Research into a local restaurant turns up interesting information about pre-World War II Long Island, including a glimpse into an infamous group of Nazi supporters, German submarines, and espionage.
Yonkers, N.Y., was a bustling community in the '30s and '40s when I grew up. It was once "The City of Gracious Living." Recently it was referred to in the New York Times as "Beirut-on-the-Hudson."
"Clang, clang, clang, went the trolley ..." The words of that old familiar Trolley Song bring memories, to me, of the wartime 1940s in Yonkers, N.Y. The city boasted trolley cars until the early '50s.
Traveling in the days of the fifties was mostly by automobile with the radio playing our favorite popular tunes. Just a few notes of those old songs can bring memories flooding back.
My dad taught us how to ice skate on the lake when we were young. See some fun videos and learn more...
A nostalgic look at growing up in the 1960's. A look at the television shows from back then, board games, outdoor games, and even a fantastic candy bar, the "Seven Up" candy bar. A look at how being raised back then is much different from the way children are being raised today.
The State Motto of the State of California is “Eureka.” Eureka comes from the Greek and means “I have found it.” The California State Motto is the only State Motto rendered in Greek. The term Eureka is found on The Great Seal of...
Legendary Bette Davis and her signature cigarette. Google Images Disclaimer: In no way am I advocating cigarette smoking. In fact I am an ex-smoker and do not approve of cigarettes whatsoever. In this hub I am simply reflecting to a time when our...
My great grandfather, Albert Battle, was recording by a local jouralist in 1989 talking about growing up in early 1900s England. The Hub goes into first-hand detail of just want it was like.
From 1976-2012 Andrews AFB hosted a joint service open house. In 2014 Andrews AFB announced they will no longer host an open house. Here is a look back at the Andrews AFB Joint Service Open Houses.