Conshohocken Soap Box Derby 1980’s

Conshohocken Soap Box Derby Welcome to the late 1980’s By Jack Coll July 4, 2016   Welcome to this year’s Conshohocken’s Soap Box Derby, I see a few old family names in this year’s racing line-up.  I see a Donovan and a Bowe, names long affiliated with this event, certainly the Maxwell’s ...

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2016 Memorial Day Services

2016 Memorial Day Services Monday, May 30th   VFW POST 1074 8:20 a.m. Memorial Services at Calvary Cemetery 8:40 a.m. Memorial Services at Gulph Christian Cemetery 9:15 a.m.  West Conshohocken Parade from George Clay Fire Company down Ford Street to Front Street 9:30 a.m.  Memorial ...

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This & That by Jack Coll May 2016

This & That By Jack Coll May 22, 2016      Hey! Its been a while since we visited the This & That column. On a rainy Sunday in May I thought I would take a break from my nearly completed book and un-load a little bit of my This & That pile that sits next... Read More

Goodbye Joe Horn, One of the last of the Greatest Generation.

    Goodbye Joe Horn, 3/10/2016 by Brian Coll  Let me start by saying I’m going to miss Joe Horn. Joe, although about 50 years older than me could make me laugh. I know he’s gone now, but I expect to see him driving around town, or shopping at the supermarket, maybe pop up ...

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People of Conshohocken – Ray and Maryann McArdle

People of Conshohocken – Ray and Maryann McArdle 3-1-2016 by Brian Coll This is our fifth installment of our People of Conshohocken series… We have close to 10,000 people in our borough, add in the residents of West Conshohocken, Plymouth and Whitemarsh and we have a large community. Some ...

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St. Mark’s Easter Eggs.. order yours today!

St. Mark’s Lutheran Church Easter Egg Sale 2/23/16 by Brian and Jack Coll This is the 98th season of St. Mark’s Church making and selling Easter Eggs. I think we’ve been ordering and eating them for 40 years now, and I’m not 100% sure, but I think some of the ladies have ...

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People of Conshohocken – Kerry

People of Conshohocken – Kerry 2/22/16 by Brian Coll This is our fourth installment of our People of Conshohocken series… We have close to 10,000 people in our borough, add in the residents of West Conshohocken, Plymouth and Whitemarsh and we have a large community. Some of the people ...

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People of Conshohocken Andre McDowell

People of Conshohocken – Andre McDowell 2-19-16 by Brian Coll This is our third installment of our People of Conshohocken series… We have close to 10,000 people in our borough, add in the residents of West Conshohocken, Plymouth and Whitemarsh and we have a large community. Some of ...

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People of Conshohocken Jim Green

People of Conshohocken By Brian Coll 2/16/16 This is our second post of our People of Conshohocken series… We have close to 10,000 people in our borough, add in the residents of West Conshohocken, Plymouth and Whitemarsh and we have a large community. Some of the people that will be ...

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We’ve Only Just Begun – By Jack Coll

    Gone Too Soon Sometimes I Still Think About Her We’ve Only Just Begun By Jack Coll February 4, 2016   It was 33 years ago on February 4, 1983 that Karen Carpenter died from heart failure caused by chronic anorexia. Outsiders and fans were shocked by the death of Karen, but ...

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