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This Day in Norwood History-December 26, 1944-John A. Millen Jr. Promoted To Rank Of Major

John A. Millen Jr. Promoted To Rank Of Major

AAF, PACIFIC OCEAN AREAS. Western Pacific—John A. Millen. Jr., of Norwood, a navigation officer for a 7th AAF heavy bombardment group based in the Palau Islands, has been promoted to Major.

The son of Mr. and Mrs. John A. Millen. 230 Vernon street, Norwood. Major Millen entered, the service in October. 1941. His wife resides with her parents. Mr. and Mrs. James N. Migliavacca. 1518 Center street. A graduate of Holy Cross College. Worcester. Mass., he played semi-professional baseball throughout New England, from 1936 to 1941.

This Day in Norwood History-February 1, 1962-Order of Rainbow Girls Installed

This Day in Norwood History-February 1, 1962-Order of Rainbow Girls Installed

INSTALLED — The Order of Rainbow for Girls held an impressive installation ceremony at Masonic Temple last Tuesday night. Installed as officers for the ensuing term were (left to right)…

This Day in Norwood History-February 1, 1962-FBI Training for Norwood Police Department

This Day in Norwood History-February 1, 1962-FBI Training for Norwood Police Department

F.B.I. SCHOLARS — These members of the Norwood Police Department were among the local police who attended the two-day F.B.I. School for police held at the Walpole High School last…

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.…

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