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9-11-01 Remembered Donations for Harvey Victims SLIDE SHOW: National Overdose Awareness Day PAHS Class of 1987 Reunion This Week in World War II: 75 Years Ago Pet of the Week LOOKING BACK Final Demolition Stage Begun at Former ASARCO Site in Perth Amboy, NJ Mayor Wilda Diaz Holds Collection Drive for  Harvey Victims CPA Stars
 

9-11-01 Remembered

 

Donations for Harvey Victims

SLIDE SHOW: National Overdose Awareness Day

PAHS Class of 1987 Reunion

This Week in World War II: 75 Years Ago

Pet of the Week

LOOKING BACK

Final Demolition Stage Begun at Former ASARCO Site in Perth Amboy, NJ

Mayor Wilda Diaz Holds Collection Drive for Harvey Victims

CPA Stars & Stripes Donation

LOCAL PERSPECTIVE: Editorial

15 September 2017

The Hero Inside of You On the radio, this morning, there was a guest who was a first responder during 9-11-01 recovery. He reminisced about the time when he received a call from the father of a woman who had died at the World Trade Center. The father was so happy to report that the […]

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South Amboy Looks to Aid Hurricane Victims in Texas and Florida

15 September 2017

9/6/17 Business Meeting By: Joseph L. Kuchie SOUTH AMBOY – Mayor Fred Henry announced that the city of South Amboy will look to conduct a city-wide collection to help support the victims of Hurricanes Harvey and Irma. Hurricane Harvey took the lives of at least 70 people in August, dumping nearly 50 inches of rain […]

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National Back to Church Sunday Worship Service

15 September 2017

|Sunday School Kick-Off | International Sunday|Block Party Press Release PERTH AMBOY – “A Place to Belong – Celebrating Church, Children and Culture” is the theme for National Back to Church Sunday being acknowledged throughout the United States.  On this day, Cathedral International will celebrate their Sunday School Kick-Off for the upcoming year and will observe […]

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Community Events and Notices

15 September 2017

Cruise Nights on Broadway SOUTH AMBOY – SOUTH AMBOY – Come join DJ Richie, The Flash and Crew for great cruise nights the third Wednesday of every month from June to October from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. Music from the 50’s to the 80’s Trophies will be awarded – Bring the Family! For additional […]

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First Rooftop Network Event

15 September 2017

Mayor Diaz, the BID and the City’s Office of Economic &  Community Development Present First Rooftop Networking Event “Meet and Greet” Evening for Business Professionals Will be Held in Central Business District Press Release 9/8/17 PERTH AMBOY– Perth Amboy Mayor Wilda Diaz, the Business Improvement District (BID), and the City’s Office of Economic and Community […]

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Perth Amboy Free Public Library Offers Home-Bound Delivery Service

15 September 2017

PERTH AMBOY – If you can’t make it to the library, the library can come to you! The Home-Bound Program is a resource delivery service offered to all Perth Amboy residents who are temporarily or permanently confined to their homes because of illness, age or physical disability. Care facilities and nursing homes are also welcome […]

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Who are the Homeless?

15 September 2017

Press Release PERTH AMBOY – We know the face of the homeless has evolved.  It’s Teens. It’s Families. It’s Veterans. It’s Senior Citizens. It’s the working poor. And YES, it’s the mentally ill, the addicted, and the marginalized. As you may be aware, the YMCA in Perth Amboy has partnered with God’s Army Ministries to […]

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Free Programs & Activities @ Dowdell Library

15 September 2017

Press Release 8/29/17 SOUTH AMBOY- Get back in the groove of the school year at Dowdell Library with free health screenings, culinary programs, bilingual storytimes, a local business breakfast and a banned book week contest. Discover ways to stay healthy! Raise your awareness of diabetes, hypertension and preventative healthy living with a program presented by […]

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Breakfast by the Sea

13 September 2017

TOMS RIVER – Join us for Praise, Prayer and Purpose, Saturday, September 16, 2017 at 10 a.m. Held at New Hope Baptist Church, 11th St, & 3rd Ave. Toms River, NJ 08754. Guest Speaker: Rev. Kayron Jordan-Edley, Assistant Minister, Metropolitan A.M.E. Zion Church, Jersey City, NJ. Donation $15. Sponsored by New Jerusalem A.M.E. Zion Church […]

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EDITORIAL: True Colors “You are at your very best when things are worst.” – Starman (1984)

08 September 2017

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THE COMMUNITY VOICE: Letter to the Editor

08 September 2017

Immigration Policy There was a newspaper letter that quoted Presidents Adams and Theodore Roosevelt about immigrants. There was no identification of the time and circumstances of those quotes. Did either ever change their opinions? Those who are native born speakers find it easy to criticize foreigners who speak their native language. Did Adams and Teddy […]

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Ending Homelessness?

08 September 2017

Press Release PERTH AMBOY – We hear a lot about ‘ending homelessness’. It is a very reasonable question to ask- “Can homelessness end in our lifetime?” Robert F. Kennedy said, “There are those that look at things the way they are, and ask why? I dream of things that never were, and ask why not?” […]

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Poem: “Veronica: The Artist”

08 September 2017

She sells her masterpieces in front of the Post Office Everyday she’s at the Library sketching away What she carries in her shopping bags are her works of art Precious drawings that she works hard to create Once in a while she will give you the privilege of looking at her latest masterpiece Like any […]

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The NAACP Hosts Founders Vigil

08 September 2017

The NAACP Perth Amboy Area Branch  Hosts Founders Day Hour of Power Prayer Vigil: Reclaiming our Legacy!  Press Release 8/27/17 CARTERET, PERTH AMBOY, SAYREVILLE, SOUTH AMBOY, AND WOODBRIDGE TOWNSHIP – Perth Amboy Area NAACP joins with the Saint James AME Zion Church and Pastor Amos Dickerson, Jr. to unite in Prayer for ACTION! The recent […]

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Elks Donation to Sayreville Police Dept.

08 September 2017

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Amboy Bankers Become Painters For a Day

08 September 2017

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THURS. Sept. 7
• Board of Education, Time TBA
Place TBA

MON. Sept. 11
• City Council, Caucus, 4:30 p.m.
City Hall, High St.

TUES. Sept. 12
• BID, 4 p.m.
City Hall, High St.
• Library Board of Trustees, 5 p.m.
Library, Jefferson St.

WED. Sept. 13
• City Council, Regular, 7 p.m.
City Hall, High St.

Stay informed! Attend public meetings. All are welcome!

South Amboy Calendar

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

WED. Sept. 20
• City Council, Regular, 7 p.m.
City Hall, N. Broadway

Stay informed! Attend public meetings. All are welcome!