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News about 50th Reunion for PAHS Class of 1967. Please forward your email address and phone to the committee at our new email address ***** We are updating, and even if you've given it before, please send it again, and let us know if you're interested in attending a reunion. Hope to hear from you soon.Roseann, Dena, and, Ree.

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Perth Amboy High School football 2018 preview

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Lawsuit filed on behalf of Perth Amboy student burned in science experiment

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NJ football: Rivera scores four touchdowns as Perth Amboy rolls to victory

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Throwback Thursday: After wrestler cut shoulder-length hair before the match, Perth Amboy stunned South Plainfield in 2008 dual meet

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Dominican-driven Perth Amboy baseball team succeeding on field, in classroom during historic run

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Perth Amboy's Chris Brito is the Home News Tribune's 2018 Baseball Player of the Year

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Perth Amboy cold case: Who beat 92-year-old philanthropist Ruth Jacobson to death with her cane?

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Walking guide to Perth Amboy's Colonial, Revolutionary War history

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Baseball: Perth Amboy advances to GMC semifinal as Cabrera goes the distance, Brito smacks home run

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Perth Amboy High School 2017 football preview

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Parlin woman's body found floating in Perth Amboy

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Perth Amboy High School 2016 graduation (PHOTOS)

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Perth Amboy High School Class of 2016

Perth Amboy High School held graduation for its Class of 2016 on Friday.

Perth Amboy High School students attend film invitational

Lessons in teamwork, stress management learned by students invited to attend film competition.

Immigration Stories: Trial, Error, & Success For Perth Amboy's Dominicans  New Jersey Monthly

Seventy-eight percent of Perth Amboy's population of about 53000 is Latino. Dominicans are the largest subgroup, and work hard to give back to their ...

Perth Amboy announces plan to build new $234M high school

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Perth Amboy High Class of 1965 holds reunion

Classmates from throughout the United States as well as Canada attended.

NJ Teachers of the Year named in Middlesex, Union counties

TRENTON - A girls soccer coach in Perth Amboy and a dance teacher in Linden have been named Teachers of the Year in Middlesex and Union counties.

Perth Amboy High School prom 2015 (PHOTOS)

Perth Amboy High School students celebrated their 2015 prom on Saturday, arriving first at the high school to pose for photos.

Perth Amboy, N.J.: Historic Buildings and Affordable Housing  The New York Times

More budget-conscious buyers are looking to Perth Amboy, drawn by the relatively low-priced homes, the waterfront and the easy transit connections.

Perth Amboy High School Class of 2015

Graduation exercises for the Class of 2015 at Perth Amboy High School were conducted on Wednesday, June 24. The class valedictorian is Jaden Morales, and ...

High school student burned by 'rocket experiment'  News 12 New Jersey

A Perth Amboy High School student was hospitalized after he suffered facial burns from chemicals used during science class.

Tears flow for father, son who died in Perth Amboy fire

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Perth Amboy BOE to seek housing site for new high school

The Board of Education has agreed to enter into negotiations with the Housing Authority of the City of Perth Amboy to purchase the former Delaney Homes site ...

Student burned after chemistry lab experiment explodes in Perth Amboy, NJ  WABC-TV

A high school student was rushed to the hospital after he was injured in an explosion during a chemistry experiment in New Jersey Wednesday.

Fundraising campaign for Perth Amboy fire victims

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Perth Amboy wrestling team rallies for dramatic 37-36 win over Edison

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East Brunswick Mayor Brad Cohen and East Brunswick Board of Education member Liwu Hong will join Marlboro representatives Terry Lau and Connie Mo as ...

NJ football: All of Friday's Week 6 GMC game stories

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Perth Amboy student-misbehavior policy under review

PERTH AMBOY – Members of the community have complained high-school graduation rates here are dropping and dropout rates are rising in part because ...

Failed school science experiment leaves student's face chemically burned

PERTH AMBOY -- An explosion from a failed classroom science experiment at Perth Amboy High School on Wednesday was the reason a student was left with ...

Perth Amboy's Danya Reynoso voted Home News Tribune Athlete of the Week

Perth Amboy girls soccer goalie Danya Reynoso was voted the Home News Tribune Athlete of the Week.

Perth Amboy unofficially qualifies for NJSIAA football playoffs for first time in school history

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2015 Perth Amboy High School football preview

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South Plainfield posts narrow football victory over Perth Amboy

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Perth Amboy football looks to have exciting season

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Perth Amboy to swear in first career female firefighter

The city will swear in its first career female firefighter next week.

