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Getting to know your neighbors: Johnnie's Grill

By Macy Conley

Johnnie’s Grill was opened in 1946 by Johnnie Siler. Since its founding, Johnnie’s core menu has remained the same by selling onion burgers and coneys but has since extended its menu to include breakfast and sandwiches. 319 more words



The LEGO brick was invented in Denmark in 1958 when I was still a lad, quite young enough to have played with it, but I never did; it hadn’t percolated down to my local toy shop until I had become a man, and had put away childish things. 572 more words

Local History

Hiram E. Leonard Diary, January 21 - 27, 1869

“21st Thursday  fine weather for winter  I did my choars was at the office all day came home at 8 ½ & went to bed at 9 ½ sick. 208 more words


Local History - but not Yorkshire Local History

Not in Heckmondwike Book Shop does not seek out Local History items that are not in Yorkshire, but can understand that there may be others, not fortunate enough to be born or live in Yorkshire, that may have an interest in where they are born or live. 270 more words

Books For Sale At More Than Reasonable Prices

New Year, New Additions

It’s that time again when we give you an update on the new additions we’ve made to our local studies collections in the previous 12 months. 856 more words

Our Collections

Notice of Annual General Meeting

The Annual General Meeting of Cinderloo 1821 will be held at Elephant and Castle Dawley on 21st February 2019 starting at 7pm

Please send apologies and suggestions for the agenda to  212 more words