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South Amboy Roller Rink Roof Partially Collapses Due to Storm Perth Amboy Teacher Lemongelli Selected for State Leadership Board Pelissier, Diaz and Council Address Resident’s Concerns Sens. Sweeney, Pou, Gordon This Week in World War II: 75 Years Ago LOOKING BACK SLIDE SHOW: Blizzard “Jonas” Strikes Northeast Open House at Assumption Catholic School Students Give Presentation at BOE Meeting
 

South Amboy Roller Rink Roof Partially Collapses Due to Storm

Perth Amboy Teacher Lemongelli Selected for State Leadership Board

Pelissier, Diaz and Council Address Resident’s Concerns

Sens. Sweeney, Pou, Gordon & Vitale Join Anti-Hunger Advocates

This Week in World War II: 75 Years Ago

LOOKING BACK

SLIDE SHOW: Blizzard “Jonas” Strikes Northeast

Open House at Assumption Catholic School

Students Give Presentation at BOE Meeting

Riding Out the Storm

05 February 2016

1/25/16 Caucus PERTH AMBOY – Interim Business Administrator Peter Pelissier added a topic for discussion of the status of the snow removal operations during the storm on 1/23-1/24/16. He told those in attendance that the Mayor was involved in what was going on. She rode with the Police and Public Works to see how the […]

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Narrowed Down

05 February 2016

1/25/16 Caucus PERTH AMBOY – Peter Pelissier gave an update on the search for a permanent replacement for the Business Administrator position. “There were 25 applications. Out of that number, 9 were selected that met our criteria and who we scheduled to be interviewed. One of the 9 decided at the last minute that they […]

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The Rule of Three

05 February 2016

1/27/16 Council PERTH AMBOY – Ordinance No. 1 – An Ordinance to amend an ordinance entitled “Police Department” (Ordinance No. C-74 and Amendments) adopted October 17, 1928 also known as Chapter 95 of the Code of the City of Perth Amboy. Former Councilman and retired Police Officer Ken Balut was still seething over a Hispanic […]

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City ID Program Discussed

05 February 2016

1/27/16 Council Meeting PERTH AMBOY – Resident Ken Balut asked Councilman Irizarry asked if he knew the cost of the ID Program. Balut further stated, “There will be a lot of personnel involved. (Recreation, Secretarial Staff and Security) The poor taxpayers will foot the bill. I sat on the Council and raised taxes although I […]

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EDITORIAL

05 February 2016

Spotlight: The Homeless Hiding Them Temporarily is Not the Solution The Super Bowl is coming up this week on February 7. It will be at Levi’s Stadium in Santa Clara, California, which is approximately 40 miles from San Francisco, but this seems to be a big problem. Every city that hosts a big event has […]

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THE COMMUNITY VOICE: Letter to the Editor

05 February 2016

In Defense of the Perth Amboy DPW As we all know by now Perth Amboy was hit with a major snow storm – about 28 inches. After the storm, the people looked outside and they said: “Where’s the plows?” and “I can’t find a place to park my car.”  This was a monster storm and it […]

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New Worship Service

05 February 2016

Saturday Night Worship — Cathedral International Adds New Service Press Release 1/29/16 PERTH AMBOY –  “People appreciate having options for worship. And our new Saturday Night Worship (SNW) service is not only an option for convenience but we see it as a new way to connect with our community,” stated Bishop Donald Hilliard, Jr., Senior […]

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Boys & Girls Clubs of Perth Amboy receives grant from The Horizon Foundation

05 February 2016

New Jersey to fund Breath Easier with Asthma Management Program Press Release 1/18/16 PRESS RELEASE – The Boys & Girls Clubs of Perth Amboy has received support in the amount of $10,120, from The Horizon Foundation for New Jersey in partnership with Boys & Girls Clubs in New Jersey.  The grant will fund the second year of […]

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Perth Amboy Arts Council Highlights 2015 Efforts

05 February 2016

Press Release PERTH AMBOY – The Perth Amboy Arts Council, an advisory Board to the City Council and Mayor Wilda Diaz, used their January 2016 meeting to hilite the wide-ranging series of accomplishments the Council was able to present to the City during 2015. “We’re very proud to have been able to help the local […]

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Perth Amboy Arts Council Elects Officers

05 February 2016

Press Release PERTH AMBOY – The Perth Amboy Arts Council, an advisory Board to the City Council and Mayor Wilda Diaz, welcomed several new members at their first meeting of the new year.  The new members, who were appointed by the City Council, filled existing vacancies on the Board.  They are: Diane Roman, Rec Dept […]

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POEM: Love

05 February 2016

Love Don’t fight love Embrace it Don’t turn your back Face it Love is in the heart Love is in the mind Sometimes it is readily seen Sometimes it is blind It’s wonderful to have Even more so to give away It’s a beacon in the night The brightest sunlight in the day It brings […]

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Thrift World Outlet Announces Opening

05 February 2016

Press Release PRSS RELEASE – Renovation House was founded in 1978 by Rev. Frank Collazo.  It began and still is a faith based drug and alcohol rehabilitation center for men, which has an 84% success rate among its graduates.    One of the key reasons for their success has been their Outreach Ministry. Since Rev. […]

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Police Blotter: Residents Warned of Scams

05 February 2016

Press Release 1/21/16 Middlesex County Prosecutor Andrew C. Carey today warned that two unrelated telephone scams could potentially bilk residents out of thousands of dollars. “These types of scams in which criminals use fear tactics for financial gain are becoming more prevalent throughout New Jersey,” Prosecutor Carey said. “These criminals often use personal information of […]

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Mayor Thanks Police Force For Recent Busts in South Amboy

29 January 2016

By: Joseph L. Kuchie SOUTH AMBOY – South Amboy Mayor Fred Henry praised the South Amboy Police Department for two recent busts in the city. Mayor Henry commended Chief Darren Lavigne and his team for a prostitution bust that took place at My Favorite Massage on North Broadway and a traffic stop that led to […]

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MON. Feb.8

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

TUES. Feb.9

• BID, 4:00 p.m.
City Hall, High St.
• Library Board of Trustees, 5 p.m.
Library, Jefferson St.

WED. Feb. 10

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

THURS. Feb. 11

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

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WED. Feb. 3

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

WED. Feb. 17

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

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