Author Archives: Scott Huffines

Goodbye, Guttenberger’s Store

Click to enlarge Goodbye, Guttenberger’s Store By Jackie Nickel (The Avenue News 5/30/1991) A chapter of Essex history concludes today as John Guttenberger closes for the last time the doors of the general store at the corner of Eastern and … Continue reading

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Thomas Nickel’s 2016 Golf Accomplishments

Jackie’s grandson Thomas made his hole-in-one at 11 years old and made his eagle at 12 years old, both at Waverly Woods Golf Course in Marriottsville, MD.

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My Story of Cancer: Cause, Care and Cure

By Jackie Nickel (2003) “I’m afraid we’ve got some bad news. The tumor was malignant.” The words had hardly left the surgeon’s lips when the numbness set in. I went dead inside, stone cold, seeming to look down from above … Continue reading

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