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This Day in Norwood History-December 12, 1944-Ray Pendergast Is Promoted To First Lieutenant

Ray Pendergast Is Promoted To First Lieutenant

AN EIGHTH AIR FORCE BOMBER STATION. England- Promotion of Raymond G. Pendergast, 22, of Norwood, Mass., from flight officer to First Lieutenant, has been announced at the 388th Bomber Group, commanded by Lieutenant Colonel Chester C. Cox of Superior. Wisc.

Lieut. Pendergast is co-pilot of an Eighth Air Force B-17 Flying Fortress that has been taking part in the bombing attacks on Nazi war industries and military targets in support of Allied ground forces.

He is the son of Mr. and Mrs. R. G. Pendergast of 74 Railroad avenue. Before entering the AAF in September, 1942, he was employed by Winslow Bros. & Smith.

This Day in Norwood History-February 1, 1947-Norwood Salvage Co Buys Everything, Including Junk

This Day in Norwood History-February 1, 1947-Norwood Salvage Co Buys Everything, Including Junk

“We buy anything, including junk,” is the slogan of the Norwood Salvage Co, 1199 Washington street, South Norwood. Owner Ben Oppenheim is in the market right now for all kinds…

This Day In Norwood History-February 1, 1927-NORWOOD TO HAVE ITS FIRST TITLE SWIM TOMORROW NIGHT

This Day In Norwood History-February 1, 1927-NORWOOD TO HAVE ITS FIRST TITLE SWIM TOMORROW NIGHT

The first championship swimming event ever held in the pool of the Norwood Civic Association will take place tomorrow evening when competition is held for the women’s New England A.…

This Day in Norwood History-February 1, 1947-Last Tribute Paid To Dr. Frederick Albert Cleveland

This Day in Norwood History-February 1, 1947-Last Tribute Paid To Dr. Frederick Albert Cleveland

One of Norwood’s most distinguished citizens, Dr. Frederick Albert Cleveland, P.H.B., Ph.D., passed away at 2:10 o’clock Saturday morning at the Norwood Hospital. He was in his 81st year. Friends…

This Day in Norwood History-January 31, 1957-George F. Willett’s Proposal For Forbes Mansion Property

This Day in Norwood History-January 31, 1957-George F. Willett’s Proposal For Forbes Mansion Property

George F. Willett Asks Chance To Be Heard Claiming that the interests of the community would best be served by establishing an engineering school at the Forbes Mansion as part…

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