This Firehouse #4 building was at the intersection of Springdale Avenue and the railroad until it was moved several hundred feet to allow for the elevation of the railroad about 1921. Eventually a new firehouse was built and this building became the Ampere Library
Tuesday, September 30, 2014
Berkeley's educational traditions date back to 1931 when the school first opened in East Orange, New Jersey as a private institution dedicated to executive secretarial training for women. From an initial class of 50 students, learning in two rented classrooms in a Spanish villa known as the Dane Building, which had just been built about 1930. The school moved in 1976 and the building was torn down in 1999
Sunday, September 28, 2014
Friday, September 26, 2014
Branch Brook Park in Newark is less than a mile from Stockton School, and a former Stockton student who attended the school in the 1930's writes that students who had parental permission walked to Branch Brook Park with 5th grade teacher Miss Sue E. Garis one morning at 5 AM to hear the birds sing at daybreak. Miss Garis had already been at Stockton for many years as she's listed as leading the Stockton Audubon Society in a 1915 report.