Happenings of Long Ago Told by Our Oldest Residents

Tales of The Town Happenings of Long Ago Told by Our Oldest Residents By Jack Coll 3-16-14 Tales of the Town is a column I ran across while researching a topic from the year 1900.  The Conshohocken Recorder newspaper for a number of years printed this column “Tales of The Town,” I’ve tried to ...

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This & That 3/8/2014

Welcome To Another Week Of This & That By Jack Coll 3-8-14      This & That is a column made up of a little bit of this, and a little bit of that, mostly things I’ve run across while researching other projects.  Typically my sources for this column come from old newspapers or old ...

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Storm Warning – The Mother Load

Storm Warning THE MOTHER LOAD Just Not This Year By Jack Coll The storm is coming, the storm is coming!  We had TEAM coverage, we went on the air early, as early as 4:00 a.m.  Six to twelve inches, a March snowstorm like no other, they pulled out the Doppler, and then the DOUBLE DOPPLER,... Read More

Mudville Nine

MUDVILLE NINE ONE MORE TIME By Jack Coll, Ernest L. Thayer, and Grantland Rice        The 2014 Boys of Summer Philadelphia’s version is currently working out in Clearwater Florida, and man I can’t wait.  As usual at this time of year the chatter starts about what kind of year are the Phillies ...

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This & That 2/27/2014

This & That By Jack Coll 2-27-14      This & That has turned into a pretty popular column for us, thank you for that.  This & That is exactly what it sounds like, as we research other items going back in different newspapers we have run across these little tid-bits of information ...

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Best Photo Ever

Best Photo Ever By Jack Coll 2-20-14      It’s not exactly baseball weather, I’m sure we all know that, it’s been colder than a witch’s bla, bla, bla.  I’ve been involved with photographing sports for many, many years.  The Philadelphia Phillies, Eagles and 76er’s.  College, high school, little ...

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Conshohocken Black History

  Conshohocken Black History Something To Be Proud Of For Both Black and White By Jack Coll This was originally posted to Conshystuff in 2014      February is “Black History Month,” America takes the opportunity to honor many of the African America leaders from over the years. We also look ...

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Tales of the Town continued… Part 5

Tales of the Town -5 Tales of the Town Continued By Jack Coll      For those of you who have been following Tales of the Town, thank you, and you already know what Tales of the Town is all about, but for the new-comers, let me explain.  While researching some needed information for our ...

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Black History, Amazing But Sad

Black History, Amazing But Sad By Jack Coll 2-15-14        As we all know, or as we all should know, February is Black History Month.  There are hundreds if not thousands of really cool and really great people and events surrounding Black History.  I’m a little puzzled as to why we need a ...

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This & That – West Conshy Style

This & That West Conshy Style By Jack Coll        This and That is exactly what it says, it’s a little bit of this and a little bit of that.  As I continually research projects I run across these interesting little tid-bits, they don’t constitute a full blown article, but yet I find them... ...

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