mel digiacomo

Mel DiGiacomo

written by: Mel DiGiacomo

It was one of those dog days of August that the weathermen talk about. The thermometer registered in the mid 90’s and it was terribly humid when I was a kid growing up. Near to Jersey City piers, my friends and I went to Palisades Park to “the world’s largest salt water pool” to cool off. Palisades Park, sadly, was torn down years ago. The children in my photo had, in my opinion, the most romantic ‘swimming hole’ in all of New Jersey. No place on the Hudson compares with Jersey City’s Hudson River. Edgewater, North Bergen, West New York, Read more »