Cover of the 1961 TIOT

Manager David Sava of the Norwood Office of the Massachusetts Division of Employment Security advised The Messenger today that many job opportunities exist for High School graduates who do not plan to return to school in the fall. Summer jobs are not very plentiful, but some do exist and those graduates with employment problems should register at the 524 Washington Street office. There is no charge for the service.

The Cavallaro brothers, Richard and Robert, visited Onset with a group of classmates following graduation. Both have been accepted at Worcester Polytechnical Institute where! they will study mechanical engineering beginning this fall For the summer, the brothers are working for their father, Dick at the Boston office of a vegetable brokerage and Bob at the East Mansfield brokerage of the same company.

Robert Cady is undergoing eight weeks basic training at Fort Dix, New Jersey. He began his enlistment July 10th and hopes to attend USARADCOM (United States Army Air Defense Command) school which specializes In the scheduling of electronic components of Niki and Ajax missiles. Earlier this summer, Bob visited relatives in Vermont.

Charles Conley has been working at the Stop and Shop on a part-time basis for the past couple of years. He visited the Cape with classmates following graduation and plans for the fall include a day course at Burdett College in Boston.

Following graduation, Salvatore Consentino visited Cape Cod for a week with classmates. He has been giving consideration to his four-year enlistment in the Air Force. This summer has been frequenting the local swimming pools almost daily.

Bob Brissette has been working as a cook at the New Mutual Life Insurance Company in Boston since graduation. He commutes to Boston by train The Brissctte family spent a vacation in New York City in June and plan to visit Maine later this summer.

Since graduation, Diane Cronin has been working for her father at Brooks Glue Company Canton office. She was hostess to more than 200 of her fellow classmates at a party staged at her home on Leyton Road. Following graduation she visited the Cape with classmates and in the fall will be entering the Boston College School of Education.

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Lois Curran visited West Falmouth with classmates following graduation, Until September when she begins a three-course in Nursing at Catherine Laboure, Lois will be working at the mailing room at Plimpton Press. She plans to visit the cape on a family vacation in August.

Since graduation, Herbert Bonney has been combining a summer vacation at. his aunts home at Center Harbor, New Hampshire, with work at a local variety store there, Beginning this fall, he will enter the freshman class at Hobart College, New York, whore he will study Liberal arts.

Paula Cormier, who has worked at Mal’s for the past year, finished her job there and will begin in the office of Lynwood Laboratories, Norwood, in mid-July She visited Cape Cod with a group of classmates following graduation and vacationed at her uncles cottage in New Hampshire for a few days in the latter part of June. Paula expects to remain working at Lynwood in the fall.

Since June 22nd, Virginia Daley has been working as a governess at Old Silver Beach, Cape Cod, except for a few days spent after graduation at her grandmother’s home in Amesbury. Virginia is enjoying her stay at the Cape very much and will remain there until the fall when she will enter the St. Elizabeth Hospital school of nursing in Brighton.

Mary Deasy has been working part-time at the Star Market since her vacation with classmates at Harwichport after graduation. She was awarded a full scholarship to Simmons College and will enter the freshman class of the School of Publication in the fall Mary has been spending much of her time this summer swimming and playing tennis. She hopes to visit Skirmante Makaitis in New Hampshire in August. Norwood’s 1961 National Merit

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Scholarship winner Skirmante Makaitis has been waitressing at the Sunset HUI House at Franconia Notch, N.H. since returning from a vacation at Harwichport with classmates. She will begin classes at Radcliffe College in the fail. Skirmante is Interested in securing n place in foreign service.

Janet DiCicco visited Cape Cod with a group of classmates for a week after graduation. She has been making frequent day trips to Falmouth beach this summer with Diane Welch. The two will enter Newton Junior College in the fall. Both girls are interested in majoring in physical education and plan to transfer as Juniors to Bridgewater State Teachers or Sargeant College after two years.

After spending a few days with friends at Hyannis after graduation, Jaqueline Diggs began work as a counselor at the Girl Scout camp in South Hadley. Beginning this September she will enter Springfield College as a Physical education major.

Charles Donahue visited Falmouth with a group of classmates after graduation and has been working for the Murphy construction of Walpole for the second summer. He is accepted at Brown University where he will begin a pre-law or pre-legal course in the fall His extracurricular interests at Brown will, of course, be centered with the hockey team. Charlie’s summer activities include golfing and regular visits to Esplanade.

After spending a week at Marshfield with classmates In June, Noreen Connolly began work at Plimpton Press. She plans to spend a vacation at the family cottage at Humarock this summer before beginning classes at St. Elizabeth’s Hospital School of Nursing.


(All articles were originally published in the Norwood Messenger unless otherwise noted)

The Norwood Athletic Club Lost Only Four Games in Nine Years-This Day In Norwood History-November 18, 1939

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Norwoodites still remember the 1907 Thanksgiving Day Conspiracy, engineered by Harry Corbett, organizer and president of the old Norwood Athletic Club, now a member of the Norwood police force. There are many who saw Phil Schlossberg, later famous for his…

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F Holland Day House

F Holland Day House

The Fred Holland Day House is a historic house and museum located at 93 Day Street in Norwood and serves as the headquarters for the Norwood Historical Society. The Day House is a 2-1/2 story wood-framed house, with complex massing and a busy…