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Board of Ed: Recent Tragedies Discussed Raritan Bay Medical Center, MCVTS Collaboration Puts Students to Work THE COMMUNITY VOICE: Letters to the Editor Perth Amboy’s BID Hosts Sales Coach SLIDE SHOW: Happy 101st Birthday Helen Stachowski! SLIDE SHOW: Grand Opening of Care Center for Homeless Codey-Vitale Introduce Resolution Urging Reopening of Hagedorn Psychiatric Hospital This Week in World War II: 75 Years Ago Pet of the Week LOOKING BACK Deadly Fire at 109 Commerce St. South Amboy Celebrates Successful Co-Op with Local Students THE COMMUNITY VOICE: Letters to the Editor Large Turnout for Special Meeting Regarding Rezoning Movie Review: Paddington 2 Groundhog Day 2/2/18 This Week in World War II: 75 Years Ago Pet of the Week
 

Board of Ed: Recent Tragedies Discussed

Raritan Bay Medical Center, MCVTS Collaboration Puts Students to Work

THE COMMUNITY VOICE: Letters to the Editor

Perth Amboy’s BID Hosts Sales Coach

SLIDE SHOW: Happy 101st Birthday Helen Stachowski!

SLIDE SHOW: Grand Opening of Care Center for Homeless

Codey-Vitale Introduce Resolution Urging Reopening of Hagedorn Psychiatric Hospital

This Week in World War II: 75 Years Ago

Pet of the Week

LOOKING BACK

Deadly Fire at 109 Commerce St.

South Amboy Celebrates Successful Co-Op with Local Students

THE COMMUNITY VOICE: Letters to the Editor

Large Turnout for Special Meeting Regarding Rezoning

Movie Review: Paddington 2

Groundhog Day 2/2/18

This Week in World War II: 75 Years Ago

Pet of the Week

Councilwoman Dato Looks to Clean Up Flyer Litter in South Amboy

16 February 2018

2/7/18 Business Meeting By: Joseph L. Kuchie SOUTH AMBOY – Councilwoman Zusette Dato recently questioned the distribution of the free bagged flyers that are thrown on resident’s driveways in South Amboy. Dato has noticed an increase of the bagged flyers being thrown beyond properties in South Amboy. She asked City Attorney John Lanza if an […]

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OPINION: House Democrats Unveil A Better Deal to Rebuild America

16 February 2018

Press Release WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, House Democrats announced a bold, new, comprehensive infrastructure plan – A Better Deal to Rebuild America. This historic $1 trillion federal investment to rebuild our crumbling infrastructure is five times larger than President Trump’s rumored plan and will create more than 16 million jobs. A Better Deal to Rebuild […]

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EDITORIAL: Local Perspective

16 February 2018

Valentine’s Day Memories & A Little Bit of a Twist After three heavy duty editorials, we decided to lighten up a bit. Growing up, Valentine’s Day used to be a fun time in school. Back in the 1960’s & 1970’s, school children would exchange Valentine’s cards. You would buy a box for the whole class, […]

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Amboy Bank Announces Minimum Wage Increase to $15

16 February 2018

News Release 2/2018 OLD BRIDGE – Stanley J. Koreyva Jr., President and COO, has announced a staff compensation enhancement program increasing the minimum wage for all full-time employees to $15 an hour. Commenting on the change, Koreyva stated, “We want to recognize our staff members that serve our clients face to face on a daily […]

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Arturo Alfonso Schomburg

16 February 2018

An Afro Puerto Rican Contribution to African American History Month Puerto Rican Association for Human Development, Inc. (PRAHD)  Sheriff Mildred A. Scott to be Honored 2/23/18 Press Release 2/1/18 PERTH AMBOY – This month the country celebrates the history and achievements of African Americans.  We celebrate the contributions, large and small, made by the descendants […]

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Praising Former Law Director Mark Blunda

