Levittown celebrates 60th anniversary

Levittown celebrates 60th anniversary

There are 114 comments on the Newsday story from Oct 1, 2007, titled Levittown celebrates 60th anniversary. In it, Newsday reports that:

Sixty years ago this weekend, pioneering families from New York City and beyond settled along the treeless, circuitboard streets of Levittown, seeking space for their families and modeling a way of life that ...

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#97 Dec 2, 2007
Willie Randolph wrote:
60 yrs since Levitt decided to put a racist deed restriction on his cookie cutter homes...now the town has reaped what it has sowed
Actually talking about racist, how many cone headed kkk people are in Tenn??? LOLOL...
Not to mention living in trailer park central...
Stay put Mr. Inbred....


#98 Dec 2, 2007
Mac wrote:
Levittown! Bringing you 60 years of low intelligence, dirty little shacks, and animalistic behavior!
Hey Mac, you must be a real assssshole because you live in a dump moron!!! Not to mention you must come from a trashy background and you are bitter that you could NEVER afford to move to Long Island. The taxes keep people like you out!
Go play in traffic you idiot.


#100 Dec 2, 2007
Proud 2BA Seperatist wrote:
<quoted text>You must have been drinking unfiltered river water or something else is eating away at your brain cells.the least amount of time I spend on this shithole island the happier I am.Happiness is a 3 hour drive away.
Stay 3 hours away asssshole... You couldn't afford to live in Levittown, so you HAD to leave.


#101 Dec 2, 2007
Greetings From Texas wrote:
Levittown is a good town with a lot of hardworking people. I grew up in that town and would love to move back there and have my grandchildren live there. I guess people in these posts either are ignorant or jealous that people can turn 9,000.00 homes into 400,000.00 homes and who needs basements anyway, I have had both and all basements do is catch a lot of crap and living on the island who needs the chance of a flood.
Amen, it is a GREAT town! It lasted & grew a lot better then expected. The schools are great... The people are REAL...


#102 Dec 2, 2007
Romeo wrote:
Levittown...where white trash gather to spawn.
Romeo Romeo... You & your whole family are trash!
I know who you are... You were spewed away the day you got your ass-kicked. I see you are still a punk... LOL


#103 Dec 2, 2007
Howard wrote:
First time I ever got called a "dirty Jew" was in Levittown. It was the late '60s. He and I were both five years old. Where a kid learns that at that age (save for Levittown) is beyond me.
When word got out that Dad had bought a bigger place in Suffolk after only 4 years of living there, one of the local adults actually called me "ba s*t@rd" in broad daylight. I was 8.
2 good things about Levittown:
- it kept the white trash penned in
- it makes the rest of Nassau look like Upper Brookville.
Howie Howie... What did you do to get tagged with that name? I heard it stuck with you still today.
When are you going to clean up? Your relative was the builder of Levittown & there are a lot of Jewish people in Levittown....


#104 Dec 2, 2007
MADISON wrote:
Well the Town Eployees is another story... The are from EVERY town on the island & quite a few are corrupt like the one on knoll la.(John Loeffel)... I hope he gets fined HEAVY!!!


#105 Dec 2, 2007
Max Grossman wrote:
What a shame. Now the place is filling with Indians and Negros who park their cars on the lawns and put three families in one house.
Max... You being a survivor of the Holocaust, you shouldn't be putting down Indians & Negro's...
I think you need a trip down memory lane...
You're pretty Gross man!!!


#106 Dec 2, 2007
TPS wrote:
Amber Lane from 1957 to 1980, when my parents bought until I married and moved out. Readin thru all the comments makes me wonder if I lived in the same place many of you rant about. Yes there were poor, some very. Yes it was very white, I only knew 1 black family on chestnut lane for a few years. And yes there was a tought crowd, bullies, petty street crime, teenage drinking and drugs.Did not dare wear LMHS black and red in Division country. No different that any other area in the late 60's or aearly 70's when I went to school. I also remember great Little League. Nine town pools. Churches full every Sunday. Before the Time Square Store there was a farm behind my house. There wer so many kids on the block that there was always someone to toss a ball with ,play pick up basketball or football.
Most homes were open to everyone on the block, we roamed in packs, any mom would provide lunch. If you needed help a neighbor was always there with a hand, offered before you could ask! Many of my childhood friends have gone on to become quite successful, some never did fulfill their potential. But all were give a chance to try. It was a great town to grow up in, in a much simpler time. Kids cut neighbors lawn and shoveld snow. We painted the homes of older neighbors in the summer for pocket money. Heck I thought every one had metal Tracy kitchen cabnits until I was 20. Perhaps we did not know better. The Levittown I remember was a speacial place!
Yup, Chestnut la. Charlie Perry was his name.


