Friday, May 21, 2021

NJ Roofing Fire

 New Jersey Roofing Company Fire

New Brunswick Ave. & L.V.R.R

May 9th. 1928

(below) Original Photos from the collection of Bill/Kathy Szemcsak

Friday, October 30, 2020

Perth Amboy - Beginning of A Industrial Empire

Perth Amboy - Beginnings of A Industrial Empire

1683 - 1904

Work In Progress!

Many Changes Over the History Has Taken Place Through the Ages. From the Time of Our Original Residents, the Lenape Tribe to the Present, Perth Amboy Has Weathered It All. Here Is A Look of The Perth Amboy Evening News Supplement, Mapping Out Why Perth Amboy Was A Great Town in 1904.

Wednesday, December 11, 2019

The Day We Lost 6 Heroes

Being A Past Member and Captian of Eagle Engine Company #4, I Will Never Forget Even Though I Wasn't Born Until 30 Years Later and Became A Member 50 Years Later. 

The Following Post is from Perth Amboy News
dated June 15, 1921

For Those Who Served In PAFD, the Names of the Injured and Dead are Names That Are Recognized, Due to the Fact Many of Their Relatives Served throughout the Decades After. 

Sunday, April 7, 2013

Fran Jekelis Tripka 4-7-2013

Fran Jekelis Tripka
April 7, 2013
Author & Co-Creator 

Historic Perth Amboy Virtual Museum

Old Perth Amboy's Family Recipes

Thursday, July 12, 2012

Halls of Ivy - Cavalcade of Music

The Halls of Ivy
Cavalcade of Music 
The picture of Perth Amboy High School (AKA "The Halls of Ivy") is 
a print by Francis McGinley  circa 1982.

Cavalcade of Music 
Full Version
Perth Amboy High School (now McGinnis Middle School)
Photo taken early 1990's 

These Video were Created for the many
Perth Amboyans that 
walked the Sacred Halls of Ivy.

We came into these Halls not Knowing,
but came out 4 years later with Knowledge, 
not just by Books or Teachers but from each other.

As Classmates we arrived,
 but left as Friends

to ALL that was Part of the
Cavalcade of Music

Films Created by
Fran Tripka, PAHS 1970
Bill Szemcsak PAHS 1971

Saturday, March 31, 2012

Train Station Parking Area

Article from 
The Perth Amboy Evening News 
November 20, 1947 

Present Day looking from Smith Street.