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Community Announcements for Week of May 18, 2016

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PERTH AMBOY – Hosted by Mayor Wilda Diaz as part of the Mayor’s Wellness Campaign. Starts Monday, April 11. Monday – Thursday from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Ages 18 and up. Starts at the Brighton Avenue Community Center, 56 Brighton Ave. T-Shirt Included. Free of Charge. Enjoy a fitness walk with Mayor Wilda Diaz as she promotes healthy living.

Vendors Wanted
SAYREVILLE – We are looking for vendors for the annual Flea Market at the First Presbyterian Church of Sayreville. Our Flea Market will be held on June 4, 2016. The time is 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. We are located at 172 Main Street, Sayreville – directly across from the Borough Hall. Spaces are available for $15 for one space, $25 for two. For information please leave a message on the church answering machine at 732-257-6353 or e-mail us at

Raritan Bay Cruisers Car Show
Starting on Tuesdays, May 10 – Sept. 27, from 6 p.m. – 9 p.m., weather permitting.
Pizza Hut, Rte. 9, Woodbridge (Wal-Mart Parking Lot) Trophies awarded, plus one Cancer Trophy Award. For more info call 732-585-7365.

Friends of the Library Meeting
PERTH AMBOY – The Friends of Perth Amboy Free Public Library Meeting will be Wednesday, May 18 at 7 p.m. at the Kearny Cottage, 63 Catalpa Ave., Perth Amboy. Everyone is welcome to attend. For more info call 732-261-2610.

Fashion Show
PERTH AMBOY – Historic St. Peter’s Episcopal Church Presents the 11th Annual “Fashions by the Bay” Fashion Show at the Raritan Yacht Club, 160 Water Street, Perth Amboy on Thursday, May 19. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. Dinner 7:00 p.m. Price:  $45.00. For ticket Purchase contact the Church Office (732)826-1594.

Pasta Night & Tricky Tray Auction
PERTH AMBOY – JEMMS Foundation Inc., 7th Annual Pasta Night & Tricky Tray Auction on Friday, May 20, at the Hungarian Reformed Church, Corner of Kirkland Place & Fayette Street, Dinner: 6 p.m. – 7 p.m. Auction at 8 p.m. Dinner: $10 Adults  $6.00 12 & under Auction tickets sold separately at the event. For Dinner tickets contact Lisa at 732-850-4156 or email

Moonlight Music Series Kicks off Saturday May 21
PERTH AMBOY – Perth Amboy Artworks is partnering with the Historic City of Perth Amboy’s Ferry Slip Museum to present a Spring/Summer 2016 live music series at the Ferry Slip. Enjoy great live music, the moonrise over Raritan Bay and check out the Ferry Slip Museum. The free live music events are from 7 p.m. – 9 p.m. at 200 Front St, Perth Amboy. Dates include: Saturday, May 21 -The Rollbacks play Latin Fusion; Saturday, June 18 – Joseph Frame plays Brazilian Jazz; July 16 – Knottyrocker play Roots Punk; Reggae; Aug 20 – Deivito & Jenique play Spanglish Sea Shanties.

Memorial Day Parade and Services
SOUTH AMBOY – The South Amboy Memorial Day Parade is being held on the Saturday prior to Memorial Day Weekend to encourage participation by our citizens. Please join us, Saturday, May 21, as we salute our servicemen and women!  All Veterans are invited to march with us!! Are uou South Amboy’s Oldest Living Veteran? If you think you might be, we would like you to participate in our festivities!  Call Phyllis at 732-347-4181. Parade route: Line up at Knights Of Columbus on 4th Street at 11 a.m.  Proceed down Stevens Ave. to John Street and up Broadway to City Hall. Memorial Services will be held at City Hall following the parade. We hope you will be able to stay for these services. “God Bless America” its people and especially its Veterans!  For additional info contact Events@Southamboynj.Gov or call Jackie at 732.525.5965.

Open House at UTI
PERTH AMBOY – Open House at the Universal Training Institute, 174 Jefferson St., Second Floor, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.  Saturday, May 21. Testing Available. Entrance Exam reduced to $65 (valid only on Saturday May 21, 2016). CNA Class starts Monday, July 18, 2016.

