St. Matthew’s Grads Celebrating 50 Years, As Reunions go, This Was the Best

      St. Matthew Grads Celebrating 50 Years As Reunions Go, This Was The Best By Jack Coll 10-7-15 I attended a reunion on October 2, at the Plymouth Country Club, it seems like I’ve been to a thousand reunions for one reason or another over the years, but this one was special ...

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Vintage Conshohocken Brewing Company Bottle (early 1900’s)

Here is your opportunity to own a piece of Conshohocken history. A local collector is willing to part with his vintage Conshohocken Brewing Company bottle from the early 1900’s when there was a Conshohocken Brewing Company. We love the new Conshohocken Brewing Company, if you like beer ...

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Then and Now, Plymouth Square – Cinema

It’s funny how you remember certain things from your childhood and other things you forget. I remember the movie theater at Plymouth Square and the old bowling alley. I am pretty sure the movie theater closed long before the bowling alley. I’m pretty sure I bowled there in the early ...

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Long Forgotten Norristown Baseball Player by Jack Coll

LONG FORGOTTEN NORRISTOWN BASEBALL PLAYER One of the Great One’s to Ever Play the Game John “Cub” Stricker By Jack Coll 7-13-15   I’m sitting in my office on a Tuesday night, about the same time I would generally be turning on the Phillies game, but we’ve reached the All Star break.  I’m ...

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Conshohocken Fireworks BY Jack Coll

CONSHOHOCKEN FIREWORKS A Century in the Making By Jack Coll July 6, 2015      The Conshohocken 2015 fireworks were beautiful, the bold colors that lit up the gray sky over Sutcliffe Park on July 3rd, brought the usual oooooh’s and ah’s, from the lighter than usual crowd, the crowd was delighted ...

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We are looking for information

Last Chance To Be Part of Coll’s New Book      Jack and Brian Coll have been working on a new Conshohocken/West Conshohocken book since 2012, and as we get close to finishing the book we are still looking for a little help.  One of the chapters in the book is titled “Corner Stores and Family... ...

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This & That By Jack Coll

This & That By Jack Coll Well now, it’s been a while since we touched base with a This & That column, I’ve been doing a lot of research for our new book titled “Conshohocken & West Conshohocken, People, Places and Stories.” This & That column is made up of tid-bits I’ve come ...

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When Kennedy Praised the Conshohocken Police Department By Jack Coll

When Kennedy Praised The Conshohocken Police Department It’s Not All Negative By Jack Coll   It seems to me that Policeman and Police Departments throughout this country are under fire for one reason or another. We rarely get to actually hear from the policeman involved in the scuffle, but ...

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St. Paul’s Church in Conshohocken – A Celebration For 90 Strong Years

St. Paul’s Church in Conshohocken A Celebration For 90 Strong Years By Jack Coll May 2nd, 2015 A celebration in honor of Conshohocken’s St. Paul’s Baptist Church 90 years of faith and commitment was held on Friday April 24, at the Doubletree by Hilton Valley Forge in Upper Merion Township. More ...

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This & That By Jack Coll

This & That A Little Bit of This, and a Little Bit of That By Jack Coll Welcome to another edition of This & That, if you’re not familiar with this column it’s made up of tid-bits I’ve come across while researching other projects.  I find some of them informative, some of them funny, ...

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