Monthly Archives: July 2010

BACK IN THE DAY

This photo was sent to me by a reader.  Anyone care to take a guess? -Steve Hoops135@hotmail.com

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NEW JOB

I wanted to let all the readers of Container Diaries know that I have left Jackson Community College and have taken the boys varsity basketball head coaching position at East Lansing High School in East Lansing, Michigan. -Steve Hoops135@hotmail.com

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FREAK LINE

Take it easy, take it easy. Before you ‘freak out’ wondering, ‘what the heck does he mean by freak line’? Let me explain. Right before a full court basketball game between two teams, you have a warm-up procedure.  Usually  it’s … Continue reading

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BATTING STANCE

Back in the day, I had a ton of friends in the neighborhood.  One family I spent a lot of time with was the Cullen’s. They lived on Windsor Place. There was Frankie, Jimmy and Dave; they were good people, … Continue reading

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WELCOME HOME, D-MAN

A good friend from back in the day, Bay Ridge native Dennis Nolan, is going back home (coaching-wise that is). Dennis was named the new boys varsity head basketball coach at Bishop Ford, his alma mater. Dennis and I go … Continue reading

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I MUST’VE BEEN ABSENT…

Did you miss many days of school as a student at Holy Name? Come to think of it, I must’ve missed a lot.  Because I’ll tell ya, some of the everyday things that hit me, catch me by surprise. Why … Continue reading

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THOMAS DOYLE OF THE 7-2

Detective Tom Doyle has passed away.  Death Notice from the NY Daily News. DOYLE — Thomas P. (Ret. N.Y.P.D. Detective) of Staten Island on July 7, 2010. Companion of Louise O’Connor. Father of Brigitte McCue, Tracey Golding, Gretchen Mandaro and … Continue reading

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