Port Washington's African-American Heritage


Mike Scarpia and "Sparky" Biddle in front of Valley Road Garage

afam011Mike Scarpia (l.) and Frederick “Sparky” Biddle (r.).  Circa 1940s-1950s.

How “Sparky” got his nickname:
Whenever a car came in with something wrong, he said, “Gotta be the spark plug.”

August 6th, 2009 · 2 Comments · Work

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