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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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Letter to the Editor

Sanctuary City??? Look at this: two male students from Rockville, Maryland High School named Henry Sanchez and Jose Montano who both came to the U.S. illegally, RAPED and SODOMIZED a 14-year-old girl in the high school restroom. So much for the SANCTUARY CITY that all those MAYOR’S were crying about, like in Perth Amboy, New […]

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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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Letters to the Editor – April 27, 2016

His or Her Say! One of the most entertaining things about reading the excerpts from the open forum portion of the Council Meetings printed in the Amboy Guardian is the knowledge that sooner or later two individuals will make statements showing an extreme prejudice regarding their agendas. There’s no need to name names as only […]

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Mayor’s Community Meeting 1/14/16

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SLIDE SHOW: Happy Hanukkah! Merry Christmas! Happy New Year!

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Editorial: The Little Rascals – A Precursor?

“Our Gang,” or later, “The Little Rascals,” featured little boys and girls of all colors and different ethnic backgrounds playing together as equals.

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Letters to the Editor, June 8, 2015

Silent Too Long I am a student at Perth Amboy High School. I have kept silent these last two years but no longer can I keep silent. No longer can I let the injustice at Perth Amboy High School go by without a peep from the students. Many students here at Perth Amboy High School […]

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Letters from Perth Amboy Housing Authority to Perth Amboy Board of Education

June 3, 2015 Re:  Delaney Homes Property Dear Mr. Lebreault,    I wanted to set the record straight and review the history surrounding the negotiations and attempted acquisition of the Delaney Homes property by the Board of Education for the construction of a new high school.  As you know I chair the  Housing Authority Board […]

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Editorial: Caretakers Taking Care of Each Other

This past week and upcoming week three events were recognized. There was: The National Day of Prayer 5/7/15, Nurses Week (5/6/15 – 5/12/15) and National Police Week (5/10/15 – 5/16/15). The New York Police Department suffered another great loss when Officer Brian Moore succumbed to fatal wounds after he was shot last week. Police Officer […]

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Letters to the Editor, 5/13/15

Caledonia Park An Archaeological Site Last week, I walked by Caledonia Park and noticed eight new holes. Each large hole was a footing which was drilled into the ground at a depth of over 4 feet. As we all know, Caledonia Park is a historic archaeological site and dates back to the time of Perth […]

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Greek Orthodox Easter Good Friday Services at St. Demotrios Church, Perth Amboy

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EDITORIAL: For Better or For Worse???????

I happened to be listening to the John Catsimatidis Radio Show which aired Sunday Morning (4/19/15). For those who are unfamiliar with John Catsimatidis, he was one of the New York Mayoral Candidates in 2014. There was a gentleman that John interviewed by the name of Nick Adams. Mr. Adams is from Australia. What he […]

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EDITORIAL: A Day to Remember 9/26/2009

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Letter to the Editor: Gadflies or Good Guys? by David Caba

Richard Piatkowski and Bill George often drew sighs and groans as they approached officials with probing questions in their effort to uncover corruption that eventually helped end political dynasties. Today’s government watchdogs – the modern day equivalent of Richard Piatkowski and Bill George – are described as “gadflies,” when in fact they are the good […]

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Editorial: Shattered – Just Like Walking on Broken Glass

Don’t blame the Republicans. The Democratic Party is shattered in Perth Amboy.

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WED. Aug. 25
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• City Council, Regular,
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