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Family Lego Maze
Stop by the Dowdell Library in February on Thursday evenings from 6:30-7:30 p.m. for Family Lego Maze. Build the craziest and wackiest maze out of Legos and guide your marble through to the end. We’ll supply the Legos, you supply the maze outline!
Take part in Dowdell’s Winter Olympics Palooza! Join us for live streaming of the games, Winter Olympics Wii U Contest, Marshmallow Stacking, Making your own Flag and other activities throughout February! No registration is required.
To learn about upcoming library programs, sign up for the monthly eNewsletter at http://dowdell.org/newslettersignup.html
The Dowdell Library’s hours are Monday, Tuesday, and Thursday from 10 am to 8 pm, Wednesday and Friday from 10 am to 5 pm, and Saturday from 12 to 4 pm. For more information, please visit www.dowdell.org, or contact the Library at 732-721-6060 or comments@dowdell.org.

Ask the Rabbi
PERTH AMBOY/EDISON – On February 14 & 28, Rabbi Sara Metz of Congregation Beth Mordecai of Perth Amboy will be at Menlo Park Mall food court (near Panera) from noon to 1 p.m. She will speak on various topics of interest and answer any and all questions as it relates to Judaism. She will also discuss the topics of the day.

Ashes to Go
On Ash Wednesday, February 14, 2018, Christ Episcopal Church, South Amboy and St. Peter’s Episcopal Church, Perth Amboy, will once again be offering “Ashes to Go,” which brings a centuries-old Christian tradition outside the church walls at both the Perth Amboy (6:15 am to 8:30 am) and South Amboy (6:00 am to 8:00 am) Train Stations as well as the Park and Ride bus stop on Rte. 9 (6:00 am to 8:30 am).

A Delightful Valentine’s Tea
PERTH AMBOY – Celebrate Valentine’s Day at the Royal Governor’s Mansion. The Proprietary House, (the Royal Governor’s Mansion), invites you to “A Delightful Valentine’s Tea,” from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. and 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. on Wednesday, February 14.
Assorted teas, sparkling beverages, scrumptious desserts, chocolates and other treats will be served by candlelight in the mansion’s atmospheric colonial brick and stone wine cellar. Enjoy a museum tour and shop in the Museum Gift Shop. (Museum is accessible for people with disabilities.)
$13 per Person / $25 per Couple. Space is limited. Reservations required. Funds raised will benefit restoration and operation of Proprietary House’s Museum. For reservations and information, contact Proprietary House Association – Phone: (732) 826-5527; E-mail: info@theproprietaryhouse.org; Address: 149 Kearny Avenue, Perth Amboy, NJ, 08861.

Why Didn’t I Learn This Before? Unlearning Myths of Race and Racism
Press Release 1/22/18
WOODBRIDGE TOWNSHIP – In this presentation, being held at the Woodbridge Main Library on Thursday, February 15 at 7:00 PM, Dr. Karen Gaffney will share a few key concepts from her new book, Dismantling the Racism Machine: A Manual and Toolbox. Her goal is to raise awareness about the false beliefs that perpetuate racism, especially the myths often taught to white people that need to be unlearned. There will also be plenty of time for discussion.
Dr. Karen Gaffney is Professor of English at Raritan Valley Community College, where she teaches Race in American Literature and Popular Culture. As a white anti-racist educator, she presents her work at conferences and in community workshops, as well as in her blog with resources Divided No Longer (available at www.dividednolonger.com). Her book, Dismantling the Racism Machine: A Manual and Toolbox, is an accessible and interdisciplinary introduction to race and racism with tools for action.
This program is free and open to all. The Woodbridge Main Library is located at 1 George Frederick Plaza, Woodbridge, NJ. Please visit us at http://woodbridgelibrary.org/

We Keep You Moving
PERTH AMBOY – The Human Motion Institute at Hackensack Meridian Health Raritan Bay Medical Center-Perth Amboy, is sponsoring a free “We Keep You Moving” Total Joint Replacement Education session Friday, February 16, 8:00 a.m. to 9:00 a.m., at the medical center’s Perth Amboy location, 530 New Brunswick Ave. The session is intended for patients who have been scheduled for joint replacement surgery or for those who would like to learn more about joint replacement. Registration required, call 1-800-DOCTORS (1-800-362-8677).

