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American Flag I Don’t Do Yes or No Answers! St. Peters Fashion Show, Raritan Yacht Club Photo Album: Buckeye Drill, Perth Amboy 5/31/15 Photo Album: Re-enactment of Arrest of William Franklin at the Proprietary House Dedication of the International Park Radiance Church Father’s Day T-Shirt Project Congratulations to Gilbert Julian Roche, Rutgers Graduate 2015 Photo Album: Perth Amboy Waterfront Arts Festival Blessed St. John Paul II, Perth Amboy Raffle Winners Remembered: First Airmail Delivery from South Amboy to Perth Amboy on July 4, 1912 Slide Show: Greek Festival, St. Demetrios Church Stocking of  Willow Pond Photo Album: Blessed St. John Paul II Parish, St. Stephen’s Church Carnival
 
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Happy 4th of July Weekend

I Don’t Do Yes or No Answers! – I Do Explanations!

St. Peters Fashion Show, Raritan Yacht Club

Photo Album: Buckeye Drill, Perth Amboy 5/31/15

Photo Album: Re-enactment of Arrest of William Franklin at the Proprietary House

Dedication of the International Park

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Radiance Church Father’s Day T-Shirt Project

Congratulations to Gilbert Julian Roche, Rutgers Graduate 2015

Photo Album: Perth Amboy Waterfront Arts Festival

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Blessed St. John Paul II, Perth Amboy Raffle Winners

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Remembered: First Airmail Delivery from South Amboy to Perth Amboy on July 4, 1912

Slide Show: Greek Festival, St. Demetrios Church

Stocking of Willow Pond

Photo Album: Blessed St. John Paul II Parish, St. Stephen’s Church Carnival

Raritan Bay Medical Center to Hold Emergency Drill, Sunday, June 28

26 June 2015

PERTH AMBOY – Raritan Bay Medical Center’s Perth Amboy hospital is conducting an emergency drill Sunday morning, June 28, in partnership with the Perth Amboy Police Department.  This drill will help evaluate processes, staff preparedness and safety in the event of an actual emergency.  Visitors and patients may notice an increase in staff activity, police […]

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Dixon Rodriguez Incident

19 June 2015

Middlesex Prosecutor’s Office Releases Video Click here to see the video. Press Release 6/10/15 PERTH AMBOY, NJ— The City of Perth Amboy has been informed that the Middlesex Prosecutor’s Office has released the surveillance camera video regarding the Dixon Rodriguez fatal incident on December 4, 2013. The City of Perth Amboy was not in possession […]

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Editorial: It’s Déjà vu All Over Again!

19 June 2015

This past Saturday (6/13/15) I attended a forum put on by some of the Board of Education Members at the PAHS library. The sole topic was the status of the new high school. I came out of that meeting with very little new information learned, but perhaps a little different perspective on the situation. According […]

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Letter to the Editor

19 June 2015

Transporting Shale Oil There is a controversy about importing shale oil. Should it be by railway, pipeline, or trucks? If a large percentage is destined for electrical generation maybe they should build a power station near to the oil field and use the existing electrical power supply grid instead of shipping shale oil. Ronald A. […]

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DEP Announces Approval of $102.3 Million for Green Acres Open Space and Recreation Projects

19 June 2015

Garden State Preservation Trust Approves $102.3 Million for Park Development and Open Space Acquisitions Press Release 6/10/15 (15/P56) TRENTON – The Garden State Preservation Trust today approved the Christie Administration’s recommended list of $102.3 million in Green Acres open space acquisition and recreational development projects, Department of Environmental Protection Commissioner Bob Martin announced. The Garden […]

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Gusciora, Wisniewski & Benson Bill to Penalize Unlawful Use of Handicapped Parking Placards Clears Assembly Panel

19 June 2015

Legislation Would Establish Fine of Up to $500 for Abuse of Privileges Press Release 6/10/15 TRENTON – Legislation sponsored by Assembly Democrats Reed Gusciora, John Wisniewski and Daniel Benson to strengthen penalties for unauthorized parking in spaces reserved for persons with disabilities has been advanced by an Assembly panel. The bill (A-2352) would establish a […]

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Cameras to be Installed in New Police Vehicles

12 June 2015

By: Katherine Massopust PERTH AMBOY – Resolutions: R-217-5/15 authorizing a contract with L3 Mobile Vison for the purchase of six (6) rear seat cameras under State Contract NO. A81311 in an amount not to exceed $31,192.20. R-218 – 5/15 authorizing a contract with Patrol PC for the purchase of six (6) Patrol PC Rugged Fixed […]

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Pot Holes an Issue

12 June 2015

5/27/15 Council Meeting PERTH AMBOY – During the public portion of the 5/27/15 Council Meeting resident Reinaldo Aviles stated, “The City has the worst streets. You don’t know when one is coming before you. Why aren’t we fixing the pot holes? In New York one of the Senators is nicknamed “Senator Pothole.” He was famous […]

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Rock Salt Contract & Cisco Update For City

12 June 2015

By Katherine Massopust PERTH AMBOY – Resolution R-226 – 5/15 authorizing extension of the contract for rock salt with Atlantic Salt Co., in an amount not to exceed $45,000.00. Department of Public Works Director Frank Dann came up to speak at the 5/27/15 Council Meeting. “We’ve used more salt than every other year in my […]

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Windows Broken in Hidden Village II, Residents Outraged

12 June 2015

By Katherine Massopust PERTH AMBOY – During the public portion of the 5/27/15 Council Meeting, Hidden Village II Resident Maritza Criael came up to the podium complaining about kids climbing on the railroad tracks and throwing rocks and breaking the windows in Hidden Village II. “You (the Council) are not the government. You are the […]

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Back to the Drawing Board: South Amboy Council, Mayor, B.A. Discuss Changing Times for Putting Out Garbage

12 June 2015

By: Joseph L. Kuchie SOUTH AMBOY – Recent concerns raised from residents about the city’s garbage code sent South Amboy’s city council back to the drawing board at last week’s business meeting. Despite already making numerous changes to the garbage codes over the past month, the council heard complaints from citizens about the 8:00 p.m. […]

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EDITORIAL: The Garbage Patrol

12 June 2015

Of all the complaints about Perth Amboy made by residents, the most common is the garbage problem. Even with the new garbage cans, they fill up very fast. Sometimes, when they aren’t completely filled, people will put garbage on top of the cans creating a smelly mess. When the garbage  from Perth Amboy is delivered […]

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Chess Mates

12 June 2015

RAHWAY – On Sat., June 13, prior to Chess Mates’ Dr. Luzviminda Machan Open, Michael O’Connor will be giving a lecture on and a simultaneous exhibition with the Smith-Morra Gambit. From 10 a.m. until 12:45 p.m. Michael will be showing you how he defeated National Masters with the Smith-Morra, covering IM Mark Esserman’s critical Nd5 […]

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LETTER TO THE EDITOR

12 June 2015

More Gambling Casinos? Gambling has usually been banned or restricted because of the harm it causes. It’s associated with poverty and crime. The idea of “something for nothing” is a lure for those who don’t understand the odds. The failure of the casinos in Atlantic City is an example of gambling’s toxic effects. Should NJ allow more […]

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Perth Amboy Calendar

WED. May 27

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

THURS. May 28

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

MON. Jun. 3

Planning Board, 7 p.m.
City Hall, High St.

THURS. Jun. 18

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


All Meetings are at City Hall, High St. unless otherwise noted.

Stay informed! Attend public meetings. All are welcome!

South Amboy Calendar

WED. May 20

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

MON. Jun. 22

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


Stay informed! Attend public meetings. All are welcome!