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.

Cranford Hosts China Town Hall Program

CRANFORD—China’s rapid development and Chinese-American relations have a direct impact on the lives of just about everyone in the United States. “China Town Hall: Local Connections, National Reflections,” a national day of programming on China involving 50 cities throughout the United States, is presented by the National Committee on United States-China Relations.

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.