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City Highlights Upcoming Improvements and Activity

SLIDE SHOW: PAMAC Youth Alliance Sticker Shock Campaign

SLIDE SHOW: Shield Awards

Earth Week Celebration

Pickets at Alameda Center

Hazmat Called

This Week in World War II: 75 Years Ago

LOOKING BACK

Mother’s Day Advertising

Holocaust Days of Remembrance Ceremonies, May 1

Easter 2017

The Justice System Has Failed Us

Amboy Bank Opens New Branch in Matawan’s Cheesequake Area

Donation Made to Learning Center

SLIDE SHOW: Easter Egg Hunt

Good Friday Procession

Movies @ Main: Denzel Washington

30 April 2017

Press Release 4/4/17 WOODBRIDGE – On May 5, the Woodbridge Main Library will begin a late Spring/early Summer Film Series each Friday at 2 p.m. that will spotlight the diverse and award-winning roles of Denzel Washington. The first movie is The Magnificent Seven, a 2016 remake of the classic 1960 western film, with Denzel Washington, […]

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Highlights of Mayor Henry’s 2017 State of the City Address

28 April 2017

3/29/17 SOUTH AMBOY – The South Amboy State of the City was submitted by Mayor Fred Henry. Here are some of the highlights of his speech. Mayor Fred Henry began his 2017 STOC by thanking those who participated in the St. Patrick’s Day festivities and what an honor it was to be chosen as the […]

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UMoP to Host Walk in Support of Lung Cancer Awareness

28 April 2017

Press Release PERTH AMBOY – Nonprofit organization and charity, United Messengers of Peace invites community members to sign up for their first Lung Cancer Awareness Walk on Saturday May 13, 2017 beginning at the Perth Amboy Train Station and ending at St. Peter’s Episcopal Church (183 Rector St). Participants can register online at UMoPLCA.eventbrite.com. Volunteers […]

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EDITORIAL: That’s All They Wanted

28 April 2017

For the past few years, during the Perth Amboy Council Meetings, residents has come up to complain about the lack of transparency of the City reporting crime. Former Police Chief Benjamin Ruiz regularly would have his staff submit press releases regarding criminal arrests/activity to the paper. When Larry Cattano assumed the title of Acting Police […]

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90 Day Hiring of Attorneys and Illegal Housing Come into Play

28 April 2017

4/12/17 Council Meeting PERTH AMBOY – Communication No. 12 – Mayor Wilda Diaz appointing Peter J. King, Esq. as Acting Law Director for a period of 90 days pending consent of Council. Resident Stanley Sierakowski asked a hypothetical question in regards to hiring attorneys for 90 day blocks. He addressed Attorney Peter J. King if […]

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Letters to the Editor

28 April 2017

Former Councilwoman Lisa Nanton Responds to Mayor Diaz’s Statement on Judge Francis’ Verdict We are happy that Judge Francis affirmed our right to hire an attorney to litigate the matter concerning the appointment of an Assistant Business Administrator. We knew that there would possibly be obstacles to bringing this matter, but we have a responsibility […]

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Write a Letter to the Editor

28 April 2017

Keep those Letters Coming! We Love to Hear From You!  E-mail letters to the editor to amboyguardian@gmail.com or write to the paper at Letters to the Editor, The Amboy Guardian, P.O. Box 0127, Perth Amboy, NJ 08862-0127. Letters must include your full name, address and daytime telephone number or cell phone number for verification. First […]

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Sylvia Rapoport Named Vice President

28 April 2017

*Photo Submitted by Amoby Bank News Release 4/17 OLD BRIDGE – Sylvia Rapoport was recently named Vice President, Marketing Manager for Amboy Bank, according to an announcement by George E. Scharpf, Bank President and CEO. Rapoport, who joined Amboy Bank in 2007, has over 15 years of business marketing experience. In her role as Vice […]

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Spring Flower Fair 2017: The Ultimate Plant Sale

28 April 2017

NEW BRUNSWICK – Rutgers is having its annual Spring Flower Fair – The Ultimate Plant Sale!  on May 12, 13, 14. The sale is on rain or shine. Come out to support the Gardens and our Student Internship Program. Please know that while there is a large volume of plant material we cannot guarantee that […]

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Pallone Announces $13 Million in Grants to Combat the Opioid Epidemic

28 April 2017

News Release 4/21/17 WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Congressman Frank Pallone, Jr. (NJ-06) announced that the Department of Health and Human Services is awarding $12,995,621 in grants to the state of New Jersey to help combat the opioid epidemic. The funding comes from the 21st Century Cures Act, which Pallone played a leading role in advancing […]

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“A Revolutionary Tea”

28 April 2017

PERTH AMBOY – The Proprietary House, The Royal Governor’s Mansion invites you to join us for “A Revolutionary Tea”. Sunday, 21st May 2017  ~  at 1:00 p.m. Purchase your tickets in advance for a journey back to the 18th century.  Learn why tea was of such importance to the era’s fashion-conscious families that their portraits […]

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National Small Business Week: April 30, 2017 – May 6, 2017

28 April 2017

PERTH AMBOY – The SBA is gearing up for National Small Business Week April 30-May 6, 2017. The BID is pleased to announce this year’s webinars on a variety of business topics: The U.S. Economic Outlook and Its Impact on Small Businesses Presented by Visa May 2, 2017 | 2:00-3:00 pm ET 5 Fabulous Habits […]

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Police Blotter: Drug Arrests Made

28 April 2017

PERTH AMBOY – On 04/14/2017, at approximately 1905hrs, members of the Perth Amboy Police Departments Special Investigations Unit executed a Superior Court Search Warrant at a residence on Catalpa Ave., Perth Amboy, NJ. During the search of the residence, they recovered 100 decks of Heroin worth about $1000.00 and an additional 6 grams of Heroin […]

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Police Blotter: Perth Amboy Police Department Release

28 April 2017

PERTH AMBOY – Chief Roman McKeon of the Perth Amboy Police Department announced last week, that members of the department’s Special Investigation Unit, Detective Bureau, Juvenile Aid Bureau, along with the Middlesex County Task Force executed a Superior Court Search Warrant for Jose Bilbraut age 58 of Smith St.  The executed the search warrant on […]

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Y Develops Program for Kids

28 April 2017

Raritan Bay Area YMCA Wants Kids to “Charge into Summer” During Annual Healthy Kids Day®  Event Encourages Kids to Stay Active And Keep Learning All Summer Long  Press Release 4/17/17 PERTH AMBOY – On Saturday, April 29, the Raritan Bay Area YMCA is holding a free community event to inspire more kids to keep their minds […]

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Pet of the Week

28 April 2017

Kudo loves high places and loves to play with his toys Love, Angel & Hilda

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Perth Amboy Calendar

MON. April 24

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

WED. April 26

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

TUES. April 27

• Historic Preservation Commission, 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

WED. April 19

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

WED. May 3

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

Stay informed! Attend public meetings. All are welcome!