Arts Festival

PERTH AMBOY – The city will host an Arts Festival on Amboy Avenue, between Lawrie and Washington streets, from noon to 6 p.m. on Saturday, July 24. There will be music, arts & crafts, vendors and more.

Remembering The Past: Perth Amboy-B.P.O. Elks, No. 784

The history of Perth Amboy Lodge No. 784 began in the year 1902 when Perth Amboy was a quiet little city, with a population of 18,000. Its principal business section on Smith St. extended from Front St. to state St, and the section beyond the tracks known as “Dublin.”

Community Calendar

Musical Theater • July 23, 24, 29, 30 & 31 at 8 p.m.; July 25 at 3 p.m. – Mystic Vision Players will present Aida at the Linden High School Theatre, 121 W. St. Georges Ave.

NJ Lottery Had Record-Setting Year

TRENTON–Early un-audited Fiscal Year 2010 returns show that the New Jersey Lottery has shattered previous revenue estimates, surpassing $2.6 billion in sales and $900 million in aid to education and institutions for the first time in its four-decade history, New Jersey Lottery Acting Executive Director Carole Hedinger announced Thursday.