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218th Organization of the General Assembly of the State of New Jersey Big Difference: Snow Removal, Zoning,  Free Inventory, EDITORIAL: Celebrating Dr. King, Champion of Civil,  Employee This Week in World War II: 75 Years Ago Pet of the Week LOOKING BACK South Amboy:  Promotions and Emotions Dominate Carbon Monoxide Leak Overcomes 5 Family  Members First Baby of the Year Eighth-graders in MCVTS Career Choices Program Demonstrate Skills Carteret Hits Important Milestone in Construction of Marina SLIDE SHOW: Perth Amboy Promotional Ceremony SLIDE SHOW: Celebration of Chanukah Facts of Life Actress Kim Fields Visits The Cathedral International This Week in World War II: 75 Years Ago LOOKING BACK Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day Services This Week in World War II — 75 Years Ago
 

218th Organization of the General Assembly of the State of New Jersey

Big Difference: Snow Removal, Zoning, Free Inventory, & McKeon’s Disappointment

EDITORIAL: Celebrating Dr. King, Champion of Civil, Employee & Worker’s Rights

 

This Week in World War II: 75 Years Ago

Pet of the Week

LOOKING BACK

South Amboy: Promotions and Emotions Dominate

Carbon Monoxide Leak Overcomes 5 Family Members

First Baby of the Year

Eighth-graders in MCVTS Career Choices Program Demonstrate Skills

Carteret Hits Important Milestone in Construction of Marina

SLIDE SHOW: Perth Amboy Promotional Ceremony

SLIDE SHOW: Celebration of Chanukah

Facts of Life Actress Kim Fields Visits The Cathedral International

This Week in World War II: 75 Years Ago

LOOKING BACK

Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day Services

This Week in World War II — 75 Years Ago

Community Events and Announcements

16 January 2018

Soup Sale PERTH AMBOY – St. John’s Lutheran Church, 664 Amboy Ave., Perth Amboy is current holding a Soup Sale. Choices are Cream of Potato, Vegetable Beef or Vegetarian Lentil. Quantities are $8. for 1 quart and $20. for 3 quarts, you can mix and match the 3 quarts. Orders can be placed between January […]

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Celebrate the Significance and Power of Handwriting

22 January 2018

News Release, NEW YORK CITY – National Handwriting Day is celebrated tomorrow, January 23, 2018. And on this 41st anniversary there is exciting news!  Writing Instrument Manufacturers Association (WIMA), announces its endorsement of a bi-partisan congressional resolution introduced by Congressman Paul Tonko (New York 20th Congressional District) and Congressman Leonard Lance (New Jersey 7th Congressional District). […]

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South Amboy Reviews Garbage Ordinance

19 January 2018

By: Joseph L. Kuchie SOUTH AMBOY – The South Amboy council began discussions to amend the city’s current garbage ordinance at last week’s business meeting. The current ordinance, which was passed in 2015, was developed to clean up the streets of South Amboy and prevent residents and businesses from leaving garbage on the curb for […]

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THE COMMUNITY VOICE: Letter to the Editor

19 January 2018

A Tragedy is No Time for Politics At the conclusion of Monday’s [1/08/2018] City Council Caucus meeting, Acting Police Chief Roman McKeon was the final speaker during the Public Portion [5 minutes Maximum per Speaker].  McKeon’s presentation, made in uniform, and his interaction with the Council lasted 20 minutes. My observations, interpretations and conclusions were […]

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Local Dentist to Provide Free Dental Care for Kids

19 January 2018

Press Release PERTH AMBOY – Local dentist, Dr. Lydia David, will provide free preventive and restorative dental care and, if necessary, make referrals for continuing treatment for children ages 12 and under as part of National Children’s Dental Health Month (CDHM). The one-day program, called Give Kids A Smile (GKAS), will take place on Friday, […]

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Special Meeting on Zoning Set Up for Jan. 29th & Answering Questions from 1/8/18 Meeting

19 January 2018

PERTH AMBOY – During the public portion (for agenda items only), Resident Ken Balut came up to speak first. He wondered why, “Of the proclamations given out, why is there not a proclamation for National Police Week? Shouldn’t someone from the Mayor’s Office or the Police Department get recognized that week?” City Clerk Elaine Jasko […]

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At Alameda Center: Subacute Rehab Every Day of The Year!