Perth Amboy legend Giordano retires after 35 seasons

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Consultant to give report on new Perth Amboy H.S. site

PERTH AMBOY – The chief executive officer of the New Jersey Schools Development Authority has asked to address Board of Education members at their next ...

Perth Amboy baseball star accepts full scholarship offer

Perth Amboy High School baseball star Darius Diaz, who established himself as one of the state's best catchers, has accepted a full scholarship offer from a ...

I-Team: High School Vice Principals Defend Teacher Who Allegedly Had Sex with Student  NBC New York

An outraged mother is blasting Perth Amboy High School in New Jersey after two vice principals authored letters in support of a substitute teacher who allegedly ...

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Perth Amboy High School substitute teacher charged with sexually assaulting student  Hunterdon County Democrat -

PERTH AMBOY — A substitute teacher at Perth Amboy High School has been charged with sexually assaulting a female student over a 16-month period, ...

Baseball: South Plainfield Tigers Win First Greater Middlesex Conference Tournament Championship in Program History After 12-Inning Marathon Against Perth Amboy HS

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Perth Amboy promotes, hires 21 police officers

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GMC Baseball 2018 Red Division Preview Package

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Bomb threat forces early closure of Perth Amboy High School  The Star-Ledger -

PERTH AMBOY – A bomb threat forced the early dismissal and cancelation of after-school activities at Perth Amboy High School on Friday, an official said.

Perth Amboy-Carteret alumni to play gridiron charity game

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Fla. transfer gives Perth Amboy baseball a dynamic duo

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Allegations of corporal punishment at Perth Amboy school

PERTH AMBOY – The principal and a vice principal at William C. McGinnis School have been placed on administrative leave following allegations of corporal ...

NJGSA Forum slated for Saturday in Perth Amboy

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Lights out at Perth Amboy Board of Education meeting

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Throwback Thursday: Cuban refugee baseball star's amazing journey to Perth Amboy

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Richard D. Johnson, 69, retired music teacher  The Philadelphia Tribune

Richard D. Johnson, a retired music teacher, died on Thursday, June 8, 2017 at Sunrise Senior Living of Layfette Hill. He was 69.

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Former Perth Amboy High School robotics teacher loses appeal, will not have contract renewed  The Star-Ledger -

Following a rare public hearing regarding personnel matters, the Perth Amboy Board of Education voted to not renew the contract of former robotics teacher ...

El Salvador man charged in Perth Amboy murder

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Perth Amboy High School student killed in car crash  The Star-Ledger -

A Perth Amboy High School junior was killed in a car accident Friday night on Perth Amboy's High Street, authorities said today. Rodney Martinez, 17, was in the ...

Perth Amboy substitute teacher gets 3 years in prison for having sex with female student  Hunterdon County Democrat -

NEW BRUNSWICK — A former substitute teacher at Perth Amboy High School was sentenced today to three years in prison for having a sexual relationship with ...

6 arrested on drug charges in Perth Amboy

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Middlesex County Guidance Council presents Caring Awards

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Perth Amboy baseball star Chris Brito accepts full scholarship from Rutgers

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Middlesex County schools honor unsung heroes, heroines

Sixty-eight students accomplishments were celebrated at the annual Student Recognition Program, honoring the Middlesex County “unsung heroes and ...

Weapons Found In These 578 NJ Schools During 2016-17 Year  Middletown, NJ Patch

NJ Schools With Weapons - Middletown, NJ - NJ compiled a list of schools where weapons were found during 2016-17. They include knives, pepper spray and, ...

President Obama to recognize Perth Amboy high school science teacher  The Star-Ledger -

PERTH AMBOY — A teacher in Perth Amboy is scheduled to be recognized nationally for her years of work in teaching students about science, ...

Police Blotter: Police promotions in Perth Amboy

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Perth Amboy hires first career woman firefighter

PERTH AMBOY - Arielle Bonilla is joining other family members as part of the city's workforce, with a historic distinction as the city's first woman career firefighter.

GMC Scholar-Athlete banquet honors best and brightest

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Report: Letters supporting teacher accused of having sex with student cause uproar  Hunterdon County Democrat

A local woman is blasting the Perth Amboy school district amid reports that letters supporting the former substitute teacher accused of having a sexual ...

Baseball: Brito leads Perth Amboy in GMC Tournament

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Leader in Perth Amboy arts community remembered

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Perth Amboy fire chief fondly remembered as 'community firefighter'

The funeral viewing for Perth Amboy Fire Chief Abraham Pitre, who died Saturday, will be held Wednesday at Novak Funeral Home.

