Just came across your web site today, and couldn't get enough of it. Not sure how our paths never crossed, at least I can't remember if they did. Here are just a few mentions of common references.
I was born in August 58 in Brooklyn and lived near Caton Ave,
betw E7 & E8. My father was born in that house in 1917.
Inky was in my class at IHM, I graduated from there in 1972.
His mother was I believe a crossing guard.
My mother taught at IHM from 1965 - 1981
The Gili twins I believe were a year older than me.
Eileen O'Callaghan was in my class, too, as was Ralph Pabon,
Peter's older brother. Joey Matera was in that class as well.
Somewhere I have a class picture from either 6th or 7th grade
that I'll have to scan in
From 75-78, I worked at the Grand Union on McDonald Ave. Think a Paul McNally may have worked there too. Have a distinct memory of closing the store down the night of the blackout of 77, thinking I caused it by turning off the outside lights.
Don't have access to a lot of photos right now. Here is a short video of my christening at IHM, about 1/2 thru, I'm being carried into the E. 4th st. door to the church. http://mllsj.us/christen.wmv My kids look at the video and ask 2 questions, where's the sound and how come there's no car seat!
Also, spent many a Friday evening racing slot cars at Buzz-a-rama. I remember the owners there and they were on the tall side. Years later I remember the son playing basketball at PS 230 playground.
Never was a big fan of Korner Pizzaria as I recall they placed a screen under the pizza and it was usually soft.
I'm sure there was more, but hopefully these establish my credibility.
Thanks for the comments Mike, I'm sure you also worked with
Nunzio Competiello over at Grand Union back then as well.
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