Tag Archive for Remembering the Past

St. Mary’s Class Of 1959 And More

by Diane Norek Harrison SOUTH AMBOY—A South Amboy resident pointed out that the old brick building on the corner of First and Stockton streets still shows a K of P Hall plaque on the top center of the structure. It…

Christmas & New Year’s Eve Memories

by Diane Norek Harrison SOUTH AMBOY-Back in 2001, I was given the history of the Bells of St. Nicholas, the electric, automatic Christmas tree bells manufactured by the E.J Nicorvo MFG. Corp. of South Amboy in 1948. They were made…

Christmas Memories & Thank You

By Diane Norek Harrison ELIZABETH-Here are more Christmas memories “as seen through the eyes of a young child” from reader William Frolich: “We were aware of Santa Claus and his elves at the North Pole, but how did he make…

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,…

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…