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This Day in Norwood History-January 18, 1946-Roy J. Anderson Enlists In Navy

Among the host of applicants who (locked to the Navy recruiting stations after the holiday season was another Norwood man who signed up for a two year hitch in the regular Navy. He is Roy J. Anderson son of Mr. and Mrs. Gustave Anderson of 13 East Hoyle street.

The new Navy man attended Norwood High School. He enlisted at the Brockton Navy Recruiting Station in the Post Office Building and had the choice of serving for either two, three, four or six years.

Enlistment in the regular Navy lias been made even more attractive to men since the privileges under the GI Bill of Rights have been extended to cover a man’s first enlistment or re-enlistment period in the regular Navy contracted before October, 1046. He may return to civilian life at the, termination of his enlistment, if he so desires, with all the rights providing for education, loans and certain unemployment benefits still Intact.

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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