Does Anyone Else Miss or Remember Toad’s Tavern?

Does Anyone Else Miss or Remember Toad’s Tavern? 4/18/2017 by Brian Coll        Sometimes time has a way of playing tricks on your mind…. I think I was around 21 years old when Toad’s opened. It wasn’t the nicest place in Conshy, but for me and a group of friends it was ...

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Were You at the First Funfest in Conshy? 1993

Were You at the First Funfest in Conshy? It was 1993 4/17/2017 by Brian Coll        I personally volunteered on the Funfest for about 15 of the 20 some years it has ran. I was not a volunteer on the planning or running of the event in 1993 when it kicked off. I remember the... Read More

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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Urban Renewal… How it Affected Conshohocken.

Urban Renewal… How it Affected Conshohocken 4/11/2017 by Brian Coll       In this photo Mary DeFusco and Nancy Corrigan walked past one of the few remaining shops in operation along Fayette Street during the summer of 1975. The entire block had a date with the wrecking ball as part of ...

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New Books now on Sale! Conshohocken and West Conshohocken

Order your book (s) today! 2/14/2017 by Brian Coll       This is a photo of Bill Pounds Diner taken in 1946. Pounds Diner was located at 4th and Fayette Street. Bill sold the diner to Carl Aumann in the 1950’s, and it became Carl’s Diner. Carl, he sold the diner to Bill Danitz in ...

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New Book – Conshohocken and West Conshohocken. Coming out soon, order yours today

  Conshohocken & West Conshohocken People, Places and Stories by Jack and Brian Coll a New Book (actually 2) Now Taking Pre Order’s 2/4/2017 by Jack Coll       It’s Finally Here CONSHOHOCKEN & WEST CONSHOHOCKEN People, Places and Stories By Jack and Brian Coll ...

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Slideshow – The History of Conshohocken on February 21st

  Conshohocken History Slideshow 2/4/2017 by Jack Coll   The Windmill in Conshohocken…..     The History of Conshohocken in Slides Hosted by the Conshohocken Junior Women’s Club   Jack Coll will be the guest speaker at the February meeting of the Conshohocken ...

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Riant Theater – We would LOVE another Theater in Conshohocken

Riant Theater – We Would LOVE a Theater in Conshohocken 2/2/2017 by Brian Coll       One of my favorite actors is Bill Murray. I have loved him since I saw Stripes back in the early 80’s and of course Caddyshack, Ghostbusters and countless other roles. I even loved his cameo in ...

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Then and Now, 7th Avenue on Fayette Street

Then and Now 7th Avenue and Fayette Street Conshohocken 1/31/2017 by Brian Coll Current home of Santander Bank In the 80’s it was just a field…. In the late 60’s and 70’s it was the first location of what is today known as Montco Community College In the 80’s the ...

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Sutcliffe Park Gets a Facelift By Jack Coll

Sutcliffe Park Gets A Facelift Just In Time By Jack Coll 12-27-16   I see Conshohocken’s Borough Council members have agreed to give Sutcliffe Park a much needed facelift with improved parking, and a complete makeover of the children’s playground area.  Some of the playground equipment was ...

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