Lent Fish Fry
SAYREVILLE – The St. Stanislaus Kostka Holy Name Society is having a First Friday of Lent Fish Fry on Friday, February 16, 2018 from 4:30 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. at St. Stan’s School, 221 MacArthur Ave., Sayreville, NJ 08872. The menu includes: Fried or Broiled Flounder Platters, Fried Shrimp Platters, and Combination Platters. Includes: French Fries, Salad Bar, Coffee/Tea/Soda and Dessert. Adults – $15.00, Children (under 12) – $8.00. Please purchase your ticket in advance in the CHURCH LOBBY Or at the OFFICE. For more info call: 732-254-0212.

Lent Fish Fry
PERTH AMBOY – St. John Paul II Parish is sponsoring a Fish Fry Fundraiser on Friday, February 16, 2018 from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. It will be held at Our Lady of the Rosary of Fatima Church at 188 Wayne Street. Take-out is also available. The menu is either fried or broiled fish or pierogis, salad, coleslaw, French fries and Spanish rice. Other menu choices include macaroni and cheese and spaghetti with clam sauce. Bottled water and cake and coffee or tea are also included. Soda will be available for purchase. The price is $10 for adults and $6 for children (7-12 years-old). For tickets call 732-826-1395. The deadline for ticket sales is February 13, 2018.

NJ Rock Band Mikell’s Plot to Perform at Chess Tournament
PARSIPPANY – NJ Rock Band Mikell’s Plot will perform at the World/US Amateur Team East Chess Tournament. Lead Singer Michael O’Connor will participate in the chess tournament on Saturday, February 17, at the Parsippany Hilton, 1 Hilton Court, Parsippany, NJ 07054. O’Connor has been an amateur chess player since his teen years. The band will perform at the tournament from 11 am – 12:15 p.m. during event registration. There is no charge for the audience.

Pancake Breakfast
SOUTH AMBOY – Pancake Breakfast at South Amboy Elks 7&4, 601, Washington Ave., South Amboy on Sunday, February 18, 2018 from 9 a.m. to 12 Noon. $9 pp; kids 7 yrs. & under are $4. The served buffet includes: pancakes, scrambled eggs, breakfast meats, home fries, sweets, breads, juice, coffee, tea & much more! For more info, call 732-727-7170. Bring your sweetheart for breakfast!

A Military Timeline
PERTH AMBOY – The Proprietary House, the Royal Governor’s Mansion, will host “A Military Timeline” on Sunday, February 18, 2018, from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. The Military Timeline will feature uniformed re-enactors depicting the Revolutionary War thru conflicts of the 20th century. Arms, soldiers’ kit & equipment from the various eras will be on display. Admission is free, with donations gladly accepted to help offset costs of restoring and operating Proprietary House’s Museum.
Also, from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. on Feb. 18th, free museum tours will be available, and the Museum Gift Shop will be open. The Tea Room will serve assorted teas and desserts in the colonial wine cellar ($10/Adult; $5/Child). (The Museum is accessible for people with disabilities.)
For info contact Proprietary House Association – PHONE: (732) 826-5527; E-MAIL: info@theproprietaryhouse.org; ADDRESS: 149 Kearny Avenue, Perth Amboy, NJ, 08861.

Edison AARP Ch. 3446 Meeting
FORDS – Edison AARP Chapter 3446 will meet on Monday, February 19, 2018 at 1:00 pm. The meeting will be held at the Our Lady of Peace Parish Center, Franklin Ave, Fords, NJ. Florette Applebaum will present the program “Chair Yoga”.
Events: March 16: The Brownstone – St. Patrick’s Day Lunch & Show – For information call Mary Ann at 732-287-3659. Various items for hospitals and nursing homes will be collected at the meeting, as well as canned food for MCFOOD. Be a guest at our meeting or visit our website at www.edisonaarp.org for additional information.

Depression During the Golden Years
OLD BRIDGE – Hackensack Meridian Health Raritan Bay Medical Center-Old Bridge is sponsoring a free “Depression during the Golden Years” education session Wednesday, February 21, 10:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. at Old Bridge Public Library, One Old Bridge Plaza, Old Bridge, NJ. Learn signs and symptoms of depression, common problems that cause or mimic depression, and ways to assist elderly who may be depressed. Registration required, call 1-800-560-9990.

VITA (United Way) Tax Assistance at Dowdell Library
Press Release 2/5/18
SOUTH AMBOY – Sign up NOW to reserve one of the limited spaces provided by VITA (United Way). VITA free tax preparation assistance for individuals earning less than $64,000 per year is available on the following dates:
Tuesday, February 20 from 10 am-2:30 pm
Wednesday, March 21 from 10 am-2:30 pm
Monday, March 26 from 4-8 pm
Monday, April 9 – Drop off service only 10 am– 12 noon. Pick up return on Wednesday April 11.
To register call 732-721-6060 or comments@dowdell.org

Community YMCA Yard Sale
PERTH AMBOY – The YMCA is having a community Yard Sale on February 24, 2018 from 9 a.m. – 1 p.m. at the YMCA, 357 New Brunswick Ave., Perth Amboy. Donation: $20 per table The donation will benefit the Y’s Annual Campaign. The Y. For a better us.

