Perth Amboy

Another Perth Amboy man fatally stabbed

Detectives are investigating the fatal stabbing of the city’s latest stabbing victim, a 26-year-old man who was found dead in his apartment. Jean Carlos Morel was pronounced dead at the scene at 6:40 p.m. on December 7, 2014 after law enforcement…

Honoring service & connecting generations

Army veteran Bill O’Brien, president of the Menlo Home Residents’ Council, reads a letter from one of the kids at the college child care center, while Christopher Pellegrino of Old Bridge, the president of the Middlesex Veterans and Servicemembers Association, looks on.

Students from the Middlesex County College Veterans and Servicemembers Association, along with Democracy House, visited residents at the Veterans Memorial Home at Menlo Park in Edison over the Thanksgiving break. The students toured the facility, chatted with the residents, and served delicious apple…

Referendum on Mayor Wilda Diaz

The upcoming election in Perth Amboy could be a referendum on Mayor Wilda Diaz, who deposed former Assemblyman Joe Vas in 2008 after complaining in campaign mailings that her tax bill jumped from $4,164 to $8,166. Property taxes on the…

Wilbert Hernandez charged with murder

Citizens gather to watch as local police and county officials investigate a dead body discovered near the railroad and Washington Street.

Middlesex County Prosecutor Andrew C. Carey said that Wilbert Hernandez, 34, of Perth Amboy has been arrested and charged with the stabbing murder of Ramon Lugo, 35, whose body was found in the woods earlier this week. Hernandez, who also was…

Authorities identify dead body

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Authorities identified Ramon Lugo, whose dead body was discovered on Monday, in a wooded area in Perth Amboy. Police and investigators from the Middlesex County Prosecutor’s Office reportedly found the 35-year-old man’s body near the Perth Amboy train tracks, in the…