Author Archive for Diane Harrison

Remembering The Past Around Middlesex County

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.

Remembering the Past: Young Men’s & Young Women’s Hebrew Association

HIGHLAND PARK-The following is from Michael Johnson after my June 7 column. “Diane, I enjoyed your column in the recent NJTODAY.NET issue about ‘Remembering Highland Park.’ I am a former part time staff employee at the YM-YWHA of Raritan Valley, which was located on 2 South Adelaide Avenue. The Y was not mentioned within the article and I feel it should be recognized.

Remembering The Past: Elizabeth Memories

ELIZABETH-I received the following email: “Just found your website while searching to see if Polly’s Elizabeth Inn was still in operation. We have so many fond memories of dining there on Sundays when our kids were little. They especially loved the little cocktails, actually it was juice that she served, and the wonderful sticky buns. Back in the 1950s and 1960s, one of our favorite places was Snuffy’s Steak House and the kids loved watching the monkey that swung back and forth over the bar.