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Tagged With: History

In The News

A Saba voice at the February 27, 2023 CT Public Health Committee Hearing on Euthanasia.

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1946 Radio Purchase

Forgot I had scanned this little time-capsule gem. Eddie purchased a Zenith Radio for $34.70 on July 15, 1946 from Carlisle Hardware Company in Springfield, MA. The precursor to the credit card.

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UNH Impressed with Saba

An interesting read from 1932 in this the University of New Hampshire, Athletic News. Before each game the coaches would write an op-ed piece that ran side-by-side. Unfortunately we only have the first page. The remaining are from another addition but also mention “fast hard-hitting Saba” who was seen by UNH “the individual star of … Continue reading »

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Alfred Saba: Justice of the Peace

Alfred Saba was a Justice of the Peace for many years. Below is one of his four year appointments. If you were married by Alfred, please leave a comment and a memory!

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3 Sons, 3 Brothers

I’m not sure where this would have been taken.  From Left to Right, that is Alfred, Edward and Phosy Saba, ages unknown. Fadlou seems to have written their names in Arabic Which is pretty awesome.  If anyone can translate the sub titles I would really appreciate it!  

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The Palace Five!

Cira the 1920’s or 30’s, Phosy Saba played on The Palace Five Basketball team Standing: Jean Hall (D), William Monroe, Phosy Saba, Jacob Mandell (D), Harry Levine (D) (here) Sitting: Martin Viullermet (here, here, here), Norman Williams (here), Alvin Gallagher (D) (here, ) The only reference I could find for the Willimantic, Palace Five was … Continue reading »

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Windham Grill

No family history here, just a piece of history I couldn’t pass by without posting it. The Windham Grill was owned by Stephen G. Chontos and operated by William F. Sledjeski.  After a little investigation, this is not the Aero Diner currently located on Rte 6, near Wal-Mart in Willimantic, CT.

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