19 January 2018

  Press Release 1/8/18 PERTH AMBOY – Step into Alameda Center for Rehabilitation & Healthcare in Perth Amboy during the holiday season, and you might run into a local group of Girl Scouts and their Troop Leaders caroling through the halls of this towering 250-bed subacute rehabilitation and nursing care facility, meet members of a […]

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Pallone Statement on the Passing of Governor Byrne

12 January 2018

Press Release 1/4/18 LONG BRANCH – Congressman Frank Pallone, Jr. (NJ-06) released the following statement on the passing of former Governor Brendan Byrne. “I am deeply saddened by the passing of Governor Byrne. Governor Byrne committed his entire life to public service and served our state with skill, honor and integrity. We should all be […]

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Statement by Mayor Wilda Diaz 1/5/18

12 January 2018

Carbon Monoxide Poisoning Incident at  185 Fayette St. “On behalf of the City of Perth Amboy, I want to extend my sincerest condolences to the victims and the family of the 13 year old who passed away from the carbon monoxide incident last night.  I want to personally thank all of our public safety officials […]

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Stacey Kennedy Resigns as South Amboy Business Administrator

12 January 2018

1/3/18 Reorganization Meeting By: Joseph L. Kuchie SOUTH AMBOY – South Amboy Mayor Fred Henry announced the resignation of Business Administrator Stacey Kennedy at last Wednesday’s city reorganization meeting. Kennedy took over as Business Administrator last May after Camille Tooker announced her retirement. She had previously worked as Secretary to the Mayor and Business Administrator […]

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EDITORIAL: Local Customer Service At Its Best

12 January 2018

The first Saturday after Thanksgiving is nationally known as Small Business Saturday. Shoppers are asked to purchase goods locally. As a non-driver, the majority of my purchases are local. I’m not really a fan of mall shopping, because at a previous job I would take public transportation where I would be dropped off at a […]

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Letter to the Editor: THE COMMUNITY VOICE

12 January 2018

Thank You Dear People of the City of Perth Amboy, I would like to publicly thank the Board of Education as well as the great people of Robert Wilentz Elementary school for my student teaching experience. I have just completed an undergraduate degree at New Jersey City University in Elementary Education and I was blessed […]

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An Interfaith Salute to Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

12 January 2018

WOODBDRIDGE – Woodbridge Township presents: An Interfaith Salute to Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. (1929 – 1968) Monday, January 15, 2018 at 7:00 p.m. at the Woodbridge Community Center, 600 Main Street, Woodbridge. Featuring: The Woodbridge Interfaith Clergy Council and Rev. Neva Lawson, First Baptist Church of Woodbridge, and the Woodbridge High School Choir. The […]

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Music at Saint Mary’s Presents The Choral Art Society of New Jersey!

12 January 2018

SOUTH AMBOY – This magnificent choral ensemble, under the direction of Martin Sedek, returns to Saint Mary’s by popular demand after their stunning performance in January 2017. This 50+ voice choir will be performing Palestrina’s Missa Brevis, Moneverdi’s Beatus Vir and Durufle’s Requiem.  Nothing warms up cold January nights better than the warm sounds of […]

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Vitale-Sacco Bill to Expand ‘Sara’s Law’ Next-Of-Kin Registry Advances

12 January 2018

Legislation Would Expand Emergency Contact Registry for Use by Law Enforcement During Serious Car Accidents, Expand “Sara’s Law,” Next-of-Kin Registry Press Release 1/5/18 TRENTON – Legislation sponsored by Senator Joseph F. Vitale and Senator Nicholas Sacco to expand the state’s Next-of-Kin Registry, known as Sarah’s Law, to allow residents to submit additional information to be […]

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Starting a Small Business Workshop

12 January 2018

Press Release 1/8/18 SOUTH AMBOY- Ring in the New Year at the Dowdell Library with exciting and NEW programs throughout 2018, starting with a workshop on Starting a Small Business. Other highlights include VITA Tax Assistance, Maker’s Day, a Chinese New Year Celebration, and many other events! Are you, or someone you know in the […]

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Perth Amboy Calendar

MON. Jan 22
• City Council, Caucus,
4:30 p.m.
City Hall, High St.

WED. Jan 24
• City Council, Regular,
7 p.m.
City Hall, High St.

THURS. Jan 25
• Historic Preservation Commission
7 p.m.
City Hall, High St.

MON. Jan 29
• Special Public Meeting, RE: Discussion of Rezoning Ordinance
6 p.m.
City Hall, High St.

 

Stay informed! Attend public meetings. All are welcome!

South Amboy Calendar

WED. Jan. 31
• City Council, Regular,
7 p.m.
City Hall, N. Broadway

WED. Feb. 7
• City Council, Business,
6 p.m.
City Hall, N. Broadway

Stay informed! Attend public meetings. All are welcome!