Perth Amboy

Perth Amboy police identify Rahway man they claim attempted suicide

Perth Amboy police officers released the name of a Rahway man after they prevented him from committing suicide at about 3:30 a.m. on Tuesday, September 30, 2014. Lieutenant Luis Armas, station commander at the time, heard a transmission from Westfield Police through the…

Balance screening set for Old Bridge

OLD BRIDGE — Raritan Bay Medical Center is sponsoring a free balance screening and physician Q&A event during national fall prevention week Wednesday, October 1, from 5 to 6:30 p.m., at the medical center’s Old Bridge location. Falls are the number one cause…

Middlesex woman scammed more than $900,000 from federal taxes

TRENTON – A Middlesex County woman admitted her role in defrauding the United States Department of the Treasury of more than $900,000 in income tax return checks. Rosanna Rodriguez, 29, of Middlesex Borough, pleaded guilty September 22 before U.S. District Judge…

Challengers offer ‘A New Direction’

PERTH AMBOY – Council allies of Mayor Wilda Diaz are facing a challenge from three well-known people who want to take the city in a new direction. Fernando Gonzalez, Ana Maria Mascenik and Jelmin Caba filed petitions as candidates in…

Toddler Rescued After Nearly Drowning In Pool

PERTH AMBOY — A toddler was recovering in the hospital Wednesday afternoon, after she nearly drowned in a backyard pool in Perth Amboy. As CBS 2’s Tony Aiello reported, Samaya Peralta, 2-1/2, somehow fell into the pool after wandering outside.…

ACLU-NJ suing 7 school districts for discrimination

NEWARK – The American Civil Liberties Union of New Jersey (ACLU-NJ) filed seven lawsuits today against New Jersey school districts that have failed to comply with state and federal constitutional law requirements prohibiting discrimination against immigrant families attempting to enroll…

Raritan Bay Medical Center Plans “Go Red For Women” Events

PERTH AMBOY — Healthcare professionals from Raritan Bay Medical Center will step out into the community this Go Red for Women day Friday, Feb. 7, promoting women’s heart health and providing free screenings, CPR training and education at nine different Middlesex County locations.

[PHOTOS] Perth Amboy Catholic School Celebrates International Art Day

Peth Amboy Catholic Students representing El Salvador

PERTH AMBOY – On Wednesday, Jan. 29, during Catholic Schools Week, Perth Amboy Catholic School hosted International Art Day. The students, along with their art teacher, Rose Lavin Pennyfeather, prepared exhibits representing 40 countries. Parents prepared desserts from the original home…