Book Sale
PERTH AMBOY – 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. We are now accepting donations of books.
Visit us at the Brighton Ave. Community Center located at the corner of Brighton Ave. and Sadowski Pkwy. in Perth Amboy. The schedule is as follows: Saturday, February 24. We will be there from 1:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. (weather permitting). For more info, e-mail us at friendsofperthamboylibrary@gmail.com Book Dealers are welcome. !!!!

Martha, Our First Lady
WOODBRIDGE – The Historical Association of Woodbridge Township Presents. . .“Martha, Our First Lady.” Speaker: Irene Parke Custis Pearse at First Presbyterian Church, Rahway Ave., Woodbridge on Monday, February 26, 2018 at 7 p.m. For more info call Brenda Velasco, Township Historian: 732-428-2403.

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, March 1, 2018. 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.

Meet the Author: Debbie Doctofsky-Solomon
[Press Release] PERTH AMBOY – The Friends of the Perth Amboy Free Public Library are happy to host Debbie Doctofsky-Solomon on Saturday, March 3, at 11 a.m. in the Children’s Room of the Perth Amboy Library located at 196 Jefferson St.
Debbie’s books include Hidden in the Himalayas, Journey to the River of Perfumes, and her most recent release, Pedro’s Decision. Her books promote understanding about other cultures with settings in Nepal, Vietnam and Nicaragua. She will read and talk about her books leading everyone on “an expedition in learning” with fantastic experiences and beautiful illustrations by Silvia Dotti. These books are geared toward K-4th grade. Books will be available for purchase.
For more information on Debbie, visit her website at http://debbiesolomon.com/
This event is sponsored by the Friends of the Perth Amboy Free Public Library, a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization. For information, contact the Friends at (201) 381-1903, e-mail at friendsofperthamboylibrary@gmail.com, visit our webpage at www.folperthamboy.com or find us on Facebook.

Tricky Tray/Gift Auction
PERTH AMBOY – The St Ann Society of Ukrainian Catholic Church of the Assumption is sponsoring a “OVER THE RAINBOW” Tricky Tray/Gift Auction on March 4, 2018 to be held in the Assumption Catholic School Auditorium, 380 Meredith St, Perth Amboy, NJ. Doors open at 12:00 pm and the Auction starts at 2:00 PM. Admission is $10. There will be 4 levels of wonderful prizes as well as other special raffles including a LG 49” LED Ultra HD 4K Smart TV with HDR, a Designer Bag raffle, Gift Card Extravaganza, Its Your Lucky Day and Money Raffle. Complimentary cake and coffee to all. The Kitchen, sponsored by the men of the Holy Name Society, will be open for lunch, serving delicious foods like, cabbage and noodles, kielbasa and kraut and much more…. Please No Outside Food or Beverage to be brought in. Tickets are available in advance from any St Ann’s member or at the door the day of the auction. For more information you can call the rectory at 732-826-0767. Looking forward to seeing you “Somewhere Over the Rainbow.”

Atlantic City Bus Trip – Fellowship Circle of the Hungarian Reformed Church
PERTH AMBOY – AC Bus Trip to the Tropicana Casino on Sunday, March 11, 2018. Sponsored by the Fellowship Circle of the Hungarian Reformed Church, 331 Kirkland Place, Perth Amboy, NJ. Bus leaves the church at 12:00 pm – 6 hour stay at Casino from when we arrive in AC. Cost: $30 pp ($25 slot play). Bagged lunch provided. To reserve a seat call: 732-261-8726. Payment due ASAP. NO REFUND FOR LAST MINUTE CANCELLATIONS!

Greek Independence Day Flag Raising Ceremony
PERTH AMBOY – The Perth Amboy AHEPA Raritan Chapter #288 presents the Greek Independence Day Flag Raising Ceremony. Join us, so together we can commemorate and show our pride for 197 years of Independence on Friday, March 23, 2018 at City Hall Circle, 260 High St., Perth Amboy. RSVP by March 12, 2018 George N. Petrakakis – gpetrakakis@outlook.com – 732-522-3797.

