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Criticizing the Tax Collector 11/24/14 Tsunami Swim Team Holds Its First Meet Congratulations to Kerry Dyke! On 4 Years of Cross Country Excellence Art Show, Perth Amboy Gallery 11/21/14 Fire Fighter and Police Sergeant Swearing In Ceremonies, City Hall, Perth Amboy  11/25 Mitruska Integrated Wellness in Perth Amboy McGinnis School Student Council Food Drive, Perth Amboy Eddie Trujillo Thanksgiving, St. Demetrios Hall, Perth Amboy St. Peter’s Episcopal Church Bazaar  Perth Amboy 11/9/14 Knights of Columbus Thanksgiving Meal, Perth Amboy  11/23/14 U.S. Food Service Delivers Food to the  Salvation Army, Perth Amboy For Thanksgiving 11/20/14 Puerto Rican Discovery Day City Hall Circle
 

Criticizing the Tax Collector 11/24/14

 

Tsunami Swim Team Holds Its First Meet

Congratulations to Kerry Dyke! On 4 Years of Cross Country Excellence…

…and Her Numerous State Championship Titles!

Art Show, Perth Amboy Gallery 11/21/14

Fire Fighter and Police Sergeant Swearing In Ceremonies, City Hall, Perth Amboy 11/25 & 11/26/14

Mitruska Integrated Wellness in Perth Amboy

Mitruska participates in Jingle Bell Run/Walk For Arthritis  & Health Fair, Metuchen High School 12/7/14

McGinnis School Student Council Food Drive, Perth Amboy

Eddie Trujillo Thanksgiving, St. Demetrios Hall, Perth Amboy

St. Peter’s Episcopal Church Bazaar Perth Amboy 11/9/14

Knights of Columbus Thanksgiving Meal, Perth Amboy 11/23/14

U.S. Food Service Delivers Food to the Salvation Army, Perth Amboy For Thanksgiving 11/20/14

Puerto Rican Discovery Day City Hall Circle & Wilentz School Perth Amboy 11/16/14

Police Chief Ruiz suspended without pay over car-repair accusations

16 December 2014

The following releases came in after The Amboy Guardian deadline. We hope to have more information around the first of the year. News Release – 12/16/14 From the Middlesex County Prosecutor’s Office: Middlesex County Prosecutor Andrew C. Carey announced that the chief of the Perth Amboy Police Department was charged today with using a department […]

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Beach Club Redevelopment Ordinance Introduced

12 December 2014

By: Joseph L. Kuchie SOUTH AMBOY – The ordinance adopting the Beach Club District Redevelopment Plan was introduced at the 12/3/14 South Amboy Business Meeting. The Manhattan Beach Club would bring nearly 1,750 luxury units as well as close to 90 affordable housing units and space for commercial use to South Amboy. While residents have […]

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Analyze This! Nanton Hands Over Dirty Water Sample to USA-PA

12 December 2014

PERTH AMBOY – At the request of Councilwoman Lisa Nanton 3 representatives from USA-PA spoke before the Council at the 11/24/14 Caucus Meeting to give their annual report. Former B.A. Greg Fehrenbach was on hand. He was instrumental in helping the City negotiate a deal with Middlesex Water to bring down the debt incurred by […]

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South Amboy vs. Cardinal McCarrick Benefit Basketball Game

12 December 2014

An Old Rivalry Game to Support  Great Causes in a Small Town News Release SOUTH AMBOY- On Dec. 20, the Friends of South Amboy will be sponsoring a night of charity basketball to help needy families in South Amboy The basketball games will feature teams from Cardinal McCarrick and South Amboy high schools. The event […]

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Letter to the Editor: School Yesterday and Today

12 December 2014

I used to go to a school just two blocks from my house. The building is still there, so the school is over one hundred years old. The grades in my school were K through 6. Three of our subjects were Reading, Writing and Spelling. Don’t like to brag, but put me in a spelling […]

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South Amboy #784 Beacon Grant Helps the Needy for Thanksgiving

