Colonials Top Vikings in Suburban One Showdown.

Colonials Top Vikings in Suburban One Showdown By Jack Coll      The heavy rains ceased just as the refs were tossing the coin, but the rain drenched field would still have an effect on the game between Upper Merion and Plymouth Whitemarsh High Schools.  The Vikings won the coin toss and ...

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Talkin’ Music with Jack – One Hit Wonders

One Hit Wonders By Jack Coll 10-10-13   One hit wonders in the music world is one of my favorite subjects, I’m likely to write several columns about this subject in the coming months, everyone has a favorite one hit wonder.  I should define “One Hit Wonder,” in my music world a one hit ...

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Talkin’ Music with Jack – Wrong Lyrics, It Blows My Mind

By Jack Coll 10-2-13      I was in our wood working shop a few nights back cutting and gluing a number of frames when one of my all-time favorite songs comes on, “Young Americans” sung by David Bowie.  The song starts with this great 12 string guitar riff, then these Rockin’ horns, and Bowie’s ...

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Saint Cosmas and Damian Feast history, from the Book Tales of Conshohocken.

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Montgomery County Coaches Hall of Fame – Albert C. Donofrio

Montgomery County Coaches Hall of Fame Calls on a Conshohocken Legend By Jack Coll      Albert C. Donofrio, the former Executive Director of the Conshohocken Fellowship House Youth Center located in Conshohocken passed away on July 17, 1976, and yet his name, his spirit, his enthusiasm that ...

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Plymouth Whitemarsh Football; In The Beginning

 Talkin’ Football Plymouth Whitemarsh Football; In The Beginning By Jack Coll 9-24-13       Excitement ran high on September 17, 1954 as the Plymouth Whitemarsh High school was about to play the first football game in the schools short history.  In 1953 the school opened with students in the ...

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Talkin’ Music with Jack – Remembering the Latin Casino & the Valley Forge Music Fair

Remembering the Latin Casino and the Valley Forge Music Fair By Jack Coll      Donna and I traveled up Route 202 a few weeks back into New Hope to take in a matinee play at the Bucks County Playhouse.  “The Tale of The Allergist’s Wife” was on stage starring Marsha Mason, Marilu Henner, and ...

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Talkin’ Football 9/17/2013

Talkin’ Football By Jack Coll 9-17-13       A few weeks back Donna and I woke up to one of those rare summer Sundays, a beautiful day with nothing to do.  This summer situation called out for a road trip so we spun our imaginary wheel that covers Pennsylvania and nearby states and the arrow ...

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Talkin’ Music with Jack

Talkin’ Radio By Jack Coll      As my memory goes, I can remember listening to music on the radio going back to at least 1961, (I can remember listening to Phillies games in the late 1950’s) I know this because my parents would listen to 610 WIP back when they played music and had news... Read More

First Day, Last Day

First Day, Last Day 9-6-13 By Jack Coll      I know the calendar doesn’t agree with me, but in my world the first day of school has always been the last day of summer.  There’s something happy and something sad about that first day of school and I’m sure anyone within my age range will... Read More