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Date:

03/24/2012

Guest:

271 (Reference ID: 1848741)

Name:

Gwynn Unger

Email Address:

rgunger@charter.net

Location:

Norh Carolina

Referred By:

Word of Mouth

Were you originally from Marlow Heights or at least PG County?:

Hillcrest Heights

What schools did you attend, and what year did you graduate?:

Hillcrest Heights, Sandy Mount, Back to Hillcrest Heights, Benjamin Stoddart, Potomac High

When was the last time you were in the area?:

July of 1997

What are some of your best memories of growing up in the area? Note: feel free to leave all your memories in the Comments section below.:

Living on 26th ave. Meeting at Hot Shopes to go to concerts. Sleigh Riding at Rosecroft with my husband Roger when it would snowed and we would build a big fire there. Lots of memories.

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Date:

03/22/2012

Guest:

272 (Reference ID: 1848652)

Name:

Jean (Harrell) Bennis

Email Address:

jeanb7758@aol.com

Location:

Waldorf, MD

Referred By:

Word of Mouth

Were you originally from Marlow Heights or at least PG County?:

Hillcrest Heights

What schools did you attend, and what year did you graduate?:

Sandymount, Stoddert, Potomac Class of 77

When was the last time you were in the area?:

Last week, I take the Branch Avenue Metro sometimes to work

What are some of your best memories of growing up in the area? Note: feel free to leave all your memories in the Comments section below.:

Friends, Neighbors, Being able to walk everywhere you needed to go.

Comments:

I have a lot of memories of Hillcrest Heights. We lived on Lyons Street. Our family included Eddie/Benny, Kathy, me Jean, Janice. We went to Sandymount, Stoddert and Potomac. We didn’t ride a bus until high school.

We played hide and seek with the neighbors, (and it was okay to hide in the other neighbor’s yards). We played kick ball in the street, on a curb where you had to pay attention to the sound of oncoming cars, and our parents let us! LOL. I remember sledding down Keating Street after it snowed. Thank God there was a 4 way stop sign at the bottom of the hill. I can’t remember if we had enough sense to have a lookout for cars or not, but probably not! We used to have crab apple fights (boys against the girls). And they hurt when you get hit. We survived playing outside all the time!

I went to all of my brother’s football and baseball games. He hated us cheering for him! We did it anyway. He played for the Silver Hill Boys Club, Stoddert and Potomac.

I remember when the Iverson Mall was being built and we used to ride our bikes on the car garage ramps before it was open. I remember when there was a rickety old walking bridge where Olsen and Raleigh streets intersect (down the street from Stoddert). I hated walking across that bridge to go to the Marlow Heights Ally to go bowling. Most of the time we cut through the woods behind Stoddert. I don’t remember when they tore that bridge down and made it a road; it made it quicker and easier to get to Marlow Heights.

I loved the royal burgers at Jr. Hot Shop and the Pizza from Pizza Pan. My Mom worked at the A&P. One of our chores was to walk to her work and go grocery shopping with her and then get a ride home. Ernestine from Pizza Pan called me and my twin sister Kathy (Little Sue’s) because she never knew which one of us was which and she knew we were Sue Harrell’s daughters. That was easier for her to remember. I understand memory loss now, darnit!

The families that I remember in our neighborhood were the Neuland’s, Taylor’s (moved away), Miller’s, Long’s, Jeane’s (the Mormon’s), Hartonge’s (don’t know the spelling), Johnson’s, Brami’s, French’s, Cusato’s, Skinner’s (moved away), Alicardi’s, Baton’s, West’s. Our neighbor Mrs. Hallwick (I don’t know the spelling of her name either) used to drive me and Michael Neuland to summer school at Suitland High. And I remember many, many more families that were in the area that were involved with the boys club. Our parents didn’t just mean Mom and Dad; everybody was allowed to yell at us if we were doing something wrong.

Marsha Limbacher was my best friend. She moved away in the 7th grade. We have kept in touch for 40 years. Kathy Barbour contacted me when our 30 year Potomac reunion took place. We went together and had a great time. We have kept in touch ever since. Julie Miller Stone contacted me through Facebook and we just had our first reunion. I am hoping for many more! She told me about this site.

I moved to Alexandria, Virginia in 1982. Then to Woodbridge in 1993. I had the good sense to move back to Maryland in 1995. I have an 18 year old son. I work in Washington, DC for a non-profit organization. I’ve been with them for 24 years. I’m getting ready to attend my first Steak in a Sack meeting.

 

 

 

Date:

03/19/2012

Guest:

273 (Reference ID: 1848525)

Name:

Rosina Tate

Email Address:

Rosina.Tate@yahoo.com

Location:

United States

Referred By:

A Link from Another Site

Were you originally from Marlow Heights or at least PG County?:

Oxon Hill

What schools did you attend, and what year did you graduate?:

Oxon Hill Elementary,Jon Hanson, OHHS, Potomac before moving to Georgia.

When was the last time you were in the area?:

12/25/2011

What are some of your best memories of growing up in the area? Note: feel free to leave all your memories in the Comments section below.:

Friends !

Comments:

Thank you for a stroll down memory lane. How can we ever forget those good old days. Even our parents had it so much easier back then. What a complicated and stressful life we have to live these days! Technology is great these days and will be better for our children and theirs and so on!
My first job was at the Red Barn in "72" I remember the mini skirts were in and the manager was horrible,lol! Sexual harassment began for me on my first job!
I use to babysit for the owners of steak and the sack. Can't wait to receive your news letters, Thank for sharing the now and then of Marlow Heights and surrounding area. You left out Oxon Hill though, we we're a big part of Marlow heights also !

