Tag: South Road
In 1938, Caspar Kaffke of the South Road appealed to the Chester Township Committee to repair the South Road. Chairman William Woodruff explained that the Herrick Road Act required Kaffke to apply for aid to the Board of Freeholders. Further, such an application would need to take place five months later. Previously, Pleasant Hill Road and Vacationland Road had been repaired, said Kaffke. Source: Mendham-Chester Tribune
In 1937, The Mendham-Chester Tribune reported that Chester Justice of the Peace Herman A. Rademacher, Sr., saw two cases of assault and battery. One of the cases was dismissed on the grounds of no cause for action. Charles Walker had brought charges against R.J. Smith (both of South Road) claiming that he had been struck defending his right of way. Smith, whose lawn had been run over by the plaintiff’s car exploded, “I’m only sorry I didn’t hit him harder.”
In 1956, Roxbury High School student Robert L. Greenglass of Pleasant Hill Road placed third in the yellow hybrid-ear certified seed corn category at the Seed and Grain Show in Atlantic City. Mrs. Minnie Kreuger of South Road also collected several ribbons and trophies for her prize rabbits at the Farm and Home Show. Source: The Mendham-Chester Tribune.
In 1955, Mr. and Mrs. John Ciaramella of South Road, appeared on the television program, “Journey Through Life,” on channnel 5 at 2 p.m. on February 1. On the program, Mrs. Ciaramella, formerly Jeannette Fusco of South Orange, explained how she met her husband and how her luggage was stolen on a trip to California to see John when he was stationed there. Source: The Mendham-Observer Tribune.