Peter Ward’s History Programs

June 28, 2020 by EEdelstein

If you want to catch up on Peter’s history programs, you may view them on YouTube here. You can also find this link on the Videos page.

Brentwood: Holy Ground

June 17, 2020 by EEdelstein

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Brentwood Stories – Entenmann’s Bakery

May 17, 2020 by EEdelstein

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.

Listen to Part 1 here

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.

Listen to Part 2 here

In case you missed it…

February 4, 2020 by EEdelstein

Here is a link to Patricia Navarra’s presentation on May 18:

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Another successful year! See you in 2020!!

December 11, 2019 by EEdelstein