7 episodes

Local History and Stories from Brentwood, New York

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Local History and Stories from Brentwood, New York

    Brentwood Stories - Quarantine Conversations III

    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.

    Brentwood Stories – Quarantine Conversations II

    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/.

    • 49 min
    Brentwood Stories – Quarantine Conversations I

    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.

    • 31 min
    Brentwood Stories Episode III – Voter’s Right’s Panel

    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
    Brentwood Stories Episode II – Brentwood in the Pines

    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.

    • 54 min
    Entenmann's Bakery

    Entenmann's Bakery

    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.

    • 49 min

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