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Three Local Festivals in Perth Amboy this Weekend

St. Stan’s Carnival 2017, Ukrainian Cultural Festival and Feast of Santos Populares St. Stan’s Carnival 2017 SAYREVILLE – St. Stan’s Annual Carnival will be held at the parish carnival grounds on Main St. & MacArthur Ave. in Sayreville. Dates are Wed, June 21 & Thu, June 22 from 6-10 pm and Fri, June 23 & […]

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Summer at the Hook/Shore

www.nps.gov 732-872-5970 SANDY HOOK – Sandy Hook / Highlands History: Sandy Hook /Highlands History: Originally discovered by the famous Sea Captain Henry Hudson in the early 1600’s, Sandy Hook was a beautiful, 1,665 – acre barrier peninsula within view of the Manhattan skyline. Now, this picturesque 2,044 acre barrier beach peninsula located on the northern […]

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Cruise Nights on Broadway 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 info please contact […]

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Book Fair Fundraiser

Press Release PERTH AMBOY/EDISON – The Friends of the Perth Amboy Free Public Library are teaming up once again with Barnes & Noble of Menlo Park for a day of fundraising on Saturday, June 17 from 10 a.m. – 6 p.m.  Story times for this event start at 11:30am and will continue throughout the day. […]

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Historic Exhibits on Display at Dowdell Library this Summer

Press Release 6/5/17 SOUTH AMBOY – Check out historic exhibits on display at the Dowdell Library this summer including Titanic memorabilia, Tea Cups, and Historic Purses on display from Stacy Hicks Murray. Stop by this June, and view some fine China cups, saucers and tea pots of various designs and origins. This exhibit will help […]

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YarnPlay Knit in Public Day at Woodbridge Public Library, June 10

WOODBRIDGE – YarnPlay presents KIP Day (Knit in Public) Date: June 10. Time: 9:30 – 4:30 at the Woodbridge Main Library, 1 George Frederick Plaza, Woodbridge, NJ. Share your time with other knitters!  Please bring your chair and work in progress.  Please note that if it rains this event will be moved inside the Main […]

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Book Release Party for ‘Man Failure: The Story of New Jersey’s Deadliest Train Wreck’

Press Release 5/25/17 WOODBRIDGE – The official release party for Gordon Bond’s new book about the 1951 Woodbridge train wreck has been set for Saturday, June 17, from 3 to 4 p.m. at the Woodbridge Main Library, 1 George Frederick Plaza, Woodbridge, NJ!  This event is free and open to all. “Man Failure: The Story […]

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Historian Gordon Bond to Present “Citizen Peterson: How Thomas Mundy Peterson Made the Most of His Historic Vote”

Press Release WOODBRIDGE – Monday, June 26, 2017 at 7:00 p.m., Woodbridge Main Public Library, 1 George Frederick Plaza, Woodbridge, NJ. Sponsored by The Historical Association of Woodbridge Township. March 31 was the 147th anniversary of Thomas Mundy Peterson becoming the first African-American to cast a vote under the 1870 Fifteenth Amendment to the U.S. […]

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Perth Amboy High School Hall of Fame Induction & Dinner – June 1

On Thursday, June 1st, 2017, the Hall of Fame inductees will meet at Perth Amboy High School for a gathering breakfast and then honored, during the plaque unveiling on the Hall of Fame wall in the school’s main foyer.  The inductees will then visit classes and speak with students, and/or will be videotaped on Channel […]

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Carteret Memorial Day Parade CARTERET – Carteret to host 2017 Memorial Day ceremonies & parade. Mayor Reiman, the Carteret Borough Council, and the Veterans Alliance will host a series of Memorial Day observations on Sunday, May 28th: • 8:00 a.m.: Casting of the memorial wreaths & veterans’ flag raising ceremony at Carteret Waterfront Park. • […]

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Celebrate our Stars and Stripes Fireworks, Monday, July 3, 2017

Information from Celebratestarsandstripes.com PERTH AMBOY – Fireworks are not just a beautiful sight to behold for Independence Day. Fireworks are a symbol of our nation’s fight for freedom, of the resilience of the human spirit, and a reminder of how the very course of history can be changed when people unite for a common cause. […]

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Movies @ Main: Denzel Washington WOODBRIDGE – The Woodbridge Main Library will present a late Spring/early Summer Film Series, scheduled each Friday at 2 p.m., that will spotlight the diverse and award-winning roles of Denzel Washington. On May 5, the first movie of the series is The Magnificent Seven, a 2016 remake of the classic […]

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A History of the 50’s & 60’s Through Popular Song

Press Release 5/9/17 WOODBRIDGE – Take a journey through time with eclectic folk-rocker Marc Black on Wednesday, May 24 at 7 p.m. at the Woodbridge Main Library. Marc will use a wide range of popular songs including surprising favorites like “Itsy Bitsy Teenie Weenie Yellow Polka Dot Bikini,” great rock tunes like “Blue Suede Shoes” […]

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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 […]

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Opening the Door to Home Ownership PERTH AMBOY – First Time Home Buyer Seminar May 3, 4 & 11, 2017 from 6:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. Cost: $30 (Money Order Only). This seminar will be in English only. Call us today and register for your seat – 732-826-3110 ext. 627. The Housing Authority of the […]

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Music at St. Mary’s 9th Annual Mozart Festival

SOUTH AMBOY – MASM is pleased to present its final concert of the season; the 9th Annual Mozart Festival performed by The Saint Mary Chamber Orchestra under the baton of Maestro Christopher M. C. Deibert.  The SMCO will perform Mozart’s Symphony #35 (Haffner) in D Major and Symphony #36 (Linz) in C Major.  Come and […]

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THURS. Jun. 22

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

MON. Jun. 26

• City Council, Caucus,
4:30 p.m.
City Hall, High St.

WED. Jun. 28

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

Stay informed! Attend public meetings. All are welcome!

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WED. Jun. 21

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

Stay informed! Attend public meetings. All are welcome!