perth amboy

A flower stands at the South reflecting pool at the 9/11 Memorial during ceremonies for the twelfth anniversary of the terrorist attacks on lower Manhattan at the World Trade Center site.  (Photo by Stan Honda-Pool/Getty Images)

Tri-State Area Pays Tribute To 9/11 Victims With Memorials, Prayer Services

The Tri-State area commemorated the 12th anniversary of the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks with tributes, memorials and prayer services.


Authorities search for a missing swimmer in Perth Amboy, NJ on Thursday, Aug. 15, 2013. (credit: Steve Sandberg/1010 WINS)

Police: Body Found In Search For Missing Perth Amboy Swimmer

Marine units from Perth Amboy, the NYPD and the Coast Guard resumed searching for the missing 27-year-old man Thursday morning.


Seal spotted in Perth Amboy, N.J. (credit: Steve Sandberg/1010 WINS)

Seal Attracts Crowds At Perth Amboy Waterfront

An adult harbor seal beached itself Thursday, attracting the attention of beachgoers who gathered around to get a closer look at the creature and snap pictures.


Perth Amboy Water Search

Crews Search For Man In Water Off Perth Amboy, N.J.

A search for a missing 27-year-old man in Raritan Bay was under way on Wednesday night.


Perth Amboy Fire Damage

Residents Take Stock Of Devastation After Perth Amboy Fire

Nearly a dozen families woke up without a home on the day before Easter, after a raging fire gutted several Perth Amboy buildings.


Perth Amboy fire (credit: CBS 2)

Quick-Moving Fire In Perth Amboy Displaces Dozens Of Residents

Flames leaped from home to home, quickly spreading through row houses in Perth Amboy. The blaze swept through five homes in total.


Jack Dudas of Perth Amboy continues to recover from a flesh-eating infection. (credit: Kathy Johnson /Staff Photographer, Asbury Park Press)

NJ Man Shares Story Of Survival After Battling Flesh-Eating Disease

Jack Dudas suffered a medical nightmare after he fell down the stairs at his home in Perth Amboy in January. “It turned purple like two days after I fell down the stairs and then a day or so later I woke up and it was completely blown up,” Dudas told 1010 WINS.


An apartment building destroyed by a fire in Perth Amboy on Thursday, July 5, 2012 (credit: CBS 2)

60 Displaced By Fire At Perth Amboy Apartment Building

The three-story apartment building on State Street in Perth Amboy was completely destroyed in the blaze which was reported around 4:15 a.m. Thursday, investigators said.


Rebecca McLelland-Crawley (credit: NJ Dept. of Education)

New Jersey Teacher Being Honored By President As Among Nation’s Best

For 15 years, Rebecca McLelland-Crawley has been getting Perth Amboy kids fired up about the wonders of science.


Hector Hernandez (credit: CBS 2)

Hector Hernandez Hailed As Hero After Rescuing Girl, 9, From Treacherous Raritan River

Officials in New Jersey had a busy day, responding to several incidents that required water rescues. It came on a day where many headed to area beaches to try to cool off from the sweltering heat.


(credit: CBS 2)

Officials Investigating Cause Of Five-Alarm Fire In Perth Amboy

The fire started around 4 a.m. Sunday, destroying four connected homes and leaving dozens homeless.


Fire In Perth Amboy (Credit: Glenn Schuck/ 1010 WINS)

Five-Alarm Fire Destroys Four Homes, Seriously Injures Three In Perth Amboy

Authorities said that an intense, fast-moving fire has destroyed four homes in Perth Amboy and seriously injured three people. Dozens of people were also left homeless by the massive blaze, which started at around 4 a.m. on Sunday.


Passing boaters called the Coast Guard around 5:40 p.m. Saturday to report that the pleasure craft was sinking off Perth Amboy. (Credit: CBS 2)

One Killed, Four Injured When Boat Capsizes Off New Jersey Coast

A 50-year-old New Jersey man was killed and four other people were injured when their boat capsized in waters off the northern New Jersey coast.


(credit: IMDB)

Robert Hegyes, Played Epstein On ‘Welcome Back Kotter,’ Dead At 60

New Jersey-born Robert Hegyes, the actor best known for playing Jewish Puerto Rican student Juan Epstein on the 1970s TV show “Welcome Back Kotter” has died. He was 60.


Classroom (credit: CBS 2)

Report: New Jersey Bad About Providing Free Breakfast For Eligible Students

The Garden State ranks 46th in the country when it comes to states taking part in the school breakfast program.