Perth Amboy Plans 3-Day Puerto Rican Discovery Celebration

PERTH AMBOY— The Puerto Rican Association for Human Development, Inc. (PRAHD), the City of Perth Amboy and the Middlesex County Cultural and Heritage Commission will host a Puerto Rican Discovery Day celebration this week, Mayor Wilda Diaz announced. All Perth Amboy residents and those of the surrounding communities are invited to commemorate Puerto Rico Discovery Day.

Christie Seeks Federal Disaster Aid For Areas Impacted By Oct. Storm

TRENTON – Gov. Chris Christie is seeking a federal disaster declaration for 11 New Jersey counties sustaining damage as a result of a strong, unseasonable storm that brought early snow, heavy rain, and high winds to the state on Oct. 29. The storm’s conditions included high winds, rain, snow, and mixed freezing precipitation, coastal, stream and river flooding, downed trees and power lines, and associated widespread power outages.