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Annual Bay City Classic Car Extravaganza, Sept. 6 29th Annual Kids’ Fishing Derby Sayreville’s ALS Ice Bucket Challenge Held at Rita’s Ice Cream, Sayreville 8/23/14 Foundation Announces 2014 Harbor Lights Ball Honorees Amboy Anniversaries Ukrainian Flag Raising Looking Back
 

Annual Bay City Classic Car Extravaganza, Sept. 6

PERTH AMBOY – Mayor Wilda Diaz announces the Annual Bay City Classic Car Extravaganza, on Saturday, Sept. 6, 2014, sponsored by the Business Improvement District, the Recreation Department and in cooperation with Raritan Bay Cruisers. The event will present “Sounds of the Street,” Live Doo Wop, and DJ. Food vendors will be there and 35 […]

29th Annual Kids’ Fishing Derby & Casting Contest

News Release 8/25/14 PERTH AMBOY -  Mayor Wilda Diaz and the Raritan Bay Anglers Club announce the 29th Annual Kids’ Fishing Derby and Casting Contest to be held on Saturday, September 6, at the Harborside Marina on Front Street. The City of Perth Amboy will co-host the derby with the Raritan Bay Anglers Club. Members […]

Sayreville’s ALS Ice Bucket Challenge Held at Rita’s Ice Cream, Sayreville 8/23/14

Rita’s donated 25 percent of the day’s proceeds to the Leonard Florence Center for Living in Chelsea MA.

Foundation Announces 2014 Harbor Lights Ball Honorees

News Release 8/22/14 Raritan Bay Medical Center Foundation  Announces Fundraising Gala Honorees-

Amboy Anniversaries

Image Courtesy of John Kerry Dyke

Ukrainian Flag Raising – City Hall Circle, Perth Amboy 8/23/14

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Looking Back

PERTH AMBOY – Merit Gasoline Station on New Brunswick Avenue near Carvel. 

Labor Day Closings

28 August 2014

PERTH AMBOY – All city offices in Perth Amboy will be closed on Monday, September 1, 2014, in observance of Labor Day.

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1st Baptist Brothers Keepers Health Fair, Aug 30

29 August 2014

SEWAREN – Saturday, August 30 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at 1st Baptist Church of Woodbridge, 130 Sewaren, Woodbridge. Services offered that are covered by Medicare with no co-pay and no deductible. Please bring your Medicare Card, ID & List of Medications. No caffeine one hour prior to testing. To sign up call Deacon […]

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Bring Back Neighborhood Foot Patrols

29 August 2014

  PERTH AMBOY- Convery Boulevard Resident Arthur Brewton was looking out for Senior Citizens when addressing the Council at the 8/13/14 meeting. Brewton stated, “I worked with a lot of Seniors,” suggesting to the Council that there should be more of a Police presence. He said, “This could minimize the amount of loud music and […]

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4 Police Officers Sworn In, 2 Promoted in South Amboy

29 August 2014

By Joseph L. Kuchie SOUTH AMBOY – South Amboy swore in four police officers and promoted two others to sergeant before last week’s city council meeting. Officers Jacob Murray and Daniel Holovacko were promoted to Sergeant after a combined 16 years of service with the South Amboy Police Department. They will fill the void left […]

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A Push for Partisan Elections

29 August 2014

PERTH AMBOY – It was 2 against 1 at the 8/13/14 Council Meeting. Perth Amboy Democratic Chair Leslie Dominguez-Rodriguez told the Council that she asked them in February of this year that they consider moving the election to be partisan with a primary. Dominguez said, “This would be in the best interest of Perth Amboy […]

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Rebuttal of BID Statements

29 August 2014

PERTH AMBOY – BID Board Member Virginia Lugo said, “There are only seven Members left on the Board and they vote as the Administration wants them to.” She stated that the BID Budget should be held up. “We were appointed and not elected by the taxpayers who are paying for this. I am asking that […]

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Not Doing the Job

29 August 2014

PERTH AMBOY -  Some residents of Market Street had previously complained of flooded basements and still were not happy with the lack of response from the City and the Water Company. Market Street Resident Miriam Quiles said that Rick Risoldi from Middlesex Water Company was not doing his job. She said, “If the backup of […]

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Editorial: The Past Creeps Into the Present — Here’s Hoping for a Brighter Future

29 August 2014

Click on photos to enlarge. Under threatening skies on 8/23/14 the 2014 Ukrainian Independence Day was celebrated at a flag raising ceremony and program at City Hall, Perth Amboy. Those who participated included from the Ukrainian Catholic Church of the Assumption included the Pastor, Rev. Ivan Turyk and Principal of Assumption Catholic School, Michael Szpyhulsky […]

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Letter to the Editor: Dominican Festival Dancing Entertainment

29 August 2014

Good morning.  I am writing regarding the Dominican Festival held in Perth Amboy this past Sunday.  It was a lovely event for family to come enjoy and take pride in the Dominican heritage.  I really enjoyed the food, the music, and the traditions. However, I was disappointed at the contest in which dancers bent over […]

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Letter to the Editor: Transparency and the Truth

29 August 2014

“Transparency” – the condition of being transparent. Trans-par+nt: tran’spe(e)rent – Honest and Open – Not Secretive. This is what the Diaz administration and some of the current City Council members ran on when they were campaigning. Unfortunately that is not what is being provided, and that is a shame! We have a city that I […]

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Letter to the Editor: The Showman with No Answers

29 August 2014

When Christie came to our fair city before he ran for governor he had the highest regard and respect. We regarded him as a knight on a white horse who slew the many corrupt dragons. Although we had to stretch our imagination to find a horse big and strong enough to carry him. Now we […]

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Royal Garden Club Luncheon

29 August 2014

PERTH AMBOY – The Royal Garden Club by the Bay in celebration of 20 years of service to the community of Perth Amboy, NJ presents a luncheon and presentation by Floral Designer Nilza Hashinaga of Vollman’s Florist on Saturday, September 13. Doors open at 11:30 a.m. at the Raritan Yacht Club, 160 Water St., Perth […]

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Could AFib Be Making Your Heart Race?

29 August 2014

Press Release 8/18/14 By: Dr. Puneet Sahgal PERTH AMBOY – September is Atrial Fibrillation Awareness Month. If you or someone you know has ever said that it feels like their heart is racing, the culprit may be Atrial Fibrillation – also known as AFib or AF – an irregular heartbeat that affects more than 2.5 […]

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Scott Powers Appointed Director of EMS at Raritan Bay Medical Center

29 August 2014

Press Release 8/19/14 PERTH AMBOY- Raritan Bay Medical Center Executive Vice President and COO Thomas Shanahan, CPA, recently announced the promotion of Scott Powers, MBA, NREMT-P, to Director of Emergency Medical Services (EMS) and Emergency Preparedness for the medical center. In this role Powers has responsibility for the daily operations for Basic- and Advanced Life […]

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Trip to Mt. Airy Casino

29 August 2014

SOUTH AMBOY – The South Amboy Senior Citizens are sponsoring a trip to Mt. Airy Casino on Wed. Sept. 3rd at 9:30 from the senior center on Stevens Ave. Price $30, with $25 return and $10 for food. If interested, call Mary Ann at 732-721-3894.  

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THURS. Aug. 28

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

THURS. Sept. 4

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

MON. Sept. 8

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

TUES. Sept. 9

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

UEZ, 6 p.m., City Hall, High St.

WED. Sept. 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. Sept. 3

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

WED. Sept. 20

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

MON. Sept. 22

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


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