Thanks
Rosina Moffat-Tate

 

 

 

Date:

03/12/2012

Guest:

274 (Reference ID: 1848077)

Name:

roxanne(chalonec) Sealing

Email Address:

fxsrxs@yahoo.com

Location:

hillcrest heights

Referred By:

A Link from Another Site

Were you originally from Marlow Heights or at least PG County?:

Hillcrest/marlow heights

What schools did you attend, and what year did you graduate?:

stoddard(70-73) Potomac(73-75)

When was the last time you were in the area?:

2003(funeral)

What are some of your best memories of growing up in the area? Note: feel free to leave all your memories in the Comments section below.:

iverson mall, hot shoppes bowling alley(marlow heights)

Comments:

This site is awsome it has allowed me to reach so many friends that I have not seen in ages and can now re-connect with after 35 years. I have heard from friends from Jr high and it is amazing that we can remember the things we did that would not be allowed now.ExampleI remember cutting 4th period before a game running out the back door of Stoddard and going thru the whole in the fence thru the apartments (marlow heights) to
the shopping center where Giant(still is)and steak in sack then home. Theree was a whole group of us too numerous to mention, some now are in law enforcement, lawyers, post office workers etc, that's right thatis clue as to who you were. Went to Potomac skipped (4th period) and went to the mc-donalds by the old PG County Police station(oxon-hill) and the library we got caught some-times but still did it again. Those were fun times. The thrill and the fun was not getting caught and if we did we always had the same line if parents were called so we all got in trouble together. I lost alot of hair, but never my friends. After all this time it is nice to know we are still friends just alittle more refind.

 

 

 

Date:

03/10/2012

Guest:

275 (Reference ID: 1847992)

Name:

Rick Thompson

Email Address:

rithompson1974@yahoo.com

Location:

Woodbridge,Va.

Referred By:

Search Engine

Were you originally from Marlow Heights or at least PG County?:

Yes

What schools did you attend, and what year did you graduate?:

Sandymount E.S. 1962-1968; Ben. Stoddert J.H. 1968-1971; Potomac S.H. 1971-1973; Woodbridge S.H. 1973-1974

When was the last time you were in the area?:

Feb. 2012

What are some of your best memories of growing up in the area? Note: feel free to leave all your memories in the Comments section below.:

'50's & '60's life style, safe and fun time to grow up while it lasted.

Comments:

Those 2 barbers worked at the Marlow Barbershop, Fred was the head barber, mgr, maybe owner. I could tell you some other stuff about that, but you can ask me later.

 

 

 

Date:

03/09/2012

Guest:

276 (Reference ID: 1847912)

Name:

Kevin B.

Email Address:

kevrenee@cox.net

Location:

holly tree rd

Referred By:

Search Engine

Were you originally from Marlow Heights or at least PG County?:

Marlow Hgts

What schools did you attend, and what year did you graduate?:

stoddard and potomac 1975

When was the last time you were in the area?:

1 month ago at Save More Salvage yard

What are some of your best memories of growing up in the area? Note: feel free to leave all your memories in the Comments section below.:

a very simple non violent lifestyle until desegregation ruined it

Comments:

Great photos, by the way the other barber in the photo was Mr.Albert Dipompo, an italien [go figure] guy who lived on Holly Tree Rd. We used to call it the WAP shop but you didn't hear that from me!!

 

 

 

Date:

02/28/2012

Guest:

277 (Reference ID: 1847371)

Name:

Susan (Hartman) Williams

Email Address:

ladyvampire41@yahoo.com

Location:

Mesa, Arizona

Referred By:

Word of Mouth

Were you originally from Marlow Heights or at least PG County?:

Yes

What schools did you attend, and what year did you graduate?:

Benjamin Stoddart and Crossland

When was the last time you were in the area?:

1997

What are some of your best memories of growing up in the area? Note: feel free to leave all your memories in the Comments section below.:

Steak n a Sack, Jr. Hot Shoppes the Red barn, the fort in the woods behind BS Where we would skip school and Mr. Flynn could never find us

Comments:

There used to be a "fort" that was built in the trees behind Benjamin Stoddart Jr. High, and we used it to skip school, Mr. Flynn never found us there.

I also remember going to the Marlow Heights Theater, when it only had a single screen. And going to Steak in a Sack after school. My Mother worked at the Hecht Co. back then as a shortage clerk.

I also remember the following people: Ron Dillon, Paul Dillon, Tammy Greer, Evelyn (Joan) Thomas, Janet Thomas, Eddie Lava, Joe Sweet, Teddy D'Angelo, Carmela Nickolosi, Rick Farell, and a lot of other people, wish I could see them all again, but living in Arizona makes that pretty hard but when I do come for a visit, I will stop in the Steak in a Sack...

 

 

 

Date:

02/27/2012

Guest:

278 (Reference ID: 1847366)

Name:

Frank Scimonelli

Email Address:

kcso2521@yahoo.com

Location:

Tennessee

Referred By:

Word of Mouth

Were you originally from Marlow Heights or at least PG County?:

District Heights

What schools did you attend, and what year did you graduate?:

Mt. Calvary - 52 - 60; St. John's Military 60-64

When was the last time you were in the area?:

2010

What are some of your best memories of growing up in the area? Note: feel free to leave all your memories in the Comments section below.:

When Iverson Mall wasn't there. It grew up too fast

Comments:

I remember Marlow Heights, Silver Hill, Iverson Street...... Fleishman Village is where my parents would go to get Italian food products from Nicki's Family Market. I also remember the night of the Holy Family Church fire. I was with DHVFD. I still have the newspaper photo of myself and 3 other firefighters carrying the huge Crucifix out of the burning structure still intact.

