by Diane Norek Harrison
PERTH AMBOY-In December 1954, R & S Auto Store sold Tinker Toys for 88 cents, 3 speed bikes for $34.95, a rocking horse cost $5.54 and an 8 light Christmas tree bulb set sold for 49 cents.
In 1960, Perth Amboy Savings Institution gave away Christmas songbooks. At one time, Raritan Trust Company gave its customers a Santa bank to save money to put into one of their Christmas Clubs.
In 1979, Golub’s Market, which was on New Brunswick Avenue, was selling holiday gift baskets in December.
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