#107 Dec 2, 2007
Proud 2BA Seperatist wrote:
<quoted text>You're wrong porky,Long Islands is the #1 Shithole of the nation,thanks to all you union fools.
Thank GOD for unions you punkassed fool!!
You can't afford to live here & we all know it.
Don't come around either or you'll get your punk ass-kicked again... Now go to bed!


#108 Dec 2, 2007
Jones aint in Levittown wrote:
<quoted text>
Of course there's no pressure - the Jones don't live in Levittown.
The Jones don't put garbage and abandoned cars all over their property. The Jones don't have tanks in their kitchens or convert their garages into dining rooms.
Theres quite a lot of trash in your neighborhood!
Nosey neighbors, to many hooked noses.
I never knew anybody with an "abandoned car" on their property or a "tank" in their kitchen or a "garage converted into a dining room"... I guess you mut be guilty of one of those 3 things.
The Jones's wouldn't be allowed to live in Levittown. Stick your head back in your window & mind your OWN business asssshole!
An Ex Patchogian

Honesdale, PA

#109 Dec 2, 2007
Drdino wrote:
Although we never lived there, my Uncle had a medical practice on Tanners Lane for over 40 years. Dr. Robert DiPasca worked as an obstetrician and internist, delivering most of the children in Levittown during the 50's,60's and 70's, including myself. I can remember patients lined up down the block, waiting for their appointment. After hours he would make his house calls. Boy has medicine changed! He finally retired in 1998 and the original "Levitt" office has been sold and converted into a McMansion..... He just passed away in September. He was 96.
Your uncle was a truly great, honest and compassionate man. My brothers and I used to cut his lawn, and were treated by him for years.
I have always thought of him from time to time shen I was in that area. As I am sad to hear his passing, I am glad you took the time to mention him to honor a true pillar of that community.

United States

#110 Jan 29, 2009
Trying to find to someone who lived on sheep lane in the 1950's and 1960's and was stationed at smyrna air force base in tennessee.
George of Roxbury

West Winfield, NY

#111 Feb 3, 2009
Wake-up wrote:
<quoted text>
Well the Town Eployees is another story... The are from EVERY town on the island & quite a few are corrupt like the one on knoll la.(John Loeffel)... I hope he gets fined HEAVY!!!
The fat fk is living like a king, still has the stairs and shed he was ordered by the Zoning Board to remove, there was no justice here, thousands of back taxes he avoided, did not have to pay a dime back!
Charles McNally


#112 May 23, 2009
I lived on Booth lane from 1965 to 1970. Loved every moment. Always something to do. I remember west village green,the pool and the catholic school near by. I great place to grow up

White Plains, NY

#113 May 23, 2009
filthy irish town

Pompano Beach, FL

#114 Jun 8, 2009
Hope to find family members who lived on sheep lane in the late 1950's or early 1960's. they were stationed at steward air force base.

Edgewater, NJ

#115 Jun 8, 2009
andrea wrote:
filthy irish town
You're a true pig yourself for judging anyone. I love Irish people and all people for that matter but you might be the exception to "MY" rule!!!

Decatur, GA

#116 Jul 4, 2009
Tennessee wrote:
Hope to find family members who lived on sheep lane in the late 1950's or early 1960's. they were stationed at steward air force base.
spelling should be sewart air force base, in smyrna

United States

#117 Aug 27, 2009
Don and Charlie were friends stationed at Sewart Air Force base in smyrna, tn.in the 1950's, just wondered if they are in touch with each other. Don at that time lived on sheep lane. Charlie lived in Erwin, Tn

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