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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 *****@gmail.com. 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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Plans for new Perth Amboy High School moving forward  MyCentralJersey.com

PERTH AMBOY - Plans are advancing for the new public high school in the city. The New Jersey Schools Development Authority (NJSDA) is currently preparing ...



The List: 'Lighthouse' School Districts Lauded for Big Improvements  NJ Spotlight

Credited for having made significant academic progress and for helping diverse sets of learners, the newly designated 'lighthouse' districts are expected to be ...



Perth Amboy teachers reach contract agreement, students petition for better communication  MyCentralJersey.com

An agreement in principle has been reached on a three-year contract between the Perth Amboy teachers union and board of education.



Perth Amboy water safe to drink, restored well should reduce contamination  MyCentralJersey.com

Second state-required contamination notice has Perth Amboy residents concerned, but authorities and Middlesex Water Co. assure water is safe to drink.



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

A civil lawsuit has been filed against Perth Amboy Public Schools, the Board of Education, Perth Amboy High School and a chemistry teacher in connection with ...



John Denuto named 1st head coach of Union County College wrestling program  NJ.com

John Denuto, a long-time and respected New Jersey high school wrestling coach, has been selected to start new program at Union County College.



Perth Amboy classrooms plagued by cold temperatures  MyCentralJersey.com

PERTH AMBOY - City public school students have sat bundled in winter coats and hats at their desks in cold classrooms in recent weeks, according to a ...



Perth Amboy seeks football coach following Bishop's resignation  MyCentralJersey.com

After rebuilding the Perth Amboy High School football program, head coach Brad Bishop has resigned to spend more time with the home team. “Football will ...



Perth Amboy High School football 2018 preview  MyCentralJersey.com

After qualifying for the playoffs for the first time in school history a year ago, the Perth Amboy High School football team faces an uphill battle this season as they ...



Perth Amboy school administrator criticized for characterizing union president as "Henny Penny" in district heat debate  MyCentralJersey.com

PERTH AMBOY - Cold temperatures in some district classrooms are being addressed, but the way the subject was discussed at a recent Board of Education ...



Former Perth Amboy BOE members cited for ethics violations in former superintendent's settlement  MyCentralJersey.com

The state Commissioner of Education has found that three former Perth Amboy Board of Education members violated the School Ethics Act by voting to approve ...



Perth Amboy: Former teacher loses new appeal of having sex with student  MyCentralJersey.com

PERTH AMBOY - For the second time this year, a former middle school teacher has lost an appeal of his convictions in connection with a sexual relationship with ...



Central Jersey Daily Rundown, Sunday, May 26  MyCentralJersey.com

The public is invited to tour the internationally recognized Somerset County Park Commission Rudolf W. van der Goot Rose Garden in Colonial Park Gardens, ...



Perth Amboy High School 2016 graduation (PHOTOS)  NJ.com

PERTH AMBOY -- Don't forget who you are -- that was the message Perth Amboy High School senior heard from their own at their graduation ceremony ...



Fireworks return to Raritan Bay  MyCentralJersey.com

The fireworks display called Celebrate Our Stars & Stripes, returns July 3 to parks in both sides of the Raritan Bay.



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

Erick Rivera rushed for 134 yards and three scores and also returned a fumble for a touchdown as the Perth Amboy High School football team rolled to a 48-28 ...



Some NJ Districts Pile Up Debt Building Schools, Others Are Debt-Free  NJ Spotlight

Although New Jersey is in better shape than the country as a whole for school debt, paying off construction bonds costs about a quarter of state's annual debt ...



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

The school project is the largest to be undertaken by the state Schools Development Authority.



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

As one of nearly two dozen players on the Perth Amboy High School baseball team's roster who were born in the Dominican Republic or are of Dominican ...



