Saturday, December 31, 2016

1949, HAPPY NEW YEAR CROTON

Welcome to Everything Croton--a collection of all things Croton, our history, our homes, our issues, our houses of worship--in short, EVERYTHING CROTON. 

1949 - HAPPY NEW YEAR CROTON - courtesy of the outstanding archives maintained by the volunteers of THE CROTON HISTORICAL SOCIETY. Click on the images below.

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IN MEMORIAM...

Welcome to Everything Croton--a collection of all things Croton, our history, our homes, our issues, our houses of worship--in short, EVERYTHING CROTON. 

HERE ARE ONLY SOME OF THE VILLAGE NOTABLES CROTON LOST IN 2016:

AUDREY GABRIELSEN, long time Croton resident http://bit.ly/2iAsIck

JULIA MARIE ORMSBY, member of Croton Seniors, Holy Name of Mary Church http://bit.ly/2hz1Ww1 

EUGENE PERL, long time Croton resident, member of the school board; there will be a future memorial service 

HUGO IODICE, Croton business owner, member of Holy Name of Mary Church, more here http://everythingcroton.blogspot.com/2016/03/hugo-iodice-has-passed-away.html 

JOHN BARIRDE, a member of the CFD for over 35 years, served with the Croton Police Department  http://everythingcroton.blogspot.com/2016/08/rip-john-barirde.html 

JOHN CORRENTI, long time Croton resident, veteran, Westchester Senior Hall of Fame  http://obits.dignitymemorial.com/dignity-memorial/obituary.aspx?n=John-Correnti&lc=7336&pid=182338984&mid=7155664 

JOSEPH MICHAEL AGOSTA, long time village resident, veteran:  http://everythingcroton.blogspot.com/2016/07/services-obituary-for-joseph-michael.html 

MARGARET SHENTON, member of Asbury Methodist  http://obits.dignitymemorial.com/dignity-memorial/obituary.aspx?n=Margaret-Shenton&lc=7336&pid=180541478&mid=6994897

WILLIAM DUNLOY LAEMMEL (BILL), long time Croton resident, member of Asbury Methodist Church http://everythingcroton.blogspot.com/2016/03/bill-laemmel-has-passed-away.html 

FRANCIS "FINN" FINNERTY, long time Croton resident, active member of The Croton Historical Society, Korean War veteran http://everythingcroton.blogspot.com/2016/02/memorial-services-for-francis-finn.html 

WILLIAM F. RIEDY, long time Croton resident, Grand Knight, Holy Name of Mary Knights of Columbus  http://obits.dignitymemorial.com/dignity-memorial/obituary.aspx?n=William-Riedy&lc=7336&pid=177954372&mid=6831655 

ATHANASIOS "TONY" DEMETRIOU, long time Croton resident http://bit.ly/2inHfFv 

FRANK COLLETTA, FORMER MEMBER CROTON SHAKESPEARE FESTIVAL, passed away this year; service was private, courtesy of the YOU KNOW YOU WERE IN THE CROTON SHAKESPEARE FESTIVAL FB PAGE 

BENJAMIN MERRILL PREZELSKI, CHHS CLASS OF 95 http://obits.dignitymemorial.com/dignity-memorial/obituary.aspx?n=Benjamin-Prezelski&lc=7336&pid=177560677&mid=6783931 

ESTHER GUNTHER, Croton Seniors, http://www.legacy.com/obituaries/lohud/obituary.aspx?n=ester-gunther&pid=182973607&fhid=4008 

JOHN "JACK" ANESI, FORMER CROTON RESIDENT  http://obits.dignitymemorial.com/dignity-memorial/obituary.aspx?n=John++%22Jack%22-Anesi&lc=7336&pid=182494427&mid=7165198#.WCfFbyHA2HM.facebook 

COACH TERRY SMITH http://everythingcroton.blogspot.com/2016/07/chhs-football-coach-terry-smith-has.html

HAPPY NEW YEAR FROM OUR FRIENDS AT EUROPEAN FILM STAR POSTCARDS

Happy New Year from our friends at European Film Star Postcards:

July 2016 was an excellent month for EFSP. For the first time since May 2010, when we started counting, there were more than 90,000 pageviews in one month. But December 2016 was even better! Three days ago we passed the magical number of 100,000 pageviews. So like everybody, EFSP finishes this year partying ├índ looking back. If you like to join the party: here are the 12 most popular star posts ever.  


