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PAMA Awards at the Riverboat St. Charles, Cornucopia Cruise Line 10/9/14 Amboy Spotlight: Perth Amboy C-Town Supermarket Kitchen-Catering Dept. Literacy Conference Richardson School Looking Back: Perth Amboy Fire Department Holiday Notice for Advertisers and Community Events Body Discovered Near Tracks by Washington Street Children attend, and interact, at Perth Amboy Council Meeting New Direction for Perth Amboy Fundraiser at Mia Tierra Restaurant, Perth Amboy DVRT Celebrating Life With Our Victims Flag Raising Ceremony, Perth Amboy 10/12/14 Parkview Apartment Perth Amboy Celebrates Harvest Fest wit the Seniors
 

PAMA Awards at the Riverboat St. Charles, Cornucopia Cruise Line 10/9/14

Photos by Eric Salvary  & Alejandro Roman

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Amboy Spotlight: Perth Amboy C-Town Supermarket Kitchen-Catering Dept.

A Shining Example: Iris Benzan-Diaz By: Carolyn Maxwell and Katherine Massopust PERTH AMBOY – One of the hidden treasures of Perth Amboy is the Kitchen/Catering Department of C-Town, Maple Street, Perth Amboy. The food, although bought in a supermarket has a home cooked feel that pleases the pickiest customers. Easy on the stomach, the food […]

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Literacy Conference Richardson School – Perth Amboy 10/11/14

Photos by Carolyn Maxwell. Click on photo to enlarge. PERTH AMBOY – The participants in the Literacy Conference. The program was a success, and parents would like to see it done twice a year.

Looking Back: Perth Amboy Fire Department

PERTH AMBOY – Circa 1890s Perth Amboy Fire Department

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Holiday Notice for Advertisers and Community Events

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Body Discovered Near Tracks by Washington Street

Police State It’s Homicide PERTH AMBOY – On Monday, October 13, 2014 there was a crime scene near the railroad tracks on Washington Street. According to Police Chief Benjamin Ruiz, who was on the scene: “Two people were walking down the trail near the tracks on Washington Street when they saw a body. They flagged […]

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Children attend, and interact, at Perth Amboy Council Meeting

Photos by Paul Wang. PERTH AMBOY – 4 year old Lexani Rodriguez along with her mom and other family members handed out pink ribbons to all in attendance at the 10/8/14 City Council Meeting. Lexani created these ribbons when she heard that her teacher’s grandmother was suffering with breast cancer. Lexi’s mom explained that Lexi […]

New Direction for Perth Amboy Fundraiser at Mia Tierra Restaurant, Perth Amboy – 9/15/14

*Photos by Paul W. Wang

DVRT Celebrating Life With Our Victims Flag Raising Ceremony, Perth Amboy 10/12/14

*Photos by Joe Bayona Click on photo to enlarge. PERTH AMBOY – On 10/12/14 The Domestic Violence Response Team started a week of activities to bring awareness to Domestic Violence. Some of the team gathered on Sunday at City Hall Circle to have a flag raising ceremony. Pastor Bernadette Falcon-Lopez led those present in prayer. […]

Parkview Apartment Perth Amboy Celebrates Harvest Fest wit the Seniors

PERTH AMBOY – On October 8, 2014 the City of Perth Amboy Department of Human Services, The Office of Aging and the Parkview Senior Apartments, together with Ar Ex Pharmacy came together for a Harvest Fest.

Public Notice: Victory Bridge Sidewalk/Bike Lane Closed

07 October 2014

PERTH AMBOY/SAYREVILLE- Effectively immediately and until further notice both the sidewalk and bicycle lane on the Victory Bridge are closed in both directions. Due to this change pedestrians and cyclists are prohibited in this area as per instructions from the NJ Department of Transportation.

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Some say: Let’s Buy It! It’s a Win-Win! Delaney Homes Land – There Is No 30 Day Limit!

