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Governor Christie Declares State of Emergency Laying Down the Gauntlet Editorial: Perth Amboy Streets Speeding   Carelessness   Darkness = Danger Epiphany at St. Demetrios Church, Perth Amboy 1/11/15 Work in Progress at the Waterfront,  Perth Amboy Grand Opening, Farmers Insurance,  257 Madison Avenue, Perth Amboy 1/13/15 Grand Opening Lu’s Garden Chinese  Restaurant, 774 Convery Blvd. Perth Amboy 1/14/15 LOOKING BACK: 5 Corners Newly Elected BOE Members Sworn In; Lebreault Elected President, Varela VP Mayor Henry Highlights  Past Achievements and Projects to Look Forward to in 2015 Toys For Tots Richardson School Sings Christmas Carols to Olive Street Seniors, Perth Amboy 12/18/14
 

Governor Christie Declares State of Emergency

Trenton, NJ – With Winter Storm Juno expected to impede transportation and travel throughout New Jersey, Governor Chris Christie today declared a State of Emergency, authorizing the State Director of Emergency Management to activate and coordinate the preparation, response and recovery efforts for the storm with all county and municipal emergency operations and governmental agencies.

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Laying Down the Gauntlet

Council President Nanton Puts Speakers on Notice

Editorial: Perth Amboy Streets Speeding + Carelessness + Darkness = Danger

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Epiphany at St. Demetrios Church, Perth Amboy 1/11/15

Work in Progress at the Waterfront, Perth Amboy

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Grand Opening, Farmers Insurance, 257 Madison Avenue, Perth Amboy 1/13/15

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Grand Opening Lu’s Garden Chinese Restaurant, 774 Convery Blvd. Perth Amboy 1/14/15

LOOKING BACK: 5 Corners

PERTH AMBOY – 5 Corner Cafe circa 1980’s, State and Smith Streets.

Newly Elected BOE Members Sworn In; Lebreault Elected President, Varela VP

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Mayor Henry Highlights Past Achievements and Projects to Look Forward to in 2015

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Richardson School Sings Christmas Carols to Olive Street Seniors, Perth Amboy 12/18/14

BLIZZARD WARNING

26 January 2015

CITY OF PERTH AMBOY – OFFICE OF EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT ATTENTION: RESIDENTS, PROPERTY AND BUSINESS OWNERS Monday, January 26 – Tuesday, January 27, 2015 A Blizzard Warning is in effect from Monday (12:00 noon) until Tuesday (6:00 p.m.) with heavy snow and strong winds, according to the National Weather Service. Property and business owners, please follow […]

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Blizzard Watch, Monday afternoon – Tuesday afternoon

26 January 2015

SOUTH AMBOY – The Office of Emergency Management has stated we are currently under a blizzard watch – which is in effect from Monday afternoon through Tuesday morning. A blizzard watch means there is a potential for falling and/or blowing snow with strong winds and extremely poor visibilities. This can lead to whiteout conditions and […]

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CODE BLUE Heating Centers in Perth Amboy

13 January 2015

News Release, January 8, 2015 PERTH AMBOY, NJ— The Office of Emergency Management has announced a “Code Blue” in the City of Perth Amboy. Heating Centers are designated for the public in three Perth Amboy facilities due to low temperatures, until further notice: Alexander F. Jankowski Community Center located on 1 Olive Street; open M-F […]

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More Contact Needed

23 January 2015

PERTH AMBOY – Acting Deputy Chief of Police Larry Cattano addressed the City Council at the 1/12/15 Caucus Meeting. There were concerns about the closing of McGinnis School because of a health emergency. There were questions pertaining to how the situation was handled between the City, the Schools and informing the parents. Cattano said, “The […]

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Now, It’s Their Turn — Second Public Portion 1/14/15 Council Meeting

23 January 2015

PERTH AMBOY – Resident Stanley Sierakowski challenged Council President Nanton again. “Any elected or public official can be mentioned at meetings.” He rattled off some names such as: Former Newark Mayor Sharpe James, who served time for corruption, “Or for that matter, the President.” Sierakowski wanted to know, “Is the Rosengarten property that we’re selling […]

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The NAACP Perth Amboy Area Branch Elects Elizabeth Williams-Riley as President

