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Camp Merritt For adventurous folks who travel down Route 303, only 13 miles south of Nyack there is a sixty-six foot tall obelisk that was erected 90 years ago at Madison Avenue an[...]
Remember the days? by James F. Leiner: Eagle Hose When we hear the alarm of FIRE these days the claxon horns blow the numbers of the closest alarm box to the fire, and soon we hear[...]
Remember the days? by James F. Leiner Master Detective Nick Carter Those of you unfamiliar with the awesome Nick Carter can be forgiven for not understanding his place in popular c[...]
Remember the days? by James F. Leiner 131 South Broadway I wonder how many people who pass the lovely home at 131 South Broadway notice the brown metal historic marker in the front[...]
Houses & Streets Long Gone With the pounding of pile drivers ringing in our ears as they signal the beginning the construction of the new TZ Bridge, a number of long-time Nyac[...]
by James F. Leiner Nyack’s Rockies I continue to look for a baseball player from Nyack who played in the major leagues. I know of several guys who played professional baseball but [...]
Buddy McCandless Soon after lunch every day Wilhelmina McCandless began looking out her front window for the mailman. In warmer months she’d wait on the front porch watching for hi[...]
Remember the days? by James F. Leiner Nyack’s Last Ferry Robert M. Lee had a dream. All he needed was to find a diesel-driven boat that could operate in nine feet of water, carry p[...]