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This Day in Norwood History-December 25, 1944-Bird & Son, Roofing L.I.U. No. 1383 C.I.O Christmas Party

1944 Bird & Son, Roofing L.I.U. No. 1383 C.I.O Christmas Party

With most of their dads in overseas service, these youngsters were royally entertained by Bird & Son, Roofing L.I.U., No. 1383, C.I.O., at a Christmas party Sunday afternoon at K. of C. Hall. Here, “T/5” Johnny Compisano receives his gift from Santa Claus, in the person of John Pratt of Walpole, while Sailor Boy Arthur Twomey waits for the ceremonies to get over with so he can see what he has got. More than 175 children, some of them accompanied by their parents, were entertained at the affair, at which cake, ice cream and candy were served and presents distributed to all the young guests. Fred P. Turco was chairman of the committee, assisted by John C. Gnecco. Jr., Paul Rowe, Olga Grybus and Connie McNally.

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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