 

 

 

Date:

02/27/2012

Guest:

279 (Reference ID: 1847365)

Name:

Jim Stirling

Email Address:

None

Location:

None

Referred By:

Word of Mouth

Were you originally from Marlow Heights or at least PG County?:

Suitland/Morningside

What schools did you attend, and what year did you graduate?:

Crossland 71-73

When was the last time you were in the area?:

Pass through all the time

What are some of your best memories of growing up in the area? Note: feel free to leave all your memories in the Comments section below.:

Hanging out at boot hill (Buffalo Sand & Gravel) a.k.a. "The Pits"

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Date:

02/27/2012

Guest:

280 (Reference ID: 1847364)

Name:

Frank Shelton

Email Address:

fcsheltonsr@aol.com

Location:

Ber;in, Md.

Referred By:

Search Engine

Were you originally from Marlow Heights or at least PG County?:

Forestville, Maryland

What schools did you attend, and what year did you graduate?:

Forestville, North Forestville elementary, Francis Scott Hey and Suitland Senior High

When was the last time you were in the area?:

2012

What are some of your best memories of growing up in the area? Note: feel free to leave all your memories in the Comments section below.:

friends and relatives

Comments:

I love the site. However, I wish there were more pictures of schools, students who resided in the area along with special occasions, i.e., sporting events, dances, etc. I resided in the Forestville area until my eighteenth birthday when I received my "draft" notice and later enlisted in the Army for three years. I served one tour of duty in Viet Nam and returned back to the states in May of 1969.

 

 

 

Date:

02/27/2012

Guest:

281 (Reference ID: 1847363)

Name:

Jerry Cushman

Email Address:

Jerrycushman@live.net

Location:

Indian Head, Maryland

Referred By:

Word of Mouth

Were you originally from Marlow Heights or at least PG County?:

I LIVED on Culver St.

What schools did you attend, and what year did you graduate?:

SANDYMOUNT ,BENJAMIN STODDART AND POTOMAC SR HIGH

When was the last time you were in the area?:

I moved out of there in 1978

What are some of your best memories of growing up in the area? Note: feel free to leave all your memories in the Comments section below.:

I played football and baseball with everyone at the field nI played football and baseball with everyone at the Red Barn or at Sandymount or Benjamin Stoddart. All year long ......

Comments:

To all my old friends and neighbors,its been a long time hasnt it. Please bear with me as over 10 years ago I survived a serious head injury. Working on a laptop is very new to me. But I do hope to keep in touch with as many of you as I can. Also, my memory is shot, so please help me with that. Write back to me, Jerr

 

 

 

Date:

02/27/2012

Guest:

282 (Reference ID: 1847347)

Name:

Bob Williams

Email Address:

bobwilliams@mris.com

Location:

WDC

Referred By:

Search Engine

Were you originally from Marlow Heights or at least PG County?:

Rosedale Estates/Apple Grove

What schools did you attend, and what year did you graduate?:

Crossland High School/Oxon Hill Jr

When was the last time you were in the area?:

Still live in the DC area

What are some of your best memories of growing up in the area? Note: feel free to leave all your memories in the Comments section below.:

Playing sports, rosecroft racetrack

Comments:

Crossland Class of 71, PG College class of 73, Salisbury State College class of 75.
RealEstate Broker in DC since 1977. Married to Brenda Phillips, living in DC

 

 

 

Date:

02/26/2012

Guest:

283 (Reference ID: 1847321)

Name:

JULIE MILLER STONE

Email Address:

JDSTONE518@YAHOO.COM

Location:

ST. THOMAS, PA.

Referred By:

Word of Mouth

Were you originally from Marlow Heights or at least PG County?:

MARLOW HEIGHTS

What schools did you attend, and what year did you graduate?:

SANDYMOUNT & STODDARD

When was the last time you were in the area?:

COUPLE YEARS AGO

What are some of your best memories of growing up in the area? Note: feel free to leave all your memories in the Comments section below.:

BEING ABLE TO WALK ANYWHERE WITHOUT ANY FEAR.

Comments:

I hung around with Karen Jenkins, Ellen Abbott, Sonja Brown, Roxanne Charlonec, Kathy & Jean Harrell, Cindy Lord. Always hung out at Iverson Mall. Met my first boyfriend Michael Hirschberg at the mall. Moved to Clinton when I started 9th grade. Graduated from Surrattsville in 76. Retired from Washington Gas in 2010. Moved from Chesapeake Beach to St. Thomas, P.A.(near Chambersburg).

 

 

 

Date:

02/26/2012

Guest:

284 (Reference ID: 1847319)

Name:

frank carnucci

Email Address:

frankcarnucci@yahoo.com

Location:

waldorf,md.

Referred By:

Word of Mouth

Were you originally from Marlow Heights or at least PG County?:

district heights

What schools did you attend, and what year did you graduate?:

francis scott key jr. high.

When was the last time you were in the area?:

1 month ago...

What are some of your best memories of growing up in the area? Note: feel free to leave all your memories in the Comments section below.:

it was safe and fun

Comments:

I like to see other people from marlow heights...frank carnucci

 

 

 

Date:

02/26/2012

Guest:

285 (Reference ID: 1847318)

Name:

Brenda Sivak

Email Address:

mlang8546@comcast.net

Location:

United States

Referred By:

Search Engine

Were you originally from Marlow Heights or at least PG County?:

Clinton MD

What schools did you attend, and what year did you graduate?:

Surrattsville High

When was the last time you were in the area?:

live in Calvert County MD

What are some of your best memories of growing up in the area? Note: feel free to leave all your memories in the Comments section below.:

food, movies, friends

Comments:

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Date:

02/18/2012

Guest:

286 (Reference ID: 1846979)

Name:

Janet (Farrell) Arnez

Email Address:

jarnez@cfl.rr.com

Location:

Florida

Referred By:

Search Engine

Were you originally from Marlow Heights or at least PG County?:

Marlow Heights

What schools did you attend, and what year did you graduate?:

Sandymount, Benjamin Stoddard and Potomac

When was the last time you were in the area?:

2 years ago

What are some of your best memories of growing up in the area? Note: feel free to leave all your memories in the Comments section below.:

everything

Comments:

Love this site. Have a question. My husband and I are having a discussion.We livesd in Marlow Heights 1969 to 1970s. Where in the area did they sell Steak subs with fried onions eggs and cheese? I say Pizza Pan in Hillcrest Heights. He says Dallas Kitchen. Any one know what is right?

