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On Sunday event Hall Ave received with open arms the best of La Perla del Sur directly from Ponce, Puerto Rico La Sonora PonceƱa. What a show with these icons of salsa boricua!

Along great performance by Grupo Extreme, Son del Pueblo (, mucha plena y bomba as well.

The honorees for this day were as follows:

MEN WHO HAVE MADE A DIFFERENCE-for their commitment to our children (SUNDAY,
JUNE 10, 2007)

NEPHTALY CARDONA-Perth Amboy High School, Woman's Varsity Basketball Coach

KENNETH ORTIZ- Perth Amboy Recreation Dept.-Little League

Under the guidance of Nephtaly Cardona, FOR THE FIRST TIME EVER, the girls Perth Amboy High School varsity basketball team, won the North Jersey Section II Championship and moved on to play in the State's Group 4 Semi-Finals. Kenneth Ortiz is responsible for the City's Little League
program and works to ensure funding and participation of city kids.


ANGEL MANUEL QUINONES, deceased. The committee bestowed their highest award
to the family members of Angel Manuel Quinones, the City's first Puerto Rican Councilman, first Latino to hold his Real Estate license in Middlesex County, and the first Latino to own an Insurance Agency in Middlesex County. Mr. Quinones was a true pioneer who through hard work opened the doors for any Latinos who came after. (Nancy Muniz was the first Puerto Rican councilwoman to serve in Perth Amboy and the first throughout the State of New Jersey)

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