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EDITORIAL: Worth Every Penny and Then Some Perth Amboy SLIDE SHOW: Ukrainian Cultural Festival SLIDE SHOW: Concerts by The Bay Berry Festival, Kearny Cottage Movie on the Waterfront Movie Review: War For the Planet of the Apes This Week in World War II: 75 Years Ago LOOKING BACK Independence Day Party Olive Street Community Center SLIDE SHOW: Ringing the Liberty Bell Still Not Satisfied The Conflicts Continue EDITORIAL: It Never Gets Old
 

EDITORIAL: Worth Every Penny and Then Some

Perth Amboy’s Xtreme Jeep Show Due Here July 22

SLIDE SHOW: Ukrainian Cultural Festival

SLIDE SHOW: Concerts by The Bay

Berry Festival, Kearny Cottage

Movie on the Waterfront

Movie Review: War For the Planet of the Apes

This Week in World War II: 75 Years Ago

LOOKING BACK

Independence Day Party Olive Street Community Center

SLIDE SHOW: Ringing the Liberty Bell

Still Not Satisfied

The Conflicts Continue

EDITORIAL: It Never Gets Old

Advisory: Perth Amboy Cooling Centers Designated for High Temperatures

20 July 2017

The Office of Emergency Management has designated three cooling centers due to high temperatures/heat wave. Alexander F. Jankowski Community Center located on 1 Olive Street; Open M-F from 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Raritan Bay Area YMCA located on 357 New Brunswick Avenue; Open M-F from 5:30 a.m. – 9:45 p.m. Perth Amboy Public Library […]

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Movie Night Friday, July 21, 7pm at Patten Park 339 Reade Street

21 July 2017

PERTH AMBOY – The City of Perth Amboy and P.A.R.T.N.E.R present Movie Night, Friday, July 21, 7 p.m. at Patten Park 339 Reade St., Perth Amboy, NJ. Showing “The Lego Batman Movie.” Bring your lawn chairs and blankets. FREE and open to the public, all ages welcome. Light refreshments and snacks provided. Learn about the […]

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No Can Do! (Bridge PILOT Agreement)

21 July 2017

7/10/17 Caucus PERTH AMBOY – When it came to the Bridge PILOT once again, the Council butted heads, but this time Councilman Fernando Gonzalez was the odd man out. At the 7/10/17 Caucus Meeting, Gonzalez mentioned that he had requested that he Council get an independent auditor to look at the PILOT agreement between Bridge […]

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(En)titled?

21 July 2017

7/12/17 Council Meeting Residency Ordinance Text Follows at End PERTH AMBOY – During the Public Comments on the Ordinances, Resident Stanley Sierakowski questioned the Prosecutor and Assistant Prosecutor’s salaries and hours. Acting Law Director Peter King responded, “Prior to 2012, the City had two Prosecutors. At the end of June 2017, one of the Prosecutors retired […]

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Vitale, Coughlin Applaud Local Towns Receiving Matching Grants for Green Acres Projects

21 July 2017

Press Release 7/11/17 TRENTON – Senator Joe Vitale and Assemblyman Craig Coughlin (Both D-Middlesex) applaud the recent awarding of Green Acres funding to local towns in their district for community improvement projects. “These grants are significant for our municipalities as they help complete long-desired projects,” said Vitale (D-Middlesex). “All three projects will improve the quality […]

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THE COMMUNITY VOICE: Letters to the Editor

21 July 2017

My View, Too Responding to Mary Vargo letter to the Editor on July 12, 2017 “The View” or “My View.” Yes, you’re right on what you wrote about – this phony TV show: “The View.”  Your opinion is correct about this TV show in which these women use negative waves about President Trump. You’re right! […]

