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This Day in Norwood History-December 28, 1944-Cpl. Thomas M. Hopkins Jr. Fighting in Philippines

Cpl. Thomas M. Hopkins Jr. Fighting in Philippines

Believed to be one of the first Norwood boys to land on the Philippines with U. S. Army forces in their quest to win back that island from the Japanese, Cpl. Thomas M, Hopkins Jr., son of Mr. and Mrs. Thomas M. Hopkins of St. George avenue, writes that there “sure are plenty of fireworks.”

Attached to a Chemical Warfare unit of the Army, Cpl. Hopkins is a graduate of Norwood High and prior to entering the service was employed at Bird & Son’s.

This Day in Norwood History-January 27, 1955-Kevin Dixon Shatters His Own Scoring Record With 45 Points

This Day in Norwood History-January 27, 1955-Kevin Dixon Shatters His Own Scoring Record With 45 Points

KING SIZE — Kevin Dixon, the standout junior high school basketball player who stands 6 foot, 5 Inches in his stocking feet, can almost lob the basketball Into the net…

This Day in Norwood History-January 27, 1948-Azaleas Developed By Ernest Borowski Given Gold Medal

This Day in Norwood History-January 27, 1948-Azaleas Developed By Ernest Borowski Given Gold Medal

Ernest Borowski Presented Gold Medal By Horticultural Society AWARDED GOLD MEDAL — Ernest Borowski of 714 Neponset street, Norwood wholesale florist has been presented a gold medal by the Massachusetts…

This Day in Norwood History-January 27, 1965- 17 Penalties Called As Norwood Shuts Out Needham In Rough Contest

This Day in Norwood History-January 27, 1965- 17 Penalties Called As Norwood Shuts Out Needham In Rough Contest

Before a capacity crowd of fans who brayed heavy snows to make the trip to the Lorig rink at Framingham, Norwood High’s hockey sextet racked up their sixth straight victory…

This Day in Norwood History-January 27, 1965-Undefeated Freshman Hockey Team Shuts Out Walpole

This Day in Norwood History-January 27, 1965-Undefeated Freshman Hockey Team Shuts Out Walpole

STARS of undefeated Norwood freshman team who toppled Walpole, 3-0, at Four Seasons Ice Arena last Thursday. Left to right: Jack Cronin, outstanding defenseman; Harry Pascoe, who had two assists,…

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