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EDITORIAL: Thumbs Up!

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EDITORIAL: It Affects You!

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EDITORIAL: PRAHD Honors Bob McCoy

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EDITORIAL: The Indelible Mr. Austin Gumbs 1931-2017

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EDITORIAL: Why Just One Day?

On Thursday, 2/16/17 “A Day Without Immigrants” took place. Some businesses ceased to operate for the day. All the taxicab services were shut down. We are still trying to figure out what this proved. These businesses are just hurting themselves and contrary to what they believe, may wind up hurting those whom they claim to […]

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EDITORIAL: Marketing Perth Amboy’s Rich History

Some of the Most Significant Moments in American History Began in Perth Amboy Perth Amboy has a lot of history and is truly a City of Firsts. It’s embarrassing that the City of Perth Amboy hasn’t had a significant commemoration to Thomas Mundy Peterson after all these years. It was very disheartening when Councilman Fernando […]

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EDITORIAL: This Was Super!

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LOCAL PERSPECTIVE: EDITORIAL

Why Wait Now? I’m just curious. This morning (1/30/17) I was listening to Professor John Banzhaf, Professor of Public Interest Law at George Washington University Law School. He was a guest on the Joe Piscopo Show on 970 The Answer A.M. Radio. I listen to his show because he has guests who are Liberals, Conservatives, Democrats, […]

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Our Perspective on the Women’s March on Washington 1/20/17-1/22/17

This past weekend saw the Inauguration of the 45th President of the United States, Donald J. Trump. The crowds included people from all over the world, but the most talked about event was the Women’s March which not only occurred in Washington D.C. ,but nationwide and all over the world. This march began because of […]

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LOCAL PERSPECTIVE: Editorial

The Saturation Point Don’t Put All the Blame on the Developers Was the Rutgers Study a Waste of Time? Perth Amboy is crowded. Not just crowded but congested. Even though we had projects and tall buildings that were demolished (e.g. The Stockton Building and The Huntington Building) others took their place (e.g. King Plaza which […]

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EDITORIAL: Strong, Capable & Qualified

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EDITORIAL: Nature’s Lessons

There is a song from The Byrds called Turn, Turn, Turn which takes phrases from the Book of Ecclesiastes in the Bible. I am going to take you through some of the lyrics of the song: To everything (turn, turn, turn) There is a season (turn, turn, turn) And a time to every purpose, under […]

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Guest Editorial: Oh, What a Time it Was!

Seeing the malls on the “Black Friday” rush, etc. You may wonder if there was ever “Another Time”—Yes there was! “Oh what a time that was!” The Ambler II is on the move again. In the last scene of Camelot, when King Arthur knew he was fighting his last battle, he told a Squire, “Run […]

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EDITORIAL: Seeing a Little Light at the End of the Tunnel

In the past few editorials, we have been concentrating on the political scene and the controversy surrounding it. For the holiday season, we decided to lighten it up a bit and talk about some acts of kindness. Before doing so, we want to remember those who lost their lives at the recent warehouse fire in […]

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EDITORIAL: Thanking Businesses for Thinking of Their Employees

Remember the time when businesses would actually be closed for big holidays? Thanksgiving, Christmas and Easter. It was a day for everyone to be home to enjoy fellowship with their families and friends. Businesses wouldn’t dream of being open on those important holidays. There was no such thing as Grey Thursday. The only place that […]

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EDITORIAL: Time to Stop the Division & Give Thanks

I was wrong. I think the sky did fall, and some rocks came tumbling down — and have hit a lot of people in the head. In last week’s editorial, I sympathized with the people who were distraught over Hillary Clinton losing the election. With these continued protests, I’m becoming more convinced that a lot […]

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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!