]

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Spring Flower Fair 2015

24 April 2015

NEW BRUNSWICK – Please bring your own garden cart. The Ultimate Plant Sale! The sale is on rain or shine. Come out to support the Gardens and our Student Internship Program. The Spring Flower Fair is a garden plant sale that provides you with the opportunity to purchase everyone’s favorite varieties, as well as unique […]

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Before & After Cleanup – Hall & Atlantic

24 April 2015

*Photos by Joe Bayona

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Letter to the Editor: Gadflies or Good Guys? by David Caba

23 April 2015

Richard Piatkowski and Bill George often drew sighs and groans as they approached officials with probing questions in their effort to uncover corruption that eventually helped end political dynasties. Today’s government watchdogs – the modern day equivalent of Richard Piatkowski and Bill George – are described as “gadflies,” when in fact they are the good […]

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The Citizens Campaign To Hold Perth Amboy Storm Resiliency Conference, April 25

23 April 2015

WHAT:  A Building Storm Resiliency Conference on what Perth Amboy is currently doing and on what more the City can do to better prepare for the intense storms that scientists are predicting as one of the weather impacts of climate change.   Among the topics to be discussed, are how to bring flooding and other storm-water […]

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Cool Yard Sale, Apr. 25

22 April 2015

Cool Yard Sale 178 Market St. Perth Amboy Saturday, April 25, 2015 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Comics – Superman, Spiderman, Batman, GI Joe & Others Classic Movies on VHS, Clothes, Toy Soldiers, Assorted Items

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Historical Society Open House, Apr. 25

22 April 2015

SOUTH AMBOY – The Historical Society of South Amboy is having their 3rd annual open house on Saturday, April 25 from 12 noon to 3 p.m. at the South Amboy Senior Center, 108 South Stevens Ave., South Amboy. Guest speaker and local author Joanne Hamilton Rajoppi will speak on New Brunswick and the Civil War […]

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Used Book Sale & Flea Market, April 25

22 April 2015

SEWAREN – There will be a used book sale and flea market on Saturday, April 25th from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Sewaren Free Public Library, 546 West Ave., Sewaren (Corner of Marsh St.) Paperbacks, video tapes and DVD’s at bargain prices, toys, clothes, furniture, accessories. Bag of Books Special. Rain Date Sunday, April […]

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Mayor Fred Henry Delivers South Amboy State of the City, 4/9/15

17 April 2015

By Katherine Massopust and Carolyn Maxwell SOUTH AMBOY – Mayor Henry gave his State of the city Address at the Hoffman Community Center. Business Administrator Camille Tooker thanked everyone in attendance before introducing Mayor Fred Henry. “Mayor Henry’s father was a Councilman. Mayor Henry continues in his family tradition of service to the community. He […]

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Editorial: Shattered – Just Like Walking on Broken Glass

17 April 2015

Don’t blame the Republicans. The Democratic Party is shattered in Perth Amboy.

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WED. Apr. 22

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

THURS. Apr. 23

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

WED. May 6

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

MON. May 11

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

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

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South Amboy Calendar

WED. Apr. 15

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

MON. Apr. 27

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

Stay informed! Attend public meetings. All are welcome!