A Conshohocken Christmas – 1968

50 years ago 1968—THERE WAS A WAR, ASSASSINATIONS, A SONG CALLED “IN-A-GADDA-DA-VIDA” “GREEN ACRES” AND “BEWITCHED” WERE ON TELEVISION AND CONSHOHOCKEN WAS CELEBRATING CHRISTMAS By Jack Coll      Are you old enough to remember 1968, perhaps some of us were too young ...

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2018 Conshystuff Food Drive – We have a grand total….

2018 Conshystuff Food Drive – Grand Total December 10th, 2018 By Brian Coll & Jackie Coll   WOW! Just WOW! There has been an incredible amount of support for the 2018 Conshystuff Food Drive! Local businesses holding collections, offices getting together to go shop for the CNC, schools ...

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Celebrating with Marah – Twenty Years Later By Jack Coll

CELEBRATING WITH MARAH TWENTY YEARS LATER By Jack Coll 5-8-18      So my son Brian told me a week ago that he had scored two tickets to see Marah, (playing on May 4, 2018) a band that includes a couple of Conshohocken brothers Serge and Dave Bielanko.  The brothers cut their teeth in the music ...

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Fifty Years Ago Conshohocken – By Jack Coll

Fifty Years Ago CONSHOHOCKEN Well, It Wasn’t So Great By Jack Coll       The 1960’s were tough times along lower Fayette Street. This photograph shown above was 44-48 Fayette Street and was once the home of James P. Meaney Radio’s and John Fogerty’s Grocery ...

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Conshohocken – A Century Ago By Jack Coll

CONSHOHOCKEN—A CENTURY AGO By Jack Coll      It was springtime in Conshohocken, the year was 1918, a hundred years ago. Trolley cars rumbled up-and-down the picturesque tree-lined Fayette Street.  Trolley passengers admired the many mansions they rode past.  There were the Lukens mansions, the ...

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Conshohocken Movie Houses By Jack Coll

CONSHOHOCKEN MOVIE HOUSES During a Seventy Year Span, There Were Six Movie Houses in the Borough By Jack Coll (This information was taken from the book, “Tales of Conshohocken and Beyond) Written by Jack and Brian Coll      Mention Conshohocken Movie Houses or Theatres and most residents of age ...

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New Business! Scrub A Pup Pup

Scrub A Pup Pup by Jackie Coll Over last summer there was a little bit of buzz at the Dog Park down by the river that a new business was coming to Conshohocken.  What kind of business?  What will they be doing?  What services?  A Dog Grooming Salon coming right here to the 19428!  This... Read More

Remembering the Conshohocken Hullabaloo By Jack Coll

REMEMBERING THE CONSHOHOCKEN HULLABALOO By Jack Coll April 10, 2018 The following is an excerpt taken from the book, “Conshohocken & West Conshohocken-People, Places and Stories” Volume One.  The Book is sold out with about a dozen copies of Volume Two remaining for sale at Coll’s Custom ...

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Celebrating 100 Years… St. Marks Church sweet treats

St. Mark’s Church Celebrating 100 Years in the Easter Egg Industry   St. Mark’s Church located at 508 Harry Street. They are celebrating there 100th season of selling Easter Eggs. These eggs come in three flavors:Coconut, Peanut Butter & Mint (we can’t possibly choose ...

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The Colonial Neighborhood Council By Jack Coll

  Colonial Neighborhood Council It’s That Time of Year Again Let’s All Donate Some Food By Jack Coll   The Conshohocken community can’t control world events, missile testing, mass shootings and devastating hurricanes.  Nor can we necessarily control the homeless problem, drug problem ...

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