Tag Archives: Bishop Ford

THE BIG FELLA

Throw-Back Thursday is a pretty popular theme on social media. People like to post old school pictures and apply the tag, #TBT. Here at Container Diaries, it’s always “throw-back” day. You know that! This morning while sipping some hot coffee … Continue reading

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THE CONROY’S – GOOD PEOPLE

While in Brooklyn last weekend, I was informed of a young lady by the name of Jill Conroy. Jill attended Bishop Ford and hails from down by East 5th street. Maybe some of our readers are familiar with the Conroy … Continue reading

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THE REMSEN STREET FIVE…STAYIN’ ALIVE

Outstanding story via the New York Times on the St. Francis College men’s basketball team. Bishop Ford alum Glenn Braica is doing a great job as head coach at his alma mater. As a young boy, it was there at … Continue reading

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HIT THE OPEN MAN

It’s a Wednesday night. Billy and Jimmy are hanging out in Farrell’s. Both guys just got off work. Billy’s an ironworker working on a building on Madison and forty-third over in midtown.  Jimmy’s a cop who works at the 7th … Continue reading

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EMPTY HALLS

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ALARM CLOCK’S WARNING

Friday morning, May 2 Someone once said, “an alarm clock is not an alarm clock, it’s an opportunity clock…” Usually when you’re on a vacation you sleep in, right? Well not if you are back in your old Brooklyn neighborhood. … Continue reading

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FORD KIDS JUST PASSIN’ BY…

Bishop Ford High School is closing its doors in June. No doubt it’s a sad day at 500 19th street. Growing up in the neighborhood and having many friends attend Ford, I have so many memories of the Falcons.  Let me … Continue reading

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