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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Local Effort to Help the Puerto Rico Hurricane Victims

Last week, Hurricane Maria pummeled Puerto Rico and left the entire island devastated and without power. There is a local effort in progress to help the Puerto Rico hurricane victims and you can help too! Sal Giannone of Sal’s Barbershop is heading a local effort that includes several other ...

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NEW BOOK! Conshohocken & West Conshohocken

CONSHOHOCKEN & WEST CONSHOHOCKEN People, Places & Stories Volume Two     This is the Peoples National Bank of West Conshohocken. It was established in 1907. The bank later merged and became the West Conshohocken branch of the Conshohocken Trust Company. After the bank closed ...

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Picnics Back in the Day By Jack Coll

Picnics Back-in-the-Day Nothing Like A Sunday In August By Jack Coll   There was a time when every man, women and child in Conshohocken and surrounding communities couldn’t wait for the Annual Company Picnic generally held every August.  Borough children were highly excited in anticipation ...

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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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