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Earth Day 2019

Thank you to everyone that came out to the morning clean up of Bayview Park! After the Easter weekend the park had been through heavy use and there was a lot of trash to pick up! We adopted Bayview Park and do a regular morning pick up of trash to help keep it clean. Please feel free to join in!


USA-PA Violates Drinking Water Standards

USA-PA who supplies Perth Amboy water says that the water that they supplied us was found to have contaminants and they have violated drinking water standards. In a letter dated 2/21/19 mailed to Perth Amboy “customers,” USA-PA notified us about the problem. They said that testing results from 1/7/19 showed that they exceed the maximum contaminant level for TTHM. They say this is not an emergency, but also say that drinking this level of contamination over time increases risk to problems with liver, kidneys, central nervous system and may increase risk of cancer. They also say that women who are pregnant, infants, the elderly or anyone with a compromised immune system may be at increased risk from drinking the water and should talk to a doctor about drinking the water. Continue reading USA-PA Violates Drinking Water Standards


Front St rezoning proposal special meeting at City Hall

More than 100 residents attended a special Perth Amboy Council Meeting on January 29th to voice concerns about rezoning proposals in Perth Amboy. Specifically, Waterfront Neighborhood Association members attended the meeting to voice their concerns about why the proposed rezoning removed legal requirements of parking spaces for proposed new businesses on Front St. Questions about the impact of the increased use of the waterfront through the commercialization of Front St were raised, and if any studies were done to measure if the capacity for growth was there, such as a parking study. Ideas like resident parking were proposed, as Continue reading Front St rezoning proposal special meeting at City Hall