Fish & Chicken Fry
SAYREVILLE – The First Presbyterian Church of Sayreville will be having a Fish and Chicken Fry on Friday, March 16, 2018. Tickets are $15.00 in advance and there are limited tickets available at the door. Chicken is available by advance order only. Take-outs will begin at 5:00 p.m. and dining room seating will be from 5:30 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. For tickets please call 732-257-6353 or e-mail us at churchoffice172@optimum.net.

Edison AARP Chapter 3446 Upcoming Events
EDISON – Edison AARP Chapter 3446 has the following Upcoming Events:
March 16: The Brownstone – St. Patrick’s Day Lunch Show – For information call Mary Ann at 732-287-3659
March 23 & May 18: AARP Driver Education Course – For information call Bob at 732-885-1789.
For information on the Knitting and Crocheting club, contact Kay at 732-548-1976.
For additional information, visit our website at www.edisonaarp.org.

Spring Breakfast Buffet
PERTH AMBOY – The Ukrainian Assumption Parish Holy Name Society is having an all you can eat Spring Breakfast Buffet on Sunday, March 18, 2018 from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Ukrainian Assumption School Cafeteria (Meredith & Jacques Streets, Perth Amboy). The Brunch Menu includes: scrambled eggs, egg soufflé, omelets (made to order), hash browns, pancakes, fruits, bacon, sausage, coffee, tea, juice and more… Donation: $10 Adults; $5 ages 6-12; children under 6 – free. Tickets are available in advance after each Mass or by calling Charlie at 732-254-3966.

Renault Winery/Resorts AC Trip – Holy Rosary Seniors
HOPELAWN – Renault Winery/Resorts Casino A/C Tuesday, April 3, 2018. Bus leaves 9:30 Am from church parking lot. Spend 2 hours at winery – Italian Family style lunch and wine tasting. Leave Resorts approximately 6:30 pm. Cost $75. $25 back in play. Any question call Ronnie at 732-442-5252.

75th Anniversary of Troop 53, BSA
FORDS – Troop 53, BSA, Our Lady of Peace Church, Fords, NJ is Celebrating their 75th Anniversary on April 14, 2018. All Troop alumni is asked to join us in celebrating 75 years of service and rededicate to the future. For more information contact troop53fordsnj@gmail.com.

Celebrate! The Year of the Dog – Presented by the Edison Chinese School
Press Release
SOUTH AMBOY – The Dowdell Library of South Amboy and the Edison Chinese School will hold a FREE event at the Dowdell Library on Sunday, April 15 from 1:30 to 3:30 p.m. Fun activities will be available for the whole family, so mark your calendar! The “Celebrate the Year of the Dog” event will begin at 1:30 p.m. sharp with a dazzling Lion Dance performed by students from the Edison Chinese School. A delightful traditional dance, fashion show, and orchestral performance will follow. Moreover, art stations featuring Chinese brush painting, calligraphy and origami demonstrations will be showcased with several DIY crafts for children and adults.
Attendees with food tickets will be treated to traditional Chinese refreshments at the conclusion of the program.
The library is adjacent to the South Amboy High School on John T. O’Leary Blvd. Directions: www.dowdell.org Free parking. For more information, please contact the Dowdell Library at 732.721.6060 or comments@dowdell.org.

New School Naming Committee
PERTH AMBOY – Want to be involved in naming the New Seaman Avenue Elementary School? Accepting applications and letters of interest. Go to paps.net for an application.

Perth Amboy Free Public Library Offers Home-bound Delivery Service
PERTH AMBOY – If you can’t make it to the library, the library can come to you! The Home-Bound Program is a resource delivery service offered to all Perth Amboy residents who are temporarily or permanently confined to their homes because of illness, age or physical disability. Care facilities and nursing homes are also welcome to take advantage of this program. The service is absolutely free to join and use! Residents who do not currently have a library card will be issued one after successful sign-up of the home-bound application. To sign up for service call the library at 732-826-2600.

Stories From Perth Amboy
PERTH AMBOY – Stories From Perth Amboy by Katherine Massopust is available at the Barge Restaurant, 201 Front St., Perth Amboy or in Fertig’s Uniform Store, 195 New Brunswick Ave., Perth Amboy For more info call Katherine at 732-261-2610 or call the Barge at 732-442-3000 – or Fertig’s at 732-442-1079 – A Great Gift! Get it now along with Then & Now: Perth Amboy!

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! www.KearnyCottage.org.

