The Stagnitta Camp

This video was taken by Sam Fanizzi and features Joe, Joey and David fishing at camp. The second segment features what I think may be Joe’s father, Franklin and his wife Providenza, my I’m not sure. Unknown date and location.


Stagnitta Fishing

In honor of the start of the fishing season, I’m posting a 1965 video featuring Joe Stagnitta’s fishing trip.  This video was converted from 8mm tape to MP4 format.  The original source was given to me by Margaret Fanizzi, with the original source taped by Sam Fanizzi.  I believe that Joey is the younger man […]


Storto’s Restaurant and Grove

Back in the early 1970s, I loved summer vacation, especially when I had the opportunity to spend the week with my grandparents, Helen and Eddie Czaja.  At the time, everyone was working or out of the house, so during the week it would be just my grandmother and I.  She made up the spare bedroom […]