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Perth Amboy Board of Education Forum, 10/21/14 Future Voters or Leaders 2014 Taste of Perth Amboy  ZPA, Perth Amboy 10/16/14 Rally At Pepinos 10/26/14 New Direction for Perth Amboy Rally 10/26/14 Our Lady of Hungary School Reunion Grand Opening El Shaday LOOKING BACK: Perth Amboy Charity Restaurant Middlesex County Coalition of Legislators,  Freeholders And Community Leaders Announce  Support For Women’s Health Care Public Question Amboy Bank Making Strides Walk PAMA Awards at the Riverboat St. Charles, Cornucopia Cruise Line 10/9/14 Amboy Spotlight: Perth Amboy C-Town Supermarket Kitchen-Catering Dept.
 

Perth Amboy Board of Education Forum, 10/21/14

PERTH AMBOY – The Board of Education Forum sponsored by the League of Women Voters and the Perth Amboy AFT (American Federation of Teachers) took place on Tuesday, October 21, 2014 at Perth Amboy High School. Sharon Steinhorn of the League of Women Voters was the moderator.

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Future Voters or Leaders

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2014 Taste of Perth Amboy ZPA, Perth Amboy 10/16/14

*Photos by Katherine Massopust PERTH AMBOY – This year’s Taste of Perth Amboy event was held on October 16th at the ZPA Banquet Hall, 281 Grace Ave, Perth Amboy.

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Rally At Pepinos 10/26/14

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New Direction for Perth Amboy Rally 10/26/14

*Photo by Katherine Massopust

Our Lady of Hungary School Reunion – Terrazza Restaurant – Perth Amboy 10/11/14

*Photos by Eric Salvary/Click on photo to enlarge. In the photos are some of the members of the Classes from Kindergarten thru Eighth Grade. They came from near and far to catch up on what’s going on each other’s lives. Good Friends and Good Food added up to a Great Time.

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Grand Opening El Shaday – Perth Amboy 10/22/14

*Photos by Eric Salvary PERTH AMBOY – The Grand Opening of El Shaday Restaurant on State Street was held on  Wednesday, October 22, 2014.

LOOKING BACK: Perth Amboy Charity Restaurant

PERTH AMBOY –   Mother Hardwick used her life savings to feed those in need in her restaurant on New Brunswick Ave. that she opened in the 1980’s.

Middlesex County Coalition of Legislators, Freeholders And Community Leaders Announce Support For Women’s Health Care Public Question

Legislators Encourage the Public to Vote Yes on Middlesex County Public Question #2

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Amboy Bank Making Strides Walk

News Release POINT PLEASANT -The fight to end breast cancer starts with a single step. And, “Team Amboy” dedicated thousands of steps and raised $1,845 in donations from friends, family and fellow employees to help make Making Strides Against Breast Cancer (MSABC) event for the American Cancer Society a huge success.

PAMA Awards at the Riverboat St. Charles, Cornucopia Cruise Line 10/9/14

Photos by Eric Salvary  & Alejandro Roman

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Amboy Spotlight: Perth Amboy C-Town Supermarket Kitchen-Catering Dept.

A Shining Example: Iris Benzan-Diaz By: Carolyn Maxwell and Katherine Massopust PERTH AMBOY – One of the hidden treasures of Perth Amboy is the Kitchen/Catering Department of C-Town, Maple Street, Perth Amboy. The food, although bought in a supermarket has a home cooked feel that pleases the pickiest customers. Easy on the stomach, the food […]

Halloween Notices and Events, Oct. 30-Nov. 1

29 October 2014

Halloween Curfew Notice PERTH AMBOY – Enforced by the Perth Amboy Police Department, Thursday Oct. 30 and Friday, Oct. 31 – 6 p.m. For your safety, all children 17 yrs of age and younger must be off streets by 6 p.m. (unless accompanied by a parent). Halloween Hay Rides WOODBRIDGE – Enjoy an old fashioned […]

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Perth Amboy City Council Candidates Answer the Tough Questions – Time For You to Choose

28 October 2014

PERTH AMBOY – This week’s paper features the platforms and biographies for the candidates running for the three Council Seats that are up this year. This will give all of our readers a last chance to make up their minds as to who they think will serve the needs of our residents. Although the paper  […]

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Candidates’ Bios – Perth Amboy United

