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Neil Owen's Blog – October 2009 Archive (2)

Open Letter to the Mayor from New SNO President - MacBryan Green



< This is a re-post of an open letter from SNO President - MacBryan Green >



Dear Mayor Myron:

Thank you for your enthusiastic response to the walking trail possibilities which I suggested to you following the Tuesday evening Neighborhood Action Committee meeting. Such graciousness does not go…

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Added by Neil Owen on October 15, 2009 at 11:00pm — 1 Comment

Hillbilly music had a home in the Tree Streets

Posted on October 6th, 2009 by Ken Harrison



There were a lot of “start up” businesses in America at the end of WWII. One of our neighbors, Jim “Hobe” Stanton, who lived in the 400 block of West Pine Street, decided to start his Rich-R-Tone Record Company in 1946. His first records were the 78-speed records. As he progressed through the years, he added other recorded music formats: 8-track tapes, cassette tapes, L.P. (long play) 33… Continue

Added by Neil Owen on October 6, 2009 at 12:00am — No Comments

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