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Local History and Stories from Brentwood, New York
Sep 15, 2020
Brentwood Stories – Quarantine Conversations III
In today’s episode, me and Peter pay a virtual visit to our friends at the Brentwood public library Career and business development center. Our colleagues Vicki, Olivia, and Kaven share their memories and thoughts on how working at the career center has evolved during the COVID-19 quarantine.
Aug 29, 2020
Brentwood Stories – Quarantine Conversations II
Peter and Peter catch up with librarians and fellow podcasters Christoher Kretz and Christopher DeCristofaro. They discuss the quarantine, podcasting and even squeeze in some tech talk. You may find Christopher Kretz’s podcast, The Long Island history Project, at http://www.longislandhistoryproject.org/, or here on Blubrry at https://blubrry.com/the_long_island_history/. Christopher DeCristofaro’s podcast, the Library Pros, may be found at https://www.thelibrarypros.com/, or here on Blubrry at https://blubrry.com/thelibrarypros/.
Aug 3, 2020
Brentwood Stories – Quarantine Conversations I
In this special Brentwood Stories miniseries, my cohost Peter and I check in with members of the Brentwood Library family to document their experiences during quarantine. Today's episode features Ellen Edelstein, President of the Brentwood Historical Society and Celia Vollmer, long time Brentwood Library Employee and Red Cross Volunteer.
Jun 30, 2020
Brentwood Stories Episode III – Voter’s Right’s Panel
On February 27th, 2020, the Brentwood Public Library hosted Dr. Zebulon Miletsky for a conference on African Americans and the right to vote. Zebulon was joined by panelists Mia Brett, Willie Mack and William Johnson, Jr.. As they discusses an array of voters rights topics.
1 hr 12 min
Jun 22, 2020
Brentwood Stories Episode II – Brentwood in the Pines
Peter Ward relates the tales of a fascinating epoch in Brentwood’s history: Brentwood in the Pines.
Apr 25, 2020
Brentwood Stories Episode I – part II
Long time Entenmann's employees Bruce and Horace share stories about the chocolate room, cake theft, and the debacle that was fat free all butter loaf.
Mar 27, 2020
Brentwood Stories Episode 1 – Entenmann’s Bakery
Librarian Peter Ward discusses the history of the famous Entenmann's bakery on Fifth Avenue. He is joined by fellow librarian Peter Carmona, an audience of Brentwood library patrons, and a table full of Entenmann's cake.