 

 

 

Date:

02/07/2012

Guest:

287 (Reference ID: 1846607)

Name:

Pat Hughes

Email Address:

patrickhughes2007@comcast.net

Location:

Haymarket, Va.

Referred By:

Word of Mouth

Were you originally from Marlow Heights or at least PG County?:

Hillcrest Heights

What schools did you attend, and what year did you graduate?:

Sandymount 68-74, Benjamin Stoddart 74-76

When was the last time you were in the area?:

1 month

What are some of your best memories of growing up in the area? Note: feel free to leave all your memories in the Comments section below.:

Silver Hill Boys Club

Comments:

I went to Sandymount all 6 years of Elementary School and Stoddart for 7th and 8th grade before moving to Virginia. My older Brother Steve graduated from Potomac in 1973 and my sister Liz graduated in 1975. Both of them went on to the University of Maryland. We moved to Virginia and I started High School in 9th grade. This was an adjustment because I still would of had one more year of Junior High. My parents were having a house built so we rented a house the first year while that was being built so I went to Gar-Field for my freshman year and then to Woodbridge 10-12 where I graduated in 1980. I am glad we made the move and still see friends from High School but I have many fond memories of growing up in PG county. As a matter of a fact I used to say I grew up in Woodbridge because that is where I went to High School but recently with out really thinking about it often say I grew up in PG county. When I say that people look at me in disbelief. Sometimes I get the comments that I grew up in the hood. I have to tell them that it was a great place to grow up. I compare it to how Arlington used to be before Arlington blew up. A nice working class neighborhood where your parents were either a government worker, cop, fireman, or tradesmen. Just a good place where all the neigbors knew each other and looked out for each other. We went to Church at Holy Family where it seemed like half the kids in our neighborhood went. We had kids bussed in our school from Green Valley when I was in 5th grade. I knew alot of the boys bussed to our school from football, basketball, and baseball at Silver Hill boys club. There are a few girls I had crushes on at Stoddart that I sometimes wonder what became of them.If anyone reads this who knows me don't hesitate to email me and we can catch up.

 

 

 

Date:

02/06/2012

Guest:

288 (Reference ID: 1846548)

Name:

cat catherine lee kaki hilderbrand curran

Email Address:

catherinelcurran@hotmail.com

Location:

warnbro western australia

Referred By:

A Link from Another Site

Were you originally from Marlow Heights or at least PG County?:

yes suitland forestville,penn/md gdns

What schools did you attend, and what year did you graduate?:

park berkshire,spaulding,suitland

When was the last time you were in the area?:

2003

What are some of your best memories of growing up in the area? Note: feel free to leave all your memories in the Comments section below.:

marlow hts shop ctr, drive in movies

Comments:

I worked as a paper boy ,no girls allowed then ,so I became Carl and put my ponytail under my hat,was skinny -as then and no one caught me,got a job @ ginosteak house and lied again,we were supposed to be
16 but we were poor and I was tall 14 and no snoopy computer big brother yet ha ha! We hung out at Arbyroast Beef and went to drive in movies, we scared ourselves walking through the cemetary.A bunch of us walked to Dc stadium/Kennedy ctr 2 see Rolling Stones without tickets stayed for whole concert saw Stevie Wonder too drank the wrong free koolaid but made it home ok,lot of violence poverty in se Dc burbs I saw MLKjr preach @ NYA Presbyter. church! Our papa had a cross burnt on his lawn and death threats due to being a white civil rights activist.I cried during the riots so afraid as the poor burnt the DC ghetto Why? When integration was mandated they had to bus white kids to my sibling's Jr high, we were already integrated in Forestville my first bf was black we only held hands there were coat hanger endings but not all poor kids get into"trouble". Ray lives in California now near good man Billy Blakeslee who intro'd me to Dort. I dated George Mazzola from District Heights 69-77...met him at the carnival @ Penn Mar . Good times! But VietNam killed the poor kids first and crime brought guns which killed a few more the highway killed even more...poverty sucks but those were our old stompin grounds!!

 

 

 

Date:

02/04/2012

Guest:

289 (Reference ID: 1846511)

Name:

Pam Behr Smart

Email Address:

beardiebabe@netzero.net

Location:

Upper Marlboro, Md

Referred By:

A Link from Another Site

Were you originally from Marlow Heights or at least PG County?:

Oxon Hill

What schools did you attend, and what year did you graduate?:

Barnaby Manor Elem,. Shugart Jr. High, Potomac Senior High

When was the last time you were in the area?:

Still Here; folks still live in Oxon Hill

What are some of your best memories of growing up in the area? Note: feel free to leave all your memories in the Comments section below.:

So many neighborhood friends, who I went all through school with

Comments:

This is wonderful!!

