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5452) Roy Leonardi
East Hampton CT
Posted on: Jan 27 2012
I grew in Bay Ridge. 7119 Shore Road Apt 5K I attended OLA and graduated in 1956 - much to the joy of the good nuns who had to put up with my behavior. I graduated from Fort Hamilton HS in 1960. I played stickball in 72nd Court and on Narrows Avenue with Teddy Hamway, Peter Rutledge, John Oak, and Richard Moderno.
5451) Joanne Evenson
Gilbert Az
Posted on: Jan 26 2012
1967 was a great year living in the Baronie brownstone w/Gary Summer and Michael Busca and Bennett.
5448) Carol (Codiroli) Smith
Posted on: Jan 08 2012
Hey Johnny A - haven't checked site in a long time, first post I see is yours. Remembering all the good times we all had - Peter, Fran,the Lutzes,hanging out, going to the bars (Gridiron, Studio) Too many to name. Also listening to the Beaten Path and doing the hustle. Those were the good old days.
5445) Freddy Sosias
Long Island NY
Posted on: Jan 03 2012
Shout-out to Delores, the Summer of 1965. on 57st between 2nd and 3rd will live in my memory forever. ( I've got you babe)
5444) Nancy Vitelli Bruno
Long Island
Posted on: Dec 31 2011
Just sitting here and thinking about days gone by. Guess it's a New Year's Eve thought. Mike Garrigan came to mind and I stumbled upon the Bay Ridge Site. This was hot about 10 years ago for Saint Anselm's Youth Center kids. We had our own link but I guess it gone but my memories of Bay Ridge will never fade. I had a blast and I am so glad to say I was a part of a fantastic place to grow up and had the coolest band in Bay Ridge.
5443) Suzy Massey
Staten Island, NYny
Posted on: Dec 10 2011
Grew up on 8th ave, between 52 & 53rd streets. All girls in our home. Pat, myself, Diane and Margaret. Would love to hear from any of the Ng kids, especially, Helen, Lita & Linda. The Bonura family and of course, the Mucia family. Loved every minute in Bay ridge.
5442) Vinnie Vitolo
New Jersey
Posted on: Nov 28 2011
Hi Bay Ridge, I lived on 58th St between 8th & 9th Ave. Pals with Richie Mattei, Jimmy Johansen, Kevin Fossum, Lenny Peters, Hubie Padden, Bobby Cimino, Kenny. Later years hung out on 59th St & 8th Ave with Dennis Kelly, Larry Iacono, Natalie Maddalena, Maureen Higgins, Tootie, Pat Kenyon, Jane(Dion) Di Santis. OLPH dances on Friday nights,fun times. Also remember the girls on 60th St, Pat Nastasa, Clelia, Loretta(secret crush), Maria. My brothers name is Eddie, 3 years younger than me. Went to Vietnam 1968-1969, met Butchie Miller from 6th Ave, who was a sniper, in the middle of the jungle(talk about a small world), hope he made it back. Still go back every so often as I still have friends there.
5441) Veronica Walsh Don
Posted on: Nov 21 2011
Anyone who attended St. A's and graduated in 1964. Anyone who grew up around 78th between 3rd and 4th avenues. Anyone who remembers Frs. Sepi, Bogart, Monsignour Kelty; Lentos, Varian's stationers, Vinny's Butcher shop, Phil's shoe repair...I get back to NYC and BR when I can. The roots run deep throughout having lived in six states. Would love to hear from contemporaries. Glad Bay Ridge still continues strong in the 21st century
5440) Gloria Coohill
Posted on: Nov 02 2011
Bay Ridge
5439) Don Yearwood
Davidsonville, MD
Posted on: Nov 02 2011
Grew up on 80th St. between 5th & 6th, then to 77th St. sixth and seventh attending St. Anslem's, St. Ephrem's, and St. John's Prep. Brother Jack, sister Eileen. Parents moved to Westchester when I was at USMMA (left no forwarding address!!!). Married Marie Piovano, moved to Marine Avenue, then Sayreville, NJ, Tokyo, Geneva, etc., etc. Past 22 years in Davidsonville, just outside of Annapolis, and now Florida when I can get my wife away. Four children and 10 grandchildren. Get back to BR from time to time to see wife's sister's family. Great place to grow up. Loved stick ball, street hockey. Uncle was a policeman who would be driven home after work in a police car. All the stickball players would scatter anticipating someone called the police. He would jump out of the car yelling it was his turn at bat!!! A few neighbors did not care for that. We loved it.
5438) George Adeeb
Los Angeles, CA
Posted on: Nov 01 2011
