Tag Archive for Remembering the Past

Remembering the Past: Public Safety Service Past Information

by Diane Norek Harrison SOUTH AMBOY-In honor of National Police Week, May 11-May 17, I found the following tidbits: In Jan. of 1920, The South Amboy Police Department petitioned the counsel requesting that 8 hour shifts be put in force…

Businesses Around Woodbridge In 1953 And More

by Diane Norek Harrison WOODBRIDGE-Does anyone have memories or past information on the semi pro football teams-The Hopelawn Greyhounds or the Woodbridge Golden Bears from the 1930s and 1940s? Were there any other pro football teams in the area? I…

Remembering the Past: Remembering Raritan Township

By Diane Norek Harrison EDISON-Before being named Edison Township, it was called Raritan Township. This is from material when we knew it as Raritan Township. This township, formed from portions of Woodbridge and Piscataway townships on March 17, 1870, derives…

Remembering the Past: Woodbridge High School Class Of 1933

by Diane Norek Harrison WOODBRIDGE-The following is the graduating class and information for the Woodbridge High School class of 1933: Graduation was held on June 20th in the high school auditorium. “Pomp and Circumstances” was played by the Woodbridge High…