 

 

 

Date:

01/24/2012

Guest:

290 (Reference ID: 1846014)

Name:

sharon moy

Email Address:

sharon.pilkerton.j8vs@statefarm.com

Location:

waldorf md

Referred By:

Word of Mouth

Were you originally from Marlow Heights or at least PG County?:

yes marlow hgts

What schools did you attend, and what year did you graduate?:

sandymount, stoddert, potomac

When was the last time you were in the area?:

2 years ago

What are some of your best memories of growing up in the area? Note: feel free to leave all your memories in the Comments section below.:

akron st with kathy minnick, and vicky harding the gang innocent fun times akron st was the mayberry and it was great

Comments:

marlow hgts was great and it would be nice to see everyone again, looking for kathy minnick, and john lewis theres nothing like akron st and marlow hgts these kids now days have no idea on what they have missed from just clean innocent friends and fun.. no one can take away the memory of marlow hgts

 

 

 

Date:

01/23/2012

Guest:

291 (Reference ID: 1845960)

Name:

Tim Carnahan

Email Address:

Cmhome250@verizon.net

Location:

Fairfax VA

Referred By:

Search Engine

Were you originally from Marlow Heights or at least PG County?:

Oxon Hill

What schools did you attend, and what year did you graduate?:

Owens Road, Shugart, Potomac

When was the last time you were in the area?:

Last week

What are some of your best memories of growing up in the area? Note: feel free to leave all your memories in the Comments section below.:

Close friends that I had, playing late into the night, meeting my wife of 35 years

Comments:

Chuck, when did you live in Dennis Grove? Grew up there and have my best memories of childhood.

 

 

 

Date:

01/19/2012

Guest:

292 (Reference ID: 1845828)

Name:

Rosina Tate

Email Address:

rosina.tate@yahoo.com

Location:

United States

Referred By:

Word of Mouth

Were you originally from Marlow Heights or at least PG County?:

Yes, Southlawn in Oxon Hill

What schools did you attend, and what year did you graduate?:

OH Elem 62-68, OHJH 69-71, OHHS 71 & 1/2 of 72

When was the last time you were in the area?:

New Years 2012

What are some of your best memories of growing up in the area? Note: feel free to leave all your memories in the Comments section below.:

Everything, playing and enjoying my being with friends. PARTY TIMES !!!!

Comments:

I have to go so will comment later, sorry !

 

 

 

Date:

01/15/2012

Guest:

293 (Reference ID: 1845625)

Name:

Dee Borders/ Connie Marshall

Email Address:

dee8898@bellsouth.net

Location:

None

Referred By:

Word of Mouth

Were you originally from Marlow Heights or at least PG County?:

Camp Springs

What schools did you attend, and what year did you graduate?:

Taney and Crossland.

When was the last time you were in the area?:

2005

What are some of your best memories of growing up in the area? Note: feel free to leave all your memories in the Comments section below.:

good times and good friends

Comments:

You commented that the preferred color of Peters Jacket was Blue...at Taney it was yellow, to the best of our recollection. Really enjoying your website...thanks so much for all the hard work and dedication it has taken to you to create. As for us girls...we wore hot pants, dark hose , knee socks and of course high top Chucks.

 

 

 

Date:

01/05/2012

Guest:

294 (Reference ID: 1845209)

Name:

rick hurley

Email Address:

rick.hurley@verizon.net

Location:

Charlotte Hall Md.

Referred By:

Word of Mouth

Were you originally from Marlow Heights or at least PG County?:

Camp Springs

What schools did you attend, and what year did you graduate?:

Crossland HS

When was the last time you were in the area?:

N/A

What are some of your best memories of growing up in the area? Note: feel free to leave all your memories in the Comments section below.:

Jr. Hot Shops

Comments:

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Date:

01/03/2012

Guest:

295 (Reference ID: 1845122)

Name:

Star Pascoe Osburn

Email Address:

tropicalpulse@aol.com

Location:

None

Referred By:

Word of Mouth

Were you originally from Marlow Heights or at least PG County?:

Marlow Hgts

What schools did you attend, and what year did you graduate?:

Potomac

When was the last time you were in the area?:

N/A

What are some of your best memories of growing up in the area? Note: feel free to leave all your memories in the Comments section below.:

N/A

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Date:

01/02/2012

Guest:

296 (Reference ID: 1845018)

Name:

Jerry Cushman

Email Address:

SCushybaby@aol.com

Location:

Pisgah, Maryland

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Were you originally from Marlow Heights or at least PG County?:

yes

What schools did you attend, and what year did you graduate?:

Sandy Mount, Stoddart, Potomac

When was the last time you were in the area?:

2 years ago

What are some of your best memories of growing up in the area? Note: feel free to leave all your memories in the Comments section below.:

playing baseball everywhere

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Date:

12/30/2011

Guest:

297 (Reference ID: 1844903)

Name:

TR Armstrong-Haney

Email Address:

mrs.thaney@yahoo.com

Location:

Southern Maryland

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Word of Mouth

Were you originally from Marlow Heights or at least PG County?:

Hillcrest Hghts

What schools did you attend, and what year did you graduate?:

Panorama, Shugart, Potomac

When was the last time you were in the area?:

a few months ago...passing through

What are some of your best memories of growing up in the area? Note: feel free to leave all your memories in the Comments section below.:

feeling safe and hanging with friends on the playgorund/Iverson Mall Roy Rodgers

Comments:

Great Web-site...a goof way to reconnect with old friends besides FB

 

 

 

Date:

12/29/2011

Guest:

298 (Reference ID: 1844836)

Name:

Rick Baravechia

Email Address:

rick195@yahoo.com

Location:

Greenbelt, Maryland

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Were you originally from Marlow Heights or at least PG County?:

Seat Pleasant

What schools did you attend, and what year did you graduate?:

Saint Margaret's and Bishop McNamara

When was the last time you were in the area?:

Last year.

What are some of your best memories of growing up in the area? Note: feel free to leave all your memories in the Comments section below.:

Shopping at Iverson Mall and Marlow Height's Shopping Center

Comments:

I remember going to Docktor's Pet Center so that my Mother could get a canary she called "KennyNick" after the two guys that worked there. I remember getting an Orange Freeze from the Jr. Hot Shoppes, getting hair cuts at HairPair,getting family photos taken in the mall, the annual safe driving program and safe boating programs in the mall,taking trumpet lessons at the music store,buying a jacket and shotgun from Marvin's Sport City, eating at the fancy Chinese restaurant in the mall, I remember my Mom buying clothes at a women's clothing store called "This Is The Place!, the fancy gourmet store with all the aromas coming from it and taking Driver's Education from Easy Mathod Driving School in a small classroom in the Montgomery Ward. This is a great site!!!!!!!!!

