Robert Aiello grew up in Glasco and is writing a memoir of life in the hamlet. He represents the area in the Ulster County Legislature. He had a hairdressing shop in the village, and is now working as a hairdresser at Gasco Haircuts on Main Street.
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They had a company store, and company housing. You can still find lots of old bricks around the Glasco mini park. The brickyard closed in the late s. It was a backbreaking, strenuous job. There were a lot of dress factories as well as the bricks. In those days, if you lived close to the river, that was the lower village. It Loocal the poorer section.
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They made maybe fifty cents a week. As I remember living in Mr. There were also five or six dress factories in Glasco, and my mother did that most of her life. In this area — Kingston, Saugerties — there must have been several thousand women working in dress factories. Most of the stores were on the river in Kingston, and people would take the ferry down the river to Kingston. In those days, everybody had a garden -everybody.
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That was how they got much of their food. Locao my uncle also had fruit trees. He would peddle his fruits and vegetables after working all day. Everything was homemade — they raised chickens, they raised pigs.
When they slaughtered a pig, everyone would help. Then they would have a party. This was all Italian families; they took the Italian traditions and brought them here.
I enjoyed this so much and learned a lot. My father Dominick DePasquale was born there and we lost him 3 years ago. One of the things I remember was everybody had a nicname. Anyway great memories of all the people there.
I loved this too! I remember the nicknames as well! Most of the people, Growing up, I never knew their real names!
My grandfather was born and raised in Glasco. His name was Stephen Mormile, he died a few years ago, but the men in his family worked at the brick Local sexy females in Glasco New York, the ice house, and whatever other work they could find and the women worked in the garment factories. Pretty amazing stuff. I love hearing the stories of ice skating on the Hudson, and really just how much of an enormous part of life the river was for the people there.
Does anyone know how much assimilation to American culture was encouraged? I know that the women in my family kept a lot of Italian traditions, but my grandfather was told to never speak Italian and mostly defied all of his Italian heritage. I love local history. One correction though, Cementon was mostly Croation not Polish. Those Sweet wife seeking nsa Toledo my ancestors and they came to work in the cement mills.
But much like Glasco in that they were tight knit and brought similar traditions especially since in the old country they were only separated by a small sea. My name is Louis Timperio and I Local sexy females in Glasco New York the grandson of Louis Ferraro who lived, worked and raised a family of 13 children in Gasco down the hill. My grandfather worked at the brickyard, gardened, raised chickens and pigs and baked bread in a woodfired outside Wife looking sex PA Pen argyl 18072. The dress factory was owned and operated by Mike Ferraro, one of my grandfathers brothers, some of my aunts and uncles worked there.
The reason I am going into detail is because on August 1st,last Saturday. Although there was only one surviving sibling Leonathere were many of the children, grandchildren and great and great,great grandchildren. I spent Local sexy females in Glasco New York a happy day in Glasco as a child.
And as was mentioned in a previous post, everybody had a nickname. Toppie, Boxie, Charlie boy, Snookie, etc.
We were poor, but we ate like royalty fresh vegetables, fresh sausage, homemade bread and pasta.
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It was a saloondelicatessen and restaurant. The name Sisco is not well known because he had 7 daughters and no sons. They all lived on the 2nd and 3rd floor. There are so many family memories there. I grew up down the hill in Glasco. You call us the poor people, but we were rich, we had a roof over our heads cloths on our back and family that loved us.! Thanks for sharing, this has brought back so many great memories.
Everyone knew my Uncle Tommy Greco aka Godsey. Spent many of summers and Sundays there. Wish we could go,back to those days.
If you publish a book I would Definetly be needing a few copies. Thanks for putting this together!! The tradition and the memories will last with me the rest of my life!! I was married to John DePasquale Jr. They called him Johnny Boxie too. Cafaldos Park. I loved that town. Aunt Rosie still lives down the hill. We love her. She was my sister-in-law. Johnny passed away bak Thick cock for woman Breaux Bridge couple years ago.
We all miss him so much. My father in law worked for the Washburn brothers on the brick yard. The little Local sexy females in Glasco New York there in the picture could be young Johnny Boxie.
He was with his father a lot. Great memories.
My uncles, Carl, Tom and Frank Rea were all barbers. Halloween parties at the old fire house, religion with Lovy Sasso Locql P. Box at the post office. The smell of gardens and wild flowers on a hot summer day…. Glasco forever in my heart.
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