Tag Archives: “New Jersey”

Abandoned Ellis Island – April 2015

Three of my four grandparents were immigrants. While none of them passed through Ellis Island, the sheer history of this site made it a target of my admiration. In 2010, Meg and I visited the traditional side of Ellis Island … Continue reading

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Zurbrugg Hospital Demolition – Riverside, NJ

After watching reaction to St. Casimir’s being demolished, I couldn’t remember if I’d ever written about my visits to capture the demise of Zurbrugg in Riverside, NJ. I hadn’t until now 🙁 . First and most important: the history of … Continue reading

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Hurricane Sandy

It’s sad when the excitement of watching a storm through computer models comes to fruition. If only the GFS was right – and the storm was taken out to sea. Alas, it wasn’t… I ran out during the afternoon hours … Continue reading

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