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January 2016 Blog Posts (2)

JVSelover saves victims in ice -- 1924

On Feb. 17,1924 my Dad was ice skating at Lawrence brook when he observed a number of people had fallen through the ice. He immediately set out to save as many of them as he could.

Following is a news clipping of the event

 

A year later he received the Ralston Hero medal for his efforts. Following is a copy of the newspaper article recording the events.

 

I found a copy of a letter that my Dad sent to the New York Evening…

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Added by James Selover on January 30, 2016 at 3:52pm — 1 Comment

Do you have memories of Doby's Sub Shop, Doby's Deli or of the bowling alley on Broad St? a Post by Barbara Dobrzynski Justice

 My grandfather, Michael Stankowicz moved from NYC to Milltown to open Stank,s grocery store. This was around 1916. He brought his wife and three children, my Mother Victoria Dobrzynsi being a baby at the time. this store was on the corner of South and Broad Street. He prospered and then opened the first Bowling Alley in tHe area. 4 lanes. Grandpa ran this for years. Another child came to the family, a boy Al Stankowicz. Al grew up went to war with the Army came home and continued to…

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Added by Barbara Wright on January 30, 2016 at 1:52pm — 1 Comment

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