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EDITORIAL: That’s All They Wanted

For the past few years, during the Perth Amboy Council Meetings, residents has come up to complain about the lack of transparency of the City reporting crime. Former Police Chief Benjamin Ruiz regularly would have his staff submit press releases regarding criminal arrests/activity to the paper. When Larry Cattano assumed the title of Acting Police […]

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EDITORIAL: When are They Coming?

8/8/16 – Homeless Population Discussed. – Story in the Amboy Guardian. Pastor Bernadette Falcon-Lopez and the then Municipal Department Head came forward to talk about the homeless population in Perth Amboy. The topic included Perth Amboy and New Brunswick as being the only two municipalities in Middlesex County to address this situation. In subsequent Council […]

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EDITORIAL: Learning, Empowerment, Achievement Foundation (LEAF)

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EDITORIAL: Activities From Ages 2 to 92

I was quite puzzled and so was Councilman Joel Pabon (whom I knew would be) when a resident came to a Council Meeting to talk about the lack of activities for Senior Citizens. Fortunately, Perth Amboy has a ton of activities for ages 2 to 92. As a matter of fact, if I had a […]

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EDITORIAL: $400,000 Savings and Tuition Down!

I tend to have the radio on all night long. Sometimes in the middle of night, if I wake up I may hear something on the radio that sounds off the wall. So, I will sit up and listen to make sure what I heard was correct. This one story that I heard recently was […]

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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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Perth Amboy Calendar

MON. April 24

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

WED. April 26

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

TUES. April 27

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

All Meetings are at City Hall, High Street unless otherwise noted.
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South Amboy Calendar

WED. April 19

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

WED. May 3

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

Stay informed! Attend public meetings. All are welcome!