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Mayor Henry Relocates Seniors Back to South Stevens Avenue PHOTO GALLERY: First Concert by the Bay PHOTO GALLERY: Fourth of July Picnic PHOTO GALLERY: Declaration of Independence Reading PHOTO GALLERY: Celebrate the Amboys Fireworks: South Amboy, 7/4/14 The 300th Anniversary of Perth Amboy City Hall, 1714-2014 PHOTO GALLERY: 37th Annual Frog Hollow 5K Run and Health Walk PHOTO GALLERY: Andes Festival LOOKING BACK: Gas Station, 1970s At Council Meeting, Residents Not Happy
 

Mayor Henry Relocates Seniors Back to South Stevens Avenue

By Beverly Samuelson & Carolyn Maxwell – SOUTH AMBOY – A recent false alarm at the Y prompted Mayor Fred Henry to move the Seniors back to their old location on Stevens Avenue.

PHOTO GALLERY: First Concert by the Bay – 2014 Summer Series Kickoff – 7/6/14

PERTH AMBOY – The first Sunday Concert Series of the summer was performed at Bayview Park. It was a big success and you could have not have asked for a better day. *Photos by Bob Ned

PHOTO GALLERY: Fourth of July Picnic – Olive Street, Perth Amboy

*Photos by Bob Ned

PHOTO GALLERY: Declaration of Independence Reading & Fireworks – 7/4/14

PERTH AMBOY -  In spite of the overcast day, July 4th turned out to be spectacular.

PHOTO GALLERY: Celebrate the Amboys Fireworks: South Amboy, 7/4/14

* Photos by Aaron Beers

The 300th Anniversary of Perth Amboy City Hall, 1714-2014

      * Historical facts and pictures courtesy of John Kerry Dyke

PHOTO GALLERY: 37th Annual Frog Hollow 5K Run and Health Walk – 6/28/14

  SOUTH AMBOY – The 37th Annual Frog Hollow 5K Run and Health Walk was held on June 28, 2014 under bright, clear skies. There were 116 participants.

PHOTO GALLERY: Andes Festival – 6/21/14

*Photos by Bob Ned

LOOKING BACK: Gas Station, 1970s

PERTH AMBOY -  Gas Station on New Brunswick Ave. Circa 1970s.

At Council Meeting, Residents Not Happy

PERTH AMBOY – Quality of Life issues came to the forefront at the 7/9/14 Council Meeting. Most of the residents who spoke were not happy with Code Enforcement or the lack there of. A resident of Sherman Street was not happy with the neglected empty lots on Patterson Street. “The City broke ground and there […]

YMCA Is Available as Cooling Center

11 July 2014

The YMCA has opened its doors as a cooling center. Please pass the word to our seniors and persons in need.

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Council Urged to be More Proactive

25 July 2014

PERTH AMBOY – At the 6/25/14 Council Meeting some residents complained to the City Council that they should be more vocal when appointed officials behave inappropriately. Resident David Caba cited a case in Jersey City where the Council will be voting on removing the Police Chief. “In the past, this chief in Jersey City was […]

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Are 90 Chaplains Necessary?

25 July 2014

Mayor Defends Amount of Police Chaplains- Deems They are all Needed PERTH AMBOY – Resident Alan Silber couldn’t understand why so many Police Chaplains are necessary. He stated that 34 of the 90 Chaplains don’t live in Perth Amboy. “Some live in Pennsylvania and one lives in Staten Island. They are from many different religious […]

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Pupek Road to Receive Improvements in South Amboy

25 July 2014

By Joseph L. Kuchie – SOUTH AMBOY – A resolution awarding a contract for Pupek Road improvements was part of the consent agenda at last week’s South Amboy council meeting. The city will begin improvements on Pupek, thanks to a Department of Transportation (DOT) grant as well as city contributions.

