OCTOBER 2019

I regret that family circumstances have prevented me from preparing a new article for Hixnews this month. I believe that “Ancient Hixtory” will return in November.  In the Interim, perhaps these direct links to all the earlier articles will be of use to some readers.

Ron Wencer

Ancient Hixtory at Hixnews.com

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2018

 

 

May

http://hixnews.com/1805/Wencer.htm

1925: Hicksville goes beyond teaching Grade 10 and needs a new high school

June

http://hixnews.com/1806/hixtory.htm

Hicksville flies Service Stars for its men and women in World War I

July

http://hixnews.com/1807/hixtory.htm

The story of Mitchel Field and the planes it sent over our heads

August

http://hixnews.com/1808/hixtory.htm

Hicksville’s successful – but short-lived – trolley line into the City

September

http://hixnews.com/1809/hixtory.htm

A Hicksville athlete sets records and goes to Stockholm for the 1912 Olympics

October

http://hixnews.com/1810/hixtory.htm

The story of Republic Aircraft and the planes it sent over our heads

November

http://hixnews.com/1811/hixtory.htm

The Ku Klux Klan is welcomed in the high school auditorium in 1925

December

http://hixnews.com/1812/hixtory.htm

The joys and perils of sleighriding in Hicksville ’s years of big snows

2019

 

 

January

http://hixnews.com/1901/Hixtory.htm

Some leading citizens of Hicksville riot – because a tail light was not lit

February

http://hixnews.com/1902/Hixtory.htm

The Vanderbilt Cup Races come to Hicksville in 1904, 1909, and 1910

March

http://hixnews.com/1903/Hixtory.htm

A miscellany of unusual items from the Hicksville of a century ago

April

http://hixnews.com/1904/Hixtory.htm

Mike Caruso’s unique story, from dirt tracks to posh salons in Paris

May

http://hixnews.com/1905/Hixtory.htm

The stories of the three Hicksville men who died in France in World War I

June

http://hixnews.com/1906/Hixtory.htm

Beetles bring a blight that shuts down Hicksville ’s largest factory

July

http://hixnews.com/1907/Hixtory.htm

After a false start, a brutal 19th century murder in Hicksville finally gets solved

August

http://hixnews.com/1908/Hixtory.htm

It’s 1910, and Hicksville finally can start becoming a suburb

September

http://hixnews.com/1909/Hixtory.htm

Promoting suburban growth (or maybe other ideas) before WW I