Proprietary House Open
PERTH AMBOY – The Proprietary House, the last official Royal Governor’s residence still standing in the original 13 colonies, is open every Wednesday from 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m., for tea and tours. Tea is served in our atmospheric candle-lit wine cellar, and includes our delicious homemade desserts and assorted teas. A $10 donation, $5 for children under 12, covers both the tea and a mansion. Although the house is still in the process of being restored, some rooms have been newly decorated. Go back in time and learn about William Franklin and other residents of the house. It’s a perfect way to spend a pleasant afternoon. The gift shop is also open. 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 E-mail: info@proprietaryhouse.org. Follow us on our website, www.theproprietaryhouse.org and or/Facebook.

Historic Surveyor General’s Office
PERTH AMBOY – The Historic Surveyor General’s Office, which is adjacent to Perth Amboy City Hall, is now open for tours. At one time, this structure was the meeting place of the East Jersey Board of Proprietors & housed their records. Presently the Surveyor General’s Office is displaying artifacts from the John Watson (1685-1768) archaeological site along with other items from Perth Amboy’s rich history. Perth Amboy history DVDs are also available.
Free tours are available Tuesdays & Fridays from 10:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. and 1:30 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. Clubs, classrooms & groups are welcome. Come & view this newly restored building!

DVRT Seeks Volunteers
PERTH AMBOY – The Domestic Violence Response Team is looking for volunteers. For more information, contact: Detective Liza Capo, Perth Amboy Police Department at: 732-324-3815 or DVRT Coordinator Damaris Ramirez at 732-500-5758 or Pastor Bernadette Lopez at 732-213-1537. Pick up an application at the Perth Amboy Police Department.

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 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).

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.

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

Volunteer Drivers Needed For Meals on Wheels Program
HIGHLAND PARK – Jewish Family Services of Middlesex County (JFS) is in need of volunteer drivers to deliver meals to homebound senior adults in the Highland Park area for the Kosher Meals on Wheels Program. The program delivers meals Monday – Friday mornings. A commitment of at least 2 days per month for regular volunteers is required. Also seeking substitute drivers who can fill in as needed throughout Middlesex County. Must have valid driver’s license. Please contact the JFS Volunteer Coordinator for more detailed information at 732-777-1940 or visit www.jfsmiddlesex.org under the Volunteer Tab.

Become A Member of the South Amboy First Aid & Safety Squad
SOUTH AMBOY – Serve the Emergency Medical Needs of Your Community! A Unit of A.R.C. If you are at least 16 years old and have a few available hours in your day each week to give to others, contact us at Southamboyfirstaid.org or call (732) 721-1005. South Amboy First Aid Squad serves our residents 24 hours-a-day, 7 days-a-week, 365 days-a -year. The squad is an independently run private organization, completely staffed by dedicated volunteers and supported by tax-deductible donations. Join your fellow residents with service to our community. Neighbors Helping Neighbors! All training courtesy of the South Amboy First Aid Squad. See how a little bit of your time can benefit so many. Become A Volunteer Member Now! South Amboy First Aid Squad – PO Box 328 – South Amboy, NJ 08879.

Bingo
SAYREVILLE – Feeling Lucky? Come enjoy a fun evening of coach bingo on Friday, February 9, 2018, for the second annual Middlesex County Association of Chiefs of Police coach bingo/tricky tray at St. Stanislaus School, 221 MacArthur Ave., Sayreville. Doors open at 5:30 p.m. and games begin at 7 p.m. Cost is $30 per person which includes 12 games of bingo (3 boards per game), coffee, tea, and dessert. There will also be a 50/50. All guests are invited to bring their own food and refreshments. For tickets please call Gina at 732-432-8361 or Joanne 732-254-1781. See you there!!

Christ Church of South Amboy Thrift Store and Services
SOUTH AMBOY – 1. Our Thrift Store is open: Tuesday and Thursday, 12 p.m. until 3 p.m.  All are welcome to shop.
2. Please join us for Mass and Fellowship on: Saturday, Service at 5:00 p.m., and Sunday, Service at 9:00 a.m. Fellowship follows our 9:00 a.m. Mass. Christ Church is located at 257 Fourth Street, South Amboy. The entrance for parking is on Main Street.

DVD/Media Drive
SOUTH AMBOY – Please place your unwanted DVDs, Blu-Ray, CDs, and video games in good condition, into the collection boxes at the Dowdell Library, or Madura Pharmacy Your contributions will be donated to the Dowdell Library to help enhance its current collection. Larger collections call Grace at 732-721-6592 for pick-up Thank you for your support! This on-Going Collection Drive is Sponsored by the Dowdell Library Foundation, Inc.

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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