Community mourns Perth Amboy man gunned down outside nightclub; suspect still at-large

PERTH AMBOY — Richard Pryce wanted to mentor kids. In the weeks and months before he was gunned down outside a Perth Amboy nightclub last week, the ...

Trenton Ninth Grade Academy cleans up failed charter school's mess  The Trentonian

TRENTON — Trenton Ninth Grade Academy staff entered the failed $17 million charter school building on Perry Street earlier this summer and discovered an ...

Middlesex County's Top 30 greatest athletes

A list of the Top 30 athletes that Middlesex County high schools have produced.

New book seeks to cast light on shadow of Jewish presence in Perth Amboy's past  The Star-Ledger -

"Perth Amboy's Jewish Community: History, Memories, Tribute" is to be published in early December.

Rapper Juelz Santana gets 2 years in prison for trying to bring a gun on an airplane

A federal judge has sentenced Passaic County rapper LaRon James to more than two years in prison for trying to bring a loaded handgun on a plane at Newark ...

New officers, promotions for Perth Amboy police

The Perth Amboy Police Department welcomed new additions, as well as celebrated various promotions, including the promotion of its first Hispanic female to ...

Perth Amboy principal remembered with 'Soul Time' play, May 8-9 at Raritan Bay Area YMCA Theater

Original musical dedicated to late Wilentz School Principal Roland Hayes Jenkins Jr.

Derek Jess honored for school business acumen

Perth Amboy Public Schools Business Administrator /Board Secretary and Somerville resident Derek Jess recently was named School Business Administrator ...

Perth Amboy man keeps kids focused, on right track

Despite his past incarceration, Perth Amboy's Edison Jaquez opted to turn his life around by transforming the lives of local teens.

Fugitive suspect in murder of Perth Amboy youth activist has lengthy criminal record

The man accused of killing a aspiring Perth Amboy community activist has a lengthy criminal history, documents show.

Pallone honors top district students for education and arts achievements

The recipients of the Congressional Award, this year's U.S. *Service* Academy nominees and the winners of the 2018 Sixth Congressional District High School ...

Perth Amboy Parents Lose Appeal to Change Graduation Time  New Jersey 101.5 FM Radio

An administrative law judge has rejected a request by some parents to change Perth Amboy High School's graduation back to the evening. Perth Amboy High.

Greatest baseball lineup in Middlesex County history

Players had to reach major leagues and have participated on Middlesex County high school baseball team to be considered.

Funeral for Perth Amboy shooting victim to be held Friday

Richard A. Pryce use to always tell his mother "don't worry, everything will be OK." Those are words Unice Prince will now hold tight to as she tries to cope with ...

The 10,000 NJ Teachers Who Make $98K Or More In 2018  Point Pleasant, NJ Patch

Top 10000 NJ Teachers Salaries - Point Pleasant, NJ - Here are the 10000 top-paid N.J. public school teachers, a growing club earning $100K-plus a year.

Student news: Berkeley College alumnus from Perth Amboy shares his inspirational journey

Community activist and author Edison Jaquez addresses Berkeley College online book club.

Summit HS Sailing Team To Take Part In SailFest Regatta  Summit, NJ Patch

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Student news: Linden ROTC cadets pass muster with commander

A high-ranking Navy officer came to Linden High School on Feb. 21, to inspect the school's NJROTC cadets. He left liking what he saw. Commander Christian ...

Central Jersey Daily Rundown, Wednesday, Dec. 19

Thirty volunteers from QuickChek's headquarters, in the Whitehouse Station section of Readington, and various stores sorted and packed donated food at the ...

Summit Sailing Team Qualifies For Championship  Summit, NJ Patch

Summit Sailing Team Qualifies For Championship - Summit, NJ - Team to compete in MASSA Silver Fleet Championship in Toms River Oct. 20.

30 NJ Towns With The Most Heroin Abuse In New 2018 Report  Point Pleasant, NJ Patch

30 NJ Towns With The Most Heroin Abuse - Point Pleasant, NJ - Each year, the list of NJ communities — large, small, urban and suburban — with the most ...

Cattano sworn in as Perth Amboy's top cop

PERTH AMBOY Lawrence Cattano was sworn in as deputy chief, the top sworn officer of the Perth Amboy Police Department, on Friday during a ceremony in ...

Student News: Speaking series at Perth Amboy Catholic school seeks to empower 'young ladies'

Guests were invited to the school to speak to students in fifth to eighth grades about goals, education, self worth and faith.

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