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Joint cities' announce their citywide events celebrating Independence Day.

Perth Amboy, NJ (may 20, 2022):  Mayor Helmin J. Caba of the City of Perth Amboy and Mayor Fred Henry of the City of South Amboy announced today the fireworks display and local festivities as part of the traditional 4th of July celebration on Saturday, July 2, 2022, along the Raritan Bay. Barry Rosengarten, Chair of Celebrate Perth Amboy, co-chairs Mickey Gross, Council President of South Amboy, and William Petrick, Council President of Perth Amboy, also joined with Father Ivan Turyk of Assumption Catholic Church, city staff, and sponsors at the Cornucopia Cruise Line's Charles Riverboat (dockside).

"Our July 2nd Independence Day Celebration and Fireworks Spectacular would not be possible without the generosity of all of our sponsors," stated Barry Rosengarten. "They invest in our event, but more importantly, they invest in our communities and become a part of it."

The 25-minute fireworks program, scheduled for 9:20 PM over the Raritan Bay, will launch over 3,000 shells and effects, including glittering, strobe, and whistling, with various colors synchronized to a patriotic musical compilation produced by Garden State Fireworks.  The Mayors announced, along with this year's fireworks program, local celebrations, including food trucks, arts and crafts vendors, and live music starting at 3 PM on Sadowski Parkway in Perth Amboy and at the Raritan Bay Waterfront Park in South Amboy. 

"We are ready to celebrate with a renewed sense of hope and a salute to our country's bravery and extraordinary achievement," stated Mayor Helmin J. Caba. Thanks to our generous sponsors, and the City of South Amboy, we continue this great tradition. 

"We are happy to partner with the City of Perth Amboy, stated Mayor Henry. "We are looking forward to a great Independence Day Celebration, especially since it falls on July 2, just as our second President John Adams envisioned it."

The best views to enjoy the Celebrate Stars & Stripes Fireworks Spectacular Show will be from Sadowski Parkway in Perth Amboy, the Raritan Bay Waterfront Park in South Amboy, or the comforts of home on Facebook Live @cityofperthamboy from the Raritan Yacht Club.  Fox Sports New Jersey 93.5 FM/ 1450 AM will be airing the soundtrack synced to the fireworks display.

"I am proud to be a part of our Independence Day Celebration, stated Mickey Gross. "The collaboration between Perth Amboy & South Amboy is one of deep respect and appreciation."

"I am extremely thankful and proud that our  Perth Amboy / South Amboy alliance will once again make it possible for our two communities to jointly celebrate as one,  the founding of our great nation on July the 2nd," stated William Petrick.  "With a fabulous fireworks display all thanks to the generosity of all our sponsors, the  Herculean efforts of Barry Rosengarten and his team headed by Yolanda Flores and Noelia Colon."

Following the press conference, a luncheon was held to recognize the sponsors. For more information to become an official sponsor of the Celebrate Stars and Stripes Fireworks Spectacular or a vendor, visit

Follow us and participate in the excitement on our various social platforms via Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram @cityofperthamboy and hashtag #StarsandStripes2022. 

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