Remembering The Past Around Middlesex County

Remembering the Past by Diane Norek Harrisonby Diane Norek Harrison

With many Catholic schools closing around the area in recent years, e.g. St. Mary’s Grammar School; South Amboy, St. Cecelia’s; Iselin, Our Lady of Lourdes; Milltown, St. Peter’s High School; New Brunswick and St. Mary’s High School in Perth Amboy, I am looking for contributors to share their memories of these schools. All memories, past material or photos with captions are always welcome for these schools or for any Catholic or Public school, past or present, in the Middlesex or Union county area.

Given to me for my column: The Perth Amboy Evening News All Middlesex County Football Team-1932. First Team-John Reinert; Perth Amboy, Thomas Markous; Thomas Scully; St. Mary’s South Amboy, Stephen Wojciechowicz; South River, Stephen German; Perth Amboy, Walter Shinn; South River, Francis Dooley; St. Mary’s Perth Amboy, Stephen Becza; South River, Emanuel Johnson; Pert Amboy, John Wukovets; Woodbridge, George Rusznak; St. Mary’s P.A.

Second Team-VanSyckle; St. Mary’s P.A., Szlauderback; Perth Amboy, Nebus; St. Mary’s S.A., Otlowski; Perth Amboy, Bosze; Woodbridge, J. D’Zurilla; Carteret, Leffler; Woodbridge, Jost; Woodbridge, Trivanovich; Carteret, Clark; St. Mary’s P.A., O’Keefe; New Brunswick.

Third Team-Budczin; South River, Krauszer; St. Peter’s New Brunswick, Galvanek; Carteret, Lee; Woodbridge, Smith; St. Mary’s P.A., Bandola; Perth Amboy, Hensberger; St. Mary’s S.A., Skelton; Perth Amboy, Sudnikovich; South River, Herne; St. Peter’s, Partridge; St. Mary’s S.A.

Sports memories/past material is always sought after from both counties to fill my columns.

If you have your own memories or past material for any town in Middlesex or Union counties, please email me at or send copies of your material to me c/o CMD Media, 1139 East Jersey St., Suite 503, Elizabeth, NJ 07201

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