South Amboy

December Memories From Around The Area

By Diane Norek Harrison PERTH AMBOY-This is from material given to me for my column: On Dec. 15, 1978, Holy Spirit School held their Christmas Program. Here are the songs sang with teachers names: Grade 1- Melody of Christmas Songs-Poem,…

South Amboy Celebrates Christmas

South Amboy Celebrates Christmas—South Amboy held their annual Holiday Tree Lighting on Friday, Dec. 5, in the Transit Plaza.  DJ Tony “G’” was playing the Christmas tunes and different children’s groups provided Christmas caroling. South Amboy Fire Department and South…

St. Mary's Grammar School Memories Through The Years

by Diane Norek Harrison SOUTH AMBOY-The now-closed St. Mary’s Grammar School on Second Street first opened in 1958. I started first grade in 1960, early on in its inception. Back in the 1960s, I couldn’t wait to see the large…

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…

Middlesex Democrats Carry Election Night

MIDDLESEX COUNTY – Democrats carried the night on Election Day in Middlesex County. Freeholder Director David B Crabiel of Milltown led his party’s ticket to victory in the freeholder races. The Democrats easily defeated their GOP challengers. Millie Scott, a…

Noble Wins South Amboy Race

SOUTH AMBOY — Democrat Mark Noble defeated Republican David Longenhagen 598-298 to win in South Amboy’s Second Ward. Democrats Russell Stillwagon and John O’Connell were unchallenged in the First and Third wards, respectively.

Remembering Briggs Chevrolet

By Diane Norek Harrison SOUTH AMBOY—With the demolition of the famed Briggs Chevrolet building during the week of Oct. 7, I cleaned out more of my folders. Besides being a car dealership, Briggs sponsored many race cars through the years.…