Monthly Archives: December 2018

Kirkland man building bobbleheads for Negro Leagues Baseball Museum

Kirkland man building bobbleheads for Negro Leagues Baseball Museum By Vanessa Misciagna Step into Jay Caldwell's Kirkland home and it hits you like the crack of a bat hitting the ball: this man has a passion for baseball. "I'm bordering on hoarder status," Caldwell says.  The retiree's home is full of baseball memorabilia collected at…
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Let’s See Your Mets Memorabilia: Bobblehead Time!

Let’s See Your Mets Memorabilia: Bobblehead Time! By Carl Aridas According to Webster’s a bobblehead is a figurine with a disproportionately large head mounted on a spring so that it bobs up and down, often made as a caricature of a famous person. A noun: bob·ble·head   /  ˈbäbəlˌhed Bobbleheads came into my life when the…
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‘Our hearts are bursting’: Bolton community helps victims of house fire

‘Our hearts are bursting': Bolton community helps victims of house fire by Karen Martin-Robbins A Bolton family that lost everything in a house fire just days before Christmas is grateful to the community for reaching out to help them. “My children had no presents,” explains Tracy Iozzo, whose belongings were destroyed in a fire at her home…
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The Stanley Cup Bobbleheads Are Here and They Are Magnificent

The Stanley Cup Bobbleheads Are Here and They Are Magnificent By Ben Sumner After the Caps won the Stanley Cup, Forever Collectibles, along with the Bobblehead Hall of Fame, planned a set of bobbleheads of most players holding the Stanley Cup. But there was demand for more. After our friend Brad at Bobblehouse made personal prototypes of Braden Holtby’s The Save, fans…
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Geno Atkins Named Week 15 NFLPA Community MVP

Geno Atkins Named Week 15 NFLPA Community MVP By Geno Atkin Geno Atkins has been named Week 15 NFLPA Community MVP for personally providing tens of thousands of dollars in resources, financial assistance and events for 50 families in need during his “Atkins Week of Giving.” “It’s such an honor being named the Week 15 NFLPA…
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Bobblehead created for Special Olympics X-games star, Neillsville native

Bobblehead created for Special Olympics X-games star, Neillsville native By Heather Poltrock The National Bobblehead Hall of Fame and Museum has created a bobblehead of Daina Shilts. Shilts is an X-Games Special Olympics Athlete and Neillsville native. Only 500 will be made. Cost is $25. Items are preorder and will be shipped in January. Five dollars…
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Orange Bowl unveils bobbleheads of Kyler Murray, Tua Tagovailoa

Orange Bowl unveils bobbleheads of Kyler Murray, Tua Tagovailoa By Joe Buettner NORMAN, Okla. (KOKH) — Oklahoma and Alabama's players will receive a look-a-like bobblehead for participating in the Capital One Orange Bowl. The bowl's official Twitter account gave a sneak peek at two of the players, who will receive the gift. The bowl released images of…
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Coroner for Christmas? Dauphin Co. coroner selling bobblehead figurines

Coroner for Christmas? Dauphin Co. coroner selling bobblehead figurines By CBS21 News DAUPHIN COUNTY, Pa. —  You can now buy a bobblehead of the Dauphin County Coroner -- for a good cause. A portion of the proceeds from the "Graham Hetrick" figure will go to organizations on the frontline of battling opioid addiction. The coroner says…
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