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Celebrating Herman Vargas’ 30 Years at Russ & Daughters

November 8th, 2010 · 4:53 pm

Last week we held a celebration in honor of Herman Vargas and his 30 years (and counting!) at Russ & Daughters. Close to 100 people attended. It was a truly special evening full of joy, good humor and spontaneity. We only wish we could have fit all the friends of Russ & Daughters into one [...]

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Category: Events · Friends & Neighbors · History · Photo · Russ Family
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Closing Early Today for a Special Anniversary

November 1st, 2010 · 1:14 pm

Today Russ & Daughters will be closing early at 5:30 p.m. for a very special celebration. We will be honoring Herman Vargas on the occasion of his 30 years at Russ & Daughters. Herman started in the store as a 17-year-old peeling onions in the kitchen, and over the years has gone on to become [...]

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Boy Eats Herring and Becomes Funny, Active, Smart, and Intelligent, and Also It Makes Him Look More Like President Barack Obama

January 19th, 2009 · 3:54 pm

Our “newest employee,” Joseph Vargas, age 7, wrote this post’s headline.  He also submitted an article for me to post on Lox Populi.  Here is his news item, in full: Boy Eats Herring and Becomes Funny, Active, Smart and Intelligent and Also It Makes Him Look More Like President Barack Obama By Joseph Vargas I [...]

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Category: In the Store · Photo · What I Ate Today
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Our Newest Employee

December 18th, 2008 · 2:27 pm

Joseph Vargas, age 7, discusses business with the boss, Joshua Russ Tupper It’s all-hands-on-deck every day during the busy holiday season at Russ & Daughters.  Herman Vargas‘s son, Joseph, age 7, is joining us too.  Joseph is a fantastic bagel sorter and a budding herring expert (and, he looks like a very small Barack Obama).  [...]

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Category: In the Store · Photo · Tradition
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