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Bill of Rights and Veterans Day Election Over But  Complaints Continue 11/12/14 Council Meeting 7-Eleven Grand Opening, Perth Amboy 11/1/14 Harvest Fest  Perth Amboy 11/8/14 Final Pieces of Trolley Tracks Removed *Photos by R.J. Kawka Veterans Day and Bill of Rights Celebration – Perth Amboy 11/11/14, Woodbridge 11/9/14 2015 Commemorative Historic Perth Amboy Calendars LOOKING BACK Carpenters/PRAHD Alliance  11/6/14 Grand Opening Perth Amboy Center Hispanic Heritage Art Show  Perth Amboy Gallery 10/30/14 *Photos by Eric Salvary No Surprises in South Amboy Recognizing Acts of Heroism in Perth Amboy
 

Bill of Rights and Veterans Day – Front And Center Perth Amboy 11/11/14

Over 1200 viewed the actual Bill of Rights, which was on display at Perth Amboy City Hall.

Election Over But Complaints Continue 11/12/14 Council Meeting

PERTH AMBOY – Some residents were still upset about the elections.

7-Eleven Grand Opening, Perth Amboy 11/1/14

Members of the Mayor’s Office and Business District welcomed the latest addition to Perth Amboy’s business district.

Harvest Fest Perth Amboy 11/8/14

*Photos by Bob Ned Click on photos to enlarge.

Final Pieces of Trolley Tracks Removed *Photos by R.J. Kawka

PERTH AMBOY  – Rose Weikel and Ray Kawka Sr. stand on Davidson St. as the final pieces of the trolley tracks are removed. The photos were taken on Oct. 25, 2014. The final pieces were removed on Tuesday, Oct. 28, 2014.

Veterans Day and Bill of Rights Celebration – Perth Amboy 11/11/14, Woodbridge 11/9/14

More pictures at this link.*Photos by Joe Bayona, Bob Ned & Paul W. Wang

2015 Commemorative Historic Perth Amboy Calendars

LOOKING BACK

PERTH AMBOY – Art Show This photo was restored under a grant for the Kearny Cottage Archiving project by the Middlesex Cultural and Heritage Commission

Carpenters/PRAHD Alliance 11/6/14

Northeast Regional Council of Carpenters and The Puerto Rican Association for Human Development, Inc. (PRAHD) Signed an Agreement for Training of Future Carpenters PERTH AMBOY – The Northeast Regional Council of Carpenters (www.northeastcarpenters.org) and The Puerto Rican Association for Human Development, Inc. (PRAHD) (www.prahd.org) announce an agreement to create a training program that could lead […]

Grand Opening Perth Amboy Center Hispanic Heritage Art Show Perth Amboy Gallery 10/30/14 *Photos by Eric Salvary

Hispanic Heritage Celebration/Hilos de Ayer Art Exhibit Perth Amboy Gallery Center for the Arts Press Release PERTH AMBOY – Mayor Wilda Diaz and the Perth Amboy Gallery: Center for the Arts announce the Hispanic Heritage Celebration featuring the Hilos de Ayer opening reception on Thursday, October 30th. This traveling exhibit showcases the rich history and […]

No Surprises in South Amboy

SOUTH AMBOY – Mayor Fred Henry ran unopposed. Henry received 1097 votes There were 66 write-in votes. For City Council both Christine Noble and Mickey Gross ran unopposed. Noble received  1034 votes and Gross received 929 votes. There were 37 write-in votes. For the South Amboy Board of Education: Janet Kern received  710 votes, Philip […]

Recognizing Acts of Heroism in Perth Amboy

PERTH AMBOY – Members of the Police, Fire and EMS Responders were honored at the October 22, 2014 City Council Meeting for their exemplary acts of heroism. Council President Joel Pabon (Far Left) is shown reading a proclamation from the Mayor and Council to the honorees.

Elks #784 Thanksgiving Bash, Nov. 26

22 November 2014

South Amboy Elks #784   601 Washington Ave  South Amboy, N.J. 08879 presents Thanksgiving Eve 4th Annual Turkey Shuffle Bash Wednesday November 26th @ 7:30 to 10:30 Live Music by the fabulous “Girls Gone Acoustic” All Welcome – Come Join the Fun!!! Refreshments and Drink Specials Benefit:  Elks Peer Leadership For more info:  732-727-7170

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Charity Alumni Game Set for Nov. 26th at 6 p.m.