 

 

 

Date:

11/28/2011

Guest:

299 (Reference ID: 1843504)

Name:

Paul Scimonelli

Email Address:

mr8vbbasso@hotmail.com

Location:

District Heights

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Were you originally from Marlow Heights or at least PG County?:

District Heights

What schools did you attend, and what year did you graduate?:

McNamara 66, Suitland 66-67

When was the last time you were in the area?:

many years ago

What are some of your best memories of growing up in the area? Note: feel free to leave all your memories in the Comments section below.:

Mighty Mo!!

Comments:

Hey Chuck
What could be better for your dances than a band with original SE natives! My Band "Street Life" is Paul and Glenn Scimonelli from District Heights, and Julio Fonseca and Charlie Thomas from Silver Spring. We never forgot our music and could keep the crowd hopping all night. Give us a call if your interested or view or website, streetlifemusic.com.
My mom bought all my cloths in Marloe Heights!

 

 

 

Date:

11/23/2011

Guest:

300 (Reference ID: 1843344)

Name:

Charles W. Lindbeck Jr.

Email Address:

cwlind1@msn.com

Location:

Ocean View, DE

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Were you originally from Marlow Heights or at least PG County?:

Yes

What schools did you attend, and what year did you graduate?:

Crossland...Taney...Middelton Valley

When was the last time you were in the area?:

2 years

What are some of your best memories of growing up in the area? Note: feel free to leave all your memories in the Comments section below.:

Just a good place to grow up

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Date:

11/22/2011

Guest:

301 (Reference ID: 1843330)

Name:

LOUIS ALIAGA

Email Address:

LACONTRACTOR21@GMAIL.COM

Location:

United States

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Were you originally from Marlow Heights or at least PG County?:

CORNER OF RALEIGH RD & DALLAS DR

What schools did you attend, and what year did you graduate?:

POTOMAC 73-76

When was the last time you were in the area?:

SEPT 2011

What are some of your best memories of growing up in the area? Note: feel free to leave all your memories in the Comments section below.:

EVERYTHING

Comments:

Move from DC in 1972, Me and Jose were the only Spanish kids in Potomac HS, I had a Red Camaro with big letters on front "BAD BOY", great memories, always wanted to go to one of the class reunions,

 

 

 

Date:

11/14/2011

Guest:

302 (Reference ID: 1842960)

Name:

Elizabeth Garnette

Email Address:

lizgarnette@gmail.com

Location:

Suitland

Referred By:

Word of Mouth

Were you originally from Marlow Heights or at least PG County?:

Temple Hills

What schools did you attend, and what year did you graduate?:

Barnaby Manor, Shugart and SUITLAND

When was the last time you were in the area?:

N/A

What are some of your best memories of growing up in the area? Note: feel free to leave all your memories in the Comments section below.:

N/A

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Hi All,
I was the photographer at the last Dance on October 29, 2011 in Cheseapeake Beach. I have not heard from many people at all interested in ordering the group photo's - So, incase you didnt grab one of my cards... Please visit my website http://makeanempression.vpweb.com or shoot me an email at : Lizgarnette@gmail.com. All of the group photos are up and there are many individual shots up as well. These photo's can be customized with your school colors, logos and whatever else you can imagine.

It was a nice dance - look forward to hearing from you all soon,

Liz Garnette
202.415.3673

 

 

 

Date:

11/14/2011

Guest:

303 (Reference ID: 1842925)

Name:

Ricky Lanham

Email Address:

drlanham97@gmail.com

Location:

Suitland

Referred By:

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Were you originally from Marlow Heights or at least PG County?:

Yes- Suitland

What schools did you attend, and what year did you graduate?:

Suitland Jr. and Sr. High -1970

When was the last time you were in the area?:

Yesterday

What are some of your best memories of growing up in the area? Note: feel free to leave all your memories in the Comments section below.:

Tony's Pizza - Eddie Leonards Subs

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Date:

11/12/2011

Guest:

304 (Reference ID: 1842817)

Name:

Steve Mattingly

Email Address:

smattingly.paxrenoinc@gmail.com

Location:

Hughesville, MD

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Were you originally from Marlow Heights or at least PG County?:

Hillcrest Heights

What schools did you attend, and what year did you graduate?:

HHES, Panarama,Holy Family,Stoddert, Crossland 76

When was the last time you were in the area?:

Drove through the old neighborhood two years agoe

What are some of your best memories of growing up in the area? Note: feel free to leave all your memories in the Comments section below.:

Hanging out at the mall on Saturdays, and HH Shopping Center

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Date:

11/02/2011

Guest:

305 (Reference ID: 1842258)

Name:

Diane Grayson

Email Address:

Dricepooh@comcast.net

Location:

Bryans Road

Referred By:

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Were you originally from Marlow Heights or at least PG County?:

HilCrest Hgts

What schools did you attend, and what year did you graduate?:

Green Valley Elementary 1966 & 1967

When was the last time you were in the area?:

Every day, work in the area

What are some of your best memories of growing up in the area? Note: feel free to leave all your memories in the Comments section below.:

sleigh riding down Dunwoody Ave, walking to Iverson Mall

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Date:

10/31/2011

Guest:

306 (Reference ID: 1842166)

Name:

Billy Arnold

Email Address:

hunter4life@myway.com

Location:

Mechanicsville,Maryland

Referred By:

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Were you originally from Marlow Heights or at least PG County?:

Hillcrest Heights

What schools did you attend, and what year did you graduate?:

Hillcrest Elm,Stoddert,Potomac

When was the last time you were in the area?:

Too Long

What are some of your best memories of growing up in the area? Note: feel free to leave all your memories in the Comments section below.:

Hillcrest Boys Club

Comments:

The best years of my life was growing up in the Heights.When I left I took with me alot of life leasons.Where has time gone.Would love to go back in time to those days if only for a day. Pizza Pan, Boys club, or just hanging out on Iverson St. Miss those days! Went to my first Back to school dance this year would recommend it to all who would like to catch up with childhood friends!