12 December 2014

Press Release SOUTH AMBOY – South Amboy Elks #784 received a grant to help  needy families and seniors for the Thanksgiving Holiday. South Amboy Elks Lodge No. 784 delivered 23 food baskets to local senior citizens  on Sunday, November 23rd.  Each basket was filled with a turkey and all the trimmings and each basket contained […]

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Editorial: For Better or For Worse

12 December 2014

Captain James T. Kirk: Machine over man, Spock? It was impressive. Might even be practical. Mr. Spock: Practical, Captain? Perhaps. But not desirable. Computers make excellent and efficient servants; but I have no wish to serve under them. From the Star Trek Episode, “The Ultimate Computer” Airdate March 8,1968. Even in the late ‘50’s and […]

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South Amboy Tree Lighting And Fire Truck Parade, Dec. 15

11 December 2014

SOUTH AMBOY – Annual Holiday Tree Lighting And Fire Truck Parade at the Transit Plaza on Broadway, was re-scheduled to Monday Dec. 15 at 6 p.m. “Come visit Santa at our Christmas Village!” Santa will arrive at 6 p.m. for the “Kids Annual Meet And Greet.” Free hot chocolate, cookies, candy and holiday entertainment! Don’t […]

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Input From Hundreds of Residents And Kids Informs Concept Design For 2nd Street Community Park in Perth Amboy

10 December 2014

Press Release 12/5/14 PERTH AMBOY- Over the past six months, a team of planners and landscape architects from Rutgers University have been working with the City of Perth Amboy and the Middlesex County Improvement Authority to develop a concept plan for a new park planned for a now vacant property on 2nd Street across from […]

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Historic Church Offers Special Service of Lessons and Carols

10 December 2014

Press Release 12/3/14 PERTH AMBOY – The service of Lessons and Carols is a long-standing tradition of St. Peter’s Episcopal Church, Perth Amboy. Musical offerings of the season will be performed on December 14, 2014 at 10:30 AM by a 40-voice choir under the direction of R. Douglas Sheldon, Music Director since 1976.  This is […]

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Jewish Renaissance Medical Center and United Way Work for a Healthier Central Jersey

10 December 2014

News Release SOUTH AMBOY – The Jewish Renaissance Medical Center (JRMC) and United Way of Central Jersey (UWCJ) will launch an incremental campaign to promote the importance of primary and preventative care; and the access of a medical home. JRMC’s mobile medical command unit will function as the primary mechanism to articulate this campaign. JRMC […]

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Redevelopment Agency Criticized in South Amboy

05 December 2014

 Residents Question Necessity, Tax Dollar Control By: Joseph L. Kuchie SOUTH AMBOY – A number of South Amboy residents brought their concerns about the South Amboy Redevelopment Agency (SARA) to the council during the 11/24/14 City Council meeting. SARA has been behind a number of redevelopment projects in the city since it was developed, including […]

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He’s In!: Arguments Heard on Both Sides

05 December 2014

Kenneth Gonzalez to Fulfill Unexpired Term for Judge PERTH AMBOY – 11/24/14 Council Meeting (Regular Portion) R-583 – Consenting to the appointment of Kenneth L. Gonzalez as a Judge of the Municipal Court of the City of Perth Amboy to fill the unexpired term of Municipal Court Judge Maria del Valle-Koch, commencing December 12, 2014. […]

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Pabon Makes No Apologies For Campaign Contributions

05 December 2014

PERTH AMBOY – Council President Joel Pabon answered critics who complained about the amount of money that was contributed to his and his running mates ticket, the Perth Amboy United Campaign. He also addressed the challenging of certain ballots. Pabon stated, “The money comes in and you use it. I served 23 years of my […]

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MON. Dec. 8

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

TUES. Dec. 9

• Library Board of Trustees, 5 p.m., City Hall, High St.
• UEZ, 6 p.m., City Hall, High St.

WED. Dec. 10

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

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


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South Amboy Calendar

WED. Dec. 3

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

MON. Dec. 15

Board of Education, Business /Public, 6 p.m.,
S. Amboy Middle/High School, Harold Hoffman Pl.

WED. Dec. 17

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

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