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 Columns 163 - 188 
 
January through June 2002


Column #163 - January 6, 2002 - THE "REST OF THE STORY" - THE REBIRTH OF HAGAN ICE CREAM

Column #164 - January 13, 2002 - BROWNSVILLE GRADS AND THEIR TEACHERS ANSWERED THEIR COUNTRY'S CALL

Column #165 - January 20, 2002 - THE STORY OF BOY SCOUTING IN BROWNSVILLE

Column #166 - January 27, 2002 - A YOUNG BOY'S DREAM WAS TO BECOME A SCOUT

Column #167 - February 3, 2002 - SPINNING TALES OF SCOUTING DAYS IN BROWNSVILLE

Column #168 - February 10, 2002 - JOE RODGERS:  REMEMBERED FOR A LIFETIME OF SERVICE TO BROWNSVILLE'S YOUTH

Column #169 - February 17, 2002 - ALUMNI OF TROOP 13 SING PRAISES OF THEIR FORMER SCOUTMASTER

Column #170 - February 24, 2002 - READER ROUNDTABLE LOCATES ANDY NAGG'S STORE

Column #171 - March 3, 2002 - PENNSYLVANIA HOTEL PRECEDED MONONGAHELA HOTEL AS SHOWPLACE OF THE THREE TOWNS

Column #172 - March 10, 2002 - BROWNSVILLE'S PENNSYLVANIA HOTEL CHANGED HANDS SEVERAL TIMES

Column #173 - March 17, 2002 - PENNSYLVANIA HOTEL FIRE WAS TRAGIC AND UNFORGETTABLE

Column #174 - March 24, 2002 - READERS SHARE THEIR MEMORIES OF EASTERS PAST

Column #175 - March 31, 2002 - UNUSUAL COMPETITION WAS AN EASTER TRADITION FOR LOCAL FAMILY

Column #176 - April 7, 2002 - READERS COMMENT, SEEK INFORMATION ON A VARIETY OF TOPICS

Column #177 - April 14, 2002 - LOCAL MAN'S BUSINESS CAREER HAD HUMBLEST OF BEGINNINGS

Column #178 - April 21, 2002 - CLOSE CALL LED LOCAL BUSINESSMAN TO ABRUPTLY CHANGE JOBS

Column #179 - April 28, 2002 - BROWNSVILLE NATIVE'S BUSINESS EXPERIENCES HELPED LAUNCH BANKING CAREER

Column #180 - May 5, 2002 - FOR MUSIC WITH CLASS, LOCAL RESIDENTS TURNED TO JOHNNY VASS

Column #181 - May 12, 2002 - WORLD WAR II PUT JOHNNY VASS ORCHESTRA ON HOLD

Column #182 - May 19, 2002 - FORMER BANDLEADER REMEMBERS LOCAL NIGHT CLUBS THAT FEATURED THE BIG BAND SOUND

Column #183 - May 26, 2002 - READERS COMPARE NOTES ON STUDEBAKERS AND THORNTON ROAD'S NAME

Column #184 - June 2, 2002 - UNKNOWN BROWNSVILLE POET SPEAKS FROM BEYOND THE GRAVE

Column #185 - June 9, 2002 - A POET'S VISION:  SUNRISE OR SUNSET FOR BROWNSVILLE?

Column #186 - June 16, 2002 - ARTICLES ABOUT LOCAL 19TH CENTURY POET YIELD SURPRISING RESULTS

Column #187 - June 23, 2002 - READERS SEEK ANSWERS TO VARIETY OF LOCAL HISTORY, GENEALOGY QUESTIONS

Column #188 - June 30, 2002 - LEGENDARY BROWNSVILLE EDUCATOR LIVES ON IN THE MEMORIES OF HIS STUDENTS