Category Archives: Lincoln Park Herald

The Wonderful, Incredible, Life Changing Issue

The famous October 1967 issue. The Wonderful, Incredible, Life Changing Issue By Richard Mabey Jr. Growing up in the small town of Lincoln Park, New Jersey, life was actually a bit boring at times. There was the steadfast feeling, the … Continue reading

Posted in 1967, Acts of Kindness, Batman, Big Lou, Boy Scouts, Childhood Friend, Comic Books, Compassion, Destiny, Dreams, Encouragement, Finding Your Purpose in Life, Friendship, From boyhood to manhood, Journey to Truth, Kindness, Life's Dreams, Lincoln Park, Lincoln Park Herald, Memory, Moe's Sweet Shop, New Jersey, Newspapers, NJ, Reagan Wilson, Small Town America, The Old Tree Fort | 1 Comment

Happy Birthday Penny

Penny was an essential part of my coming of age. She encouraged me to write. She demanded that I join my college newspaper staff. Happy Birthday Penny By Richard Mabey Jr. On March sixth, Penny would have been 62, had … Continue reading

Posted in Acts of Kindness, Boyhood Days, Central Florida, Compassion, County College of Morris, Destiny, Encouragement, Faith, Finding Your Purpose in Life, Giving, Lincoln Park Herald, Love one another, Love Story, Memory, Penny, Romance, Small Town Weekly Newspaper, Spiritual Lesson, Wisdom | 4 Comments

The Old Baseball

The old baseball on a shelf on my bookcase. I keep it in the very cup that Russell Hiatt, the real Floyd the Barber, gave to me as a gift. The Old Baseball By Richard Mabey Jr. In the Spring … Continue reading

Posted in 1969, Acts of Kindness, Advice to the younger set, Baseball, Be Strong!, Believe in yourself!, Boonton High School, Boy Scouts, Boyhood Days, Central Florida, Central Pennsylvania, Chapel Hill School, Chemistry, Chiropractic, Compassion, Dad, Destiny, Determination, Divine Protection, Dreams, Eagle Scout, Encouragement, Faith, Finding Your Purpose in Life, Giving, Grandpa Mabey, Homecoming, Journey to Truth, Kindness, Life's Dreams, Lincoln Park, Lincoln Park Herald, Love of Family, Love one another, Memory, Never give up!, Small Town America, Spiritual Lesson, Stand Tall | 1 Comment

This One’s For You, Dad!

From the autumn of 1970, Dad and I taking a break along the Appalachian Trail with my fellow scouts of the great and wonderful Boy Scout Troop 170. This One’s For You, Dad! By Dr. Richard Mabey Jr. My father … Continue reading

Posted in 1979, Be Strong!, Believe in yourself!, Chiropractic, Dad, Davene, Destiny, Determination, Divine Protection, Dreams, Encouragement, Faith, Finding Your Purpose in Life, Ford Galaxie, Friendship, Giving, Healing, Help the poor, Humility, Kindness, Leadership, Life's Dreams, Lincoln Park, Lincoln Park Herald, Love of Family, Mabey Homestead, Memory, Moving On, My Old New Jersey Home, Newspapers, Old Beavertown, Rheumatic Fever, Small Town America, Small Town Weekly Newspaper, Spiritual Lesson, Stand Tall, Surviving Prejudice, Television, Troop 170, Wisdom, World Hunger | Leave a comment

The Golden Opportunity

The actual class schedule for my first semester at County College of Morris. I fell in love with the idea of going to college, right from the start. The Golden Opportunity By Richard Mabey Jr. In September of 1971, I … Continue reading

Posted in 1971, Be Strong!, Believe in yourself!, Determination, Divine Protection, Dreams, Eastside High School, Encouragement, Faith, Finding Your Purpose in Life, Ford Falcon, Life's Dreams, Lincoln Park Herald, Mabey Homestead, Memory, Never give up!, Penny, Professor Keeler, Romance, Spiritual Lesson, Stand Tall, The Old Grocery Store, Wisdom, Youngtown Edition | 1 Comment

My First Front Page Story

My first front page story for Youngtown Edition was published in my freshman year of college, in October of 1971. My First Front Page Story By Richard Mabey Jr. My father often told me that I should be proud of being … Continue reading

Posted in 1971, Be Strong!, Believe in yourself!, Boy Scouts, County College of Morris, Dad, Determination, Dreams, Encouragement, Faith, Finding Your Purpose in Life, Friendship, Giving, Humility, Life's Dreams, Lincoln Park Herald, Mabey Homestead, Memory, My Old New Jersey Home, Newspapers, Professor Keeler, Small Town Weekly Newspaper, Spiritual Lesson, Stand Tall, Wisdom, Youngtown Edition | 1 Comment

The Achievement

I was a most earnest student. This photo shows myself, left hand side, in class with three of my fellow students. The Achievement By Richard Mabey Jr. There is a destiny, a fate, a certain calling that seems to whisper … Continue reading

Posted in Determination, Dreams, Encouragement, Faith, Finding Your Purpose in Life, Friendship, Giving, Healing, Humility, Kindness, Leadership, Life's Dreams, Lincoln Park Herald, Love of Family, Memory, Moving On, Sherman College of Chiropractic, Small Town America, Small Town Weekly Newspaper, Spiritual Lesson, Stand Tall, Wisdom | 1 Comment