Articles by Jack Coll

December 26, 2018

A Conshohocken Christmas – 1968

50 years ago 1968—THERE WAS A WAR, ASSASSINATIONS, A SONG CALLED “IN-A-GADDA-DA-VIDA” “GREEN ACRES” AND “BEWITCHED” WERE ON TELEVISION AND CONSHOHOCKEN WAS CELEBRATING CHRISTMAS By Jack […]
December 15, 2018

Mary Wood Park and Parkhouse – Thank You Mary Wood

THANK YOU MARY WOOD FOR HOSTING BOROUGH RESIDENTS FOR THE PAST 100 YEARS By Jack Coll 12-15-18      The Mary Wood Parkhouse is located at 120 […]
November 24, 2018

Hey, Do YOU Have a Thanksgiving Day Football Memory? Here are a Few For You.

HEY !!! DO YOU HAVE A THANKSGIVING DAY FOOTBALL MEMORY FEEL FREE TO SHARE IT WITH US !! AND ENJOY A FEW OF OUR TURKEY DAY […]
November 20, 2018

Conshohocken & West Conshohocken Neighborhoods, What Neighborhood do YOU Live In?

CONSHOHOCKEN & WEST CONSHOHOCKEN NEIGHBORHOODSWHAT NEIGHBORHOOD DO YOU LIVE IN?By Jack Coll Tracy Terraces in front of 1410 Fayette Street, Conshohocken embedded in the concrete sidewalk. […]
November 10, 2018

Conshohocken’s Biggest Parade – It Happened 100 Years Ago by Jack Coll

CONSHOHOCKEN’S BIGGEST PARADEIT HAPPENED 100 YEARS AGOBy Jack Coll11-10-18 November 11, 2018 marks the 100th anniversary of the signing of the Armistice at Complegne, France. The […]
November 9, 2018

Casualties of a World War – The Way is Was in Conshohocken a Century Ago – by Jack Coll

CASUALTIES OF A WORLD WARThe Way It Was In Conshohocken A Century AgoBy Jack Coll By 1918 Conshohocken was a long-time established borough having been incorporated […]
October 23, 2018

Conshohocken’s Only Hospital – The Influenza Epidemic of 1918

CONSHOHOCKEN’S ONLY HOSPITAL THE INFLUENZA EPIDEMIC OF 1918 By Jack Coll World War I took a toll on the lives of Conshohockenites, and worldwide, sixteen million […]
October 17, 2018

Lenny Wasmanski – Rest Easy old Friend

Lenny WasmanskiHe never really left ConshohockenBy Jack Coll Damn It! I really hate writing these articles, Lenny Wasmanski passed away earlier this month, it didn’t come […]
October 2, 2018

Rock & Roll Concert Photographer Tom Collins at Coll’s Custom Framing

ROCK & ROLL CONCERT PHOTOGRAPHERTOM COLLINSAT COLL’S CUSTOM FRAMING by Jack Coll Concert Photographer Thomas Collins has spent nearly 25 years working in and around the […]
September 28, 2018

Talkin Music – The TV Commercials

TALKIN MUSICHave You Listened To The TV Commercials LatelyIt’s Like Going To A Concert Every NightWell This Note’s For YouBy Jack Coll 9-28-18 Coll’s Custom Framing […]
August 23, 2018

Emidio Cardamone was The Man – Cardamone Established Conshohocken Little League

EMIDIO CARDAMONE WAS THE MANCARDAMONE ESTABLISHED CONSHOHOCKEN LITTLE LEAGUEBy Jack Coll8-23-18 My wife Donna and son Brian were quick to point out to me a photograph […]
August 9, 2018

Front Street in West Conshohocken (Recalling the Gas Explosions in 1931, 1947 and 1971)

FRONT STREET IN WEST CONSHOHOCKENRecalling The Gas Explosions In 1931, 1947, And 1971.By Jack Coll8-10-18 I have a tendency to travel to Upper Merion Township quite […]