Groundbreaking at the New Hotel Site and Amerisource Bergen

Groundbreaking at the New Hotel Site and Amerisource Bergen 4/9/2019 Photos by Jack Coll Story by Brian Coll On a perfect Conshohocken day, ground was broke at 1st and Fayette. A number of dignitaries, elected officials and business people spoke briefly before picking up the shovels and getting ...

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March is National Women’s History Month – Conshohocken was Honoring Their Female Residents Nearly 100 Years Ago in 1925

MARCH IS NATIONAL WOMEN’S HISTORY MONTH CONSHOHOCKEN WAS HONORING THEIR FEMALE RESIDENTS NEARLY 100 YEARS AGO IN 1925 By Jack Coll March 29, 2019      Females today, are nearly equal to their male counterparts, I say nearly because we all know about the difference in pay ...

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Conshohocken Prominent Female Residents – It’s Unbelievable

Conshohocken Prominent Female Residents It’s Unbelievable In Honor of “Women’s History Month” By Jack Coll March 29, 2019      Conshohocken was just one of hundreds of small river towns in Pennsylvania.  Throughout the 1800’s, and 1900’s, the attraction of these ...

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It’s National Women’s History Month – And Conshohocken Has Had Its Share of History Making Women

It’s National “Women’s History Month” And Conshohocken Has Had Its Share of History Making Women By Jack Coll March 24, 2019      In honor of Women’s History Month, (celebrated in March every year) I thought it would be kind of cool to point out a few of Conshohocken’s ...

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Ellen T. “Nellie” Ruser

Making History – Ellen T. “Nellie” Ruser by Jack Coll MAKING HISTORY Conshohocken Prominent Female Residents Ellen T. “Nellie” Ruser In Honor of “Women’s History Month” By Jack Coll March 8, 2019      I recently wrote an article about famed female aviator ...

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Famed Aviator Amelia Earhart Visited Norristown 83 Years Ago…

Famed Aviator Amelia Earhart Visited Norristown 83 Years Ago Gave Stunning Talk at Norris Theatre By Jack Coll      On Thursday March 19, 1936, Amelia Earhart was in Norristown Pa. helping celebrate the Norristown Business and Professional Women’s Club 50th Anniversary, ...

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Conshohocken Black History

Conshohocken Black History A Lot To Be Proud Of! By Jack Coll      According to Wikipedia, Black History Month is an annual observance in Canada, Ireland, the Netherlands, the United Kingdom, and the United States.  It began as a way for remembering important people and ...

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Talkin’ Music with Jack Coll – Soul Sacrifice & other Instrumental Hits of the 1960’s and 1970’s

Talkin Music with Jack Coll 2/5/2019 by Jack Coll TALKIN’ MUSIC SOUL SACRIFICE AND OTHER INSTRUMENTAL HITS OF THE 1960’S AND 1970’S BY JACK COLL      When the frame shop is closed and I’m working overtime in the backroom I generally turn off the radio and turn on my computer ...

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Washies Old Firehouse

1/5/2019 by Brian and Jack Coll Big changes are coming to lower Fayette Street. Of course we can all watch the building at 1st and Fayette come down piece by piece, but the cooler story might be what’s going to happen inside the old Washington Fire Company building. Here are some pictures ...

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A Conshohocken Christmas – 1968

50 years ago 1968—THERE WAS A WAR, ASSASSINATIONS, A SONG CALLED “IN-A-GADDA-DA-VIDA” “GREEN ACRES” AND “BEWITCHED” WERE ON TELEVISION AND CONSHOHOCKEN WAS CELEBRATING CHRISTMAS By Jack Coll      Are you old enough to remember 1968, perhaps some of us were too young ...

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