So… MARAH is Coming Home By Jack Coll

SO MARAH IS COMING HOME Welcome Back Dave and Serge By Jack Coll      The past few weeks’ interest in the rock-band Marah has gained a little excitement with five or six people approaching me with “Hey Jack, you know them guys don’t you?” The interest, excitement and questions come due to the ...

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Black History Month – Medgar Evers He Fought for his Country, Our Country by Jack Coll

Medgar Evers He Fought for his Country-Our Country Then He Fought for his Country By Jack Coll I didn’t know much about Medgar Evers, but I did know this, he was an American civil rights activist from Mississippi. He was a college graduate and he was a World War II veteran who fought in the... ...

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Black History Month – A Brutal Murder By Jack Coll

A Brutal Murder Emmett Till was just 14 Years Old By Jack Coll When it comes to music Bob Dylan was one of my childhood heroes. In a world before internet and schools that only taught you reading, writing and arithmetic we got our street education from the songs we listened to. There were ...

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Black History Month – The Sad Sad Story of Hattie Carroll By Jack Coll

The Sad-Sad Story of Hattie Carroll Racism at it’s Very Worst Shame on all of Us By Jack Coll Bob Dylan, a Jewish guy born in Duluth, Minnesota in 1941 became a singer-song-writer and was cast into the National spotlight in the early 1960’s when his music and lyrics spoke to the masses about ...

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Black History Month – How I Learned Black History by Jack Coll

Black History Month How I Learned Black History I was Educated About Social Injustice Through the Music 2/7/2017 By Jack Coll February is Black History Month and has been designated throughout the country as a month to bring awareness to the history of African Americans. Many articles will be ...

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Clearlake, Iowa – Truly the Buddy Holly Story By Jack Coll

  Clearlake, Iowa—They have a lake called Clearlake!! Truly The Buddy Holly Story The Surf Ballroom and the Crash Site By Jack Coll In August 2016 Donna and I took a road trip that led us through several states on our way to South Dakota to view Mount Rushmore and the Crazy Horse ...

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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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Strange, Sad Week in Conshohocken

Strange, Sad Week in Conshohocken 12/19/2016 by Brian Coll           Bad news hit Conshohocken hard this week.          In short there was a fire at a local restaurant (Win Wah on Fayette) and a murder.          The reason for this short article is not to dwell on the facts of these happenings, ...

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2016 Conshystuff Food Drive Wrap Up – Totals

Conshystuff.com Food Drive 2016 by Brian Coll         As we wrap up our 2016 Food Drive, I have to start with a private moment. I was called to meet some people at the Colonial Neighborhood Council this past Saturday. I got there a few minutes early.  I am normally so busy when I am there... ...

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The Front Page By Jack Coll

“THE FRONT PAGE” 24 Hours in New York City By Jack Coll   Sometime ago Donna and I decided to take in a play in New York City.  We’ve seen some of the best plays, in some of the most beautiful theatre’s that New York has to offer.  We’ve also seen some of greatest performers... Read More