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Close To Christie

Republican Gov. Chris Christie, shown here campaigning in Perth Amboy with Mayor Wilda Diaz, who delivered the Republican National Convention keynote address for Romney at the GOP convention in Tampa, was also the honored speaker at Diaz’s inauguration.

PERTH AMBOY — Republican Gov. Chris Christie has been very close to Mayor Wilda Diaz since the day she took office, but political observers are watching to see how much money the GOP pours into her re-election fun when state campaign finance reports are released next week.

Privatizing Ambulances Saved Money, Lost Lives

PERTH AMBOY — While 20-year-old Deny Santana-Delora was bleeding badly after being stabbed on a recent Saturday night in downtown Perth Amboy, help was relayed from a frantic 9-1-1 caller through government employees to a non-profit organization that responds to similar calls from almost a dozen area communities.

Writer’s Block: Blessings For Bowser

Among the many ‘titles’ bestowed on me by family members over the years, are “Best Italian Sauce Maker” and “World’s Greatest Mom”. I know at least this last one is true because I have a tee shirt to prove it. When I taught dance a few years ago, I was given a trophy that said “Outstanding Performer and Choreographer”.

Lesniak To Honor Holocaust Heroine

TRENTON – This afternoon, New Jersey state Sen. Raymond J. Lesniak will present a ceremonial resolution on the floor of the State Senate to Camille Ponchaut, the great granddaughter of Adolphine Dorel, a Frenchwoman who hid Bernie Schanzer, his brother, Henry Schanzer and his sister, Anna Steinberg from the Nazis during the German occupation of France in World War II.