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5732) Charles Anthony
Bay Ridge
Posted on: Jul 05 2017
Hello all! My family bought a house on 81st street between 12th and 13th avenues in Dyker Heights circa '59 -'60. A rare beauty, that being an attached row house with a community drive. I went to P.S. 201, which was grades kindergarten through 9th grade, (if you can believe that). Once it changed to a middle school, I transferred to P.S 204 to complete 5th and 6th grades,( looked out the window and saw the building of the Verrazano Narrows bridge) and then back to (now) J.H.S. 201 grades 7 - 8. I took the test for Brooklyn tech on a lark and surprisingly passed, along with a few of my local friends and did 9th grade there. We walked to the New Utrecht Avenue and 79th street train station to take the B train downtown to Dekalb Avenue, and walked up to Fort Green Park. I, like a few of my friends didn't apply ourselves as we should have, and were asked to leave. We were glad in a sense, because we all wanted to go to New Utrecht H.S., and indeed we did! I have so many fond memories of that neighborhood, Emery's candy store, St. Bernadette and the church Bazaars every summer, 201 park and the sprinkler, the church dances and the battle of the bands at both The Knights of Columbus and St. Bernadette, in which I participated, being a guitarist in a band with my friends. There were kids hanging out on nearly every street corner in the summer, and 201 had a program for kids to join and play basketball, volleyball indoors, and use the baseball diamond for softball games as well as a handball court outdoors. I saw JFK in front of the Democratic Club when he was running for president. The Nuns at release time(Communion prep), told us to remind our folks to vote for him! Manhattan beach destinations, no cell phones, free TV, stay at home moms,great neighbors, clean streets, and 35 cent pizza slices.
5731) Patricia Bowman
pabow13@verizon.net
Downingtown, PA
Posted on: Jun 30 2017
I grew up on 89th St. I often fondly think about my time there, it was the best years of my life. At the time my name was Patty Clark.
Hello to my friends from 89th, Mary Milde, Priscilla Lugris, John Flynn who sadly has passed, Eddie Mosier who I matched up with Lourdes Falco, Craig Nilsen.
Also to the gang on 92nd St. where I hung out.
5730) Thomas Libourel
tdintl1@gmail.com
Lindenhurst, NY.
Posted on: May 19 2017
Hello Bay ridge. I never lived there but my parents and sister did before I was born in 1957 on Staten Island. They lived at 325 92nd St. I was also baptized at ST. Patricks on 3rd Ave. I remember going to Bay ridge to visit my grand mother in the house at 325 92nd St. I spent time on and off there until she passed on when I was 10. I remember how much fun I had there and my sister told me how great it was to live there and the fun times she had. I just want to let you know how wonderful a place Bay ridge is.
Have a great day! May God bless.
5729) Craig Nilsen
cgn49@aol.com
Boca Raton,Fl
Posted on: May 12 2017
Happy Friday gang!
5728) Heather
Bay Ridge
Posted on: Apr 25 2017
Anyone have an old pictures of hobnails??
5712) David R. Campbell
davidr@drctransportation.com
New Harmony, Indiana
Posted on: Apr 05 2017
Lived At 9425 Shore Rd. Graduated PS 104 In 1954 And FHHS In 1958. My Sister Lois Graduated Two Years After Me. I Do Remember Ms. McShane From PS 104. She Also Attended Christ Church At 73rd And Ridge Blvd. As We Did. I Retired From The Intl Trading And Transportation In 2006.
5710) Kathy
kathyvoti@yahoo.com
Henderson Nevada
Posted on: Mar 21 2017
Where Are You Laurie And Rhoda Cahill And Where Are You Laurie Remnick And Father Walter. Please Contact Me. Wondering If Joan Brosnan Is Still Around
5709) Gigi Pender. (artz)
g.penderartz@gmail.com
Tampa, Florida
Posted on: Mar 20 2017
I Grew Up In Bay Ridge/Sunset Park. Best Neighborhood To Grow Up In. Found So Many Of My Friends From OLPH And Still Looking For More. Thank You For Putting Together This Page.
5708) Jeanette Hanson, Larsen, Herbe
ronjean198@aol.com
Cape Coral,, Florida
Posted on: Mar 20 2017
Loved Growing Up In BR. Went To BR High, All Girls. Graduated 6/56. Went On To Work For Chase Bank For 35 Years. Retired To Florida 11/96. BR Seems To Have Had Renaissance. Looks Nice. So Many Activities Not Around When I Lived There, 87 St., Between 4th And 3rd Aves. My Last Name Is Herbert Now.
5707) Maria Cornacchio-kehoe
sunluvrz@aol.com
NJ
Posted on: Mar 20 2017
Hi, So Happy To Be A Member Here. I Grew Up On 82nd St Between 4th & 5th. Went To St. Anslem And Then Graduated From Ft. Hamilton In 1977. Moved In 1984. Wish I Could Go Back In Time. There Is No Place Better To Live Than Brooklyn. I Love Bay Ridge And Always Will. It Will Forever Be Home, As The Memories There Can Never Be Matched!
5706) Kerrie Duffy
kdm646@gmail.com
Center Moriches, NY
Posted on: Mar 20 2017
Great Place To Grow Up
5704) Gary Yore
forgo2@aol.com
Brooklyn
Posted on: Feb 14 2017
Would Anyone Know What Was On The Site Of Kfc On 92nd St And 5th Ave , Brooklyn Befor Kfc?