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COMMUNITY VOICE: Remembering Nate Witkin

25 July 2014

With the passing of longtime resident and businessman, Nate Witkin, many lost a true and loyal friend. Besides being a loving and devoted husband and father, Nate was the epitome of the informed, dedicated and committed citizen. There is little Nate did not do, or attempt to do, for the residents of Perth Amboy and […]

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EDITORIAL: Where’s the Outcry?

25 July 2014

This week one of our staff gets to write about a subject he feels very passionate about. On Sunday, July 13th Officer Melvin Santiago of the Jersey City Police Dept. was murdered. Some may say he died in the line of duty, which is true, but the fact is he was murdered. Some scum-bag, whose […]

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COMMUNITY VOICE: Quality of Life

25 July 2014

Look at this. The Perth Amboy City residents are not very happy with the quality of life in town. I wonder why? Say, maybe Perth Amboy is going to the dogs or there are people in City Hall sleeping on the job (nothing new). The best one – There is ILLEGAL HOUSING all over town. […]

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COMMUNITY VOICE: To the Leaders of Future America

25 July 2014

I am writing to you in a time of great social injustice. The economic inequality in America has soared to great heights in the last three decades. The gap between the wealthy and the poor has widened greatly yet the government has done nothing to seal the crack in our society. Money has blinded both […]

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Civil War Living History Weekend, Aug. 2-3

25 July 2014

WOODBRIDGE – The Robert E. Lee Civil War Round Table of Central New Jersey will host its annual Civil War Living History Weekend at Parker Press Park on Rahway Ave., Woodbridge on Saturday and Sunday, August 2nd and 3rd. Take a step back in time 150 years ago and see how soldiers from the North […]

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Sayreville Councilwoman Switches Parties; to Run as a Republican for Re-Election in November

25 July 2014

Councilwoman Lisa Eicher to Run with Pat Lembo for Borough Council Seats – News Release – July 3, 2014 – SAYREVILLE – The Sayreville Republican Organization has unanimously selected its candidates for two three-year terms to the Democratic-controlled Borough Council. Councilwoman Lisa Eicher, who is completing her second term on the Borough Council as a […]

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Bargains Galore In South Amboy

25 July 2014

By Beverly Samuelson – SOUTH AMBOY – Saturday, June 21, was the scene for the “City Wide Yard Sale.”  The streets were full of homeowners selling and shoppers buying. Ken DeLucia was back in South Amboy from Santa Monica, California andwas all set-up at his home where he had hundreds of CD’s, movies and original […]

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Learn the Benefits of Safe Stretching

25 July 2014

By Dr. Michael T. Lu – You may think that stretching is just something to be done if you have a few extra minutes before jumping on the treadmill. The main concern is exercising, not stretching, right? Although studies about the benefits of stretching are mixed, stretching may help you improve your joint range of […]

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Pallone Calls on Governor Christie to Speed Up Food Aid Application Processing in New Jersey

25 July 2014

USDA Issues Warning Letter Regarding State’s Poor Performance News Release 7/8/14 – WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congressman Frank Pallone, Jr. (NJ-06) sent a letter to Governor Chris Christie urging his administration to take substantial steps in order to improve access to Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) benefits in the State of New Jersey.  This comes […]

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50th Wedding Anniversary Celebrated

25 July 2014

PERTH AMBOY – Congratulations to Anton and Marcella Massopust on their 50th Wedding Anniversary – June 27, 1964 – June 27, 2014.

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Faith Leaders Host Forum on Financial Wellness, July 28

25 July 2014

Free Financial Wellness Forum Addresses Financial Needs Of  Congregations and Communities. Presented by Dr. Deforest B. Soaries, Jr. News Release – PERTH AMBOY – “Faith, Finance and Freedom” is the topic of discussion at the Forum on Financial Wellness on Monday, July 28, 2014, 6:30pm until 8:30pm at the Donald Hilliard, Jr. Community Affairs Complex, […]

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