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House Called an Eyesore and Poses a Major Health Hazard

School Bus Parking at Train Station Resolved

Mayor Henry Recognized

JCP&L Check Presentation

EDITORIAL: Thumbs Up!

Please Support These Bills

SLIDE SHOW: Ancient Order of Hibernians Celebrates St. Patrick’s Day

SLIDE SHOW: St. Patrick’s Day Parade

Accepting Sustainable Raritan Awards Nominations

This Week in World War II: 75 Years Ago

Pet of the Week

LOOKING BACK

“It’s Official”- New PAHS is Coming!

Arguments Continue for Buckeye Partners Pipeline Project

EDITORIAL: It Affects You!

Perth Amboy Company Gets Façade Grant

Councilmen and City Resident Voice Concerns About Manhattan Beach Project

24 March 2017

SOUTH AMBOY – 3/15/17  Council Meeting – Councilmen Thomas Reilly was concerned about the Manhattan Beach Project. “Due Diligence should have been done to set a fair market value on the property.” Councilman Brian McLaughlin added, “I agree with Reilly on that the tax assessor could have done a better job on assessing fair market […]

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Update on the Ferry; Remembering a Lifetime Resident; Art Gallery Exhibit

24 March 2017

SOUTH AMBOY – Mayor Fred Henry was pleased to announce the Federal Highway Authority gave funds for recovering the artifacts by the Ferry Terminal. “We can now continue the work and we’re headed in the right direction.” Henry continued, “The Arts District has been a positive addition to the town.” Henry also sent condolences to […]

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Assembly OKs Family-Notification Bill

24 March 2017

Coughlin & Wisniewski Bill to Establish Registry to Help Police Notify Families After Car Accidents Clears Assembly Bill Supplements Sara’s Law, Which in 2011 Established Statewide Online Next-of-Kin Registry Press Release 3/17/17 TRENTON – Legislation Assembly Democrats Craig Coughlin and John Wisniewski sponsored to establish a database to help quickly notify a driver’s next-of-kin in […]

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Suggestion for DPW Equipment

24 March 2017

SOUTH AMBOY – Although the DPW and Emergency Services were praised by the Council and Mayor at the 3/15/17 Council Meeting, they also responded to some of the shortcomings that occurred the recent 3/14/17 snowstorm. Business Administrator Camille Tooker stated, “We still have issues with snow removal and the Department of Public Works are working […]

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Questions on New Law Firm

24 March 2017

3/6/17 Caucus PERTH AMBOY – R-127-3/17 – Authorizing a professional services contract with Cruser Mitchell Novitz Sanchez Gaston & Zimet, LLP to provide legal services for labor and employment, real estate, ABC matters and additional litigation for the period commencing March 8, 2017 to December 31, 2017 in an amount not to exceed $75,000. Business […]

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Murder, Mystery, and the FBI

24 March 2017

WOODBRIDGE – The Friends of the Libraries of Woodbridge Township are sponsoring “Murder, Mystery, and the FBI,” a special presentation with bestselling author Andrea Kane on Thursday, March 30 at 7:00 pm, at the Woodbridge Main Library. Ms. Kane is the New York Times and USA Today bestselling author of twenty-seven novels, including thirteen psychological […]

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Connections Program Seeks Volunteers

24 March 2017

MIDDLESEX COUNTY – The Connections Program of Catholic Charities, Diocese of Metuchen, a voluntary child to adult match program is seeking adult volunteers to provide a positive friend relationship to children and youth that has suffered a loss or has special needs.  These children reside in Middlesex County and Franklin Township and are in desperate […]

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Historian Gordon Bond Presents Talk About Historic Vote

24 March 2017

Press Release PERTH AMBOY – March 31st will be the 147th anniversary of Thomas Mundy Peterson’s becoming the first African-American to cast a vote under the 1870 Fifteenth Amendment to the U.S. Constitution: The amendment reads: “The right of citizens of the United States to vote shall not be denied or abridged by the United […]

