Monthly Archives: July 2012

THE BOYS

Thanks to Gladys for sending this amazing picture! Mickey Breen, Mousie, Willy Wickham, Nick the Greek and Mike O’Grady. -Steve Hoops135@hotmail.com Advertisements

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CHIPS

Before we played a game of stickball or softball, before we would choose up sides, what was the one thing the owner of the ball would scream out? “CHIPS ON THE BALL!” Playing a street game that included a rubber … Continue reading

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RUNNING TO STAND STILL

The 2012 Summer Olympics are here. Track and Field is one of my favorite events; I hated running as a kid. Actually, let me correct that; I hated jogging. I prefer speed walking or riding my mountain bike for daily … Continue reading

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LOSING MY BROOKLYN

Joan (Ferraro) Hanvey, a former resident of Windsor Terrace sent me this wonderful poem. I knew  I lost Brooklyn when my Grandson asked, “WHAT’S A STOOP?” I knew I lost Brooklyn when “A dime was dropped on me” and I almost … Continue reading

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PARTING IS SUCH SWEET SORROW

I was six-years-old when my love affair began with the New York Knicks. That was forty-two years ago. It was also the year they won their first of two NBA championships. How can a young boy growing up in the … Continue reading

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WE GOT NEXT!

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QUOTE OF THE DAY

“Don’t be on time, be early.”  -Mike Rigger As a kid I was the worst when it came to being on time. When I was a student at Holy Name, the number in the box on my report card for … Continue reading

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