Tag: Remembering the Past

Remembering Sayreville’s Past

by Diane Norek Harrison SAYREVILLE-Did anyone read the May-Oct. 2008 issue of Weird N.J.? In this issue is a story titled “Tales of Fort Grumpy.” Fort Grumpy is the name of the borough’s recycling center located on Bordentown Avenue. It’s…

Elizabeth Winter Memories

By Diane Norek Harrison ELIZABETH-Here are great winter memories from reader, Barbara Cook: “When I was little kid I looked forward to winter because I had a sled. Now all I had to do was find a hill that my…

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.…

Clark Halloween Memories

By Diane Harrison CLARK-Happy Halloween! Here are some memories from Kimberly Cooper Ramalho: “Diane, I thought your column was really cute. It was great to read the memories of those who lived in my town, Clark, and those neighboring towns…

Morgan’s Past

by Diane Norek Harrison SAYREVILLE-In 2007, I received an email from Morgan resident Frances Drake asking me if I had any past information on the Morgan section of Sayreville. She was writing a paper for a class at Rutgers University.…