• Henry William Lewis Saw Lincoln Shot

    By Published On: February 6th, 2011Categories: Newspaper Articles, Surname: Lewis

    On Sunday, May 19, 1897, the published an article titled “Saw Lincoln Shot”. In it, was an interview of Henry William Lewis, age 62, and the great, great grandfather of Philip Hayes Sr. Henry Lewis told The Sun the reporter of two very interesting stories related to the civil war.  Below is a copy of

  • A “Chip Off The Old Block”…Raymond A Tierney Jr.

    By Published On: July 23rd, 2010Categories: Found Treasures, In The News, Newspaper Articles, Surname: Tierney

    The following article was published on November 12, 1952 in The Brooklyn Eagle.  It tells the story of Raymond A Tierney Jr sterlings high school sports experience and the sports successes of numerous family members.  The article mentions that Raymond is the grandson of Police Inspector Frank A. Tierney.  Grandfather Frank was one of the

  • Stamford Mourns “Mom” Condos… Owned Four Coney Island Resturants

    By Published On: July 18th, 2010Categories: Newspaper Articles, Surname: Condos

    Jean Yerks, Mary Condos granddaughter, found this article in her keep sake box and gave it to me for good keeping.  It’s surprising, because we really had no idea that Semne (now Mary) Konzia Condos was so popular in Stamford. She was born in Greece, immigrated to America circa 1900, bounced around for a while,

  • Saga of Sterling Club Thrills Lock City Fans: George and Speros Condos

    By Published On: July 15th, 2010Categories: Newspaper Articles, Surname: Condos

    This article was found in a box of pictures belonging to Speros Condos, brother of George Condos.  George and Speros were twins and together they excelled in the sports arena around Stamford High School.  This article looks back at a basketball team that kept Stamford thrilled.