Clark Synagogue Program Promotes Healthy Living

CLARK—Temple Beth Or, Beth Torah has announced a new outdoor program of fitness and health, which draws on modern day nutritional guidelines and spiritual and historic precedents. According to Cantor Steven Stern, who helped organize the group’s kick-off event on…

Vas Pay-To-Play Reform May Be Repealed

PERTH AMBOY – City council members are considering taking steps to introduce three new pay-to-play ordinances to replace the pay-to-play and ethics reform package approved in the final days of Mayor Joseph Vas’ administration. According to Council President Peter Jimenez,…

Shooting Stars

Shooting Stars—The Linden Recreation Department held a playgrounds three-point shooting contest on July 7. Pictured left to right are winners Mark Radil, Amanda Williams, Shannon Murphy and Mergim Gjyrigi

Perth Amboy Residents Face Tax Increase

PERTH AMBOY – The city is looking at a potential $10 million increase in the municipal tax levy for the 2009 fiscal year budget, Business Administrator Gergory Fehrenbach announced at last week’s City Council meeting. The increase represents a 23…

Hockey Hot Shots

Hockey Hot Shots—The Linden Recreation Department a playgrounds hockey hot shot contest on July 7. Pictured left to right are the winners: (back row) Griffin Thomas, Pete Wronski, Jamie Paulino, Brianna Taylor and MaryJo Riscinti (front row) Anthony Delgado, Kathleen…

Festival Fun

Festival Fun – Residents of Perth Amboy and surrounding communities took part in the Puerto Rican Association for Human Development, Inc.’s 22nd Roberto Clemente Festival, which took place June 13 – 15.