Remembering the Past

Edison memories

Edison-The following memories are from Marisa: “My memories are from the 70’s/80’s. I lived on a street in Metuchen that backed to Roosevelt Park. Back then we could cross the train tracks and be right there. Then we would walk…

More tidbits from Edison

The following is from Ted Pastuszak: “In response to a comment in the January 3rd column, originally there were two supermarkets at the Menlo Park Mall: One was outside of Arcadian Gardens, and that was originally a Shop Rite. The…

Remembering the Past: Memories of Menlo Park Mall

The following is from Nick Tambakis: Who could forget those odd, square, orange colored columns throughout the mall that were wide in the center, and tapered toward the floor and ceiling? And the stand-alone hot dog stand about midway down…

Remembering the Past: Bungalow colony in Laurence Harbor

The following is from Kathleen Gavin: Here are some 1950s summer memories from the Laurence Harbor section of Old Bridge. Every summer for about 10 years, my family would go to a bungalow colony in Laurence Harbor. I have such…

Remembering the Past: Bungalow colony in Laurence Harbor

REMEMBERING THE PAST by Diane Norek Harrison OLD BRIDGE-The following is from Kathleen Gavin: Here are some 1950s summer memories from the Laurence Harbor section of Old Bridge. Every summer for about 10 years, my family would go to a…

Remembering The Past: Elizabeth memories

By Diane Norek Harrison ELIZABETH – The following is from Joan Busch: “I remember working in the Singer Manufacturing Company, shopping Thursday nights on Broad Street and Twin City Arena skating. There were seven movie theaters and busses to everywhere.…

Remembering The Past: Carteret’s Past

By Diane Harrison CARTERET-Does anyone have memories of the Brunswick Carteret Rink? On March 25, 1967 a “Teen dance” was held with a $2.00 admission fee and the same year, Thursday nights were “Family Skate Nites.” Regular admission was $1.00, but on…