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Joe Menkevich – Preserving the past

Northwood resident Joe Menkevich channels the past as if he can actually see it.

Joe Menkevich has a theory about why the best stories go untold.

“It’s because of people like you,” he says, jabbing his finger at me across the restaurant table.

Joe Menkevich and Torben Jenk

He’s referring to the “young generation,” or, more generally, people who don’t like reading other people’s handwriting. Over a beer, the former president of the Northwood Civic Association glows over how some of the history he’s read belongs in a Hollywood film studio.

Read the rest of the story, from the Northeast Times, at the link below.

Source: Preserving the past – Northeast Times