Reagan’s Senior Appreciation Dinner
PERTH AMBOY – The Reagan’s Senior Appreciation Pasta Dinner is on Sunday, May 22 from 3 p.m. to 5 p.m. at the Congregation Beth Mordecai, 224 High Street, Perth Amboy. Free to Senior Citizens and hosted by PARO.  Please RSVP by calling Sharon at 908-509-1742, or call for more info.

Beach Blanket Bingo
SOUTH AMBOY – South Amboy Elks #784, 601 Washington Ave, South Amboy (732)727-7170 Presents Beach Blanket Bingo on Friday, May 22 from 3:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. Admission: $5.00 (Get 1 free Bingo card). All prizes donated by local businesses and companies. Proceeds to benefit the Army of Hope. Feel free to bring your own snacks! Complimentary Hot Dog Bar during intermission. Return of the Beach Ball Wheel of prizes and Ride the wave to the end for THE BIG KAHUNA BINGO!!!

‘British Bombardment of Perth Amboy in 1776’ film presentation
PERTH AMBOY – On Monday, May 23, the Woodbridge Historical Association will present a film documentary produced by John Kerry Dyke, The British Bombardment of Perth Amboy in 1776, as well as a discussion of the patriots’ defense led by Donald Johnstone Peck.  The program will begin at 7 p.m. in the Downstairs Meeting Room of the Woodbridge Main Library at 1 George Frederick Plaza and Route 35.  The program is free to the public.
This documentary is based upon eyewitness accounts that unfolded during the tumultuous latter half of 1776 in the colonial capital of Perth Amboy. It recaptures the long forgotten saga of the last royal capital in New Jersey through period images, 18th century music and reenactors.
John Kerry Dyke has made several historical documentaries of Perth Amboy. Donald Peck is the author of numerous books, monographs and published articles on eighteenth century history of Middlesex County and New Jersey. He is a trustee of the League of New Jersey Historical Societies and the Historical Association of Woodbridge Township. Mr. Peck also is a past president of the Raritan-Millstone Heritage Alliance, Somerset and the Proprietary House Association of Perth Amboy as well as an active member in numerous historical organizations.

Ladies Auxiliary Post #4699 Meeting
SAYREVILLE – The Ladies Auxiliary of Post #4699 will hold their monthly meeting on May 24, at 7 p.m. The meeting will consist of a short meeting; then there will be a memorial service for the deceased members of our auxiliary plus installation of new officers being installed this night. The meeting will be at Jernee Mill Road at the Post Home. For more info please call 732-264-3041.

3 Day Women’s Conference
PERTH AMBOY – There will be a 3 Day Women’s Conference Celebration on May 27, 28 and 29 at New Beginnings Church, 340 Prospect St., Perth Amboy. NBC Women’s Ministry Presents: For Every Thing There is a Season: “If Not Now, When?” Friday, May 27 at 7 p.m. Guest Speaker Sonya Ford-Soles, Saturday, May 28 at 11 a.m., there will be a Mother/Daughter Brunch. Admission: $30/2 Guests. Guest Speaker will be Dr. D. Hawthorne. Sunday, May 29 at 11 a.m. Guest Speaker will be Overseer Esther Lundy. For more info call 732-638-5355.

Book Sale
PERTH AMBOY – The Friends of the Library are having a used book sale on Saturday, May 28, at the Brighton Avenue Community Center, (Brighton Avenue and Sadowski Parkway) Hours: 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.; Paperbacks – 50 Cents; Hard Cover Books – $1.00; Any Size bag of books – $5.00.

American Legion Memorial Day Visits
SOUTH AMBOY – American Legion Luke A. Lovely Post 62 will be holding memorial visits at the following sites starting at 9 a.m. on Sunday, May 29:

  1. Gazebo on Bordentown Ave. – 9:00 a.m. sharp
  2. Christ Church Cemeter
  3. Morgan Cemetery
  4. Morgan Explosion Cemetery
  5. Sacred Heart Cemetery
  6. St. Mary’s Cemetery
  7. Ben Sabine Monument (At The Waterfront Park)
  8. SA Boat Ramp
  9. DAV
  10. American Legion Post 62

Memorial Day Parade
SAYREVILLE – The Veterans of Foreign Wars #4699, Sayreville, NJ is sponsoring the Memorial Day Parade on May 30, 2016 at 10 a.m. Anyone who is interested in marching in this parade Please Contract Frank Straczynski at 609-651-1991 or 732-141-2448 or the post home at 732-254-4789 for more information call Frank Straczynski or the Post Home.