24 October 2014

Click on photos to enlarge.   PERTH AMBOY – Building a new High School was still front and center during the 10/16/14 Board of Education Meeting. Board Vice-President Israel Varela who is also Chair of the Buildings and Grounds Committee was not present at the meeting, but Board Members Milady Tejeda and Anthony Bermudez brought […]

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South Amboy Passes Best Practices

24 October 2014

SOUTH AMBOY – At the October 15, 2014 South Amboy Business Meeting Business Administrator Camille Tooker had good news for those in attendance. Tooker stated that the Best Practices Worksheet which was completed by herself and the CFO (Chief Financial Officer), Terry O’Neil, had been returned to the State. She was informed that South Amboy […]

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Perth Amboy Man Charged In Homicide

24 October 2014

News Release 10/16/14 PERTH AMBOY – Middlesex County Prosecutor Andrew C. Carey and Chief Benjamin Ruiz of the Perth Amboy Police Department announced today that a city man has been arrested and charged with fatally stabbing another city resident, whose body was found in the woods earlier this week. Wilbert Hernandez, 34, of Perth Amboy […]

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Editorial: I Don’t Think It’s Uninterest; Maybe It’s Something Else

24 October 2014

There have been a lot of high profile cases in Perth Amboy recently that have been turned over to the Prosecutor’s Office. The one that has been the most controversial so far in the past year has been the Dixon Rodriguez case which happened in early December 2013. To this day there are residents who come […]

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Letter to the Editor: Keep Progress Going

24 October 2014

Perth Amboy Citizens, With Election Day (Nov.4th) fast approaching, the people of Perth Amboy find themselves with the unique opportunity of making things right for the City. If anyone has been following the antics of the Board of Education, it should be obvious that a change in the majority of the Board must happen. The […]

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Letter to the Editor: Is Perth Amboy Really Safer/Better Than Ever?

24 October 2014

I have been living in Perth Amboy almost all my life, and I Iove my city. I have to admit I am feeling very embarrassed and scared of what is happening around Perth Amboy. I used to walk the streets days and nights without fear, but I no longer could say the same. Our “Quality […]

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Letter to the Editor: Committee of Perth Amboy Concerned Citizens Outsider Machine Politicians’ Attempt to Control Perth Amboy Politics. Why?

24 October 2014

News Release 10/19/14 PERTH AMBOY – In a non-partisan race, State Senator Joseph Vitale, State Assemblyman Craig Coughlin, State Assemblyman John Wisniewski and Middlesex County Democratic Organization Chairman Kevin McCabe are undermining local Perth Amboy democracy by supporting establishment candidates, the Mayor Diaz Team. These politicians, none from the City of Perth Amboy, have not […]

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Perth Amboy Teacher of the Year Awarded

24 October 2014

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Halloween Party

24 October 2014

PERTH AMBOY – The Knights of Columbus, Council 299, Perth Amboy is having a Halloween Party on Friday 10/31/14 at the Council Home at 228 High Street, Perth Amboy from 7:30 p.m. – 12 Midnight.  Costumes are required.  There will be a light buffet and a cash bar. Tickets are $10 per person.  For tickets, […]

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Library Foundation Awarded Macy’s Grant

24 October 2014

News Release 10/14/2014 SOUTH AMBOY – Macy’s recently awarded a grant in the amount of $1000.00 to the Dowdell Library Foundation, in generous support of the Sadie Pope Dowdell Library’s “Fizz, Boom, Read” program. Established in 2009, the Library Foundation works to enhance financial assistance for the Sadie Pope Dowdell Public Library of South Amboy.  […]

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Cool Yard Sale

24 October 2014

Cool Yard Sale 178 Market St. Perth Amboy Saturday, October 25, 2014 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Comics – Superman, Spiderman, Batman, Green Lantern & Others Classic Movies on VHS, Clothes, Christmas Decorations, Toy Soldiers

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Community Cleanup

24 October 2014

PERTH AMBOY – Come help clean up the neighborhood! Saturday, Nov. 1 from 10 a.m. to 12 noon. Elizabeth Street and Hall Avenue areas. Call for more info 732-826-2010.

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5K Run & Family Fun 1-Mile Run/Walk, Nov. 22

24 October 2014

SOUTH AMBOY – Join us for this inspirational event on Saturday, November 22, 11:00am at the Raritan Bay Waterfront Park in South Amboy. All proceeds from the run will support the LIVESTRONG at the YMCA program, a physical activity and wellness program for cancer survivors. Pre-registration is $25 and race day registration will be $30 […]

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AmeriHealth Job Fair, Oct. 29

23 October 2014

CRANBURY – AmeriHealth New Jersey wants to meet you. Named one of the Best Places to Work in New Jersey by NJBIZ for the past three years, the company is inviting job seekers to come out to its Cranbury-based headquarters on Wednesday, October 29, 2014 from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. for a Career Networking […]

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TUES. Oct. 14

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

THURS. Oct. 16

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

MON. Oct. 20

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

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South Amboy Calendar

WED. Oct. 15

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

MON. Oct. 27

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

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