Perth Amboy

YMCA Receives “Quickball” Equipment

PERTH AMBOY—The Raritan Bay Area YMCA has been chosen by the Cal Ripken Foundation to receive Quickball Stadium Equipment. This new and innovative athletic program was invented by brothers Chris and Keith Mackie of Winston-Salem, N.C. to make baseball more…

Celebrate Puerto Rico Discovery Day

PERTH AMBOY—The Puerto Rican Association for Human Development invites Perth Amboy-area residents to celebrate Puerto Rico Discovery Day on Sunday, Nov. 16. The program includes a mass at 1 p.m. at Our Lady of Fatima Church. The Puerto Rican flag…

Pain Planned In Perth Amboy

PERTH AMBOY—A $532 tax hike for the average homeowner and the elimination of 27 municipal jobs are among the sacrifices called for in the Perth Amboy municipal budget proposed by Mayor Wilda Diaz. The layoffs and tax hike efforts to…

City Mourns Fallen Police Officer

PERTH AMBOY – The city mourned a fallen police officer Monday. Officer Thomas Raji was killed in an early Friday morning car accident while he was transporting a prisoner. Raji’s body was carried to Holy Spirit Church on a horse-drawn…