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Nikki McCawley now Nicole Reidy Nikki McCawley now Nicole Reidy from Trinidad, CO wrote on September 27, 2005 at 8:39 pm
Wow - Yes many memories! We moved to Hillcrest around my 1st birthday. We lived on the last block of 24th Ave towards the district. The best neighborhood and every block was filled with kids. My brother and I went to Green Valley then to Stoddard. We moved from Hillcrest in the summer of '73 to Tantallon(Fort Washington) - just a few miles away but far enough to loose touch with everyone! What a time we had at Stoddard - Wow - Tammy Greer and Susan Glenn - so happy to see you on this guest book - Where is Brenda Friday? What happened to Donna Weaver, CeCe Boltz, Brian Adelman, Steve Lund, Emilia Mirabile,Liz Salvatore or Tom Southall to name a few? I ended up at Friendly Sr '76, went to College then moved to the NJ Shore - met my husband at an annual party back in Maryland - he went to Potomac '75- Tim Reidy - and due to his job with Amtrak we have moved to Montana, Md and now Colorado ..looks like Calif is next! I remember just "owning" Iverson Mall with a few other mall rats. Jr. Hot Shoppes was a 2nd home for a time and Marlow Height Theater was it - no multi-plexes. I remember the carnival that would come every summer to Marlow Heighs without fail - what fun! Had alot of fun in Chorus singing and playing the piano - Ms Galligan was sooooo Cool. We probably grew up in the last of an innocent era - when walking home from school was ok, playing hide and go seek till after dark and riding your bike without a helmet was just normal (not exactly safe!) Great times and memories. My brother had great friends from Potomac- Jimmy Szymkowitz, "Frenchy" Secere, Timmy Allwine (who was in the Peperment Pipers at Stoddard with my brother), Jeff Newman - to name a few - Great memories!!! Mom was the French Teacher at many public schools until the PTA took it out of the budget!! Thanks Chuck!!!
Mark Munden Mark Munden from Virginia wrote on September 27, 2005 at 6:01 pm
WOW! What a trip down memory lane
Kim Higgs (Willie) Kim Higgs (Willie) from Sterling, VA wrote on September 26, 2005 at 9:54 am
My family moved to Hillcrest Heights in 1957. My sisters, Kathleen, Kelly and Kristine and my brother Michael all went to Hillcrest Heights Elementary, Benjamin Stoddert and Potomac HS. I had lots of family in the area and have great memories growing up in Hillcrest Heights. I remember my family getting together and having crabs at the house($5.00 a bushel) but the kids wanted pizza so we got pizza from Giavoni's - they had great pizza. There was a pizza restaurant on the corner of A&P (can't remember the name) and had a hair salon about the restaurant. Kelly Higgs and I got married May 2004 - Kelly grew up in Temple Hills - went to Tauney (sp?), Crossland and Potomac. We knew each other at Potomac and kept in touch over the years - It's great to be with someone that experienced the same childhood in the Marlow Heights area. Just went to Captain Pell's Crabhouse in Fairfax, VA and met Rick Pell the owner who lived on 24th Avenue - how cool is that!
Teri Hildreth Teri Hildreth from Plaistow, NH wrote on September 21, 2005 at 9:49 pm
Theresa Sicre Theresa Sicre wrote on September 21, 2005 at 7:49 pm
Richard (Rick) Young Richard (Rick) Young from ELIZABETHTOWN, KY wrote on September 21, 2005 at 7:10 am
I truly enjoyed your site and it was great to here and see what others I grew up with and went to school with for so many years have done and where they are today. I spent 27 years in the ARMY going all over the world and could never make a class reunion and lost track of so many people. Your site brought back allot of great memories.
Kim Leach Kim Leach wrote on September 20, 2005 at 5:06 pm
I grew up in Oxon Hill, but I worked in Marlow Heights at the BP/Scott station (next to Arthur Treacher's) from 1975 to 1978. I also worked in the Float 'n Smoke. I got a diploma from Potomac High School, but didn't spend much time inside--more often we were smoking in the parking lot or in the Magic Bus. I remember the Red Barn and Iverson Mall. A family I knew in Temple Hills had chickens in their yard--I'll bet there is a law against that, now. Thanks for the trip down memory lane!
