Articles by Peter Dawson

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The Remmey’s of Northwood

MY FAMILY: “THE FAMILY THAT SPOILED THE NEIGHBORHOOD”? Some group or other is always the minority, in any society. And I imagine that when our Catholic family of two parents and three children moved into…

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The Day the Blob Attacked Frankford

The  gang  of   7  to  12  year  old  urchins   we  used  to  hang  around  with  in  the  early   1960s   in  the  Northwood   section  of  Frankford,  between   Castor  Avenue,  Wakeling  Street,  Oakland  Street,   and  Harrison  Street,  …