By Mary Anne and Sara Zak (Mary Anne’s info in italics) |
This article is a tribute to the Kozikowski Family that started on East Street and ultimately made a notable contribution to the town. It is the first in a series that will introduce some of the Polish immigrants that started as many as five generations of Polish Americans that now call Suffield, “home.”
This late-forties view looks east up the north side of Depot Street (now Mountain Road) from a spot near the foot of the hill. Prominent at the left is Bill Cusick’s Depot Street Service Station, with its big GULF sign at the right with a sign offering clean rest rooms. To the left of the two garage bays is an older store front, where Cusick sold ice cream and diverse merchandise.
The honor roll which has stood on the green in the center of the town was taken down this week, as the names of those in the service from this town are all on the new bronze tablets on the town building. The taking away of the honor roll takes away the only shelter from the winter winds for trolley patrons, and micrococcus lanceolatus, the pneumonia bug, is arranging for a carnival of its fellows for the next few months.
Late in December 1983, an antique sideboard along with other furniture stood outside in the snow in front of the King House Museum following a fire in the museum. Many of the rugs, Civil War artifacts, pottery, dishware and furnishings survived, including the sideboard.
On April 30, 1988, the Scouts of Troop 260 pose for a casual portrait in Sunrise Park during the troop’s traditional spring weekend campout, when the “newbies” are introduced to troop camping by the older, experienced campers and the adult leaders.