New Business! Scrub A Pup Pup

Scrub A Pup Pup by Jackie Coll Over last summer there was a little bit of buzz at the Dog Park down by the river that a new business was coming to Conshohocken.  What kind of business?  What will they be doing?  What services?  A Dog Grooming Salon coming right here to the 19428!  This... Read More

Remembering the Conshohocken Hullabaloo By Jack Coll

REMEMBERING THE CONSHOHOCKEN HULLABALOO By Jack Coll April 10, 2018 The following is an excerpt taken from the book, “Conshohocken & West Conshohocken-People, Places and Stories” Volume One.  The Book is sold out with about a dozen copies of Volume Two remaining for sale at Coll’s Custom ...

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Remembering Grand Openings By Jack Coll

  REMEMBERING GRAND OPENINGS They Really Were Grand Back Then! By Jack Coll   There was a time in this tight-knit community when everybody knew everything about everybody, and I mention that in a good way.  Residents in up-town and downtown knew what was going in in the shopping ...

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Remembering Donovan’s Quarry and Samuel Miles – By Jack Coll

Remembering Donovan’s Quarry And Samuel Miles The following article is an excerpt taken from the book “Tales of Conshohocken and Beyond” Authored by Jack and Brian Coll      Miles Park in Whitemarsh Township was named after Samuel Miles, who lived on a farm in the Spring Mill area of the ...

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Conshohocken Pros vs The Philadelphia Yellow Jackets

CONSHOHOCKEN PROS VS. THE PHILADELPHIA YELLOW JACKETS YES, THE TWO TEAMS PLAYED EACH OTHER TWICE By Jack Coll   A week ago or so I gave a very brief history of Conshohocken’s Golden Era of early professional football and an elderly gentleman stopped by our shop to ask me if the early ...

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Memories of Conshohocken’s Professional Football Teams

Philadelphia Eagles Championship Stirs memories of Conshohocken’s Professional Football Teams By Jack Coll 2-27-18        During the early part of last century the borough of Conshohocken fielded some pretty good professional football teams.  In the fall of 1893 the first organized ...

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Celebrating Black History Month; In Conshohocken, That’s Easy

Celebrating Black History Month In Conshohocken, That’s Easy By Jack Coll February 12, 2018   Over the years I’ve written Black History articles in an effort to commemorate “Black History Month,” celebrated throughout the country during the month of February every year. I’ve written about ...

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Rare Video of Battery C of Conshohocken

Rare Video of Battery C of Conshohocken World War 2 12/30/2017 by Jack Coll   Here is rare Video of Battery C parading down to the train station during World War 2. This originally appeared in the movie A Century of Football, Conshohocken, PA. By Jack Coll   This video, is unique and ...

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The Colonial Neighborhood Council By Jack Coll

  Colonial Neighborhood Council It’s That Time of Year Again Let’s All Donate Some Food By Jack Coll   The Conshohocken community can’t control world events, missile testing, mass shootings and devastating hurricanes.  Nor can we necessarily control the homeless problem, drug problem ...

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NEW BOOK! Conshohocken & West Conshohocken

CONSHOHOCKEN & WEST CONSHOHOCKEN People, Places & Stories Volume Two     This is the Peoples National Bank of West Conshohocken. It was established in 1907. The bank later merged and became the West Conshohocken branch of the Conshohocken Trust Company. After the bank closed ...

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