It’s one of Those Mysteries….

It’s One of Those Mysteries…. 4/15/2017 by Jack Coll       Is there really an underground river flowing under Conshohocken?      In the chapter “Murders, Mysteries & Scandals” in the books Conshohocken & West Conshohocken – People, Places and Stories. You ...

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Details on New Conshohocken & West Conshohocken books

Details on New Conshohocken Books 4/6/2017 by Jack Coll        This is perhaps the largest gathering of former Soap Box Derby racers ever assembled. This photo was taken at the Elmwood Park Zoo in 2015. The occasion was a Donovan Soap Box Derby party… you know those Donovans, they like to ...

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Less Than a Month to Order Your Conshohocken and West Conshohocken Books

Less Than a Month to Order Your Conshohocken and West Conshohocken Book 4/4/2017 by Jack Coll       Our new books “Conshohocken & West Conshohocken – People, Places and Stories” is coming out soon. We have less than a month to take your orders.       Perhaps you ...

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Photos from Donofrio Basketball Tournament

Photos from the Donofrio Basketball Tournament 2017 by Jack Coll      Here are a few photos from recent action at the Annual Donofrio Basketball Tournament at the Fellowship House in Conshohocken. If you’ve never been to this tournament, get there. Some great local and not so local high ...

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Blessing of the Bread – Conshohocken Italian Bakery

Blessing of the Bread at the Conshohocken Italian Bakery 3/25/2017 by Brian Coll Photos by Jack Coll        Last Sunday we were invited to the Blessing of the Bread at the Conshohocken Italian Bakery. While we have heard of this in the past, it is not something we have attended on a regular ...

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Snow Day Fun – Sledding and Skiing…..

Snow Day Fun Sledding At Sutcliffe Park Skiing at Wissahickon Ski Club 3/15/2017 photos by Jack Coll These photos were taken by Jack Coll during Blizzard Stella on March 14th, 2017. Enjoy!  

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Conshohocken Urban Redevelopment

Conshohocken Urban Redevelopment In Jack Coll’s new books 3/7/2017 by Jack Coll        In this vintage photo of Conshohocken, you won’t recognize a thing if you have only seen the borough in recent years. This view has been completely changed since 1980 or so. There is a very large ...

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Black History Month – Medgar Evers He Fought for his Country, Our Country by Jack Coll

Medgar Evers He Fought for his Country-Our Country Then He Fought for his Country By Jack Coll I didn’t know much about Medgar Evers, but I did know this, he was an American civil rights activist from Mississippi. He was a college graduate and he was a World War II veteran who fought in the... ...

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Black History Month – A Brutal Murder By Jack Coll

A Brutal Murder Emmett Till was just 14 Years Old By Jack Coll When it comes to music Bob Dylan was one of my childhood heroes. In a world before internet and schools that only taught you reading, writing and arithmetic we got our street education from the songs we listened to. There were ...

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Black History Month – The Sad Sad Story of Hattie Carroll By Jack Coll

The Sad-Sad Story of Hattie Carroll Racism at it’s Very Worst Shame on all of Us By Jack Coll Bob Dylan, a Jewish guy born in Duluth, Minnesota in 1941 became a singer-song-writer and was cast into the National spotlight in the early 1960’s when his music and lyrics spoke to the masses about ...

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