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SLIDE SHOW: Italian Festival

SLIDE SHOW: Flag Raising

El Dorado, Mobile Mural Project

Council Updates: 6/12/17 Caucus Meeting

From Middle School to Mars

Breaking Records And Winning Medals

SLIDE SHOW: Royal Gov. William Franklin Is ‘Arrested’…Again

Herb Specialist Gertrude Coleman Speaks at Kearny Cottage

Student Plays Violin at Carnegie Hall

This Week in World War II: 75 Years Ago

Pet of the Week

LOOKING BACK

Fire Chief dies unexpectedly

 

Perth Amboy Police Officers Participate in Torch Run

Perth Amboy Cooling Centers Designated for Upcoming Heat Wave, High Temperatures

12 June 2017

PERTH AMBOY, NJ— The Office of Emergency Management has designated three cooling centers in anticipation of high temperatures/heat wave on Sunday, Monday and Tuesday. Alexander F. Jankowski Community Center located on 1 Olive Street; Open M-F from 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Raritan Bay Area YMCA located on 357 New Brunswick Avenue; Sunday, 7:30 a.m. […]

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Summer at the Hook/Shore

11 June 2017

www.nps.gov 732-872-5970 SANDY HOOK – Sandy Hook / Highlands History: Sandy Hook /Highlands History: Originally discovered by the famous Sea Captain Henry Hudson in the early 1600’s, Sandy Hook was a beautiful, 1,665 – acre barrier peninsula within view of the Manhattan skyline. Now, this picturesque 2,044 acre barrier beach peninsula located on the northern […]

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Topics on Tap: RFP’s, IT, Code Enforcement & Financial Disclosures

23 June 2017

6/12/17 Caucus Meeting PERTH AMBOY – Councilman Fernando Gonzalez questioned RFP’s (Request For Proposals). He wanted to know, “Are we looking for ways to spend our money? The City Engineer is supposed to be the planner, yet we are looking to hire a planner. I’m looking at some of the resumes of these candidates. They […]

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Verizon Looking to Install A Node in South Amboy

23 June 2017

Equipment at Stevens Avenue Node Would Improve Cellular Signal Within Small Distance By: Joseph L. Kuchie SOUTH AMBOY – A Verizon representative presented a plan to install a small cellular ‘node’ near Stevens Avenue during last week’s South Amboy business meeting. The node is a two-and-a-half foot antenna with a small radio box that would […]

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Local Perspective: Editorial

23 June 2017

Dioris Louis Arlequin  “The Poet” Another contributor to the Amboy Guardian has left us too soon. He now joins Peter Book a.k.a. Pedro Libro, and Thomas Francis Clark who were prolific letter-writers or submitted poetry. Dioris was a classmate and friend of Stanley Jaremczak a.k.a. the Garden Guru who passed away a short time ago. […]

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LOCAL PERSPECTIVE: Letters to the Editor

23 June 2017

“The Poet” It is sad to report the loss of a friend who was so devoted to Perth Amboy. Dioris Louis Arlequin, “the poet,” as he liked to be called, passed away at Raritan Bay Health Center last week. Louis was proud of his naval service and loved Perth Amboy. Much of his poetry had […]

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Bids Questioned. Who Should Pay?

23 June 2017

90 Day Extension Granted 6/14/17 Council Meeting PERTH AMBOY – During the Public Comments, Resident Stanley Sierakowski had a question about Communication No. 9 dealing with services being provided by Berkley Insurance that Council President Bill Petrick had asked B.A. Cruz that the Council be provided with copies of 5 other proposals submitted. Sierakowski was […]

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Sneaker Ferry Collecting New and Gently Used Shoes to Help Soles4Souls Fight Global Poverty

23 June 2017

Press Release 6/12/17 PERTH AMBOY – Your gently used shoes you no longer want, can help create meaningful opportunities many in developing nations need! That’s the message being delivered by Sneaker Ferry, which has launched a drive to collect to help those less fortunate around the globe. New and used and new shoes can be […]

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National Winner in the Triarco Art Contest

23 June 2017

*Photo Submitted Press Release PERTH AMBOY – Katarina Koziotova of Perth Amboy Catholic School is a National Winner in the Triarco Art Contest. Only 16 entries are chosen every year from the United States to win this contest.  Katarina won 4th Place Honorable Mention and received a beautiful set of Art supplies from the Triarco […]

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Summer Fun @ Dowdell Library

23 June 2017

Press Release – 6/1/17 SOUTH AMBOY – Summer has arrived at the Dowdell Library with fantastic programs for all ages including the annual Adult International Tea Party, Astronomy Dome Planetarium, Someday Far Rock Band Concert and Summer Clubs. On Monday, June 26 from 6:30-8 pm, stop by for our Adult Tea Party sponsored by Jacqueline’s […]

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New Book on the Franklins to be Discussed at ‘The Scene of The Crime’

23 June 2017

Press Release 6/17 PERTH AMBOY –  Proprietary House in Perth Amboy will present “An Evening with Daniel Mark Epstein,” at 7 PM on Friday, June 30th. Mr. Epstein’s new book, “The Loyal Son, the War in Ben Franklin’s House,” examines the complex relationship between Ben Franklin and his son, William, New Jersey’s last royal governor. […]

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The Best Summer Ever is Happening at the Raritan Bay Area YMCA

23 June 2017

Press Release 5/30/17 PERTH AMBOY – School is nearly out, and while kids typically burst into summer with a zealous energy, most parents can tell you it doesn’t take long for summer boredom to set in. But boredom is banished at the RARITAN BAY AREA YMCA, where children can have their best summer ever thanks […]

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19th District — The Match-ups

16 June 2017

19th DISTRICT/NEW JERSEY – Democrat Incumbent Assemblyman Craig Coughlin and newcomer Yvonne Lopez easily won the Democratic nomination for the upcoming November Election. Lopez took the seat vacated by John Wisniewski who was Assemblyman since 1996. Wisniewski declined running for Assemblyman in 2017 in order to seek the Democratic nomination for Governor. During the recent […]

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Vitale & Coughlin Announce Clean Communities Grants for the 19th Legislative District

16 June 2017

Funds go to Counties & Municipalities for Litter Cleanups & Improve Quality of Life in New Jersey Communities Press Release 6/8/17 TRENTON – Senator Joseph Vitale and Assemblyman Craig J. Coughlin announced today the award of New Jersey Clean Communities grants to municipalities in the 19th Legislative District to conduct litter cleanup and beautification efforts. […]

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Editorial | Rabbi Ari Saks’ Gift To Perth Amboy

16 June 2017

 

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New Principal Named at Assumption Catholic School

16 June 2017

 

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2017 Summer Food Service Program

16 June 2017

Press Release PERTH AMBOY – The City of Perth Amboy will be participating in the 2017 Summer Food Service Program from July 3, 2017 – August 31, 2017 The Summer Food Service Program is a federal program of the Food and Nutrition Services, United States Department of Agriculture.  This program provides all children 18 years […]

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Summer Fun 2017

16 June 2017

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THURS. Jun. 22

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

MON. Jun. 26

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

WED. Jun. 28

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

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WED. Jun. 21

• City Council, Regular,
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City Hall, N. Broadway

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