5703) Emilyann Frances May
emilyannfrancesmay@yahoo.com
Bay Ridge, Brooklyn, NY
Posted on: Feb 09 2017
I Am Writing My Family History And Combining Local History Into The Narrative. I Attended PS 204, Dyker Heights JHS201 (1965-68) And New Utrecht HS (1968-1971). Dyker Heights, Bay Ridge, Bensonhurst And Boro Park Were A World Unto Itself. Up Until The 1970s Neighbors Knew Each Other And Stopped To Converse. The Communities Were Stable With Families Livening Here For 2-3 Generations. Sometimes Life Was Constricted, Especially For Teenagers. Everything Moved Slowly And Manhattan Became The Destination Back Then. Now Brooklyn Is Once More A Place Of Choice To Live. I Hope Gentrification Does Not Destroy It. I Hope There Will Be Room For Newcomers And Long Timers. I Love It Here And Will Never Leave.
5702) John Murtagh
murtaghs25@gmail.com
Oak Park Illinois
Posted on: Feb 06 2017
For Jim Strype - Jerry And Mike Strype Were Close Friend When Growing Up. Gerry Was A Classmate At OLPH, And Mike And I Worked Together At General Motors. In 1975, I Transferred To Detroit And Lost Contact. I Heard Of Jerry And Mike Death But Never Heard Of The Causes. I Found A Post You Wrote And Found That Their Deaths Came From Cancer And A Heart Attack. I Am Not Sure Why, But Knowing The Cause Is A Relief For Me. Best To The Strype Family.
5701) Rich Bowman
rbowman00@yahoo.com
Oswego New York
Posted on: Jan 28 2017
Roller Hockey Shore Road 79 Street, Bay Ridge Hockey League, Bay Ridge Church Softball League, Fishing Shore Road, P.s. 170, Fort Hamilton High School. 1970
5694) Joe Pasquarello
joe-p@msn.com
Minneapolis, MN
Posted on: Sep 07 2016
Just Dropping In To Say Hi. Little 92, Big 92, Hinches, 77st, Gabi, Vent, Doc? PS 104, 1964, Ft Ham 1968. Anyone Out There?
5693) Steve Mcgovern
stevemc100@aol.com
New Jersey
Posted on: Aug 30 2016
Hi I Just Thought Would Drop A Line To All My Old Bay Ridge Friends From 68th St Irene Cathy Of Course Annmarie Lynch.dennis Haggerty Jay Mike Doug Ralphhope U Are All Well Think Of Those Days More And More.take Care
5692) Dave M
macavoydavid@gmail.com
New York
Posted on: Aug 29 2016
It Has Been A Long Time Since I Visited .I Remember 72nd Street .Noreen L, Karen G ,Harold N, John G And John R(Roddy).Paying Ringa Live Oh(sp).Fires In The Lots.
5678) Vincent Abramo
vincentvja@gmail.com
Arlington, Virginia
Posted on: Jun 10 2016
Just Turned 75 June 3rd, 2016. Graduated OLPH 1955. I Am In Contact With The Fusco Twins, And John Church From That January 1955 Class. There Were Over 65 Boys In That Class And One Sister Of St Joseph. I Think About Those Years 1947-55 With A Great Smile. I Loved It. Work In Washington DC At The US Department Of State. 703-812-2365
5651) Marty Jewell
mjewell4@nycap.rr.com
Albany NY
Posted on: May 03 2016
I Just Looked On A Brooklyn Website And Saw That Bay Ridge Methodist Church Was Torn Down. It Broke My Heart To See This. I Knew The Minister There In The 1970s (Bob Meyers) Had Lots Of Friends There, Even Helped With The Youth Group Back Then. So, So Sad. I Guess We Can Never Go Back. Another Bay Ridge Memory Shot To Hell.
5650) Robert Clolery
bigbob525550@gmail.com
Richmondhill,queens
Posted on: Apr 26 2016
Hello Old Home. Lived On 56 ST Between 5 & 6 AVE From 1952 From 4 Yr Old , OLPH , BOY SCOUTS @OLA, BTHS, US USARMY 3 YRS.. GREAT LIFE!!Any One Remember Kramer Hardware On 58 St?My Father Worked There Part Time With Bill And Eddie
5648) George Spatz
geow4@msn.com
Buffalo, NY
Posted on: Mar 02 2016
Loved Visiting My Grandparents, Uncles, Aunt And Cousins Who Lived On Gelston Ave, I Spent The Night Before My Induction Into The Air Force There And Went Bar Hopping With My Uncle Eddie That Night And Woke Up That Morning To A Boatload Of Snow Which Made A Normal 10 Minute Walk To Fort Hamilton And 45 Minute Nightmare To Go Along With A Hangover. Because Of All That Snow The Induction Ceremony Was Put Off Until Something Like 4PM Waiting For Everyone To Get To The Fort. Feb 2,1976 Will Be A Date I Will Always Remember!!!!
5647) Ken Nilsen (knute)
wingo58@aol.com
New Jersey
Posted on: Feb 18 2016
Lived On Ovington Ave Btween 5th And 6th. Best Times Growing Up - Stick Ball, Stoop Ball, Wiffle Ball, Bottle Caps,buck Buck, Football, Baseball At The Dust Bowl. Just A Great Place To Grow Up. Hello Brooklynites!
5646) Rita Addington
mmsnor@aol.com
Franklin, NY
Posted on: Jan 17 2016
Born And Raised In Brooklyn And When I Was A Teenager I Worked In Ebingers On 60th And 5th Avenue. Does Anyone Remember If There Was An Ebingers On 3rd Avenue Between 76th And 77th. Still Consider Brooklyn My Home. Thanks
5645) J Fontaine
fontaineny@gmail.com
New Paltz, NY
Posted on: Jan 17 2016
Was A Resident Of Bay Ridge For Over 3 Decades On 86th St Near 4th Ave. Is Plaka Taverna Still On The Corner There? Still Miss Their Moussaka Platter.
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