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Old 03-19-2021, 02:48 PM
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Originally Posted by Ophelia1313 View Post
The deli across the street from Delos was my grandfathers deli/butcher shop. It was not called Tony's
Was Tony married to Linda before they divorced?
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Old 03-19-2021, 02:52 PM
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Originally Posted by Dave Southwell View Post
The early 70s was tough. Going to Springfield High was a trip. Long ride to SHSchool from Rosedale on a citi bus using a bus pass. Tough militant black kids would travel in packs beating white kids. Teachers who couldn't teach, bathrooms were dangerous. Police had a station right there in the school. Anti war protest in front of the school, anti-USA vs Patriots and pro-USA people. Lots of fights. Lots of drugs, especially pot and acid. PS38on 241 st, St Pius, St Clare's, the other elementary school down past 147 ave were all white so when we advanced up to Jr High and HS we were in culture shock.

You sure are right. Graduated in 75 from SG. Involved in many fights.
Gary S.
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Old 03-19-2021, 02:58 PM
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Originally Posted by Gjs57 View Post
anyone remember Peter Miller (RIP) and his cousin think was Billy. I grew up in Rosedale from 1958 to 1982. Lived on 259st a block from Francis Lewis. Went to PS138, 231, then Springfield Gardens HS. Got married, took an apartment on Craft Ave 2 years then bought a house on LI. Fun to hear about some of the old places we use to hang out at. Those were fun carefree times.
Definitely remember Any, he was the quiet one of the family.
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Old 11-23-2022, 06:29 PM
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Default Hi Marty III

I was teary eyed reading your post. I worked with your grandfather and dad through my HS days. I hope you tell him how much I miss you all.
I worked with Tom and Danny and Grandpa and Dad.

MY EMAIL IS [email]math628@icloud.com[/email]

I hope you respond. Grandpa Marty use to give me the bologna ends when I came in as a child. Than my egg creams at Betty. The good ole days.

With fondness

God Bless
Michael S. Palopoli
Does he recall my 442 Oldsmobile.

I didn’t know you lived above the butcher shop???

I use to go fishing with Grandpa on his boat. He docked in Oceanside. West side of bridge. Actually northwest
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Old 02-03-2023, 08:44 AM
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Default Danny's daredevil cabs

Had not heard that name in a good while. I lived on 148th dr.

Originally Posted by pbecker62 View Post
I lived on 148th drive between Weller Lane and 257th from 1971 till 1991.

Some people on the block were Steve Brunio, Steve Gialombardo, Joe Ray,
Stuey Freilech, Alan Kohn, Marc Greenfield, Brian Carter, Heidi Foreman, Michelle Krebs, etc.

I used to go to the Flea Martket they held in the drive inn on the weekends.

And used to go to Green Acres mall.

I hung out at Green Acres bowl and even worked there for a while.

I also parked cars at Temple Hillel on Rosedale road.

I also worked as a driver for Danny's Cars, for a while.

I went to 195, 231 and then Springfield Gardens Hight School, gradualted in 1980.

I went to Son of Italy dances and hung up in 195 school yead and in Brookfield park.

I hung out with Darren Desepoli woh live where Meda Road met 147th Ave.

I remember:

Mister Softy
The Country Store on Wheels, driven by Frank.
Chow chow cup.
Woodmeir park
Block parties
The gully
Snake road
The corner
Daitch shopwell
Bambi's candy store
Rosedale Pizza
The Club House
Blizzerds in 66, 78, 83, etc.
The Big A Diner
Gowz "Rhyms with Cows" in Elmont
The Big juggling Santa at Green Acres mall at x-mass time
The Jolly Joint
Radio Shack
California Pizza
Skitching in the winter
Hide and go seek in the summer
Freeze tag
Red light, green light 1, 2, 3
Cutting through Blum to get to the mall
Sneeking into the Drive inn
Mill pond park
Rab's Gym in Rockville Center
Dan Lurie's Barbell Company
Twin Donut
White Castle
The Midnight Deli
German Deli
Italian Bakery
Cookies Steak Pub
The Health Hut
Rosedale Jewish Center
St. Pias
Handball Courts
When 195 had no School yard just a dirt lot
The creek
The weeds
Pot holes
Road construction
Flooded roads and basements
Build forts in the summer
and iglus and snow men in the winter
Initation the first day at 231
Wearing blue pants, a white shirt and a red tie on Fridays in Grade School
Little league
Two hand touch
Stick ball
Stoop ball
Riding on the back on the ice cream truck
Riding Schwinn bikes
DMV in Jamica
The Jamica Bus
Rockaway Beach
Rosedale Auto Parts
Pizza King/Sons of Italy
Sizzlers in Elmont
Argo lanes in Elmont
$1.00 movie theater in Elmont
IHOP on Rockaway Blvd
The Concord
PanAm world airways (where my father worked)
Rosedale Fire Dept
The Boat House
The Tennis Courts
The pond
Italian ice
Toasted Almond bars
Sprinkles on a Mister Softy cone
Pro Keds
Warm up suits
Leasure suits
Long hair
Denim Jackets
Trans AMs

I can go on but it's getting late.

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Old 02-03-2023, 07:22 PM
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Born 1974, lived in NY on 148th drive. Went to PS195[

QUOTE=TEX HLDM;701739]This is basically for anyone born in the late 60's and early 70's, but I'm sure that many others will identify as well...

Do You Remember...
Bambi's? On 243rd St?
The St. Pius School Bazar? In their schoolyard.
Replaced by the Sons of Italy Feast? In their parking lot
That The Sons of Italy building used to be Pizza King? 147th Ave abd Brookfield Blvd
Walking to Green Acres? Through the open gate behind Sunrise Cinemas
The rumor every year that the city was going to setup a hockey rink in Brookfield park? It was supposed to be built near the fire house.
The old Drive-In theater? Always looking at it when leaving the mall at night.
Twin Donut? On Sunrise Highway.
Herman's Sporting Goods in Valley Stream? It was always a mess inside.
When Hook Creek Road was bumpy? Pothole capital of New York.
The Gully in Brookfield Park? Next to the tennis courts.
The Boat House in Brookfield Park? Used to rent paddle wheel boats for the lake.
The two baseball fields used for the "farm" level of Little League? Between the commuter parking lot and Hook Creek Blvd.
Snake Road? Don't have an auto break down when traveling on it.
Rosedale Sports Association? Entrance was a side door.
Danny's Cabs? Also know as Danny's Dare Devils.
Walking to "Town"? 243rd Street
The 747's out of Kennedy? Saturday morning, 7:45am.
When President Regan visited in 1985? Drove right down Francis Lewis Blvd into North Woodmere.[/quote]
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Old 02-05-2023, 11:50 AM
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I was born in 1955 - went to PS 138, 231, and Springfield Gardens HS.
member of Throop Memorial Presbyterian Church.
Many parades - Little League opening day, Memorial Day, Anniversary Day.
June 1968 - Robert Kennedy was assassinated so there was no parade for Anniversary Day.
Delo's pizza
House of Chang
Green Acres Mall/ Green Acres Bowling Alley/ Green Acres Movie - they were walkable and safe!
Many, Many Great Memories.
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