28 October 2014

Councilman Joel Pabon, Sr. 1J Joel Pabon, Sr. is a life-long Perth Amboy resident, first time council member, and currently serves as the Council President of the Perth Amboy City Council. Prior to joining the Perth Amboy City Council, Joel served on the Perth Amboy Board of Education, as a coordinator of the Safe Haven […]

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Candidate’s Bio and Platform – Miguel Nuñez

28 October 2014

Miguel Nuñez 1I Miguel Nuñez started his education in the Primaria Intermedia School, La Vega where he was born in the Dominican Republic. After completing he started high school at Seminario Santo Cura de Ars and then started to study philosophy at St. Thomas Aquinas Seminary where he completed the requirements for continuing in theology. […]

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Candidates’ Bios – New Direction for Perth Amboy

28 October 2014

Fernando A. González 1H Fernando A. González is former Perth Amboy City Councilman who served from 2008 – 2012. He was the only City Council Member to Oppose Tax Increase of 2011. He is a Past Chairman of the Perth Amboy Housing Authority, of which he has been a member since 1996. He was previously […]

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New Direction For Perth Amboy Answers The Amboy Guardian’s Questions

28 October 2014

1. As we all know or should know, Perth Amboy is a very historic town. Do you believe that it will be beneficial for the Mayor to appoint a Council Member to the Historic Preservation Commission? Yes. It will be absolutely be beneficial to have a council member be appointed to the Historic Preservation Commission. […]

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Miguel Nunez Answers The Amboy Guardian’s Questions

28 October 2014

As we all know or should know, Perth Amboy is a very historic town. Do you believe that it will be beneficial for the Mayor to appoint a Council Member to the Historic Preservation Commission? Yes,  of course this is very  important. Illegal housing has been an issue for many years in the City in […]

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Misinterpretation of Ordinance & Tax Bill Discussed

28 October 2014

10/15/14 Council Meeting SOUTH AMBOY – A resident complained that she was issued a driveway permit that she paid $186 for work being done. At a previous meeting she was told by the City Engineer that someone would come by to inspect the work after completion of the job. This resident, Ms. Pasternack, said, “No […]

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Editorial: November 7th Can’t Come Soon Enough

28 October 2014

Sometimes you have the inkling as to who will come out victorious in an election. This year it wouldn’t surprise me if an underdog placed. I remember in 2010 when a lot of people I talked to said that Joel Pabon didn’t stand a chance to get in. It turned out that he was the […]

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Letter to the Editor: An Open Letter to Perth Amboy

28 October 2014

In less than two weeks, Perth Amboy voters will once again be visiting the polls to elect those who will represent them in various local offices. Before casting their ballots, Perth Amboy voters need to look closely at the candidates, many of whom are running on records they claim show how they have benefited the […]

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Letter to the Editor

28 October 2014

Perth Amboy Deserves Better Just six years ago, Awilda Diaz and her council team, Fernandez Gonzalez and Ken Balut, took office by defeating now Council President Joel Pabon. Two years later, Pabon was elected without the support of Wilda Diaz. In fact in that election, Pabon was demonized and ostracized by Diaz who identified him as […]

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Letter to the Editor: Gone Too Far!

28 October 2014

Superintendent Labbe went too far in cancelling the rest of the Sayreville football season. A game or two would have been enough! But he labelled the whole team guilty without further investigation. He assumed a few rotten apples had contaminated the whole barrel of teenage players. It is hard to believe that the rest of […]

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Letter to the Editor: Stop and Listen, We Must Go Partisan! 

28 October 2014

I have received many calls and concerns sent through others especially our very own elected Perth Amboy Democratic Organization committee members asking me if the Perth Amboy Democratic Org is supporting the Mayor Team for this election.   Other local Democrats especially those who are also running for the 3 local non-partisan council seats are […]

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Letters to the Editor

28 October 2014

Vote NO on Bail Reform That proposed change to the NJ Constitution should be rejected as an attack on people’s rights. It would allow unelected judges to keep people in jail without bail. It violates the Eighth Amendment of the Bill of Rights and Paragraphs 11 and 12 of Article I of the NJ Constitution. […]

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Perth Amboy Calendar

THURS. Nov. 6

Historic Preservation Commission, 7 p.m., City Hall, High St.

WED. Nov. 12

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

WED. Nov. 12

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

THURS. Nov. 13

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

TUES. Nov. 18

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

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


Stay informed! Attend public meetings. All are welcome!

South Amboy Calendar

WED. Nov. 5

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

MON. Nov. 17

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

WED. Nov. 20

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

Stay informed! Attend public meetings. All are welcome!