Articles by Jack Coll

March 2, 2021

Prohibition – A Little Education and Conshohocken’s Involvement

Prohibition in and around Conshohocken, a few great stories from 100 years ago. By Jack Coll for
February 10, 2021

Joseph E. Januzelli – Has Anybody Here, Seen my old Friend Joey? I Just Looked Around and He Was Gone

Joseph Januzelli, remembering an old friend. By Jack Coll.
February 7, 2021

Conshohocken Black History Month – Everett Thompson, Conshohocken’s First African American Superstar Athlete with many others to follow

Conshohocken Black History Month - Everett Thompson, Conshohocken's First African American Superstar Athlete with many others to follow, read more here by Jack Coll for
February 4, 2021

John Chaney and Conshohocken

Legendary Temple Coach John Chaney would visit Conshohocken and the Albert C. Donofrio Tournament at the Fellowship House.
January 27, 2021

A Great Old Photo of Lee Tires and beyond

Let's talk about this really cool photo of the former Lee Tire Company, now home to the Spring Mill Corporate Center. Photo from the Coll Collection.
January 26, 2021

Ron Campbell – You May Not Know his Name, But We’ve all Seen his Work (RIP)

Ron Campbell, you may not know his know, but you've seen his work. We here at Conshystuff lost a good friend, and the world lost an amazing talent. Read more here at
January 14, 2021

Chuck Hemcher – Conshohocken Lost a Gem

I was saddened to hear the news that Chuck Hemcher Sr. had passed away on January 7th. read more of our tribute to Chuck Hemcher here... to his family and friends, we are truly sorry. by Jack Coll
January 10, 2021

History of a House – 922 Fayette Street and it’s Very Interesting Residents

history of a house 922 Fayette Street in Conshohocken and it's interesting residents from over the years. by Jack Coll for read more here...
December 29, 2020

Joni McCormick – Farewell my Friend, and Thanks for Everything

I was saddened to hear that Joni McCormick passed away on December 18. She was somewhat of a ground-breaking female in Conshohocken. Read more by Jack Coll for
December 29, 2020

Whitemarsh Township Building and Police Station – World War 2 an inside look

A rare look into the Whitemarsh Township Building during World War 2.
December 28, 2020

History of a House – 341 East Hector Street. Six Shots were Fired, One Man Was Dead.

The roaring 20’s was a time of gambling, prohibition, prostitution along with other illegal activities and yes the twin boroughs of Conshohocken and West Conshohocken were major players in the lawlessness. Read the whole story here...
December 22, 2020

It’s Christmas in Conshy, but it ain’t like it used to be.

It's Christmas in Conshohocken, but it ain't like it used to be... by Jack Coll for