23 January 2015

Press Release –  1/13/15 PERTH AMBOY – The NAACP Perth Amboy Area Branch is pleased to name its new slate of officers. Elizabeth Williams-Riley, a Woodbridge resident, will serve as President. Mrs. Williams-Riley brings more than two decades of experience in social justice education, training, community outreach, and consulting. Ms. Williams-Riley also serves as President […]

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Mathematics Instruction for PARCC Materials Discussed

23 January 2015

PERTH AMBOY – At the 1/7/15 BOE Meeting, Board President Sam Lebreault asked how teachers are being selected to prepare students for the PARCC (Partnership for Readiness of College and Careers) exam, “Who is going to be teaching this?” Interim Superintendent Dr. Vivian Rodriguez answered, “I don’t know. This is the first year of PARCC. […]

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Letters to the Editor

23 January 2015

Changing the United States Constitution? A recent letter in a local newspaper recommended changes to the US Constitution. Ideas that ignore past experience and human nature will often fail in practice, no matter how good they sound. 1) That idea of “Appropriate Background Experience” would prevent people from choosing the candidate of their choice. How much […]

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Allen, Vitale Bill Advances; Prohibits Restraint of Inmates During Childbirth

23 January 2015

Press Release 1/15/15 19th DISTRICT – Bipartisan legislation sponsored by Senators Diane Allen and Joseph Vitale prohibiting correctional facilities from placing restraints on inmates during or immediately after childbirth was advanced today by the Senate Law and Public Safety Committee. “Sadly, there have been instances at facilities across the country where female prisoners were handcuffed […]

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Letter to the Editor: Information in Prop House article was incorrect

23 January 2015

We are writing to correct the inaccurate information printed in Guy Hogan’s article about the Proprietary House Museum in a recent edition of the Guardian.  Mr. Hogan states that the Proprietary House is the only Royal Governor’s Mansion left from the colonial period.  This is inaccurate.  The Proprietary House Museum is one of four Royal […]

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Video: Grand Opening of Bread -n- Butter Bakery

23 January 2015

Mayor Wilda Diaz cuts the ribbon for the new Bread -n- Butter Bakery on Madison Avenue, Perth Amboy, NJ. This is a series of two videos. The first is the ribbon cutting by Mayor Wilda Diaz. The second video shows the remarks made by the mayor and by Councilman Petrick and BID Chairman Barry Rosengarten. Click […]

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Highlight These Tax Dates on Your 2015 Calendar

23 January 2015

Don’t subject yourself to penalties for missing important tax filing deadlines in 2015. Before you hang up your 2015 calendar, mark any of the following tax deadlines that apply to you or your business. •February 2 – Employers must furnish 2014 W-2 statements to employees. 1099 information statements must be furnished to payees by payers. […]

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Kids’ Events at Dowdell Library

23 January 2015

Lego Toddlers SOUTH AMBOY – Ages 2-3 yrs. old. Mondays at 1:30 p.m. at the Dowdell Library of South Amboy, 100 Harold G. Hoffman Plaza, South Amboy.  For more info call 732-721-6060. Come build with us! C is for Cookie SOUTH AMBOY – Ages 3-4 yrs. old. Tuesdays at 2:30 p.m. at the Dowdell Library […]

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February Events at Raritan Bay Medical Center

23 January 2015

Healthy Heart Event, Feb. 4 SOUTH AMBOY – Raritan Bay Medical Center is providing a healthy heart event providing free education about chronic heart conditions, medication management, blood pressure screening and heart rate testing Wednesday, February 4, 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m., at South Amboy YMCA, 200 John T. O’Leary Blvd.  High blood pressure and […]

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South Amboy YMCA’s Parents Night Out

23 January 2015

SOUTH AMBOY – The South Amboy YMCA offers a Parents Night Out which is available on select Friday evenings from 6:30pm to 9:30pm.  Our next PNO is Friday, January 30.  Children ages 4-12 enjoy a pizza dinner, play games, do arts & crafts, projects, and watch a movie while parents get a break from their […]

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MON. Jan. 26

City Council, Caucus,
CANCELLED due to winter storm

WED. Jan. 28

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

THURS. Feb. 5

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

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

Stay informed! Attend public meetings. All are welcome!

South Amboy Calendar

WED. Feb. 5

Business Meeting,
6 p.m.
City Hall, N. Broadway

WED. Feb. 11

Business Meeting,
6 p.m.
City Hall, N. Broadway

Stay informed! Attend public meetings. All are welcome!