Category Archives: Troop 170

My Week as Mayor of Lincoln Park

My Week as Mayor of Lincoln Park By Richard Mabey Jr. February eighth of 1971 was a day that would forever change my life. From that point on, my life would never be the same. For it was on that … Continue reading

Posted in 1971, Accomplishment, Acts of Kindness, Be Strong!, Beaver Patrol, Beavertown, Believe in yourself!, Boonton, Boonton High School, Boy Scout Troop 170, Boy Scouts, Boyhood Days, Compassion, Destiny, Determination, Divine Protection, Dreams, Eagle Scout, Encouragement, Faith, Finding Your Purpose in Life, Friendship, From boyhood to manhood, Giving, Homecoming, Humility, Journey to Truth, Leadership, Life's Dreams, Lincoln Park, Love one another, Mayor William A. Dixon, Memory, My Old New Jersey Home, Never give up!, New Jersey, NJ, Nostalgia, Old Beavertown, Old Lincoln Park, Spiritual Lesson, Stand Tall, Troop 170, Wisdom | 1 Comment

Hickam Air Field: Where Dad Became A Man

The devastating destruction of Hickam Air Field, bordering on Pearl Harbor, was beyond human comprehension on that fateful day of December seventh of 1941. Hickam Air Field: Where Dad Became A Man By Richard Mabey Jr. My dad signed up … Continue reading

Posted in 1942, Accomplishment, Be Strong!, Beavertown, Believe in yourself!, Boyhood Days, Dad, Days of Being a Young Man, Destiny, Determination, Divine Protection, Dreams, Earl Mabey, Earl's Meadow, Encouragement, Faith, Finding Your Purpose in Life, From boyhood to manhood, Heroism, Hickam Air Field, I Remember Dad, Kindness, Leadership, Life's Dreams, Lincoln Park, Love of Family, Mabey History, Mabey Homestead, Memory, Never give up!, New Jersey, Nostalgia, Old Lincoln Park, Pear Harbor, Sacrifice, Second World War, The Unexplained, Troop 170, Wisdom | 2 Comments

To Focus More Profoundly

The time has come for me to focus even more profoundly on my goal to get my novel published. It is a time to return to my desk. It is a time to spend even more time, alone, writing. To … Continue reading

Posted in 1934, Acts of Kindness, Be Strong!, Believe in yourself!, Boyhood Days, Comic Books, Compassion, Creative Writing, Dad, Destiny, Determination, Divine Protection, Dreams, Encouragement, Faith, Finding Your Purpose in Life, Giving, Grandma Mabey, Grandpa Mabey, Hickam Air Field, Homecoming, Humility, I Remember Dad, Journey to Truth, Kindness, Life's Dreams, Memory, Never give up!, New Jersey, Newspapers, NJ, Nostalgia, Old Beavertown, Old Lincoln Park, Pearl Harbor, Sacrifice, Second World War, Small Town America, Spiritual Lesson, Stand Tall, To thine own self be true., Troop 170, Wisdom | 2 Comments

Happy Birthday Mark Selz!

Happy Birthday Mark Selz! By Richard Mabey Jr. Today, March 11th is Mark Selz’s birthday. Mark Selz is an incredibly talented actor. I’ve had the honor to act with him in a few theatrical¬†productions. Mark takes the concept of method … Continue reading

Posted in 1989, Acts of Kindness, Be Strong!, Believe in yourself!, Beyond The North Star, Boonton, Boy Scouts, Compassion, Determination, Encouragement, Finding Your Purpose in Life, Friendship, Giving, Kindness, Leadership, Life's Dreams, Mark Selz, Memory, Never give up!, Sacrifice, Stand Tall, Troop 170, Wisdom | 1 Comment

On My Honor, I Will Do My Best

The Boy Scout Oath. On My Honor, I Will Do My Best By Richard Mabey Jr. Today, I took a long, hard look in the mirror. I honestly asked myself, “what have I done with my life?” I’m serious. At … Continue reading

Posted in 1970, Advice to the younger set, Age Prejudice, Be Strong!, Believe in yourself!, Boonton High School, Boy Scouts, Chemistry, Compassion, Creative Writing, Dad, Destiny, Determination, Dreams, Encouragement, Faith, Finding Your Purpose in Life, Ford Falcon, Humility, Journey to Truth, Life's Dreams, Love of Family, Memory, Penny, Television, Troop 170, Wisdom | Leave a comment

Fiercely Focus On Your Dream

Fiercely Focus On Your Dream By Richard Mabey Jr. Today I reviewed some of my notes that I had written, over the years, from some of my favorite philosophical thinkers and writers. This included: Claude Bristol who wrote the book, … Continue reading

Posted in Be Strong!, Chiropractic, Christianity, Compassion, Creative Writing, Dad, Destiny, Determination, Divine Protection, Encouragement, Faith, Finding Your Purpose in Life, Friendship, Giving, Humility, Jack Floyd, Jesus, Life's Dreams, Lincoln Park Journal, Sacrifice, Stand Tall, Thomas Wolfe, Troop 170, Wisdom | 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

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Faith, Perseverance and Hard Work, Bring Dream to Life

I had the great honor to cover the story of the premier of Dad’s pictorial history book about the town of Lincoln Park. Faith, Perseverance and Hard Work, Bring Dream to Life By Richard Mabey Jr. My Dad was a … Continue reading

Posted in Be Strong!, Beavertown, Believe in yourself!, Boy Scouts, Christianity, Cross-Talk Television Talk Show, Dad, Dangers of being too trusting, Determination, Dreams, Earl Mabey, Encouragement, Faith, Fighting Cancer, Finding Your Purpose in Life, Forgiveness, God and Country Award, Healing, Hickam Air Field, Humility, Leadership, Lincoln Park, Lincoln Park History, Memory, Mom, Old Beavertown, Old Beavertown Christian Church, Second World War, Surviving Prejudice, Troop 170, Wisdom | 4 Comments

My Dad, My Favorite Guest Star

It was always a blast to have my Dad as a guest star on Cross-Talk. My Dad, My Favorite Guest Star By Richard Mabey Jr. The sun has set on Memorial Day. I missed my Dad, so very much, all … Continue reading

Posted in Appalachian Trail, Be Strong!, Believe in yourself!, Boy Scouts, Christianity, Cross-Talk Television Talk Show, Dad, Determination, Dreams, Encouragement, Faith, Finding Your Purpose in Life, Forgiveness, Giving, Homecoming, Humility, Leadership, Life's Dreams, Lincoln Park, Love of Family, Mabey History, Memory, Small Town America, Spiritual Lesson, Stand Tall, Troop 170, Wisdom | Leave a comment

In Search of a Publisher

To find a publisher for my book, “I Remember Dad,” is a burning obsession within my heart. In Search of a Publisher By Richard Mabey Jr. The book publishing world has radically changed in the past 20 years or so. … Continue reading

Posted in Boy Scouts, Dad, Determination, Dreams, Encouragement, Faith, Finding Your Purpose in Life, Heroism, Hickam Air Field, Homecoming, Leadership, Life's Dreams, Lincoln Park, Memory, Newspapers, Pear Harbor, Second World War, Spiritual Lesson, Stand Tall, Troop 170, Wisdom | 2 Comments