Born in Prospect Park and moved to Bay Ridge in 1957. Went to OLA and Xaverian HS. Attended St Francis College in Boro Hall and then moved to Los Angeles in 1971. Finally locating in Burbank CA. Miss Bay Ridge and all of the great times i had growing up as a teenager in that neighborhood.
5435) Dana (mitchell) Falardeau
Outer Banks Of North Carolina
Posted on: Oct 26 2011
PS 127, St Anselm, FHHS between 1955 and 1966. Corner of 4th and 79th St. Remember the rides on trucks, the farm animals with hay (mobile zoo) and my pix on various ponies on corners around 5th & 76th. Family names Mitchell (77th) and Lovelocks (5th and 77th). Irving's ruled over Oscars for candy stores. Meyers on 79th & 5th over Hosteins 77 & 5th for ice cream parlor. Maureen Mayo - where are you? Best friend and partner in crime at our first CYO dance at St Anselms. Love the beach here, but miss
5432) Ken Nilsen
New Jersey
Posted on: Oct 18 2011
I worked at OLPH in 1976 and had a great time. Set-up for the bazaar. Great times!
5430) Harry Burger
Centerreach Ny
Posted on: Oct 12 2011
Lived in the Melba apartment building on 4th Ave.and 92nd street from 1945 until 1963. Went to St.Pats and then to St Francis Prep. Bought my first car a 1951 Ford from Mr.Bloom who owned the lot across from my building next to the Harbor movie house. Great memories of Bay Ridge.
5429) Lucille Brock
Upstate NY
Posted on: Oct 10 2011
Hi -grew up on 92nd Bet 4th & 5th - graduated St Pats 1961 and Ft Hamilton 1965. Anyone familiar out there?? :-))
5428) Tom Schiera
Port St.Lucie, FL
Posted on: Oct 08 2011
Grew up in Bay Ridge in the 50's and 60's on 77th St. between 3rd Ave and Ridge Blvd. My grandfather owned a grocery store on the corner of 3rd Ave and 74th St. OLA 1960 and Xaverian till 63 when we moved out to the Island. Great memories. Love the site.
5427) John White
Kathleen, Ga.
Posted on: Oct 05 2011
I just got a clipping from the Bay Ridge Home Reporter paper stating that Hinche's Luncheonette closed Sept. 29th. The primary reason was its monthly rent was raised from $7,500 a month to $10,000. Spent a lot of time both in Hinche's and on the corner of 5th and 86th in the early 50's. At least until the cops made us move!! LOL
5426) M. Albergo
Posted on: Sep 30 2011
Greetings Bay Ridge from the Albergo family, the original owners of 'Six Brothers Hardware' on 5th Avenue where they filmed 'Saturday Night Fever.' Forget all the rest... 6 Bros. was the best. Great memories of Bay Ridge and our terrific customers.
5425) Cecilia
Posted on: Sep 27 2011
OLPH Elementary school will be 110 years old next year. Can you please get in touch with me if you would like to receive any updated information? Please include your name, address, graduation year, pictures, telephone, email and any other contact information including social media contacts. Also we are looking for OLPH Twirlers. Thanks Cecilia Marketing Director

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5424) Theresa Taylor
Orlando, Florida
Posted on: Sep 23 2011
I remember those dances at OLPH. Boy that was a long time ago.
5422) David Speer
Posted on: Sep 21 2011
Just found this site..........Great site. Brings you back in time. Live on Gelston Avenue. P.S. 104 1971, Fort Hamilton H.S. 1975, Staten Island College 1980, Long Island University 1989 David Speer
5421) Jeanette Curtis
Posted on: Sep 13 2011
I am looking for Tommy Farrell from 7th ave and 60th street. Jeanette Curtis.

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5419) Walter Willumsen
Posted on: Sep 07 2011
Looking for Al Hunchar in Brooklyn 1961- 1965, 67 th street.

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5418) Alberta Panagakos Pisano
Staten Island NY
Posted on: Sep 06 2011
I am looking for friends from Park Slope Bklyn. Millie, Harriet, Helenann and more. Lived on 11 street worked at Columbia Records on 42nd street.

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5417) Dale Eadeh
Staten Island, NY
Posted on: Sep 05 2011
I tended bar @ Bananafish Park along with John 'the beard' Calalcanis, Tony Caminiti, Jerry Henderson, & Billy Murphy. Some of the best memories anyone could imagine. Greatest club ever.
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