16 February 2018

1/24/18 Council Meeting PERTH AMBOY – Re: Communication No. 4 – Mark J. Blunda of Appruzzese, McDermott, Mastor & Murphy submitted a copy of an Order of the Supreme Court of NJ dismissing the Petitions for Certification filed by Safeco Insurance Company, TAK Construction and Interstate Industrial following the Appellate Division’s affirmance of the trial […]

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Vitale Bill to Permit Gestational Carrier Agreements Advances

16 February 2018

‘New Jersey Gestational Carrier Agreement Act’ Would Provide Guidelines for Contracts Between Carriers and Intended Parents Press Release 2/6/18 TRENTON – Legislation sponsored by Senate Health Chairman Joseph F. Vitale that would permit gestational carrier agreements – where a woman agrees to carry and give birth to a child using another woman’s egg so that […]

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Coughlin: Time to Increase Heat-and-Eat Assistance to Families

16 February 2018

Bill Would Provide Utility & Nutrition Help to Families & Boost N.J. Economy Mosquera & Sumter Comment Speaker Coughlin Says Energy/Nutrition Assistance Bill Must be Part of Discussion of Clean Energy/Nuclear Future Press Release 2/8/18 TRENTON – Assembly Speaker Craig Coughlin on Thursday announced the Assembly will be advancing legislation to increase heat-and-eat assistance payments […]

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Tom’s Tax Tips

16 February 2018

Reduce Your Property Taxes Courtesy of Tom Ploskanka C.P.A. With the passage of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, deductions of state, local andproperty taxes are not worth as much as they used to be. Beginning in 2018, taxpayers are limited to a total of $10,000 in combined state income, sales and property taxes as […]

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Ashes to Go

13 February 2018

On Ash Wednesday, February 14, 2018, Christ Episcopal Church, South Amboy and St. Peter’s Episcopal Church, Perth Amboy, will once again be offering “Ashes to Go,” which brings a centuries-old Christian tradition outside the church walls at both the Perth Amboy (6:15 am to 8:30 am) and South Amboy (6:00 am to 8:00 am) Train […]

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Community Events and Announcements

13 February 2018

Family Lego Maze Stop by the Dowdell Library in February on Thursday evenings from 6:30-7:30 p.m. for Family Lego Maze. Build the craziest and wackiest maze out of Legos and guide your marble through to the end. We’ll supply the Legos, you supply the maze outline! Take part in Dowdell’s Winter Olympics Palooza! Join us […]

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Valentine Events – Flowers and a Tea

12 February 2018

A Delightful Valentine’s Tea PERTH AMBOY – The Proprietary House, (the Royal Governor’s Mansion), invites you to “A Delightful Valentine’s Tea,” from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. and 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. on Wednesday, February 14th. Celebrate Valentine’s Day at the Royal Governor’s Mansion. Assorted teas, sparkling beverages, scrumptious desserts, chocolates and other treats […]

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Why Didn’t I Learn This Before?

12 February 2018

Unlearning Myths of Race and Racism Press Release 1/22/18 WOODBRIDGE TOWNSHIP – In this presentation, being held at the Woodbridge Main Library on Thursday, February 15 at 7:00 PM, Dr. Karen Gaffney will share a few key concepts from her new book, Dismantling the Racism Machine: A Manual and Toolbox. Her goal is to raise […]

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Advisory: Code Blue Shelter Open in Perth Amboy on Monday, Feb. 12

12 February 2018

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Harbortown Discussions Continued

09 February 2018

1/24/18 Council Meeting PERTH AMBOY – Resident Stanley Sierakowski said that he was in favor of the Senior Units that Jack Halpern, Developer of Harbortown, talked about at the 1/22/18 Caucus Meeting. “There are 8 acres of undeveloped property. There’s no firehouse or schools. There are possibly 2,200 children with no schools. Modify what exists. […]

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A Disagreement

09 February 2018

1/24/18 Council Meeting PERTH AMBOY – Former Councilwoman Lisa Nanton questioned how appointments are made to the Redevelopment Agency. She referenced N.J.S.A. 40A:12A-1 et seq. Local Redevelopment and Housing Law. Law Director Peter King responded, “The legislation is different. The State Law allows municipalities if they to follow the State Law if they want. You […]

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