22 November 2014

70 former football Perth Amboy Panthers and Carteret Ramblers to participate in football game as Boys & Girls Club fundraiser News Release 11/12/14 PERTH AMBOY (November 12, 2014) – When Rodger Balton played Tight End and Safety at Perth Amboy from 1985-1987 Carteret was the team’s biggest rival. On Wednesday, November 26th, Rodger Balton and […]

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South Amboy Business Meeting 11/5/14

21 November 2014

SOUTH AMBOY – One of the items discussed at the meeting  pertained to street opening permits vs. zoning applications. At previous meetings, residents had complained that they were paying fees for work that was not done on their property. Business Administrator Camille Tooker said, “The City Attorney was asked to clear up the ordinance pertaining […]

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Letter From SDA

21 November 2014

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Editorial: A Whole Lot of History in and Around One Small Circle

21 November 2014

Just looking down at City Circle, one can see a whole lot of history. Let’s start with the Historic Elm Tree in front of City Hall.  There was a battle to keep that Elm Tree alive. Planted around the 1840’s it has seen a lot of history. In 1863 it witnessed the first flight of […]

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City Said Not to be Conducive to Small Businesses

21 November 2014

PERTH AMBOY – Businessman Pedro Wilson was concerned about the parking payment machines and high water bills. “In Perth Amboy we have no way to win. If the parking machines are not working, it should be noted. Instead the Parking Utility are giving us parking tickets. Who is going to spend all day in court […]

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Perth Amboy Caucus/City Council 11/10 & 11/12/14 Meeting

21 November 2014

PERTH AMBOY – R-548-11/14 Authorizing a one (1) year contract with Colgate Paper Stock Co., Inc., New Brunswick, NJ for the marketing and processing of recyclables. Department of Public Works Director, Frank Dann gave a detailed explanation of this resolution at the 11/10/14 Caucus Meeting. “Colgate Paper Stock Co. was contracted for this one year […]

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Raritan Bay Cruisers Help Raise Funds For the Boys & Girls Clubs of Perth Amboy

21 November 2014

News Release – 10/12/14 PERTH AMBOY – With the theme “Cruising for Kids,” this weekend’s classic car show at the Perth Amboy Waterfront was a success. The Raritan Bay Cruisers, a local classic car club, selected the Boys & Girls Clubs of Perth Amboy as their charity of choice. The Cruisers and the Boy & […]

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Loving, Lifting and Liberating a Congregation for 31 Years

21 November 2014

Bishop Donald Hilliard, Jr.,  Celebrates 31st Pastoral Anniversary at Cathedral International News Release 11/13/14 PERTH AMBOY – Love, Lift and Liberate were the three things the new 26 year old pastor did as he took his place as senior pastor at the Second Baptist Church in Perth Amboy, NJ.  “Loving, lifting and liberating was the […]

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Gift Auction/Tricky Tray, Nov. 23

21 November 2014

Sunday, November 23, 2014 at St. John’s Church Hall, 404 Division Street, Perth Amboy. Great Prizes! Raffles! Door Prizes! Free Cake, Coffee and Tea. Doors open at 10:45 a.m. Drawings begin at 1:15 p.m. American and Ethnic Food eat in or take out. Tickets $5 in Advance, $7 at the Door. No one under 18 […]

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Letters to the Editor

20 November 2014

 Thank You for the Opportunity Thanks to the voters of Perth Amboy, two years ago I was given the opportunity to serve as a member of this board. I decided to run because I had a goal of providing the best education for our children, which I believe should be of the utmost importance to all […]

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Things That Go Bump in the Night — Provisional Votes Decide Outcome; Fernando Gonzalez Wins Third Seat on Council

14 November 2014

Click on photos to enlarge. PERTH AMBOY – Election Night 11/4/14. Around 10 p.m. City Clerk Elaine Jasko opened the doors to City Hall. She handed printouts of the election results from the machine only to those outside who requested a copy. Jasko reiterated the fact that the count was Unofficial because they were from […]

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Editorial: The Bill of Rights — You Can’t Take it Away! Perth Amboy’s History

14 November 2014

Let’s put politics aside. N0v. 11, 2014 was a GREAT DAY to be PROUD of the City of Perth Amboy. As you may have noticed in the last few weeks, there have been ads in the paper touting the Joint Celebration of Veterans Day and the Ceremony Commemorating the 225th Anniversary of the Ratification of […]

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Woodbridge Kicks Off Veterans Day 11/9/14

14 November 2014

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Perth Amboy Calendar

TUES. Nov. 18

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

THURS. Nov. 20

Board of Education, 6 p.m., McGuinnis School, State St.

MON. Nov. 24

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

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


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South Amboy Calendar

MON. Nov. 17

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

THURS. Nov. 20

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

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