Life-long resident of Jersey City hired as Security

Back around ’88 or ’89, Jersey City PG (PreGentrification) had an interesting interlude with the NEW AND IMPROVED version. There was a building upgrade / redo going on in the Heights. For who knows what reason — the developers acquired a well-known local as (get this) security. One Sunday the guy sold all the brandy-new appliances — refrigerators, washers and driers. (Dish washers might have been up for grabs, too. My memory is a bit foggy in that regards.) Like a little crowd was there hauling the fridges out the door, into vans, up on car roofs and maybe even strapped onto supermarket shopping carts. A couple of elderly women next door were watching the scene and one finally asked, “What’s this all about?” The ring leader of the circus was completely cool and just said, “THEY SENT THE WRONG ONES!”

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About Anthony Olszewski

Anthony Olszewski has written on a wide variety of topics: cage birds, tropical fish, popular culture, the poetry of Amiri Baraka and a chapter on genetics for a veterinary text book, as a small sample. He worked as an editor at a magazine produced by TFH, the world's largest publisher of pet books. Anthony Olszewski is the author of a booklet on Hudson County history, Hudson County Facts, and a book of short stories, Second Thief, Best Thief, that are sold on Amazon. Anthony Olszewski established in 1996. A pioneer on the Web, the Site continues to provide unique information on a range of companion animals, focusing on birds and fish. As a community service, he operates Jersey City Free Books. Anthony Olszewski was born in Jersey City, NJ (Margaret Hague Maternity Hospital, 1956) and is a member of Mensa.
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One Response to Life-long resident of Jersey City hired as Security

  1. maria scariati says:

    Too Funny
    Ahhh, the good old days ….when just walking down the street, being aware of your surroundings, was good for a laugh!
    No Reality TV needed

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