Photos and Story – Joseph Boyle Last March I had fun sharing a story and photo about my Uncle Melvin’s bicycle titled, Frozen in Time. Click the link to see the first story. Several of my readers asked me to submit a second photo, which we are calling, The Hope of Springtime.
Photos and Story by Joe Boyle Boy, oh boy, do I have some good news! In this shrinking economy with all the bad news and negative press, one of my favorite companies, Starbucks, has expanded their business by opening another convenient Lakewood area location.
Story & Photo – Joseph Boyle On Saturday, I met my pal, Jim, and we headed south on our Harley motorcycles to Matthews Memory Lane Motors in Portland, Oregon. You should have seen me riding my iron horse with my hair blowing in the wind. Oh, that last line was a bit of wishful hallucinating. […]
Story & Photos – Joseph Boyle This coming September 11, 2011 we will observe the 10th anniversary of the New York City Twin Tower tragedy. While the tragedy epicenter was in New York City, the terrorist shock waves reached out and found each and every one of us, no matter where we were on that […]
By David Anderson, Tillicum The Washington Military Department’s $4.7 M plan to move its main gate the distance of a couple football fields will mean vehicles traveling to and from Camp Murray will save 40 seconds in travel time over leaving the gate where it is. Click here to read more. And that’s a steal.
By David Anderson, President, Tillicum Woodbrook Neighborhood Association “Rest assured,” City Manager Andrew Neiditz writes in an attempt to calm the very ill at ease Tillicum public over yet a second attempt in as many years to relocate Camp Murray’s gate, and its resultant grievous impact, to the interior streets of the neighborhood. “City staff […]
Story & Photos by Joseph Boyle It’s coming! Saturday, August 20, 2011 from 10 am – 4 pm, the 15th Annual South Tacoma Way Car Show. Find the fun on South Tacoma Way between 50th St South and 56th St South. The South Tacoma Business District Association and corporate sponsor, Heritage Bank, in addition to […]
Story & Photos – Joseph Boyle Just last week I was ordering a “Joe’s Special” at my favorite Starbucks in the Lakewood Towne Center (6040 Main St SW), when I notice the Starbucks Community Art Wall. I walked over to get a closer look. Unbelievable! This digital photo display has got to be the best […]
By David Anderson, Community Matters But ended up replacing it. And not only did volunteers of their own volition purchase and replant that portion of her garden that they inadvertently stepped on, they replaced her porch in the process. The project of rebuilding the dilapidated porches, decks, stairs, handrails and overhangs continues this week at […]
By Joe Boyle Back about 19 hundred and 43 Rocky Vanscyoc and I both came into this world. It was about as tough to be born during 1943, as it was to buy a 1943 automobile. Why? Because World War II was raging on. Most of the men with daddy potential were overseas fighting the […]
Story & Photos by Joseph Boyle EXEMPLARY SERVICE With over 20 years in law enforcement, I have seen first hand what our local fire department does for our community 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. Their performance is always exceptional. Think about it. If you are suffering a serious health problem, are the […]
Story & Photo by Joseph Boyle A great number of you reading today’s article will recognizes this classic question from an old, old TV cop show, “Car 54, where are you?” If you look closely at my photo you will spot the “No. 54” painted on the side of my police pedal car. The question has […]