Tag Archive for Remembering the Past

Rocky’s Bar & Other Rahway Memories

RAHWAY-Here are some memories from former Rahway resident Sydney Beech-Blicharz, Rahway High School Class of 1971: “I lived in the first house directly behind Rocky’s Bar and Grill and Demblings Grocery Store on West Grant Avenue from 1955-1980. I have…

Memories Of Woodbridge And Perth Amboy

by Diane Norek Harrison WOODBRIDGE/PERTH AMBOY—I received these memories in an email from former area resident Tom Saboy: “Dear Ms. Harrison, I was born in Hopelawn in 1935. I attended Hopelawn # 10 school from 1940 to 1948 and Woodbridge…

Winter Sledding & Elizabeth Trolleys

by Diane Norek Harrison ELIZABETH-This came in a letter from Marilyn Thorne: “Dear Ms. Harrison, I’ve been enjoying reading ‘Remembering The Past’ in the Clark Patriot for some time now. Here’s a fond memory of mine of winter days when…

Rahway Relics

By Diane Norek Harrison RAHWAY-I received this in an email: “Here is one I don’t remember, the Rahway Clay Pits. I just came upon a picture of (it) them while looking through photo albums around town. Where were the clay…

Memories Of “Old” Menlo Park Mall & More

by Diane Norek Harrison EDISON-This is from material given to me for my column and is all from the “old” Menlo Park Mall: In 1965, Bamberger’s had Chantry Beauty Salon. Their services included a half-price sale in August, a cold…

Morgan Athletic Association’s 1979 Banquet

By Diane Norek Harrison SAYREVILLE-This material was given to me for my column and is from the Morgan section of Sayreville: The Morgan Athletic Association held their 17th Annual Banquet on Oct. 28, 1979 with a family style dinner at…