While reading the book, The Game by George Howe Colt (about the celebrated Harvard-Yale 1968 football game, I was startled to read a description about "a formerly skinny little kid from Harrisburg with thick black glasses who was desperate to prove that he was one of the guys." The author... (more)
I think that some of the other people in Jerry Adler's 1953 still picture include Peter Greenberg,second from the left, Dave Wolk, third from the right, and Roger Thanhauser on the extreme right. If I am wrong, please correct me. Kee Kee Wah,
Very sad to hear of the passing of fellow Harrisburg Kamper and good friend Randy Coplin. Rest in peace my friend. (more)
Living at present 15 a minute drive from the Pittsburgh synagogue murders, and with Fred, Bill, and me growing up a frequent 5 minute bike ride from there, this made sense to me on Saturday is my navigational buoy..."Let us not seek the Republican answer nor the Democratic answer, but the right... (more)
I have pretty-well stopped looking at TV news. But I saw just enough about the Pittsburgh synagogue shooting to make me think of the many kampers who were from Pittsburgh. To them--too all--I send hopes that they, their families, their friends are safe and at peace.
Click to watch this entertaining KK video made by Jerry Adler '44-'53. He also sent us this picture taken in 1953: (more)
October 26, 2018 11:43:50 (EDT)
One of our local photographers created this video. Does anyone recognize anything? I sure do! Follow the link.
I have made the move from my house to a retirement community. My new address is:
280 Middle Holland Road
Holland, PA 18966
Okay, let me clarify. I have fond memories of my 5 years at Kamp. I know what you were thinking!
After all these years, y'all have found me. Barring any problems, I will be at the 2019 reunion. You'll find a pic of me in the "1973 National League" pic. Kneeling row, first on the right. God the haircut!!!. Fond memories, took a few young ladies to the site while the platforms and buildings... (more)
I need some help. Is anyone out there a Immigration Lawyer or who knows one excellent one with connections to the US Citizenship and Immigration Service. Or who is a Congressman or Senator or who knows one. I have just gotten married at the ripe age of 74 and need help getting my wife from Lima... (more)
October 2, 2018 01:16:52 (EDT)
I had a wonderful lunch today with John Harris ['59-'62], a Kewaneean who lives in Berkeley not far from me. He is from Pittsburgh and he grew up with Lee Wagman ['59-'66] and Tom Levine ['59-'70]. He went to Harvard undergrad and to medical school out here at UCSF. I didn't know he went to high... (more)
|Phil Siegle ['60-'67] (via WFIL)
July 14, 2018 17:21:09 (EDT)
Moose Adland sent us to this website featuring photos of summer camps in the 1910s and 1920s. I think you will enjoy it.
July 13, 2018 15:30:45 (EDT)
This is truly sad news about the passing of Peter Rapp. He was my first counselor in 1951 in Tent 3 with Fred Wolfson and Steve Shenkin. I would see him at reunions and we would reminisce a bit. A terrific guy. I will miss him.
Alex "Breezie" Stein
On a more upbeat note, Knocker Knocks go to Lee Kalcheim for the opening of the world premiere, in the Berkshires, of his musical production - a play about Irving Berlin, Harold Arlen and Jimmy Van Heusen - (more)
July 4, 2018 18:49:28 (EDT)
Sad, sad news. Peter Rapp passed away yesterday. I just heard from him a few days ago: Unfortunately, I won't be available to aid or appear [at the next reunion]. I am... (more)
July 4, 2018 16:09:35 (EDT)
Sept 2019 in Philly works. Go for it
Hello - My dad (Joseph P. Weiss) was a camper and later counselor around 1924 onward. He led the canoe trip of 1931 - I have a paddle signed by all the boys in his group. Also have 3 wooden painted signs with the Kampers names who won awards in 1926, 28, 29. Curious if there is an archive for... (more)
|Andy Bresler (via WFIL)
June 22, 2018 17:45:47 (EDT)
My granddaughter and I are making a LaScala Marionettes marionette. Like riding a bicycle...amazing how I remember all the steps.... (more)
Hi. Iím 12 years and old and really interested in the history of this Kamp. Is there any info or back history u can send me on my email firstname.lastname@example.org.
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