Bob Salm Bob Salm from Charlotte, NC wrote on September 19, 2005 at 12:01 pm
You need to add the Catholic Schools to the site. Holy Family 1971 to 1980. Bishop McNamara 1980 to 1984.
Rick Fortin Rick Fortin from LaPlata,Md. wrote on September 19, 2005 at 11:09 am
Hey Chuck How are you? Even though I'm not from Marlow Heights, the conversation you and I had at the gym reminded me, and brought awareness of the things we had in common so many years ago. I wish you luck on your relocation efforts. I will visit your site often. Rick
Donna Lanham Forsyth Donna Lanham Forsyth from Mechanicsville wrote on September 16, 2005 at 4:42 pm
Susan Brown Susan Brown from Belleville IL wrote on September 14, 2005 at 8:59 pm
Susan Szymkowicz Susan Szymkowicz from Oxnard, CA wrote on September 13, 2005 at 2:43 pm
Wow! What a life! Memories!
susan Glenn susan Glenn from Grand Prairie, Texas wrote on September 6, 2005 at 10:44 pm
Hey There! Boy does this bring back some memories. I dont have time now but would love to talk about some of them. I moved to Texas suddenly last December and I am really busy now. Keep in touch. Sue Glenn Carroll
Jim Szymkowicz Jim Szymkowicz from Fairfax VA wrote on September 5, 2005 at 10:03 am
vicki stinnet vicki stinnet from calvert county wrote on September 2, 2005 at 8:22 pm
Diane Breininger Hallam Diane Breininger Hallam from Bealeton, Virginia wrote on August 31, 2005 at 11:20 am
My fondest memories are from the Marlow Heights/Hillcrest Heights area! I remember walking to the Elementary with my brothers and sisters and to the Jr High for school for me and I even remember walking to Potomac Sr High if I missed the bus. I lived for a short time on Akron Street and I also lived on the street right beside the Movie Theatre for a short time. I lived on Bellbrook Court too. It is funny what memories you retain and hold dear to your heart and the friends who you loved so much but lost contact with down the roadway of life. Big hugs to all of ya!
Cathy (Alderson) Shumaker Cathy (Alderson) Shumaker from Hollywood, MD wrote on August 30, 2005 at 10:47 am
WOW! A Mighty-Mo! I LOVED THEM!!! Write if you'd like.
Robin Allwine Duke Robin Allwine Duke from Southern Maryland wrote on August 30, 2005 at 9:15 am
Grew up on Afton St. Attended Overlook Elem. My family moved from the area in 1974. I went to Gandy Goose. My family was very active in the Boys and Girls Club of Siver Hill. Fond memories of bowling every Saturday at the bowling alley, and playing and sled riding at Oxon Run Park. Things sure have changed around there. Lynn Hill Apartments and Sam's Carwash. Who would have ever thought they would have a metro station there. .99 cent records at GC Murphys, and playing behind the 7-11 at what we called clay hills.
Harvey Chow Harvey Chow from Fullerton, California wrote on August 29, 2005 at 10:38 pm
Lived on Essex Court right accross from Iverson Mall. My three older brothers worked for Hot Shoppes Jr.. Martin Tillet was my 6th Grade teacher at Sandymount. Moved out of the area in 1994 and have never been back since. I'm living in Orange County here in California and work in Los Angeles for the Army Corps of Engineers. Anyone remember Pagoda7 in Iverson Mall. When I was older and didn't know any better I worked at Pohanka Honda/Oldsmobile on St. Barnabus Rd, and Don Albertos Pizza in the Marlow Heights Shopping center next to Baskin Robins. In High School had a job doing janitorial work with a few guys from Potomac, Friendly, McNamera, and Crossland working for Mr. Nicolosi (His Brother's family were neighbors back in the 70s).
Betty Sampson Betty Sampson from Temple Hills wrote on August 29, 2005 at 8:42 pm
My kids were Sherrie, Cindy and Rick Sampson. They went to Sandymount, Stoddert and graduated from Potomac in 1972, 1974 and 1976. I enjoy reading everything you've written Chuck.
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