A.C. Bus Trip – San Salvador Seniors
PERTH AMBOY – The San Salvador Seniors are sponsoring a bus trip to Caesar’s Casino in AC on Thursday, June 2. Bus leaves 12 noon from the Perth Amboy Knights of Columbus, High Street, Perth Amboy. Cost 30 pp. Receive $30 back in slot dollars. For more info call Joe at 732-826-0819.

Greek Festival
St. Demetrios Greek Orthodox Church of Perth Amboy invites the public to enjoy a celebration of Greek culture & food, live music, dancing, shopping and fun at our annual Greek Festival by the Bay. June 3-5, 2016, Rain or Shine! Located at 41-47 Wisteria Street and Sadowski Parkway, Perth Amboy, NJ
This family-friendly celebration is hosted on the lawn of the church’s community center, alongside the beautiful waterfront of Perth Amboy. Proceeds from the event help to fund the Church’s community activities and parish ministries.
Traditional Greek delicacies such as souvlaki, gyros, spanakopita (spinach pie), dolmades (stuffed grape leaves), and moussaka (baked eggplant), as well as delicious desserts like baklava (walnut strudel) and loukoumades (honey puffs) will be on offer the whole weekend, all made fresh on the premises by festival volunteers. Imported Greek beer and wine, along with a variety of non- alcoholic beverages, will be available to complete the epicurean experience. Food & beverage trucks from local vendors will supply additional culinary delights. Visitors can dine inside the air-conditioned community center or outside under a large tent.
Enjoy live Greek music all weekend. The award-winning St. Demetrios Greek Youth Dance Groups will provide entertainment for visitors throughout the weekend, with dancers ranging in age from 5-25+ years old. Inspired by the performances? Take a free dance lesson: “LEARN TO DANCE LIKE ZORBA” classes will be offered 3x’s a day. Visit the children’s area for a magic show, face painting, and prizes.
Be sure to save time for shopping! Visit the many craft and goods vendors, as well as the “public good” table courtesy of Raritan Bay Medical Center. FEELING LUCKY? Our grand prize raffle is a trip to Greece for two, airfare and tour included, along with other wonderful prizes. In addition, Church tours will be offered for those wishing to see the beautifully restored St. Demetrios’ sanctuary and learn more about the Orthodox faith.

Car Show
SOUTH AMBOY – South Amboy Knights of Columbus Council 426 hold their spring Cruise Night Car Show Friday, June 3 from 6 to 9 p.m. at the parking lot located at 308 Fourth St. South Amboy. Trophies awarded for best in show. Free hot dog for anyone bringing in non-perishable food. For more information call 732-721-2025.

The Totally 80’s Prom
PERTH AMBOY – The Totally 80’s Prom, Saturday, June 4 from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. at St. John’s Church Hall, 404 Division Street, Perth Amboy. Cost: $25/Adult and $10/youth. Light prom dinner to be served. Prom King/Queen & Prince/Princess to be elected and crowned. Come dressed in your 80s prom outfit, or as a movie character, rock star or 80s symbol.  Prizes to be given out! Photo Booth, balloon arch, “Atari Lounge” and all the hits! Tickets reserved by calling (732) 826-4442.

Vendor Day & Strawberry Festival
PERTH AMBOY – Vendor Day and Strawberry Festival on Saturday June 11, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at The Hungarian Reformed Church (in the parking lot/yard) 331 Kirkland Place, Perth Amboy. We will have New Merchandise, Vendors/ Direct Sellers, Afternoon Entertainment, Food and Strawberry Treats. For more info call 732-324-0180 or the church office 732-442-4008. In the event of rain, we will hold our Vendor Day & Strawberry Festival in Our Church Hall.

Regifting Sale
SAREVILLE – The Friends of the Sayreville Public Library will be holding a Regifting Sale during our Book Sale on Saturday, June 11 and Sunday, June 12, from 1:00 p.m. – 3:30 p.m. If you have anything you would like to donate, please contact Andree 732-254-4483 or Sue 732-721-8053. Gifts will be priced to sell and NO clothes or exercise equipment will be accepted. Hope to see you there!

