Being lowered into sewers to get a pink "high bouncer ", Dressing up for Halloween, Billy Kunkle and Johnny Kucks pitching for the Yankees, John Romano, who played for the Cleveland Indians in 1961- 1962 !!! , The Royal Restaurant ( next to Schoening's ), Biggies, Stan's sport's center, Gardner's (4th & Washington St ), Sorkin's, Dairy Queen ( 3rd & Bloomfield ), Queen's Dept. Sore, "Yankee Bob" riding his bike, playing fly's up and ring-a-lario
Schafer's for "late night" eating?
Ray's for "chocolate bubbles" (egg creams) & Tane's bar on 12th & Washington?
Harry's Log Cabin next to the Clam Broth?
Beer in containers from the bar behind Vet's Field?
Doc Izzo for everyone's appliances?
Pini brothers for everyone's plumbing?
Duke's & Oliveri's for "shooting pool"?
Bingo (the best) at Oliveri's?
Adam's Lanes, Empire Lanes & Castle Lanes for bowling?
LaScallinatta, Vellocci's, Jewel's, Torna's, Balboa's, Flying, (spelling) for "some" of the "pizza joints" not yet mentioned?
The Sea Star & the Palace for fishing?
The "sewerage plant" for football leagues?
ALL the old bars on River Street?
The YMCA & Camp Tamaqua?
Leo Smith & "the Rec. basketball program?
The Unico outings?
The BBB baseball league?
The Little League umpire we/wooden arm?
The rag man with /horse & cart?
D'onofrio's (spelling) chili dogs?
Mary's for eggplant?
How about Meyer Shultz bus and his "back door"?
Everyone afraid to remember "Bibba"?
Wooden scoters made with 2x4 and a wood milk crate and old roller skates with bottle caps for the number on the front and being an alter boy to get out of class and going to a barber shop for a hair cut, playing pinochle in the back of Schnackies every day after school, Henry's Gift Shop, My Lady's Bag Shop, Mrs. Lewis Baby Shop on 5th & Washington Street.
Andy's Candy Store on 1st & Park Ave. and candy store next door to Joseph F. Brandt Jr. High with the 5 cent bag of potato chips which were the best lose potato chips you could buy. The Birthday truck which delivered your birthday cake and sang "Happy Birthday to you as it drove down the street, the men who swept the streets with their garbage cans and sang, the whip and the roller coaster rides that parked on the block.
Barney's Ice Cream Truck a converted Rolls Royce Then you had the yum yum come around with his ices Then you had the Apple on a Stick man. Holland Bakery at 6th and Washington, Woldfart Bakery next to Schenkenbergs Ice Parlor.
"The circle by the projects, the showers yelling for money for mar. softie, the trains behind the projects, watching the world trade center being built from my bedroom window on Marshall drive. Election time freebies pony rides etc..Camp Tamaqua, the factories, women dressed in morning, the shipyards, Stevens boat which was a dorm, and the fireworks during the feast, the Adams street feast Charlie's candy store on 4th and Adams. Kick the can on 4 corners, melting crayons into bottle caps, Happy's candy store with the monkey hanging over the pole on 5th and Jackson, Saddie F Leinkaulf School ( #8), St. Joes, Father Eugene, Biggies watermelon slices 25 cents."