THE OFFICIAL WEB SITE FOR THE TOWN CRIERS OF AMERICA
ESTABLISHED IN JULY OF 1997 IN PHILADELPHIA PA..
CREATED AS A WAY FOR MODERN DAY TOWN CRIERS TO MEET
AND COMPETE TO SHOW THAT THIS ANCIENT AND HONORABLE
PROFESSION STILL EXISTS.
ALL CRIERS ARE DULY APPOINTED
2017 IS OUR 20 YEAR ANNIVERSARY
The officers of the American Guild :
Elected June 2017
Richard LaLena President
Stan Saperstein Vice-President
Frederick Taylor, Treasurer
David Rose , Secretary
Mike Lieber Director
William Joseph Director
Rip Pellaton, Director
AMERICAN GUILD OF TOWN CRIERS MEMBERSHIP
To find out more about a crier listed, contact them via e-mail or the Guild, (at bottom of the page)
If a town crier is what you are looking for to add Historic color to an upcoming event.
JOHN KARSTEN, former President of the American Guild.from Holland Mich.
Host annual TULIP FESTIVAL. (his escort is his wife WIEDA)
has competed World wide.
WILLIAM JOSEPH, CURRENT BOARD MEMBER former Secretary, pictured with his wife, Alma. represents
Morris and Sussex Counties plus Belvidere , NJ and Newton , NJ. You can contact him at: www.billjosephtowncrier.com
his e-mail below THIS WEB SITE MANAGER
MICHAEL LIEBER , CURRENT BOARD MEMBER former Treasure From Toledo Ohio. represents the Greater Toledo and Sylvania area. Has been seen on "To Tell the Truth". contact him via his e-mail below
ROGER (RIP) PELLATON town crier for HAMILTON HISTORICAL MUSUEM Florida. web page: PELLAVISION.COM
CURRENT BOARD MEMBER
former president of The American Guild
contact him via his e-mail below
DENNIS AUSTIN AND MARIA former.VICE-PRESIDENT of the Guild he is the Warren County NJ Crier reach his e-mail at: firstname.lastname@example.org
JERRY AND BEVERLY PRAVER these two American criers
reside in Cambria , Calif. Bev represents Cambria and Jerry represents San Luis Obispo County, They can be reached at their e-mail below. Bev recently placed second in the 2011 North American Championship and First in the Top American
This page was last updated on: March 7, 2018
DR. CLIFF HOCHBERG represents Plainsboro, NJ. he is a.chiropractic Doctor and a scuba diving volunteer. he can be reached at his e-mail
He has been seen on TV on the FOOD NETWORK
TO CONTACT OR JOIN THE AMERICAN GUILD JUST SIGN THE BOOK AND LEAVE MESSAGE
WILLIAM KNEPP Married to Nancy. Represents Miami Twp / Clermont County Ohio. Can be seen riding in his GLORY MOBILE !
CURRENTLY THE OLDEST AMERICAN TOWN CRIER
A.DAVID FRITH represents St. George's, Bermuda is one of several criers who have dual status as criers of different
countries. he can be reached at his e-mail below
OUR NEIGHBORS T THE NORTH HAVE TOWN CRIERS ALSO. IF YOU'D LIKE VISIT THE ONTARIO GUILD OF TOWN CRIERS OF CANADA, JUST CLICK ON THE ICON
ADDITIONAL MEMBERSHIP ...WE ARE AWAITING PICTURES
CHRISTIE BREMER (escort JAMES) from Wenatchee, WA email@example.com
DECEASED MEMBERS.there bells are silent but their memories live on.
.RON LEHEW Charter member from Salem NJ who was a graphic artist who
created the patch we wear on our uniforms.
NAPOLEON POYANT was t/c for Provencetown Mass and Naples Florida original charter member
JOHN YAGERLINE (escort. Yoshe) t/c from Alexandria Va.
