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Old 03-18-2007, 07:02 AM
 
Location: Raleigh NC
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I remember everthing but what is the cruised the DPA? I probably did it to, just don't know what it stands for. Oh remember Swift Kick?
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Old 03-18-2007, 10:07 AM
 
Location: East Meadow, NY
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Remeber going to the "haunted house" on Mount Misery Road? Or seeing how fast you can get from one end of Snake Hill Road to the other? How about seeing Rat Race Choir at Speaks in Island Park. How about hanging out at Eisenhowser Park in East Meadow or Salsbury Park depending on your age.
Or hitch hiking to Jones Beach in the summer?
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Old 03-18-2007, 05:15 PM
 
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I'm not Jewish but I love matzoh. I have also eaten bagals with lox or with a "smear". Can't ask for those anywhere else!

A few more places...
Commack Motor Inn
Mad Hatter (where all those LI bands played)
OBI

And if you didn't end up at the diner (for breakfast at 2 AM), then it was Duncan Donuts.
When I was 16 I won a pair of Twisted Sister tickets at the Mad Hatter (Stony Brook) But they wouldnt let me in. My fake ID I got in the city (42nd st) didnt convince them!
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Old 03-18-2007, 05:19 PM
 
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Hello Virginia Farm Girl,
I joined this site so I could contact you. I also grew up in MAssapequa in 50s. Went to Berner; you probably went to MHS? When did you graduate?

I also moved to the Blue Ridge Mtns in the early 70s and stayed until 1990. Lived in Roanoke, Buchanan, and finally a little valley near Paint Bank (over Potts Mountain). Loved it; miss it. We must have crossed paths?! Taxes at the time on 360 acres (mostly woods) was under $600.

I'm in CT now and plan to go back to the South in a couple of years.
My father graduated from MHS in 61. Do you remember Porky's Pub?
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Old 03-18-2007, 06:32 PM
 
Location: Wake Forest NC
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I remember everthing but what is the cruised the DPA? I probably did it to, just don't know what it stands for. Oh remember Swift Kick?
Deer Park Avenue
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Old 03-18-2007, 06:36 PM
 
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Deer Park Avenue
Also known as rt 231.
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Old 03-18-2007, 06:37 PM
 
Location: Wake Forest NC
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Anyone else ring the bell at Billy Joel's?
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Old 03-18-2007, 06:50 PM
 
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Ahhh, never heard of that one. Which house?
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Old 03-18-2007, 07:01 PM
 
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Ok I have to add a few and will add more as I think of them

The bawdy bard out east.
Neptunes
Tueys
Trio Lounge
Famous Fashions
King George
The Colony
One of the stores at Tri-County location (Barons)
Mario and Madelinas
Taking row boats out at Blydenburg Park (Welds)
Skating at Millers Pond
OBI North and South
Smithtown General Hospital (where I was born)
Hauppauge Movie Theater
Channel Home Center, Rickels and Pergaments (I still have stuff from there)
Smithtown and Commack Drive in movie Theatre
Trying not to get caught throwing junior mints off the balcony by the old lady who used to run the Smithtown movie theatre (she was very nice)
Howard Johnsons
Duggins Donuts
Thom McAnn
Child World
The Town Hall Deli
Good list! But who remembers Wetson's?
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Old 03-18-2007, 07:05 PM
 
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Realizing that these aren't specifically Long Island things but who else remembers when the Good Humor trucks had actual bells on them, rather than these annoying digital-melody things the icecream trucks blare out nowadays?

And also the milkman's truck twice a week making deliveries in the early morning? You'd leave the empty bottles in that square tin box on your front stoop. I'm trying to think of the name of the milk delivery company but just can't.. I can "see" the dratted truck in my mind, just can't read the name on it, LOL! I think the milk trucks stopped sometime in the late 1950s or very early 60s??

Remember the guys who'd go door-to-door trying to sell vacuum cleaners? And the Fuller Brush man?

For that matter, remember when our parents would get things like toasters for opening a new savings account at the local banks? And how in elementary school we were encouraged to open a Christmas Club Account and put a quarter or fifty cents in it every week? I seem to remember one of the banks being Sunrise Federal Savings...
Yup! And on holidays they would leave candy for the kids. The milk delivery service is alive and well in Denver Colorado.
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