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8 years ago
rjzak
What day of the week was is "hamburger" day in the cafeteria? Does anyone remember bringing your $.02 for a carton of milk (more for chocolate milk) for lunch and or breakfast to eat at your desk after attending mass in the morning and having to "fast" before rec'g communion? I seem to remember the 7th and 8th grade boys as "patrol boys" on the corners of Pershing &
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9 years ago
rjzak
Rusty Muscle: My parents bar was on the corner of 39th Place & California Ave. Across the street used to be an independent grocery store. THe cops from the police station at Pershing & California used to come to the bar in the 50's, after their shift, to cash their checks and have a few drinks before going home. A guy that my folks hired to help out with the bar went by the nickname
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9 years ago
rjzak
My parents had a bar for about 2-2.5 years on the SW side in Brighton Park. It was located on the corner of 39th & California. My Dad grew up right across the street and after my sister & I were born, they moved to there in the mid 50's. I don't know what they called the place - just wondering if a "bar" is still located at that corner
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9 years ago
rjzak
I too remember Archer Avenue Big Store - it was HUGE when you were a little kid going shopping with your Mom for school clothes. Didn't they have Santa Claus every Christmas in the back of the store? Maybe in the basement? I also remember a record store on Archer Ave. where my sister & I purchased many of our 45's. Furhter down on Archer Ave (I can't remember the cross street) my sister &am
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9 years ago
rjzak
Speaking about area bands from Norridge, does anyone remember a local band from the 60's called the "Skeptors" (sp?)?? They all went to Ridgeway HS and they practiced in a garage across the street on Sunnyside Ave where we used to live
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9 years ago
rjzak
My sister & I both went to SJSA in the 60's. I remember our Dad taking us roller skating (it was in the basement) & hanging onto the rails to keep my balance. I was an Altar Boy at SJSA and did several of those novena's (always seemed very hot in the evening during those processisons). Does anyone remember their teachers at SJSA? How about learning how to "square dance" In M
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