Philip Barbou crier from Kansas and member of the Sons of the Revolution
LAWERANCE FITTON town crier from Attlesboro Ma.
WALTER TAYLOR (escort Joan) died March 2013
PHILIP BARBOUR Town crier and member of Sons of the Revolution died 2014
REDMOND O"COLONIES Charter member Second President died 2017
RICHARD ALLEN LaLENA (escort Tina) CURRENT PRESIDENT Founding President of Guild (1997-2002) Crier for The NJ State League of Municpalities. Plus an ordained minister who performs weddings. WWW.the godfatherofcrooning.com
contact him via his e-mail at RICHLALENA@GMAIL.COM
JOHN AND MARY WEBSTER John is one of several criers and escorts that represent towns from both USA and Canada. John can be reached by his e-mail
FREDERICK TAYLOR TREASURER of American Guild
T/C Annapolis Maryland ,Baltimore County Crier in Maryland , Sykesville and Catonsville, Md,
He can reached at: firstname.lastname@example.org
KARL H. NEUGEBAUER former DIRECTOR OF THE GUILD
he is the past-president of the Historical Society of Watertown
T/C Watertown , Mass. they can reached at his e-emai email@example.com or the listing below
JERE McCONNELL (WIFE PAT) t/c Blue Ridge, Georgia
also Civil War re-inactor..He can be reached via his e-mail
web page managed by William Joseph
ART R. TOLSMA T/C Saughatuck Michigan with his ESCORT, wife TONYA
DARRYL MORGAN T/C Cape Garardeau, Missouri with his
wife (escort Betty) . you can reach them via there e-mail below
NEMO TURNER T/C Montreal Canada with his faithful stead "Jolly". he can be reached via e-mail. He has a little magic in his soul. visit: www.societymagic.com
Recently presented the rank of KENTUCKY COLONEL
JIM BUSH T/C Macedon, NY Village Crier of Palmyra, NY can be reach at his e-maill..He also has some magic in his tri-corn hat
.JOHN AND CHRISTINA NEITZ T/C Minneapolis Minn has a web site www.facebook/com/minneapolistowncrier
2010 Chester England World Tournement winner of best
Dressed and Best Ambassador.
he can be reached via e-mail just click below
LARRY SMITH T/C Jacksonville, Oregon town crier and reenactor. can be reached via e-maill below. (click on photo)
RICHARD RIDDELL former GUILD SECRETARY T/C Official Town Crier of Anacortes Washington. American Winner in 2008 North American Town Crier's competition. Winner of the 400th Anniversary comp in Bermuda 2009. e-mail contact below.
web site: www.richardriddell.com
.VERONICA (RONNIE) STEVANS escorted by her
husband Daniel. Town Crier of Hampton Twp.NJ
Winner of amature town crier contest Newton NJ '04
PICTURES WITH @ ARE MOUSEOVER FOR ALTERNATE PICTURES
KIMON (KIM) GREGORY his wife is Carol
He is the town crier representing Historic Deerfield.
Hails from Erving Mass.
contact him at his e-mail below
TIM YUSKAITIS AND JENNA FORMER GUILD DIRECTOR T/C FAIRLAWN NJ His wife is Dianne and has a son Timmy. he is escorted by his daughter Jenna. He is an officer for
NJ Transit. his emial is below
DAVID ROSE W/ WIFE KIM GUILD SECRETARY t/c Easton Pa. when not town crying in either colonial or Civil war attire he is a Para Professional for local Vo-Tech school. She works for Northampton Cty Historical and Genealogical Soc.
DR.BENJAMIN FIORE-WALKER T/C Alexandria Virginia
RICHARD APTEKAR (aka) ALLAN RICHARDS
resides in Burlingame Ca. T/C SHOWTOSTOYOU
WEB SITE www.showstoyou.com
STAN SAPERSTEIN VICE-PRESIDENT OF GUILD tc of Washington's crossing NJ Stan can be reached at