Tag Archives: Brooklyn

RIP JAMES “JOCKO” NOFTELL

Received a bit of sad news this morning. Jocko passed away after an illness that he was being treated for for many months. He was 68 years old. Jocko’s family had a service the last couple of days. Then the … Continue reading

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31 INCHES

That’s what I hear. Holy Toledo! New York City, with their skyscrapers and everything. Stay safe. Wish I was in Prospect Park right now. Three Devils. Cherry Hill. Suicide Hill. I’d even go for throwing a few snowballs around. -Red … Continue reading

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LET IT SNOW

I get up early. Nothing new for me on Saturday morning. Looking outside my window I see we got a lot of snow. My father is not coming by today to get me. It’s a crap shoot with that actually. … Continue reading

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THEY CALL HIM MELO, MELO

Walking past the newsstand on ninth street and fifth avenue I glance at the stack of newspapers. There’s the Post and the Daily News piled high. The stack for the New York Times not so high.  I stop and flip … Continue reading

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BOY, BOY, CRAZY BOY

A little after midnight I have a hard time falling asleep. It’s been like this lately. Tossing and turning in my bed, spending much time looking up at the ceiling, thinking. Worrying. Stressing. Anxious. In other words, “buggin’ out.” I … Continue reading

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HAPPY BIRTHDAY!

Wanted to wish Sherman’s Street’s finest, Mike Larkin a happy birthday. Mike’s one of the good guys from the neighborhood who comes from an outstanding family. Really miss those games of two-on-two down in 154’s schoolyard. Hey Mike, we should … Continue reading

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MONDAY MONDAY, SO GOOD TO ME

Jets lost yesterday, they miss the playoffs. Rex got his revenge. Second time this year Buffalo beat them. My friend Pete, who’s a big Jets fan will be complaining tonight in Farrell’s. “Ten wins and no play-offs,” he’ll be crying. … Continue reading

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