PW Football opening week

A blocked punt that was returned for a touchdown was all Perkiomen Valley needed to beat the PW Colonials. They scored a few more times after that, but their defense shut down the Colonials. PW Coach Dan Chang looks for his team to improve next week against a strong Abington team. The final ...

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Talkin’ Music with Jack 8/28/13

Talkin’ Music 8/28/13      Back in 2008, Donna and I were traveling across the country and don’t ask me how, but we rode into a one traffic light town, turns out we were in Erick, Oklahoma.  At this intersection we noticed the Roger Miller Museum sitting right on the corner, I’m not a big ...

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Bears Football

By Jack Coll 8-25-13      I was driving down Fayette Street the other night and noticed all the lights on over at the Conshohocken “B” Field.  That means two things, it must be August, and the Conshohocken Golden Bears are preparing for yet another season.  This has been going on since 1961, ...

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Talkin’ Music with Jack

  Talkin’ Music is a new Conshy Stuff weekly feature talking about, well, music.  We’ll be talking about new and old music, Soul, Rock, Rhythm and Blues and more.  We’ll connect Conshohocken to the local music scene, the National music scene, and the international music scene, and every ...

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A Whole New Conshohocken – One house at a time

By: Jack Coll Like the rest of us I drive around the borough knocking out my daily chores and it seems to me that construction is never ending, and that’s a good thing, unless it’s in front of your house.  I always take note of houses being demolished, thinking of the many families who have... ...

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Finally, Soap Box Derby Greatness

Finally, Soap Box Derby Greatness By Jack Coll August 9, 2013      Conshohocken was introduced to soap box gravity racing cars back in 1938 when Walt Cherry claimed the Conshohocken championship on Spring Mill Avenue in front of 5,000 spectators.  In 1952 Conshohocken became affiliated with the ...

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Memories of the Riant Theatre

Memories of the Riant Theatre  By Jack Coll July 23, 2013       Trivia Question:  How many Movies Houses have been located in Conshohocken since the borough incorporated back in 1850?  Answer a little later on.       Donna and I visited the Hiway Theatre located at 212 Old York Road in ...

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Beat The Heat Old School Style

By Jack Coll Thursday July 18, 2013 98 degrees with a heat factor of blah-blah-blah With temperatures reaching into the upper 90’s over the past week one might harken back to childhood days when heat simply led us to area water holes.  I wasn’t part of the Swim Club crowd, you ...

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Recalling years covering Kennedy High

by Jack Coll This ran in the Conshohocken Recorder at the end of the school year 1993 Over the years I’ve made it a habit not to write about bad news. After all the world is full of it, as is our local area, and just from a personal point of view I didn’t feel... Read More

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We’ve been posting current and older photos of Conshohocken on our Facebook page. Please check it out and let us know what you’d like to see there in the future. We are still very new at this website, but we have a great love of the area in and around Conshohocken. In addition to ...

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