Historical Re-Enactment
PERTH AMBOY – The Proprietary House (The Royal Governor’s Mansion), 149 Kearny Ave., Perth Amboy invites you to witness the Arrest of the Royal Governor, William Franklin, a dramatic re-enactment on Sunday, June 12, at 1 p.m. Admission is FREE for the day’s special event. Donations are most welcome and will benefit the on-going restoration of the Proprietary House. Following the re-enactment until 4 p.m., FREE tours of the museum. Light refreshments will be served. Gift Shop will be open.

Edison AARP Ch. 3446
EDISON – June 20-24: New Hampshire-Indian Head Inn-Tour & More: Call Bob at 732-885-1789 for more information. A few subscriptions are available for the Paper Mill Playhouse 2016-2017 season.  Call Doris at 732-603-8788 for reservations.
All trips are open to the public.
Eyeglasses for the Lions Club, as well as canned food and miscellaneous items for veterans, hospitals, and nursing homes will be collected at the meeting.
For additional information on the chapter or upcoming events, visit our website at

Casino Bus Trip
HOPELAWN – Casino Bus Trip to The Sands in Bethlehem, PA, on Thursday, June 23. Cost: $30 pp – ($20 Back in Play Plus $5 Food Voucher). Bus leaves Holy Rosary parking lot at 10:00 a.m. For more info please call Ronnie at 732-442-5252.

Mets Trip in July – South Amboy Knights of Columbus
SOUTH AMBOY – South Amboy Knights of Columbus sponsor an outing to beautiful Citi Field to see the National League champion Mets battle division rival Washington Nationals with Daniel Murphy in a July 9 game at 7:15 p.m. Cost of $100 includes round trip motor coach transportation, sandwich, snacks, water, and soft drinks. Motor coach leaves the parking lot at 308 Fourth St., South Amboy at 3 p.m. For reservations call Steve at 732-727-1707

Ask the Rabbi
EDISON – “Ask the Rabbi” with Rabbi Saks from Congregation Beth Mordecai of Perth Amboy, in the Menlo Park Mall food court, every Wednesday from 12 noon – 1 p.m. All questions will be answered. Everyone is invited to ask.

Catholic Charities Connections Program
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 need of a positive role model.  Adult Volunteers are being sought to make a difference in the lives of children and youth through one-to-one activities.
Any individual 18 years old or older, of any ethnic, religious or economic background, who is interested in making a positive impact on a child’s life is eligible to become an adult volunteer mentor.
All adult volunteers will be screened, receive training, staff support and other services as needed.   If you are interested in learning more about the Connections Mentoring Program, please contact Jeanette Cullen at (732) 738-1323.

Digital Café
SOUTH AMBOY – Drop in assistance with downloadable materials such as eBooks, eAudio, eMagazines or Movies. Mondays 12 noon to 2 p.m. Thursdays 6:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. at the Dowdell Library, adjacent to South Amboy High School. For more info call: 732-721-6060 or email: website:

Adult Scrabble Club
SOUTH AMBOY – Finger Plays, Sadie Pope Dowdell Library – Adjacent To High School, South Amboy. K E Y B O A R D K O N T E S T J U N E 8 3- 5 Every Monday 12 Pm -2 Pm You Don’t Need To Be A Word Whiz To Enjoy A Good Game Of Scrabble! Come And Play A Game And Make New Friends! For more info call 732-721-6060 or email: Comments@Dowdell.Org Website: www.Dowdell.Org

Have You Volunteered Lately?
PERTH AMBOY – The first and biggest benefit AmeriCorps VISTA members get is the satisfaction of incorporating service into their lives and making a difference in their community and country. The intangible benefits alone, such as pride, satisfaction and accomplishment are worthwhile reasons to serve.  There are other benefits as well including awards, job and education certifications, professional development, and more. For more info call the Jewish Renaissance Medical Center, 275 Hobart Street, Perth Amboy.

