Category Archives: The Old Rexall Drug Store

Reflections of Walking Distance

Reflections of Walking Distance By Richard Mabey Jr. I don’t think that there is any other half-hour of television broadcasting that has affected me as deeply as the Twilight Zone episode entitled, “Walking Distance.” It stars Gig Young, who portrays … Continue reading

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The Sad Farewell to the Small Town Weekly

All throughout the U.S. of A., small town weekly newspapers are going bankrupt. The Sad Farewell to the Small Town Weekly By Richard Mabey Jr. The small town weekly newspapers in America are fading fast. They are becoming endangered species. … Continue reading

Posted in Encouragement, Faith, Finding Your Purpose in Life, Good Neighbor Sam, Homecoming, Humility, Lincoln Park Journal, Memory, Newspapers, Old Beavertown, Old Fashioned Hardware Store, Small Town America, Small Town Weekly Newspaper, The Old Rexall Drug Store, Wisdom | 2 Comments

Earl Hamner Jr. Was Right, You Can’t Get There From Here

Earl Hamner Jr. Was Right, You Can’t Get There From Here By Richard Mabey Jr. You Can’t Get There From Here is the title of a novel, which was written by the great author Earl Hamner Jr. It runs a … Continue reading

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O’ The Wonderful Charm of the Old Rexall Drug Store on Main Street

On a Saturday in May of 1964, I was ten years old and nearing the completion of the fifth grade. Dad and I drove to downtown Lincoln Park, the big one mile trek from the old Mabey homestead, in dear old Dad’s … Continue reading

Posted in Dad, Small Town America, The Old Rexall Drug Store | 4 Comments