Il principio de Storto a Castellino

According to my great aunt, Margaret (Storto) Fanizzi, this was the only known document brought over from Italy when her parents came to the United States.  She and my great uncle Sam translated the Italian for me.  Below are the scanned image, the typed translation in Italian and the English conversion. Original Transcription Il principio […]

Theodore Storto’s Birthday

I’ve been working on an essay about the Central football team and the Storto boys.  While researching the topic, I touched base with my cousin Susan who’s father, Raymond Storto, had some video of one the games on an 8mm tape.  After digitizing it, I also found this hidden gem … The video is of […]

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 […]