Monthly Archives: August 2011

THE PRECIOUS PAST

I love the history of sports. Matter of fact, as a non-traditional, undergraduate student at Central Michigan University I scored a 3.5 GPA in my History of Sport class. The history of basketball is closer to my heart; baseball and football … Continue reading

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LATE BREAKING NEWS

I am proud to announce that I have decided to rock the boat at Starbucks and other local coffee shops. After a trip to my dentist today for a cleaning, I was advised that too much coffee stains the teeth. … Continue reading

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CATCHING UP WITH…

Facebook is amazing. So easy to find old friends. A few days ago I caught up with Jeffrey Price from 15th street between 8th and 9th avenues. What was it like growing up and playing sports for Holy Name? I … Continue reading

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CONDOLENCES

Thoughts and prayers go out to the McGee family. Here is the obit from the NY Daily News. McGEE — Virginia (nee Murray) 81, of Lakewood, NJ, formerly of Brooklyn, NY entered into eternal rest on August 22, 2011. Beloved … Continue reading

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SIGN, SIGN, EVERYWHERE A SIGN

Turn back the clock…Double click on the document to enlarge.

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NIGHT OWL ON 9TH AVENUE

The alarm clock sitting on my night table read 2:55. It was the first Friday night, slash Saturday morning in August. I was tossing and turning for the past hour, I had a hard time falling asleep. My bedroom was like … Continue reading

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THE CHSAA CONNECTION

Bishop Ford and Xaverian. Two fine high schools located in Brooklyn, New York. Two schools that produced a ton of people from our neighborhood. Two schools that maybe I should’ve looked into attending. Who can forget the basketball rivalry between … Continue reading

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