 

 

 

Date:

10/29/2011

Guest:

307 (Reference ID: 1842048)

Name:

Kevin McNeil

Email Address:

kmaclaw1@gmail.com

Location:

None

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N/A

What schools did you attend, and what year did you graduate?:

N/A

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N/A

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N/A

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There is planned a McNamara-LaReine Class of 1972 reunion on March 24, 2012 in Ocean City. Anyone interested in attending or who knows of someone who would like to attend, please send me an email or pass my email address on to anyone interested.

Goatman has already RSVP'd and is looking for someone to room with

 

 

 

Date:

10/27/2011

Guest:

308 (Reference ID: 1841961)

Name:

Loretta Ennis Hooe

Email Address:

icycme@aol.com

Location:

Dist. Hghts

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Were you originally from Marlow Heights or at least PG County?:

Capitol Heightd

What schools did you attend, and what year did you graduate?:

Capt. Hghts,Lyndon Hill, Md Pk, Suitland

When was the last time you were in the area?:

still am

What are some of your best memories of growing up in the area? Note: feel free to leave all your memories in the Comments section below.:

You could walk the street at night and know you were safe. Less pressure to be a child

Comments:

Those were the carefree days, the days to be a child and enjoy it all.

 

 

 

Date:

10/25/2011

Guest:

309 (Reference ID: 1841830)

Name:

Frank holl

Email Address:

Daffy62256@aol.com

Location:

Southern md

Referred By:

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Were you originally from Marlow Heights or at least PG County?:

Yes

What schools did you attend, and what year did you graduate?:

Central high 73&74

When was the last time you were in the area?:

A few weeks ago.

What are some of your best memories of growing up in the area? Note: feel free to leave all your memories in the Comments section below.:

Hanging at iverson mall& parkland bowl

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Date:

10/23/2011

Guest:

310 (Reference ID: 1841730)

Name:

Betty Russell-Leftwich

Email Address:

bwines@dc.bhb.com

Location:

North Beach

Referred By:

A Link from Another Site

Were you originally from Marlow Heights or at least PG County?:

Hillcrest Heights

What schools did you attend, and what year did you graduate?:

Holy Family Graduated 1977

When was the last time you were in the area?:

20 years

What are some of your best memories of growing up in the area? Note: feel free to leave all your memories in the Comments section below.:

N/A

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Date:

10/19/2011

Guest:

311 (Reference ID: 1841576)

Name:

Jim Mauro

Email Address:

jmauro1956@gmail.com

Location:

Bowie, MD

Referred By:

A Link from Another Site

Were you originally from Marlow Heights or at least PG County?:

Morningside

What schools did you attend, and what year did you graduate?:

Skyline Elementary, '67-'68/Foulois Jr High '69-'71/Crossland High - '71-'72/Central High - '73-'74

When was the last time you were in the area?:

Through the area occaisionally - work related

What are some of your best memories of growing up in the area? Note: feel free to leave all your memories in the Comments section below.:

Damn near all of it! The shopping centers were key draws on the weekends for us.

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Date:

10/01/2011

Guest:

312 (Reference ID: 1840731)

Name:

Mary Lou Griffith

Email Address:

ladylonghr@gmail.com

Location:

Manassas, VA

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Were you originally from Marlow Heights or at least PG County?:

Moved from SE Washington to Oxon Hill when I was 10 years old.

What schools did you attend, and what year did you graduate?:

Forest Heights, G Gardner Shugart, Potomac and Oxon Hill (one of the first to be bused)

When was the last time you were in the area?:

September 2010

What are some of your best memories of growing up in the area? Note: feel free to leave all your memories in the Comments section below.:

Eastover Shopping Center, hangin out at Drug Fair, firehouse, Glassmanor teen club, playing kick ball

Comments:

I really miss the old days, kids had respect, and crime wasn't what it is today. There are a lot of people I often wonder what happen to them. Facebook has been a great place to find some old friends and now we have this site, thank you for creating it. Wouldn't it be great to be able to go to Murphey's and grab a burger? If you remember me please feel free to contact me, I would love to hear from you.

 

 

 

Date:

09/27/2011

Guest:

313 (Reference ID: 1840590)

Name:

Marty

Email Address:

marty.unger@drs-ds.com

Location:

Rockville, Maryland

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Were you originally from Marlow Heights or at least PG County?:

Yes, Hillcrest Heights

What schools did you attend, and what year did you graduate?:

HHES, 1967(K) thru 1972 (5th)

When was the last time you were in the area?:

1999

What are some of your best memories of growing up in the area? Note: feel free to leave all your memories in the Comments section below.:

youth

Comments:

I've noticed a few peoples recollections of the "Drug Fair" in the HHSC... but I distinctly remember it being called the "Drug Mart" (from 68~73), because my friends would call it the "Drug Marty" when we would go there. LOL (my name is Marty)

 

 

 

Date:

09/26/2011

Guest:

314 (Reference ID: 1840542)

Name:

gary prince

Email Address:

fbagent2@aol.com

Location:

St Pete, FL.