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25 Years of Worshiping at The Cathedral

24 March 2017

Cathedral International’s House of Worship The Cathedral, Celebrates A Silver Jubilee Milestone with  A Crusade and Service Of Rededication. Sunday, April 2, 2017 PERTH AMBOY –  The year was 1992 when the Grand March of The Second Baptist Church took place from 101 Broad Street to its new home, 277 Madison Avenue, Perth Amboy, NJ.  […]

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March of Dimes Awards Grant to Support Pregnancy Initiative

24 March 2017

Press Release 3/13/17 PERTH AMBOY, NJ (February 17, 2017) – The Jewish Renaissance Medical Center (JRMC) was awarded by the March of Dimes NJ a $28,000 grant to improve the extent, quality, and impact of its Centering Pregnancy Initiative. Situated in JRMC’s central facility in mid-town Perth Amboy and operating within the Women’s Wellness Unit, […]

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Donating A Car to Charity — Don’t Make a Costly Mistake

24 March 2017

Courtesy of Tom Ploskanka Donating a car to charity can be a big deduction on your tax return, but the value of your deduction can depend on the organization you donate your car to and how they use the vehicle. Fair market value or not quite When you donate a vehicle, the value of your […]

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Alameda Center – Community Update 

24 March 2017

Dr. Jorge Gonzalez-Gomez, Dir. Hispanic Program,  Community Liaison, Physician Recruiter The New Jersey Hospital Association (NJHA) released its  latest assessment report on March 08, 2017 “Better ratings, more permanent staff and shorter length of stay in N.J.1” PERTH AMBOY – Alameda is at the forefront of delivering the best possible value care for residents requiring […]

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Codey-Vitale Bill Clears Senate

24 March 2017

Legislation Mandates Procedures for Treatment of Psychiatric/Substance Use Disorder Dual Diagnoses Clears Senate The New Jersey Hospital Association (NJHA) released its  latest assessment report on March 08, 2017 “Better ratings, more permanent staff and shorter length of stay in N.J.1” Press Release 3/13/17 TRENTON – Legislation sponsored by Senate Health, Human Services and Senior Citizens Committee Chairman […]

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Advisory: Prosecutor’s Office Seeks Help to Identify Man

22 March 2017

Middlesex County Prosecutor Andrew C. Carey said today that authorities are seeking the public’s assistance with identifying the man in the composite sketch. On August 12, 2016, the Perth Amboy Police Department reported that an unidentified individual had been discovered in a wooded area near the intersection of Herbert Street and Riverview Drive. Forensic examination […]

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Fireboat Repairs Questioned

17 March 2017

3/6/17 Caucus PERTH AMBOY – A $43,497.54 bid for repairs to a 39 ft. Metalcraft Marine Firestorm Fireboat was scrutinized by the Council. Fire Chief Abraham Pitre came forward to answer questions. He said, “There was a jumper accident and the money for this amount was allocated from the 2016 operating funds.” Councilman Joel Pabon […]

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Thomas Mundy Peterson Plaque Update

17 March 2017

3/6/17 Caucus PERTH AMBOY – PAHPC Chair Reinaldo Aviles came forward to give an update on the Thomas Mundy Peterson Plaque. He presented the Council with a flyer showing an artist’s rendering of the plaque. This included measurements, specifications and sample wording and a picture of Thomas Mundy Peterson. All this information on the flyer […]

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Perth Amboy Calendar

MON. March 20

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

WED. March 22

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

THURS. March 23

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

THURS. March 30

• State of the City Address, 6 p.m.
Public Safety Municipal Complex Auditorium, Raritan Bay YMCA Entrance, 357 New Brunswick Ave.

All Meetings are at City Hall, High Street unless otherwise noted.
Stay informed! Attend public meetings. All are welcome!

South Amboy Calendar

WED. Mar. 15

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

WED. Mar. 22

• Planning Board, 7 p.m.
City Hall, North Broadway

Stay informed! Attend public meetings. All are welcome!