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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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Civic activism can be a fulltime, fulfilling job

Avenuenews.com Well, just as the fall season of prime time TV kicks off, the new season of civic/improvement association meetings begins. Which means I, and many others like me, will be out two or three evenings a week, keeping abreast … Continue reading

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Tammy Faye’s Life and Bawlamerese: Two Exaggerations

by Jackie Nickel (Essex Avenue News, 7/25/2007) Tammy Faye Bakker was on TV just prior to her death last week, seeming to want to earn the respect from us she did not achieve in life. While some accept her as an … Continue reading

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