This article originally appeared in the Jan. 16, 2017 edition of Pascack Press.
TOWNSHIP OF WASHINGTON – This page often features century-old photos that offer a local history lesson, rather than a chance to reminisce. This week, instead of delving back to the time of horse and buggies, we visit the era of disco.
While the movie theater’s sign is missing a couple of letters, it’s easy to tell which film was on the big screen at the time: “Saturday Night Fever,” which had opened on Dec. 16, 1977.
Also visible in this photo, beyond the street sign for Pine Lake Drive, is the ShopRite that once operated from this location. To the right, the old “Five and Dime” store.