Perth Amboy High School prom 2015 (PHOTOS)  NJ.com

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



Perth Amboy High School students attend film invitational  MyCentralJersey.com

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



Comedy superstars, Perth Amboy locals helping Kyle Grooms with brain tumor battle  Asbury Park Press

Comedian Kyle Grooms of Perth Amboy has brought the joy of laughter to countless thousands. Now, fans, friends and celebs are repaying the favor. Comedian ...



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

Shortly into the new millennium, the future looked hopeful for Perth Amboy, N.J., a city on Raritan Bay a skipping stone's throw from Staten Island. As part of a ...



Central Jersey high schools among Paper Mill Playhouse’s 2019 Rising Star Award winners  MyCentralJersey.com

Recipient of the Regional Theatre Tony Award, Paper Mill Playhouse has a well-earned reputation for launching both performers and shows to Broadway, ...



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 ...



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

PERTH AMBOY - Barry Rosengarten chooses to remember his aunt Ruth Jacobson for the way she lived — as a loving, generous woman — rather than the ...



Perth Amboy High School Class of 2016  MyCentralJersey.com

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



Reunions: Perth Amboy High's Class of 66 celebrating 50th reunion Oct. 1  NJ.com

jjxkreun0123.jpg. The Perth Amboy High School Class of 66 will be celebrating their 50th reunion on Oct. 1. (EJA/Star-Ledger Photo). The Perth Amboy High ...



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

One of New Jersey's oldest cities, Perth Amboy boasts rich Colonial & Revolutionary War history. Here is a walking guide that will help you enjoy it!



Perth Amboy High Class of 1965 holds reunion  MyCentralJersey.com

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



Perth Amboy High School Class of 2015  MyCentralJersey.com

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 ...



Perth Amboy schools didn't report crimes to cops, put kids in danger, prosecutor said  NJ.com

This is Perth Amboy High School. Middlesex County Prosecutor Andrew Carey sent a letter to Perth Amboy school officials admonishing them for failing to report ...



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

Opposing hurlers often attempted to pitch around Chris Brito, one of the state's most feared sluggers. The philosophy resulted in Brito drawing 23 walks or in him ...



Parlin woman's body found floating in Perth Amboy  MyCentralJersey.com

The body of a 65-year-old woman was recovered from the water off Second Street on Monday.



2 Middlesex high schools among 10 best in New Jersey: U.S. News & World Report  MonroeNow

U.S. News & World Report's 2019 best high schools rankings were released Tuesday with Middlesex County schools in Edison and Woodbridge being named in ...



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 ...



Middlesex County Relay 2019: Results for Tuesday, April 30 (Day 1)  NJ.com

Below are the results for the first day of competition at the Middlesex County Relays. Day 2 resumes tomorrow at 4 p.m. right back here at South Brunswick High.



Perth Amboy Civic Trust sets up hi-tech civics program at high school  MyCentralJersey.com

The Perth Amboy Civic Trust recently announced that the Solutions Civics program is moving forward to teach an innovative approach to civics in the city's high ...



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

PERTH AMBOY, New Jersey (WABC) -- A high school student was rushed to the hospital after he was injured in an explosion during a chemistry experiment in ...



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

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



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.



Perth Amboy legend Giordano retires after 35 seasons  MyCentralJersey.com

In the late 1990s, some Perth Amboy High School wrestlers were fans of the professional variety, particularly the NWO group that included Hulk Hogan.



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

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



GMC Scholar-Athlete banquet honors best and brightest  MyCentralJersey.com

Most of those honored during Monday's annual Jay H. Dakelman Greater Middlesex Conference Scholar-Athlete Banquet at the Pines Manor in Edison are ...



Every NJ School Graded In Newly Released State Report: Your Rank?  Toms River, NJ Patch

Every NJ School Graded In Newly Released Report - Toms River, NJ - UPDATE: NJ released its controversial system that grades every school on a 0-100 scale.



NJ Teachers of the Year named in Middlesex, Union counties  MyCentralJersey.com

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.