Food Pantry
SAYREVILLE – Each month on the 3rd Thursday of the month our Food Pantry “Daily Bread” distributes food for those in need. Between the hours of 10 a.m. and 1 p.m. Faith Fellowship Ministries, 2707 Main St., Sayreville. For more info call (732)727-9500 ext. 1704

Open Jam Night
PERTH AMBOY – Stageright Studios Presents Open Jam Night every Wednesday Night at 9 p.m. at Al Cibelli’s Night Club, 1096 Convery Blvd., Perth Amboy. Music lovers can enjoy great food at the lowest drink prices in town as you watch the best entertainment in New Jersey. Listen as amazing musicians jam with one another. As always, no cover charge in the downstairs lounge, all back line provided. 21 to enter and drink. Extra parking across the street. Hosted by John Garoniak. For more info call: Stageright Studios 732-602-1355. Bands welcome – all styles.

Success Coaching
PERTH AMBOY – The JRF Family Success Center helps families reach their goals. Feel free to stop by and meet with or family partners for goal planning, helping you and your family members reach your individual success. The JRF Family Center is located in the rear of the Proprietary House (149 Kearny Ave.) For more info call 732-638-5063.

Knitting Club
SOUTH AMBOY – There will be a Knitting Circle on the first and third Tuesday each month at 6 p.m. at the Dowdell Library, 100 Harold G. Hoffman Plaza, South Amboy. Teens & Adults. For more info call 732-721-6060.

Need Rent, Food or Utility Assistance?
PERTH AMBOY – The JRF Family Assistance Center provides rent, food or utility assistance to qualifying individuals or families in the community. To be eligible you must meet program requirements. For more information, please call 732-324-2180. You can also stop by our office on the 2nd floor! (149 Kearny Ave. – Rear of Proprietary House)

Vet’s Coffee House
PERTH AMBOY – Attention area vets of our Armed Forces.  The Salvation Army Vet’s Coffee House meets once a month, every 2nd Thursday for coffee, donuts and conversation.  Time is 19:00 – 21:00 located at the corner of Washington Street and State Street, Perth Amboy. We can be reached at the Salvation Army 732-826-7040.  We look forward to meeting you.

Food Stamps Assistance
PERTH AMBOY – Every Wednesday there will be a Food Stamps Assistance Program 10 a.m.- 5 p.m.:  JRF’s Family Success Center families to come in and meet with a representative from the Community Food Bank of NJ to assist with food stamps application and eligibility guidelines. For additional information please call 732-638-5063 or visit our office located at: 149 Kearny Ave. Perth Amboy (Rear of Proprietary House).

Military Assistance Center
WOODBRIDGE – Sansone Auto Mall and Woodbridge Township are sponsoring a Military Assistance Center, 3rd Floor, Town Hall. Ronald G. Davie, Coordinator. 732-634-4500 ext. 2037. Email –

Book Drop/Book Sale
PERTH AMBOY – The Friends of the Perth Amboy Free Public Library have established a use for the books you have read and would like to recycle!!!  Drop off your books.  Exchange them for books you have not read …. pick up a book or two ($.50 for paperbacks/$1 for hard cover) …or select a “bag of books” for a price of only $5.  Please no text books or reference books.
Visit us at the Brighton Ave. Community Center located at the corner of Brighton Ave. and Sadowski Pkwy. in Perth Amboy.  The schedule for the next three months is as follows:  Saturdays,  January 23, February 13 and 27 and March 12.  We will be there from 12 noon until 2 p.m. (weather permitting).
For more info, e-mail us at

Get Your GED/HSE!
PERTH AMBOY – Are you 18-25 years old and in need your High School Diploma? If yes, please contact the Civic Justice Corps program. We are a youth serving program model that reconnects young adults with their communities while earning a modest stipend (allowance). The CJC in Perth Amboy is designed to serve in four areas: High School Equivalency/GED; Career Development; Leadership Development; Construction Vocation. For more info, contact 732-324-2114 Ext. 100 or 102. We are actively recruiting for our next coed cohort.

$100 Worth of Food for $40
PERTH AMBOY – The Jolin Food box program is designed to provide families with nationally branded food products at wholesale prices. On behalf of the Cathedral’s Community Development Corporation, the Jewish Renaissance Foundation’s AmeriCorps is helping promote the Jolin Food Box. Check out or contact us at 732-324-2114 x103

HIV Support
PERTH AMBOY — Raritan Bay Medical Center is sponsoring an HIV support group meeting on Monday’s at 6 p.m. Anyone diagnosed with or caring for someone infected with HIV is welcome to attend.    Meetings  are  held  at  the hospital’s  Perth  Amboy Division, New Brunswick Avenue. To register or for more information, call (732) 324-5022.