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Tom’s Tax Tips

21 July 2017

Zombie Payer — Keep Your Automatic Payments In Control Courtesy of Tom Ploskanka C.P.A. When it comes to paying bills, many people can’t imagine returning to paying and sending bills via the U.S. Postal Service. But, the “turn it on and forget it” nature of automatic payments can create zombie payers who no longer challenge or […]

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Raritan Bay Medical Center Appoints New VP of Nursing

21 July 2017

Also Chief Nursing Executive Jane O’Rourke, DNP, R.N., NEA-BC, of Glen Rock, Joins Raritan Bay Press Release 6/12/17 PERTH AMBOY – Hackensack Meridian Health Raritan Bay Medical Center welcomed Jane O’Rourke, DNP, R.N., NEA-BC, as its new vice president of nursing and chief nursing executive in June.  A Glen Rock resident, O’Rourke brings more than […]

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Pallone Announces $2.9 million in Medical Funding for Rutgers and Jewish Renaissance Medical Center

21 July 2017

Press Release 7/14/17 WASHINGTON D.C. – Today, Congressman Frank Pallone, Jr. (NJ-06) announced over $2.9 million in funding from the Department of Health and Human Services for two area medical institutions. Rutgers University has been awarded $1,729,542 and the Jewish Renaissance Medical Center was rewarded $1,187,876. The Eric B. Chandler Health Center at Rutgers will […]

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Pallone Announces $1,570,212 in HIV/AIDS Funding for Middlesex

21 July 2017

Press Release 7/5/17 WASHINGTON – Today, Congressman Frank Pallone, Jr. (District 6-NJ) announced that Middlesex County has been awarded a federal grant worth $1,570,212 to aid low income individuals and families living with HIV/AIDS. The grant will assist Middlesex residents through the Ryan White Program which supports both direct medical treatment as well as non-medical […]

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Pet of the Week

21 July 2017

Chase – This French bulldog is just a big ole clown. He loves playing with my children. – Angel Have a Special Pet? E-mail us your Pet Photos to AmboyGuardian@gmail.com with Pet of the Week in the Subject line and explain why your pet is special. Please include Name and Phone# for verification.

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Walk to End Alzheimer’s Registration Now Open

21 July 2017

Totowa, N.J., July 20, 2017 – Recreational and serious walkers alike are gearing up to “take their mark” for the Alzheimer’s Association Walk to End Alzheimer’s® in New Jersey. Central and Northern New Jersey’s scenic venues include Newark’s Weequahic Park and Ridgefield Park’s Overpeck Park this September and October.  As the Alzheimer’s Association’s largest annual […]

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Community Events and Notices

19 July 2017

Cruise Nights on Broadway SOUTH AMBOY – SOUTH AMBOY – Come join DJ Richie, The Flash and Crew for great cruise nights the third Wednesday of every month from June to October from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. Music from the 50’s to the 80’s Trophies will be awarded – Bring the Family! For additional […]

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Critical Red Cross Blood Shortage Prompts Emergency Call for Donations

18 July 2017

Give blood or platelets now and help save lives NEWS RELEASE, 7/5/2017 PHILADELPHIA — The American Red Cross is facing a critical blood shortage and is issuing an emergency call for eligible blood and platelet donors of all blood types to give now and help save lives. Blood donations have fallen short of expectations for […]

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Vacation Bible School at The Cathedral

18 July 2017

Also, Youth Conference, Baccalaureate Recognition; Cathedral International Invites the Community to Attend Press Release PERTH AMBOY – Three important services are coming up at Cathedral International this week of July 17 – July 23, 2017. The Reverend Catherine Griggs, Pastor of Christian Education states, “Vacation Bible School (VBS) is an opportunity to teach youth important […]

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THE COMMUNITY VOICE: Letter to the Editor

14 July 2017

“The View” or “My View” God bless President Trump and his family. It appears that he rises above all those vile, disrespectful negative comments that the “in crowd” now calls journalism. It seems that their only joy in life is to join this vicious insulting vendetta against our president. Donald J. Trump is the President […]

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