Sayreville

Sayreville Through The Years

by Diane Norek Harrison SAYREVILLE-This first part was given to me for my column. Circa 1917, there was the Victorian Troop Marching Band. The members at this time were: William Hockenjos, Moon Bailey, Frank Johnson, John McCutcheon, Charles Burkshot, Emit…

School Board Candidates File Petitions

STATE – Candidates have filed petitions to run for seats on area school boards. Though the original deadline was Monday afternoon, Gov. Jon Corzine extended it until 4 p.m. Wednesday because a snowstorm Monday caused most school districts to shut…

Bank Supports Rotary Club

Bank Supports Rotary Club—Roxanne Keegan (left), manager of Provident Bank’s South Amboy branch, presents a check to Michael Poll (right), president of the Rotary Club of South Amboy/Sayreville, during the Rotary’s January meeting at the Peter Pank Diner in South…

Continuing the Tradition

Continuing the Tradition – Sayreville Councilwoman Lisa Buchanan-Eicher was sworn into office on Jan. 1, but this wasn’t the first time went to Borough Hall for a swearing-in ceremony. Pictured above, Buchanan-Eicher held the bible for her Grandfather Ken Buchanan’s…

Sayreville Preserves Last Borough Farm

SAYREVILLE – The borough has purchased the development rights to Dieker’s Farm, preserving the future of the last farm in Sayreville. Jim and Jeanne Dieker have been working since 2003 to make sure that the farm would be preserved. “It’s…

Remembering Our Veterans

Remembering Our Veterans—The Sacred Heart Catholic War Veterans Post 578 held their annual Veterans Day remembrance on Nov. 11 at Sacred Heart cemetery on Johnsons Lane in the Parlin section of Sayreville. Names were read of those buried in the…