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SLIDE SHOW: Jewish Renaissance MC Health Fair SLIDE SHOW: Meet ’n SLIDE SHOW: Dominican Festival After 37 Years, the Foundation Stands Stronger Than Ever Perth Amboy Mayor Diaz Plans Block Party Mural to be Painted under the Raritan Yacht Club SLIDE SHOW: David’s Touch Bike Rally Original Artist’s Conception of Landings This Week in World War II: 75 Years Ago LOOKING BACK Police Activity EDITORIAL: The Choice
 

SLIDE SHOW: Jewish Renaissance MC Health Fair

SLIDE SHOW: Meet ’n’ Greet

SLIDE SHOW: Dominican Festival

After 37 Years, the Foundation Stands Stronger Than Ever

Perth Amboy Mayor Diaz Plans Block Party

  To Help Restock Food Pantry Shelves; Community Celebrates by Collecting Food Items on Saturday, August 27 to Help Those in Need

Mural to be Painted under the Raritan Yacht Club

SLIDE SHOW: David’s Touch Bike Rally

Original Artist’s Conception of Landings

This Week in World War II: 75 Years Ago

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LOOKING BACK

Police Activity

EDITORIAL: The Choice

Concerns About New Election Laws

26 August 2016

PERTH AMBOY – Resident Stanley Sierakowski was again beside himself at the 8/10/16 Council Meeting. He was concerned about Senate Bill NJ S-2431. Ordinance No. 2 An Ordinance to amend an Ordinance entitled “Public Contracting” (Ordinance No. 1427 and Amendments) adopted June 25, 2008 also known as Chapter 98 of the Code of the City […]

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Bill Passed to Hold School Board Election in November

26 August 2016

Press Release 8/19/16 PERTH AMBOY, NJ— Mayor Wilda Diaz announced that this week Governor Chris Christie signed Bill No. S2099/A3728 into law. “I want to thank Governor Chris Christie for signing this bill and Senator Joseph Vitale for his initiative and support to our families and children on this urgent matter. I made it clear […]

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Council Addresses Residents’ Concerns

26 August 2016

8/10/16 Council Meeting PERTH AMBOY – Councilman Fernando Gonzalez addressed the issues of streets not being patched correctly. One example was when you are on Amboy Avenue going towards Woodbridge. He also stated, “The Waterfront looks horrible and what’s going on with the buses at the Train Station?” B.A. Adam Cruz answered Gonzalez’s concerns about […]

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Vitale Statement on Governor’s CV of Motor-Voter Bill

26 August 2016

Press Release 8/18/16 TRENTON – Senator Joseph F. Vitale issued the following statement in response to the governor’s conditional veto of legislation that would have improved voter participation by automatically registering individuals to vote as part of any application for a motor vehicle license: “The governor is flat-out wrong in both his refusal to sign […]

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Batista gives notice to Supreme Court

26 August 2016

PERTH AMBOY – Resident and Businesswoman Susan Batista presented a copy of this notification to the City Council and The Amboy Guardian at a recent Council Meeting. In the past, Batista and another City Businessman, David Caba, have spoken out about homeowners who were taken advantage of with their mortgages. Ms. Batista will be one […]

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EDITORIAL: The Need for Pet Education

26 August 2016

While there are many responsible pet owners, with all the animal cruelty in the world, it’s time for pet education. Anyone thinking of buying, adopting or rescuing a pet should learn the basics of how to take care of a pet. I grew up with animals, from hamsters to lizards to aquarium fish and everything […]

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CASA of Middlesex County Seeks Volunteers

26 August 2016

Volunteer Opportunity to Help  Abused and Neglected Children Press Release 8/22/16 NEW BRUNSWICK – Individuals interested in helping kids in foster care are invited to join Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA) of Middlesex County for an information session on Monday, September 12 from 6 to 7 pm. The session will be held at the CASA […]

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Vitale-Sweeney Bill Advances

26 August 2016

Extends Unemployment Benefits to Workers on Strike News Release 8/1/16 TRENTON – Legislation sponsored by Senator Joseph F. Vitale and Senate President Steve Sweeney that would extend unemployment insurance benefits to workers on strike during a labor dispute cleared the Senate. “Every worker deserves fair compensation and to be treated with dignity. When a breakdown […]

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Profile: Commander Steven Tarr III, US Navy

26 August 2016

Submitted by Valentine Tarr SOUTH AMBOY – Commander Tarr is a native of South Amboy, New Jersey. He graduated from the United States Naval Academy in Annapolis, Maryland, with the class of 2000 and a Bachelor of Science degree in Mechanical Engineering. Following initial training, he served on USS LOUISVILLE (SSN 724) in Pearl Harbor, […]

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Pet of the Week

26 August 2016

This is Gucci. She is 4 years old and my life…I actually taught her how to say hello and it’s clear as day …. No one believes me unless they hear it for themselves. Denise Have a  Special Pet? Email us your Pet Photos to AmboyGuardian@gmail.com with Pet of the Week in the Subject line […]

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POEM: Bubba’s Grill

25 August 2016

Bubba’s Grill If you want to eat the best barbecue in town Just go to Bubba’s Grill Where ever he’s barbecuing that’s the place to be Your taste buds will be pleading for more His barbecue sauce is “finger looking good’ He’s “The Master Barbecue Chef” If it’s not done on a grill It isn’t […]

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Community Calendar for week of August 24, 2016

25 August 2016

Drums Alive Fitness Class SOUTH AMBOY – The Knights of Columbus in South Amboy will be running another session of Drums Alive Fitness class starting on Thursday, August 4. The class starts at 7 p.m. and ends at 7:50 p.m. The cost is $65 for 8 classes.  Part of the proceeds benefit the Columbian Club […]

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Oops! Typos Dominate Conversation

19 August 2016

Planning Board Terms Still Front and Center • See related documents at the end of this article. PERTH AMBOY – 8/8/16 Caucus: Communication No.11: Mayor Wilda Diaz appointing the following to the Planning Board effective immediately: (8/1/16) Thomas Hudanish – Class IV, expires 12/31/20; Sergio Diaz – Class IV, expires 12/31/20; Edwin Arlequin – Alternate […]

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You’re Violating the Law!

19 August 2016

8/8/16 Caucus & 8/10/16 Council Meetings PERTH AMBOY – R-352-8/16 Authorizing an extension of the professional services contract for Bruce Kaplan as the City’s Benefit Consultant until September 30, 2016. When it came time for the reading of this Resolution, Business Administrator Adam Cruz requested that this item be tabled. “We are violating the public […]

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Perth Amboy Calendar

THURS. Aug. 25

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

WED. Sept. 7

• City Council, Business, 6 p.m.
City Hall, High St.

WED. Sept. 14

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

All Meetings are at City Hall, High Street unless otherwise noted.
Stay informed! Attend public meetings. All are welcome!

South Amboy Calendar

Please be advised that the council meeting scheduled for August 17 has been cancelled and all agenda items will be voted on at the September 7 business meeting. If you have any questions, please feel free to contact Laura Kemble, Acting Municipal Clerk, at 732-525-5920.

WED. Sept. 7

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

WED. Sept. 21

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

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