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Waterfront Mural Ribbon Cutting Police Officer Sworn In Rainone Appointed Acting Perth Amboy Law Director After Quinones-Perez Resignation Congressman Frustrated Over Legislative Session 9-11-01 15th Anniversary Ceremony Pet of the Week SLIDE SHOW: Hunger Walk, St. Peter’s Episcopal Church LOOKING BACK Former Police Chief Found Not Guilty SLIDE SHOW: 9-11-01 15th Anniversary Ceremony SLIDE SHOW: 9/11: Perth Amboy Remembers SLIDE SHOW: 9/11 Photo Gallery 1
 

Waterfront Mural Ribbon Cutting & Reception – Sept 29

Police Officer Sworn In

Rainone Appointed Acting Perth Amboy Law Director After Quinones-Perez Resignation

Congressman Frustrated Over Legislative Session

9-11-01 15th Anniversary Ceremony

Pet of the Week

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SLIDE SHOW: Hunger Walk, St. Peter’s Episcopal Church

LOOKING BACK

PERTH AMBOY – Firemen 1909

Former Police Chief Found Not Guilty

For more information, see: http://www.nj.com/middlesex/index.ssf/2016/09/closing_arguments_conclude_in_trial_of_former_poli.html#incart_river_mobile_home

SLIDE SHOW: 9-11-01 15th Anniversary Ceremony

SLIDE SHOW: 9/11: Perth Amboy Remembers

SLIDE SHOW: 9/11 Photo Gallery 1

Fundraiser for Johnny Garoniak

27 September 2016

PERTH AMBOY – Owner of StageRight Studios located in Woodbridge, Johnny Garoniak passed away recently and his family wants to keep StageRight Studios open for business. Local Bands are raising money to hang a plaque in StageRight Studios to honor Johnny G. Come enjoy live music at Al Cibelli’s Restaurant and Bar, 1096 Convery Blvd., […]

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Information regarding recent police incident on Sunday, September 25, 2016

27 September 2016

News Release PERTH AMBOY – At 7:38 PM on Sunday, September 25, 2016, a call was received for a shot fired in the area of Kearney Ave.  As units arrived they found a juvenile male with a single gunshot wound.  He was tended to by EMS and was transported to the hospital with what was […]

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Safety Announcement From Mayor Wilda Diaz

26 September 2016

Regarding the Recent Incidents in NYC and New Jersey: We understand that some may be concerned by the recent incidents/threats in New York, Seaside, NJ and Elizabeth, NJ.  At this time, it has been reported that a suspect was taken into custody in Linden, NJ.  We are taking safety precautions in the City of Perth […]

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Citizens Campaign Unveils Package To Empower People to Upgrade Their Neighborhoods

26 September 2016

Civic Trusts in Perth Amboy to discuss Policies with City Officials News Release PERTH AMBOY – The Citizens Campaign will present to the Perth Amboy city council today, Sep 26, 2016,  a package of policies and tools empowering people to fix-up and upgrade their own neighborhoods. The Citizen Neighborhood Improvement Package provides concrete ways for […]

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Third Annual Elvis De Jesus Beep Baseball Tournament – Sept. 24

23 September 2016

Saturday, September 24, 2016 at Rudyk Park, 500 Valley Place, Perth Amboy, NJ. Cost: $35 per player (includes T-shirt, bandanna, meal ticket). Recruit your own team of 8 players. To register contact Fire Chief Abraham Pitre at 732-803- 1403. Elvis De Jesus was a Perth Amboy native who passed away in 2014 at the age […]

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Candidates Accuse Mayor, Cops of Harassment

23 September 2016

Opposition Candidates Miguel Nunez, Virginia Lugo & Miriam Quiles Campaign Volunteers Object Press Release 9/15/16 PERTH AMBOY- Tuesday, September 13, 2016, at approximately 8:20 PM, four Perth Amboy Police SUV’s sped with lights and sirens blaring through city streets to stop city council candidate, Virginia Lugo and 5 Nuñez, Lugo & Quiles campaign volunteers from […]

