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Movies @ Main: Denzel Washington

Press Release 4/4/17 WOODBRIDGE – On May 5, the Woodbridge Main Library will begin a late Spring/early Summer Film Series each Friday at 2 p.m. that will spotlight the diverse and award-winning roles of Denzel Washington. The first movie is The Magnificent Seven, a 2016 remake of the classic 1960 western film, with Denzel Washington, […]

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Highlights of Mayor Henry’s 2017 State of the City Address

3/29/17 SOUTH AMBOY – The South Amboy State of the City was submitted by Mayor Fred Henry. Here are some of the highlights of his speech. Mayor Fred Henry began his 2017 STOC by thanking those who participated in the St. Patrick’s Day festivities and what an honor it was to be chosen as the […]

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UMoP to Host Walk in Support of Lung Cancer Awareness

Press Release PERTH AMBOY – Nonprofit organization and charity, United Messengers of Peace invites community members to sign up for their first Lung Cancer Awareness Walk on Saturday May 13, 2017 beginning at the Perth Amboy Train Station and ending at St. Peter’s Episcopal Church (183 Rector St). Participants can register online at UMoPLCA.eventbrite.com. Volunteers […]

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Sylvia Rapoport Named Vice President

*Photo Submitted by Amoby Bank News Release 4/17 OLD BRIDGE – Sylvia Rapoport was recently named Vice President, Marketing Manager for Amboy Bank, according to an announcement by George E. Scharpf, Bank President and CEO. Rapoport, who joined Amboy Bank in 2007, has over 15 years of business marketing experience. In her role as Vice […]

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Spring Flower Fair 2017: The Ultimate Plant Sale

NEW BRUNSWICK – Rutgers is having its annual Spring Flower Fair – The Ultimate Plant Sale!  on May 12, 13, 14. The sale is on rain or shine. Come out to support the Gardens and our Student Internship Program. Please know that while there is a large volume of plant material we cannot guarantee that […]

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Pallone Announces $13 Million in Grants to Combat the Opioid Epidemic

News Release 4/21/17 WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Congressman Frank Pallone, Jr. (NJ-06) announced that the Department of Health and Human Services is awarding $12,995,621 in grants to the state of New Jersey to help combat the opioid epidemic. The funding comes from the 21st Century Cures Act, which Pallone played a leading role in advancing […]

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“A Revolutionary Tea”

PERTH AMBOY – The Proprietary House, The Royal Governor’s Mansion invites you to join us for “A Revolutionary Tea”. Sunday, 21st May 2017  ~  at 1:00 p.m. Purchase your tickets in advance for a journey back to the 18th century.  Learn why tea was of such importance to the era’s fashion-conscious families that their portraits […]

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National Small Business Week: April 30, 2017 – May 6, 2017

PERTH AMBOY – The SBA is gearing up for National Small Business Week April 30-May 6, 2017. The BID is pleased to announce this year’s webinars on a variety of business topics: The U.S. Economic Outlook and Its Impact on Small Businesses Presented by Visa May 2, 2017 | 2:00-3:00 pm ET 5 Fabulous Habits […]

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Police Blotter: Drug Arrests Made

PERTH AMBOY – On 04/14/2017, at approximately 1905hrs, members of the Perth Amboy Police Departments Special Investigations Unit executed a Superior Court Search Warrant at a residence on Catalpa Ave., Perth Amboy, NJ. During the search of the residence, they recovered 100 decks of Heroin worth about $1000.00 and an additional 6 grams of Heroin […]

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Y Develops Program for Kids

Raritan Bay Area YMCA Wants Kids to “Charge into Summer” During Annual Healthy Kids Day®  Event Encourages Kids to Stay Active And Keep Learning All Summer Long  Press Release 4/17/17 PERTH AMBOY – On Saturday, April 29, the Raritan Bay Area YMCA is holding a free community event to inspire more kids to keep their minds […]

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International Tabletop Day

Press Release 4/11/17 WOODBRIDGE – Come out for an afternoon of fun and games at the International Tabletop Day at Woodbridge Main Library!  Join us on Saturday, April 29th from 12:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. for an afternoon of meeting new people and playing new games. We will be featuring classic easy to learn games, […]

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Reps Praise Historic Site Completion

Vitale & Coughlin Praise Completion of Perth Amboy Historic Site’s Restoration and Improvement Project $110K NJ Historic Trust Grant Used to Repair and  Restore Surveyor General’s Office Press Release 4/13/17 Perth Amboy – Senator Joseph F. Vitale and Assemblyman Craig Coughlin praised the recent completion of the restoration and improvement of the Surveyor General’s Office […]

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Safety Program Underway

Distracted Driving Enforcement and Education Campaign: UDrive. UText. UPay. to be Carried Out Locally from April 1 – April 21, 2017 Press Release 4/13/17 PERTH AMBOY – Law enforcement officers from the Perth Amboy Police Department will be cracking down on distracted drivers during April as part of New Jersey’s UDrive. UText. UPay. enforcement campaign. […]

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Amboy Bank Opens New Branch in Matawan’s Cheesequake Area

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City to Aid Photo-Taking Businesspeople

Mayor Wilda Diaz and Perth Amboy’s BID Presents  Social Media Marketing  Workshop for Local Businesses Find Out to How to Take Better Photos with Smartphones to  Promote Products & Services Press Release 4/13/17 PERTH AMBOY – Small businesses can enhance their social media presence and digital marketing efforts by taking better business photographs with smartphones. […]

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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.
Stay informed! Attend public meetings. All are welcome!

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!