Wednesday, May 15, 2013
19th District Legislators announce $330,595 for district towns through State Clean Community Program.
Wednesday, May 15
The following information was provided by the 19th Legislative District. Senator Joseph F. Vitale, Assemblyman John S. Wisniewski and Assemblyman Craig J. Coughlin are pleased to announce that the 19th Legislative District municipalities of Carteret, Perth Amboy, Sayreville, South Amboy and Woodbridge will receive a combined $330,595.34 in grants from the Clean Communities Grant Program. Specifically, Carteret will receive $34,388.41, Perth Amboy $59,462.04, Sayreville $68,175.15, South Amboy $14,138.81, and Woodbridge $154,430.93. Municipal recipients may use the money for the following purposes—litter cleanup and removal including the sponsorship of the “Adopt a Beach” program, education programs to promote Clean Communities, graffiti …
Wednesday, December 5, 2012
BASF Corporation and the Colonia AARP both donated goods to the Perth Amboy Salvation Army, as a result of a 19th Legislative District effort.
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- Deborah Bell
Wednesday, December 5, 2012
As the holidays draw near, the impact of Hurricane Sandy is still very much on the minds of people in the Woodbridge area. That's why BASF Corporation and members of the Colonia AARP joined in to a post-hurricane relief drive that benefited area residents. The two groups donated hundreds of non-perishable food items, diapers, blankets, flashlights, batteries, toiletries, and toys for families affected by Hurricane Sandy. The items were donated to the Salvation Army, located in Perth Amboy, who distributed the goods to needy families in Carteret, Perth Amboy, Sayreville, South Amboy and Woodbridge, among other area municipalities hard hit by the storm. The drive was sponsored by State Senator Joseph Vitale and Assemblyman Craig Coughlin, …
Wednesday, June 27, 2012
Local businesses and politicians come together for a cause to benefit the 19th District's needy.
A water utility, a hospital, and an assemblyman - put them together, and you have a charitable event that raises thousands to feed the needy. The third annual 'Bowl for Hunger' event, sponsored by Middlesex Water Company, Raritan Bay Medical Center (RBMC), and Assemblyman Craig Coughlin (D-19), is a local endeavor to be held at the Woodbridge Bowling Center on July 17. The money raised is divided among the 32 food banks and soup kitchens in the 19th District, which includes Woodbridge, Carteret, Perth Amboy, Sayreville, and South Amboy. Last year, more than 350 bowlers from local businesses and community organizations, along with 73 corporate and individual sponsors, raised over $12,000 to be distributed among the district's food …