Tag Archive for Remembering the Past

More Memories Of The Woodbridge Golden Bears & 1970s Businesses

By Diane Norek Harrison WOODBRIDGE—I received this information from John Trosko III after my 2007 columns on the Woodbridge Golden Bears: “I recently read your articles about the Golden Bears and Greyhounds football teams. My father played for both teams…

Remembering The Seven Arches & Bel Air Manor & More

By Diane Norek Harrison PERTH AMBOY—I received a note from a Woodbridge resident after my Oct. 17, 2008 column with doctors who once practiced in Perth Amboy. The note read: “Dr. Max Novich was an orthopedic doctor in Perth 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,…

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…

Memories From Around Woodbridge

by Diane Norek Harrison WOODBRIDGE—Here are some memories from reader Lillian Sawyer: “Back in 1917-1918, there was an Orthopedic Hospital for Servicemen on New Dover Road. The injured men were brought to the facility from the Colonia Train Station. They…

Christmas And Winter Memories

by Diane Norek Harrison RAHWAY—Here are some Christmas and winter memories from former Rahway resident Charles Knight, a member of Rahway High School class of 1965: “Diane, My best memories of Christmas in Rahway were the candlelight services held on…