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Last name origins & meanings:

  1. Americanized spelling of Dutch Quackenbosch, a topographic name from Dutch quaak ‘swamp’ (cognate with the English word quagmire) + bosch ‘woodland’, ‘wilderness’.
  2. Quackenbosch was the name of a prominent Dutch family in Beverwijck in New Netherland (Albany, NY) in the 17th century. The family was associated with the early brick-making industry in Fort Orange-Beverwijck. A house built by them in the early 1700s still stands; it is the oldest surviving house in Albany.
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August 30, 2014



Keep it hot (or cold)! No one likes cold soup or warm, wilted salad. Use a thermos or ice pack in your child's lunch box to help keep his lunch fresh until it's time to eat.


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