NJ student news: Linden Public Schools named among Best Communities for Music Education in America  MyCentralJersey.com

Linden Public Schools has been named among the Best Communities for Music Education in America for the fifth year in a row. Linden is one of just 623 districts ...



NJ students: Pallone recognizes outstanding high school students  MyCentralJersey.com

U.S. Rep. Frank Pallone, D-N.J. 6th District, earlier this week announced the recipients of the Congressional Award, this year's U.S. *Service* Academy nominees ...



Some N.J. districts pile up debt building schools, others are debt-free  WHYY

Although New Jersey is in better shape than the country as a whole for school debt, paying off construction bonds costs about a quarter of state's annual debt ...



Allegations of corporal punishment at Perth Amboy school  MyCentralJersey.com

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



2015 Perth Amboy High School football preview  MyCentralJersey.com

After snapping an 11-game losing streak with an upset of South Plainfield, the Perth Amboy High School football team won two of its next three games to close ...



Perth Amboy baseball star accepts full scholarship offer  MyCentralJersey.com

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 ...



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

EDITOR'S NOTE: A complete list of projected NJSIAA playoff pairings for every section involving Greater Middlesex Conference schools can be found at the ...



Former GMC baseball stars shining at Rutgers  MyCentralJersey.com

An inexperienced Rutgers University baseball team, one that features 15 freshmen, four of who are regular starters including former Perth Amboy High School ...



Glimpse of History: A sweet lover's paradise in Perth Amboy  NJ.com

Perth Amboy had more than enough places to satisfy a sweet tooth.



Perth Amboy is a historically rich city at the head of Raritan Bay  NJ.com

Perth Amboy recently completed the redevelopment of Bayview Park on the Raritan Bay waterfront. The city used Green Acres funding to restore an access ...



Paper Mill Playhouse announces 2019 Rising Star Award winners  NJ.com

Madison High School earned top honors at the 2019 Paper Mill Playhouse Rising Star Awards ceremony, held June 4 at the theater. The Morris County school ...



Richard D. Johnson, 69, retired music teacher | Obituaries  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.



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

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 ...



NJ boys hoops: Wall wins first sectional title since 1973  Asbury Park Press

Find out all the important details of the 2019 Central Group III Final featuring Wall and Burlington.



Fighting tremendous odds, No. 11 Haddonfield completes a comeback for the ages (PHOTOS)  NJ.com

It was a comeback for the ages, one that will go down in the history books. Haddonfield trailed by 11 with less than two minutes to play. Camden had given all it ...



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

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 ...



Livestream of GMC wrestling tournament semifinals with Mike Giordano  MyCentralJersey.com

Former Perth Amboy High School head coach Mike Giordano, a member of the New Jersey Scholastic Coaches Association Hall of Fame, will call live ...



El Salvador man charged in Perth Amboy murder  MyCentralJersey.com

PERTH AMBOY - An El Salvador man living in Massachusetts has been charged in the murder last month of a Perth Amboy man. Francisco Carlos Ramires ...



Lights out at Perth Amboy Board of Education meeting  MyCentralJersey.com

Parents and the mayor gathered with Perth Amboy educators in calling on the Board of Education to bargain a fair contract with the union representing the ...



Fundraising campaign for Perth Amboy fire victims  MyCentralJersey.com

PERTH AMBOY - More than $1,000 of a $20,000 goal sought has been raised in the first hours of a GoFundMe.com page set up to assist the family of a father ...



Perth Amboy promotes, hires 21 police officers  MyCentralJersey.com

PERTH AMBOY - The Perth Amboy Police Department has started the new year with several new faces as the result of the hiring of 13 new officers, as well as ...



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

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 ...



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

WOODBRIDGE - So maybe Virgilio Cabrera gave up a run in the top of the first inning against Woodbridge. The Perth Amboy junior knows not to panic, ...



Police Blotter: Police promotions in Perth Amboy  MyCentralJersey.com

POLICE PROMOTIONS, Dec. 13. Mayor Wilda Diaz and the Perth Amboy Police Department held a swearing-In ceremony at the City Hall Council Chamber for ...