Click on the photo to see actor Alain Delon, 1967.

Friday, December 30, 2016

AND FROM THE EVERYTHING CROTON MAILBOX

Q: My uncle was a member of the Croton Fishing and Gun Club. I'd love to see a post on the club. 

A: Assuming you mean THE CROTON ROD AND GUN CLUB, click on the link for Parts 1 and 2

http://everythingcroton.blogspot.com/2013/08/memories-of-croton-rod-gun-club.html

MORE FABULOUS VINTAGE WEBSITES, FINDS, ETC. FROM EVERYTHING CROTON

Click on the photo to see a glorious hand carved and electrified putz scene from Meissen, Germany--courtesy of Thomas Quine a.k.a. Quinet. See more of his beautiful photos here--a toy castle gallery http://bit.ly/2hT8rLr 

Looking forward to NEW collaborative projects for 2017 from LYNN AND HOWARD http://bit.ly/2ieUhr4

AND IN CASE YOU MISSED IT, http://everythingcroton.blogspot.com/2016/12/a-tribute-to-milada-jezek-aka-millie.html

Thursday, December 29, 2016

CROTON'S ANTON RESTAURANT IS IN THE NEWS

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Welcome to Everything Croton--a collection of all things Croton, our history, our homes, our issues, our houses of worship--in short, EVERYTHING CROTON.

THE EXAMINER NEWS: ANTON RESTAURANT AND BAR - Briarcliff residents Belarmino and Virginia Anton opened Anton Restaurant and Bar in Croton in 2010 and not long after it opened its doors, the new business faced a crisis.

Belarmino Anton recalled last week that shortly after his eatery was getting established it went out of business temporarily as the result of a fire following an explosion in one of the outdoor transformers.  “It took us two years to rebuild,” he said.

READ MORE HERE http://www.theexaminernews.com/business-profile-anton-restaurant-bar-croton/ 

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FB https://www.facebook.com/AntonRestaurant/?fref=ts  

OPEN NEW YEAR'S EVE 8 AM TO 10 PM AND NEW YEAR'S DAY 8 AM TO 5 PM

R.I.P. PHIL WOLFE

From Everything Croton readers: Hallie Flanagan Wolfe's husband, Phil Wolfe, has passed away after a long illness. Our deepest sympathies.... http://everythingcroton.blogspot.com/2017/01/memorial-service-information-for-phil.html

OBITUARY http://www.dorseyfuneral.com/viewobit.php?obID=212

EVERYTHING CROTON'S TOP THREE 2016 "LITERARY" ARTICLES

Welcome to Everything Croton--a collection of all things Croton, our history, our homes, our issues, our houses of worship--in short, EVERYTHING CROTON.

TIME FOR THE ANNUAL "TOP", "MOST READ" LISTS AT EVERYTHING CROTON...AND NOW...THE TOP THREE 2016 LITERARY ARTICLES @ EVERYTHING CROTON:

#1 - 1960, A LOOK BACK @ CROTON AUTHOR BEN BOTKIN http://bit.ly/2iaKbHH

#2 - SUSAN KONIG'S WILLOWSTREET PRESS NEWS: ELECTILE DYSFUNCTION CHOSEN BY PARADE MAGAZINE http://everythingcroton.blogspot.com/2016/11/new-from-susan-konigs-willowstreet-press.html  

#3 - CONGRATULATIONS SHUAN COEN, POT O' GOLD MURDER PUBLISHED  http://everythingcroton.blogspot.com/2016/10/the-pot-ogold-murder.html