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The Big Hurdle: Congratulations All Around EDITORIAL: Kudos Vince! St. Peter’s Church Celebrates Ash Wednesday at Perth Amboy Train Station 2/185/15 Happy 100th Birthday to Anna Korez LOOKING BACK: Bowling Time, 1950s Shooting on Amboy Avenue Students Air Their Grievances Pallone Announces Release of Study to Improve Coastal  Resiliency in New Jersey Swearing-in Ceremony for New Police Officers 2/13/15
 
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The Big Hurdle: Congratulations All Around

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EDITORIAL: Kudos Vince!

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St. Peter’s Church Celebrates Ash Wednesday at Perth Amboy Train Station 2/185/15

Happy 100th Birthday to Anna Korez

LOOKING BACK: Bowling Time, 1950s

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Shooting on Amboy Avenue

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Students Air Their Grievances

School Discipline a Prime Issue

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Pallone Announces Release of Study to Improve Coastal Resiliency in New Jersey

Lessons Learned from Superstorm Sandy Can Help Reduce Impact of Future Storms, Climate Change

Swearing-in Ceremony for New Police Officers 2/13/15

CODE BLUE Heating Centers in Perth Amboy

13 January 2015

News Release, January 8, 2015 PERTH AMBOY, NJ— The Office of Emergency Management has announced a “Code Blue” in the City of Perth Amboy. Heating Centers are designated for the public in three Perth Amboy facilities due to low temperatures, until further notice: Alexander F. Jankowski Community Center located on 1 Olive Street; open M-F […]

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Parking Utility Closed Today

04 March 2015

PERTH AMBOY – Due to a power outage, the Perth Amboy Parking Utility will be closed until further notice. For all parking inquiries call: 732-826-0290 or visit City Hall (Tax Office) to see a Parking Utility staff member.  

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Teen Summit, March 13-15

28 February 2015

PERTH AMBOY – Think, Act, & Believe Youth Development’s mission is to create an atmosphere for scholars to learn key life skills while exercising creativity through self-expression and realization of their passions. We have created a weekend long event called the T.A.B. Teen Summit, which will allow us to fulfill our mission. The Summit takes […]

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Friends of the Perth Amboy Free Public Library Meeting, Mar. 4

28 February 2015

PERTH AMBOY – The Friends of the Perth Amboy Free Public Library will be meeting on Wednesday, March  4 at 7 p.m. at the Kearny Cottage, 63 Catalpa Ave., Perth Amboy. Everyone is welcome to attend. For more info call 732-797-8074.

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Pot O’ Gold Tricky Tray, March 1

28 February 2015

PERTH AMBOY – The St. Ann Society of Ukrainian Catholic Church of the Assumption is sponsoring a Pot O’ Gold Tricky Tray and Gift Auction on Sunday, March 1, at Assumption Catholic School Auditorium, 380 Meredith St., Perth Amboy. Doors open at 12 noon and the drawings begin at 2:00 p.m. Admission is $8.00. There […]

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Land Use Questioned

27 February 2015

PERTH AMBOY – At the 2/11/15 Meeting there was an ordinance authorizing an agreement with the County of Middlesex for transfer of real property for the development of a County Park. Resident Reinaldo Aviles wanted to know, “When and who decided that this area should be a park? Were other things pursued for this land […]

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Appointments Questioned

27 February 2015

PERTH AMBOY – The resolutions R-53 thru R-57 – 2015 appointing Zoning Board Adjustment Members drew a lot of attention. On the agenda were only 5 appointments while there were 6 candidates who applied or were reapplying for positions on the Board. Councilman Fernando Gonzalez made it know that he was not happy that all […]

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Local Perspectives: Letters to the Editor

27 February 2015

Gun Control Facts The 1968 Gun Control Act had many sections copied from the Nazi law of 1938. No one denies that fact. What was the purpose of the 1968 GCA? It did NOT reduce the number of violent deaths by firearms (suicides and murders), they grew from 15,000 in 1968 to 30,000 in 1993; […]

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Perth Amboy Catholic School Student Trisha Ponik Winner

27 February 2015

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Corrections

27 February 2015

PERTH AMBOY – In the 2/18/15 issue of the Amboy Guardian  the name of the victim of the Amboy Avenue shooting is Richard Pryce. It was incorrectly reported as Price. The name of the person pictured in the story entitled “Drivers Licenses for Undocumented Immigrants,” is Carlos Rojas. At the Board of Education Meeting, “Students […]

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Saint Patrick’s Day Harp & Violin Duo Concert, March 8

27 February 2015

SOUTH AMBOY – Calling all Irish!  Join Merynda Adams and Christopher Collins Lee as they team up for this wonderful concert of music for violin and harp. Mr. Lee is a world-famous violinist who holds degrees from the Juilliard School of Music, a Doctorate from SUNY Stony Brook, and five Honorary Doctorates from foreign institutions.  […]

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Jersey Handbags Sale, March 13

27 February 2015

OLD BRIDGE – Raritan Bay Medical Center’s Old Bridge Auxiliary is holding a Jersey Handbags Sale, Friday, March 13, 7 a.m. to 4 p.m., at the medical center’s Old Bridge location, Auxiliary Hall B&C in the Medical Arts Building, 3 Hospital Plaza.  Proceeds benefit patient care services at the medical center.

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St. Patrick’s Day Celebration, March 14

27 February 2015

PERTH AMBOY–On March 14, 2015, there will be a St. Patrick’s Day Celebration sponsored by St. John Paul II Parish.  It begins with Mass at Noon at St. Mary’ Church at 104 Center Street followed by a luncheon at St. Stephen’s Church Auditorium at 500 State Street. Traditional Corned Beef & Cabbage or Chicken & […]

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Civil War Round Table, Mar. 9

27 February 2015

WOODBRIDGE – The Robert E. Lee Civil War Round Table of Central New Jersey will hold its next meeting at the Woodbridge Public Library on Monday, March 9th, at 7:00 p.m. The guest speaker will be John Heiser and his topic will be “The 50th Anniversary of the Battle of Gettysburg.” The meeting is open […]

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OLV Senior Group Meeting, March 6

27 February 2015

SAYREVILLE – The OLV Senior Group will hold their March meeting on Friday, March 6,, 2015 at 1:00 PM in Monsignor Dalton Hall. After a short business meeting, we will have a guest speaker. Members are invited to wear their favorite St. Patrick’s Day attire. Please bring a non-perishable food item for the St. Vincent […]

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WED. Feb. 25

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

THURS. Feb. 25

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

MON. Mar. 9

City Council, Caucus
4:30 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. Mar. 4

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

WED. Mar. 18

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

MON. Mar. 23

Board of Education,
Business/Public/Budget Hearing
6 p.m.
SA Middle/High School
Harold Hoffman Pl.

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