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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