Volunteer Firefighters Needed
PERTH AMBOY – The Perth Amboy Fire Department: Volunteer Division needs members. Accepting men and women ages 18 years or older.  Volunteers must be a Perth Amboy resident.  For more information please contact 732-442-3430 or 732-324-3505.

Kearny Cottage Open
PERTH AMBOY – Come visit the historic home of Commodore Lawrence Kearny. The Cottage is located at 63 Catalpa Ave, Perth Amboy, and is open on Mondays and Thursdays from 2 p.m. – 4 p.m. and the last Sunday of the month from 2 p.m. – 4 p.m. by appointment. The Kearny Cottage needs your help.  Anyone interested in joining the Kearny Cottage Historical Society please contact 732-293-1090.  We are on the web!

Do you or someone you know have Old Photographs or Documents?
The Kearny Cottage Historical Society is looking for old photos and documents of
Perth Amboy, South Amboy, Woodbridge, Fords, etc. (local area) for an archiving project. Your photos and documents will be scanned into digital format and returned to you. For more info please call 732-293-1090

Tea Room Open
PERTH AMBOY – The Proprietary House is now open every Wednesday from 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. for tea and tours.  The tea room has reopened, serving their usual delicious homemade cakes and assorted teas.  Hostesses Dot, Helen and Joanne are back to greet you.  A $7.00 donation includes both the tea and a tour of the mansion.  Although the house is still in the process of being restored, some rooms have been newly decorated, and we have acquired several pieces of antique furniture, including a 1700’s desk and game table. The gift shop is also opened. A visit to the tea room is the perfect way to spend a pleasant afternoon. Groups are welcome, although reservations are required for groups over six people.  The Proprietary House is located at 149 Kearny Ave., Perth Amboy, NJ. Tel: 732-826-5527. Email:

Connections Program Seeks Volunteers
METUCHEN – 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 need of a positive role model.  Adult Volunteers are being sought to make a difference in the lives of children and youth through one-to-one activities.
Any individual 18 years old or older, of any ethnic, religious or economic background, who is interested in making a positive impact on a child’s life is eligible to become an adult volunteer mentor.
All adult volunteers will be screened, receive training, staff support and other services as needed.   If you are interested in learning more about the Connections Mentoring Program, please contact Jeanette Cullen at (732) 738-1323. 1/27

Dowdell Library Foundation DVD &Recorded Media Drive
SOUTH AMBOY – Your fall cleanout is done and you’re wondering what to do with all of those unwanted DVD’s, CD’s, and video games. How about donating them to South Amboy’s Sadie Pope Dowdell Library?  Just bring those unwanted items to the library, during regular hours. No VHS please! This program has been running since 2012 collecting thousands of DVD’s and other electronic media for the library.  Those generous donations have enabled the library to increase its resources for the benefit of South Amboy residents and the surrounding communities.
All donations are fully tax deductible and the Dowdell Library Foundation, Inc. is a 501(c)(3) non-profit corporation.  Please call (732)721-6060 for library hours. To schedule a pick-up for larger collections, please contact Grace at 732-721-6592. Your support is greatly appreciated.

Live Music
PERTH AMBOY – Live Music every Saturday Night at 8 p.m. at Al Cibelli’s Night Club, 1096 Convery Blvd., Perth Amboy. Music in the downstairs lounge. Must be 21 to enter and drink. Extra parking across the street.

Notice: Community Announcements or “Shorts”
The Amboy Guardian is committed to serving the community. However, due to the rising cost of print publication, we are forced to now charge a small fee for community announcements in our print version. We will provide one complimentary short paragraph or “short” per event. After your event “short” is published for one week, there will be a $5.00 fee per week charge for each additional “short” published pertaining  to that particular event. For those who pay for a display ad, there will be no fee for additional shorts pertaining to the event in the paid display ad. To our regular loyal advertisers who hold community events, your “short” announcements will remain complimentary. Effective 1/1/16. Thank you.

Carolyn Maxwell, Owner/Editor/Publisher
Katherine Massopust, Asst. Editor/Writer/Layout
The Amboy Guardian.

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