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William H. Baker

January 22, 2014

To those who have read the story of Rip van Winkle and the hamlet in which he lived and raised his family known to us as Sleepy Hollow except for the lack of a mountain background, Brentwood would equally compare back in 1919 when I first came upon this hamlet of Brentwood.

John Mrowka

July 25, 2013

I got to chatting with folks on FB page “I Used live in Brentwood  L.I 11717 pg2 ”  about Anthony Felicio and how myself and a buddy cleared the lot in 1965 (I was 15) on Candlewood Rd. and Illinois Ave. to become the JFK Memorial Park. Here are pics and the Facebook posting I put with them: My pal Ken Weber and I […]

Our Beautiful Quilt!

April 22, 2013

Click on the link above to see this great photo!  

Diane (Baumann) Hoyt

February 17, 2013

I lived in Brentwood from 1948 – 1963. I graduated from BHS in 1960. I have wonderful memories of growing up there. When I moved in there were about 500 people in town. I am very interested in history and genealogy and would love to be part of your Society.

Marie Grosso Jarolem

December 24, 2012

 I remember mostly the beautiful woods along Washington Avenue that still had  lady slippers and other wildflowers.  And, the absolute safety we had, even during the war, when we could walk home at night and be welcomed in any home along the way if we needed help.  I remember the old library and Mrs. Frailey […]