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Opening Up Old Wounds

23 September 2016

9/12/16 Caucus PERTH AMBOY- At the 9/12/16 Caucus Meeting, Councilman Irizarry and former Councilman Ken Balut got into a heated verbal confrontation in reference to the YMCA. During the public portion, Balut mentioned that the YMCA had a big leak and pictures were taken by Police Officers of the damage. “A citizen got robbed while […]

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EDITORIAL

23 September 2016

The Homeless Heroes & Good Ol’ Fashion Police Work Unless you were living under a rock, most people know about the explosions in Seaside Heights (thankfully there were no injuries), and then in the Chelsea section of Manhattan (where 29 people were injured) and then in Elizabeth (where devices were found and blown up by the […]

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THE COMMUNITY VOICE: Letters to the Editor

23 September 2016

Driver License Renewals The newspapers report problems in waiting lines at Motor Vehicle Commission offices. What can be done to cure this problem? The solution is obvious. With a four-year term 25% of licenses must be renewed each year. Lengthening the term to six years means 16% of licenses must be renewed each year, one-third […]

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Having Her Say

23 September 2016

9/14/16 Council Meeting PERTH AMBOY – Former Planning Board Chair Maria Garcia was on the agenda to talk about appointments to the Planning Board. She addressed her concerns, “At a prior Meeting, the Business Administrator (Adam Cruz) tried to smear former Planning Board Member Karen Kubulak and myself by reading a letter from the Wilentz […]

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Diaz Statement On Recent Incidents in NYC and New Jersey

23 September 2016

We understand that some may be concerned by the recent incidents/threats in New York, Seaside, NJ and Elizabeth, NJ.  At this time, it has been reported that a suspect was taken into custody in Linden, NJ.  We are taking safety precautions in the City of Perth Amboy, and I want to emphasize that it is […]

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Ex-Mayoral Candidate Billy Delgado Endorses Mayor Wilda Diaz

23 September 2016

Press Release 9/14/16 PERTH AMBOY – Former Mayoral Candidate Billy Delgado today endorsed Mayor Wilda Diaz and her Stronger Together team citing their record on redevelopment, tax stability and community outreach. He also called on the City Council to take a more positive and constructive approach and work towards building a better city. “At this […]

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Scutari & Vitale Bill to Allow Medical Marijuana to Treat PTSD Now Law

23 September 2016

Press Release 9/14/16 TRENTON – Legislation sponsored by Senators Nicholas P. Scutari and Joseph F. Vitale to add post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) to the list of debilitating medical conditions that would qualify a patient to receive medical marijuana under the New Jersey Compassionate Use Medical Marijuana Act is now law. “People across the country suffer […]

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Vitale-Gill Bill Establishing Permanent Sterile Syringe Access Program Now Law

23 September 2016

Press Release 8/31/16 TRENTON – Legislation sponsored by Senator Joseph F. Vitale and Senator Nia H. Gill that makes permanent a sterile syringe access program and allows municipalities statewide to operate a needle exchange program is now law. “Needle exchange programs provide a social service with tremendous public health benefits. They are proven to substantially […]

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Casino Night

23 September 2016

HOPELAWN – The 3rd Annual Perth Amboy Catholic School Casino Night Fundraiser will take place on Friday, September 30, 2016 from 7 p.m. to 11 p.m. at Good Shepherd Parish’s Msgr. Anthony Gambino Hall (Most Holy Rosary Church), 625 Florida Grove Road, Hopelawn. Doors open at 6 p.m. and the kitchen will be open. Texas […]

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Author Visit

23 September 2016

PERTH AMBOY – Jordan and Joellee Hernandez will be reading their book “Twin Tales: Sasha and Sophie Go to School” on Saturday, October 1, 2016, at 11 a.m. at the Perth Amboy Free Public Library Children’s Room at 196 Jefferson St. in Perth Amboy. The book, written by Jordan and Joelle Hernandez and illustrated by […]

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Perth Amboy Calendar

WED. Sept. 29

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

MON. Oct. 10

• City Council, Caucus, 4:30 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. Oct. 5

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

WED. Oct. 19

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

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