South Amboy St. Patrick's Day Parade Parade Honorees
Grand Marshal - Christine Noble
Born and raised in South Amboy, daughter of Claire McKeon Noble and the late former Councilman and South Amboy Housing Authority Executive Director, Robert Noble. Ms. Christine Noble is a 1989 graduate of H.G. Hoffman High School and has been employed at the New Jersey Turnpike Authority for the past 25 years. Not only a former Coach of South Amboy Recreation girls basketball and softball, but also girls 6th, 7th and 8th grade basketball at Sacred Heart School and Girls JV and Varsity basketball at Cardinal McCarrick High School. Former member of the South Amboy Planning and Zoning Board, a former 2nd Ward Council Women, a current member of the South Amboy Elks Lodge and currently serves as Councilwomen-At-Large for the city of South Amboy.
Deputy Grand Marshal - Michael Toth
Born on January 2, 1966 in South Amboy to Peter & Shirley Toth. He has two siblings Peter Toth and Robin Morrell. Graduated from Hoffman High School in 1984. Michael has been married to Laura since 1987 and has two kids Megan ,Kyle. Michael joined Independence Engine & Hose Company # 1 in 1984 and was President for 25 years and has been involved in many fundraisers and committees. He made 2nd Assistant Chief 2016, 1 Assistant Chief 2017 , and Chief in 2018. Michael nas been a Scratch Baker for the last 14 years at Wegmans in Manalapan. In the community, he coached softball, baseball, and basketball for Sayreville Athletic Association for many years.
Honorary Grand Marshal - Mark Rasimowicz
Mark Rasimowicz is employed as the Director of Engineering at Center State Engineering and serves as City Engineer for South Amboy as well as Township Engineer for Monroe Township. Mr. Rasimowicz has over 30 years of civil engineering experience and is responsible for the design and construction management of infrastructure projects that include recreational facilities, roads, stormwater, wastewater, transportation, environmental and a broad range of special projects, serving municipalities as well as the private sector.
Serving as the South Amboy City Engineer for the past 10 years, Mark Rasimowicz has secured various state grants to reconstruct roadways and recreational facilities, as well as municipal infrastructure improvements throughout the City of South Amboy.
Following the devastation of Hurricane Sandy, Mr. Rasimowicz was an integral part of the reconstruction of South Amboy’s waterfront walkway and secured grant funding for the design and installation of emergency generators at City Hall, the City Emergency Shelter and other critical facilities.
Mr. Rasimowicz is a graduate of Sayreville War Memorial High School and New Jersey Institute of Technology. He is a licensed New Jersey Professional Engineer, Professional Planner, Certified Public Works Manager and Certified Municipal Engineer. He is a member of the National Society of Professional Engineers, American Society of Civil Engineers, Association of State Flood Plain Managers and the New Jersey Society of Municipal Engineers.
Mark Rasimowicz was born in South Amboy and grew up in the Morgan section of Sayreville. His family have been the proprietors of Teddy’s Bar, formerly Morgan Hotel, since his grandparents opened the business there nearly 100 years ago. Currently living in Monroe Township with his wife Helen and three daughters, his family continues to operate Teddy’s Bar.
Mr. Rasimowicz is an avid supporter of many charities within South Amboy and is a Sons of American Legion Member at American Legion Post 62 in South Amboy.
“Having stood at the curbline and watched the South Amboy St. Patrick’s Day Parade for nearly 40 years, I am extremely proud to be marching as the Honorary Grand Marshal in this year’s parade.” “Thank you to the entire Parade Committee for this recognition and congratulations to all of this year’s Honorees.”