Author Archives: John McCormick

Mug sale at RFL Sunday 1-3pm

Tomorrow’s sale will the last chance to buy a mug until the Garden Tour in May.

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Belated Antique & Collectible Event recap from Harvey and Phyllis

Reporting on the outcome of he March 19 HSR Antique & Appraisal Event is yesterday’s newspapers now, but I have an excuse. I was otherwise occupied that day with using a video camera and projector to show close-up views of the items at Ron … Continue reading

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Boston Strangler at the Red Dragon Canoe Club April 20

You’re thinking, Ewww! But not really – it’s just a free lecture about him, an Open House of the historic Shipman Mansion, and dessert. BONUS! So, yeah, it’s history, albeit history of a scary time. For a generation that lived during the 1960s, it … Continue reading

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A free and fun community event coming up two months from today

Just picked up the posters for Rob’s event at Joie Budget Printing. He sends this blurb below about plans for the 3-Mile Community Ride on June 11.  – JMc The century riders will start in NYC that morning and bike 100 miles … Continue reading

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Some old postcards like miniature Monets

Just won an auction on eBay. See the entire postcard scan here. Let me know if you see your house. A few flea bites on the house at left, but altogether in decent shape for being almost 102 years old. Camden … Continue reading

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Chilly? Shake it off at the Library mug sale – Sunday 1-3 pm

Over fifty different styles of historically themed mugs now available. Just in – 5 new Porch Club styles, 7 new Riverton Yacht Clubs, and a cool Nellie Bly mug.

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Gear up, Rivertonians. The Great Riverton Cycling Weekend looms

The Great Riverton Cycling Weekend is coming up in just ten weeks, and the HSR is on board to help promote and support both events. Rob Gusky, Riverton Favorite Son and organizer, is planning now from his home in Wisconsin for … Continue reading

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Spring snatched away for now – warm up with a book and a cuppa

Mug sale from 1-3 pm today at Riverton Free Library during the Used Book Sale. Here’s a flyer that explains more. JMc

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Sunday Mug Sale at Riverton Free Library

By popular demand the Historical Society of Riverton mug sale returns to the Riverton Free Library from 1 pm -3 during for the next three Sundays during the RFL’s used book sale. With Mother’s Day, graduations, and all kinds of spring … Continue reading

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HSR Antique event this Saturday 11am-3pm at RIverton School

There is still time! Explore your attic,  rummage through your basement, search your garage, and check your jewelry box. Renowned Philadelphia antiques expert, Mr. Ronald E. Shaffer, ISA, and Mr. Nicholas Fratto, manager of Palmyra’s Anthony Jewelers and Master Gemologist will offer their expert verbal opinions of … Continue reading

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