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This Day in Norwood History-December 14, 1944-Boyhood Pals Andrew Gibbons, Jack Reilly, Leave For Navy Duty Together

Boyhood Pals Andrew Gibbons, Jack Reilly, Leave For Navy Duty Together

Two Norwood boys, who have been friends for ten years, Left Monday night to begin their United States Navy training together They are Andrew Gibbons, sort of Mr. and Mrs, Guy I. Gibbons of Saunders road, and Jack Reilly, son of Mr. and Mrs. Robert W. Reilly of Berwick Place.

Over the ten years, the boys have: had their birthday parties together, been inseparable pals, and even had their tonsils out at the same time. Last Sunday night their parents gave them a farewell party and the boys celebrated an early Christmas together.

Both in the Navy, they will receive their boot training at Sampson, New York.

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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