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Bidding Wars, Danger Zones & Fill in the Blanks

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A Lot on the Plate: 6 Topics For Discussion

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Councilman Reilly Looks to Help South Amboy Youth Succeed

8/2/17 Business Meeting By: Joseph L. Kuchie SOUTH AMBOY – Councilman Tom Reilly discussed ways to get South Amboy’s youth involved in the city’s day-to-day operations at last Wednesday’s city business meeting. On August 15th Reilly, along with Mayor Fred Henry and Business Administrator Stacey Kennedy, will meet with South Amboy’s Board of Education to […]

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2017 Benefit Golf Outing

PRINCETON – The Perth Amboy AHEPA (American Hellenic Educational Progressive Association; https://ahepa.org/;https://ahepadistrict5.org/) Raritan Chapter 288 announces its 2017 Benefit Golf Outing to support Autism Awareness and the AHEPA Service Dogs for Warriors National Program. The Golf Outing is scheduled for September 17, 2017 beginning with 11:00 a.m. registration, an 11:15 a.m. lunch, followed by a […]

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Wake Service and Funeral Arrangements for Firefighter Richard W. Leonard – Line of Duty Death

It is with deepest sympathy the department announces the death of Retired Career Firefighter Richard W. Leonard. He passed away on July 30, 2017 due to injuries sustained at a fire on April 19, 1993. This will be a Line of Duty Death Funeral Service for the Perth Amboy Fire Department. The wake services will […]

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Main Street Road Conditions Discussed at South Amboy Business Meeting

7/19/17 By: Joseph L. Kuchie SOUTH AMBOY – Former Councilman Donald Applegate attended last Wednesday’s South Amboy business meeting to discuss the current conditions of lower Main Street. Applegate used the word “disaster” to describe the driving conditions getting into South Amboy, and urged the city to act before a major accident occurs. “Lower Main […]

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South Amboy Council Meeting

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Codey-Vitale Bill Raises Minimum Smoking Age to 21

Signed in to Law; NJ Becomes the Third State in the Country to Raise Smoking Age Press Release 6/21/17 TRENTON — Legislation sponsored by Senator Richard J. Codey and Senator Joseph F. Vitale raising the minimum age to buy tobacco products and electronic smoking devices from 19 to 21 years of age was signed into […]

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No Can Do! (Bridge PILOT Agreement)

7/10/17 Caucus PERTH AMBOY – When it came to the Bridge PILOT once again, the Council butted heads, but this time Councilman Fernando Gonzalez was the odd man out. At the 7/10/17 Caucus Meeting, Gonzalez mentioned that he had requested that he Council get an independent auditor to look at the PILOT agreement between Bridge […]

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7/12/17 Council Meeting Residency Ordinance Text Follows at End PERTH AMBOY – During the Public Comments on the Ordinances, Resident Stanley Sierakowski questioned the Prosecutor and Assistant Prosecutor’s salaries and hours. Acting Law Director Peter King responded, “Prior to 2012, the City had two Prosecutors. At the end of June 2017, one of the Prosecutors retired […]

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Community Events and Notices

Cruise Nights on Broadway SOUTH AMBOY – SOUTH AMBOY – Come join DJ Richie, The Flash and Crew for great cruise nights the third Wednesday of every month from June to October from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. Music from the 50’s to the 80’s Trophies will be awarded – Bring the Family! For additional […]

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Vacation Bible School at The Cathedral

Also, Youth Conference, Baccalaureate Recognition; Cathedral International Invites the Community to Attend Press Release PERTH AMBOY – Three important services are coming up at Cathedral International this week of July 17 – July 23, 2017. The Reverend Catherine Griggs, Pastor of Christian Education states, “Vacation Bible School (VBS) is an opportunity to teach youth important […]

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Still Not Satisfied

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The Conflicts Continue

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Vitale Bill Would Expand Transparency at Horizon Blue Cross/Blue Shield

  Compromise agreement would maintain goals of required financial reporting, additional public board members and responsible use of excess reserves Press Release 7/3/17 TRENTON – Senator Joseph F. Vitale today offered legislation that would expand transparency and accountability by Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey, the state’s only nonprofit health services corporation, by […]

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Perth Amboy News

Code Enforcement Agent Resigns PERTH AMBOY – Lance Nelson who has been an employee of the City of Perth Amboy since 1998 has been accused of receiving social security benefits of a deceased great aunt who he shared a joint banking account with. The social security administration was not aware of her death until recently. Those […]

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WED. Aug. 25
• Board of Education, 5:30 p.m.
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• City Council, Regular,
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City Hall, N. Broadway

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