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

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



Race to Replace Five-Term Freeholder Sets Up Convention Showdown  New Brunswick Today

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ—Two political candidates, one from New Brunswick and the other from Perth Amboy, are competing to secure the best possible path to ...



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

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



Derek Jess honored for school business acumen  MyCentralJersey.com

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



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

perth-amboy-hs2.JPG File photo A teacher in Perth Amboy is scheduled to be recognized nationally for her years of work in teaching students about science, ...



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 ...



Maplewood Couple Named 2015 Harbor Lights Ball Honorees  The Village Green

During the kickoff cocktail party is, from left, RBMC President and CEO Michael R. D'Agnes, Michelle Polidura of AristaCare Health Services, Joseph Britton, ...



Perth Amboy hires first career woman firefighter  MyCentralJersey.com

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.



Perth Amboy school officials set to work despite not actually having jobs  The Star-Ledger - NJ.com

School board members on Thursday failed to pass a resolution reappointing 43 principals and supervisors, including 12 who are nontenured.



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

PERTH AMBOY - Sitting in the front row of the church for the funeral *service*, a woman kept her left arm around the back of Yoanny Vasquez, the wife of Ruddy ...



Roy, McCabe dominate as Manasquan cruises to CJ 2 championship  NJ.com

Ben Roy kept making all the right decisions. Brad McCabe kept making 3-pointers. It was that kind of night for top-seeded Manasquan as it won 78-42 against ...



Perth Amboy baseball star Chris Brito accepts full scholarship from Rutgers  MyCentralJersey.com

Junior infielder Chris Brito, who over the past two seasons was the most consistent hitter in the Greater Middlesex Conference, has made a nonbinding ...



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

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



J.P. Stevens seniors putting everything into last boys' basketball season  centraljersey.com

John P. Stevens High School has all the hallmarks of a senior laden boys' basketball team. The Hawks practice harder than they play, execute strong team ...



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

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



Perth Amboy salutes fallen fire chief  MyCentralJersey.com

PERTH AMBOY - A sea of blue uniforms filled Barclay Street as the hearse carrying Fire Chief Abraham Pitre pulled up in front of Novak Funeral Home on ...



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, ...



New Jersey high school sports have 'inherent risk' that tackles lawsuits  MyCentralJersey.com

Though high school athletes suffer injuries, their lawsuits are not easy to win.



5 underrated foodie towns in NJ  MyCentralJersey.com

Now that several of NJ's towns have emerged as real dining destinations — such as Jersey City, Morristown and Asbury Park — as a food writer, my real hunt ...



Perth Amboy football looks to have exciting season  MyCentralJersey.com

The Perth Amboy High School football team hopes to have explosive team led by linebacker/running back Deonte Freeman.



Leader in Perth Amboy arts community remembered  MyCentralJersey.com

PERTH AMBOY Artist Thomas Ward left his mark all over the city. Throughout Perth Amboy, there are murals he's painted on the walls and fences at private ...



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

Following is the sixth in a series of newspaper articles that will appear online as part of our weekly GMC Baseball Throwback Thursday segment. This story was ...



Football: Andy Carlstrom resigns at Keyport  shoresportsnetwork.com

Andy Carlstrom has resigned as the head football coach at Keyport High School after only one season.



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

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



South Plainfield posts narrow football victory over Perth Amboy  MyCentralJersey.com

The Perth Amboy High School football team fell short in its bid to upset South Plainfield for a second consecutive season as the Panthers dropped an 8-6 ...



Funeral for Perth Amboy shooting victim to be held Friday  MyCentralJersey.com

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 ...



Perth Amboy fire chief fondly remembered as 'community firefighter'  MyCentralJersey.com

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



New officers, promotions for Perth Amboy police  MyCentralJersey.com

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



Cattano sworn in as Perth Amboy's top cop  MyCentralJersey.com

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 ...



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.



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