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Were you originally from Marlow Heights or at least PG County?:

Washington DC

What schools did you attend, and what year did you graduate?:

Sandymount Elem, Benjamin Stoddert

When was the last time you were in the area?:

Prince

What are some of your best memories of growing up in the area? Note: feel free to leave all your memories in the Comments section below.:

Steak N A Sack

Comments:

WE lived on 45 murdock St from 1958 until 1969 after the 10th grade at Crossland High ewe moved to Asheville NC

 

 

 

Date:

09/24/2011

Guest:

315 (Reference ID: 1840436)

Name:

Richard Radcliffe

Email Address:

richard_r42@yahoo.com

Location:

SLC UT

Referred By:

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Were you originally from Marlow Heights or at least PG County?:

Stay with uncle and aunt

What schools did you attend, and what year did you graduate?:

oxen hill/cant remember name

When was the last time you were in the area?:

1983

What are some of your best memories of growing up in the area? Note: feel free to leave all your memories in the Comments section below.:

LIsa

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Mel Davis is my cousin, but his dad was Mel Davis and owned a car dealership before getting divorce many years later. But I am related to Melvin Davis Jr as he is my cousin, his sister barb, and the rest are around. I am sorry for submitting two requests but it all came back when I was reading the guest book. Wow. Lisa, Oh Lisa. Wow. Well ok. If anyone is interested let me know. Its a very very complicated story of our family. I apologize again for signing this twice. I could not find a email to send this info the owner of this site

 

 

 

Date:

09/24/2011

Guest:

316 (Reference ID: 1840433)

Name:

Richard Radcliffe

Email Address:

richard_r42@yahoo.com

Location:

Marlo Heights

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Were you originally from Marlow Heights or at least PG County?:

my aunt uncle lived in marlo heights and I lived with them for a couple of years all of my family lived in that area

What schools did you attend, and what year did you graduate?:

oxen hill

When was the last time you were in the area?:

1985

What are some of your best memories of growing up in the area? Note: feel free to leave all your memories in the Comments section below.:

partying in oxen hill park,

Comments:

I have plenty of memories living with my aunt and uncle in marlo heights. First girl friend of substance, and lots more on that end. Going down to La Plata where the rest of our family lived. Going to oxen hill where my cousins used to live. Going to george town and more. There are lot of memories. Got my first hair cut of style at the mall there. It seems like another life time ago as if it was a different life. Wow was I surprised when I found this looking to see whatever happen to the red barn. I loved the Big Barney. Thanks for bringing back the memories.

 

 

 

Date:

09/22/2011

Guest:

317 (Reference ID: 1840363)

Name:

Patricia Tayman (Francis)

Email Address:

ptayman@iamnpf.org

Location:

Waldorf, MD

Referred By:

A Link from Another Site

Were you originally from Marlow Heights or at least PG County?:

Oxon Hill

What schools did you attend, and what year did you graduate?:

Owens Road Elem. Shugart Jr., Potomac High

When was the last time you were in the area?:

Still leave near by.

What are some of your best memories of growing up in the area? Note: feel free to leave all your memories in the Comments section below.:

Riding bike to friends and the Red Barn.

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Date:

09/12/2011

Guest:

318 (Reference ID: 1839920)

Name:

Peter Blott

Email Address:

ptblott57@talktalk.net

Location:

Hitchin, Herts England

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Were you originally from Marlow Heights or at least PG County?:

No but I visited my sister there in 71

What schools did you attend, and what year did you graduate?:

I was at school in England

When was the last time you were in the area?:

September 1971

What are some of your best memories of growing up in the area? Note: feel free to leave all your memories in the Comments section below.:

Well I loved Red Barns

Comments:

I did not live at Marlow Heights but I did visit my sister there in 1971 I was 14 years old at the time and really enjoyed my stay. I remember how the girls teased me at Red barns because of my Limey accent and how I had to wait for my burger because at the time I would only eat plain burgers no mustard. I also remember fishing on the Potamac river maybe spelt that wrong but the memories are real good. I remember there were some people that had a dog named Berabus and if I had been to Red Barns the dog would not let me back into the apartment building until I give a bit of hamburger he used to wait for on a regular basis. Oh well happy memories of time past. All the best one and all of Marlow Heights from Pete Blott Hitchin Herts England

 

 

 

Date:

09/12/2011

Guest:

319 (Reference ID: 1839907)

Name:

Marty

Email Address:

marty.unger@drs-ds.com

Location:

Gaithersburg

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Were you originally from Marlow Heights or at least PG County?:

Yes, Hillcrest Heights

What schools did you attend, and what year did you graduate?:

HHES, 1967(K) thru 1972 (5th)

When was the last time you were in the area?:

1999

What are some of your best memories of growing up in the area? Note: feel free to leave all your memories in the Comments section below.:

youth

Comments:

So many memories, so little time.
Teachers from HHES- Mr G, Mrs Linehan, Mrs Smith, Mrs Murphy, Mrs McDonald, Mrs Keathly, Mrs Layton, Mrs Williford... Playing dodgeball, kickball, tag at recess, Mr.g's field day/track meets (awesome!) . Going into the woods to play and explore after school. Kite flying on the playground, sledding down the Iverson Towers hill right in the 23rd Pkwy street (lucky we weren't killed!) Playing in all the storm drains.

There is so much more

 

 

 

Date:

09/10/2011

Guest:

320 (Reference ID: 1839822)

Name:

Nancy Bashore-Jones

Email Address:

N_Bashore-Jones@comcast.net

Location:

None

Referred By:

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Were you originally from Marlow Heights or at least PG County?:

Hillcrest Heights

What schools did you attend, and what year did you graduate?:

Hillcrest Elementary - 1955-1961; Benjamin Stoddert Jr. High - 1961-1964; Crossland High - 1964-1967

When was the last time you were in the area?:

Last year

What are some of your best memories of growing up in the area? Note: feel free to leave all your memories in the Comments section below.:

As a teenager, being able to walk around all of the 'Heights' with my friends! 'Hanging out' in the park in Marlow Heights.

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