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This Day in Norwood History-October 11, 1946-Future Football Stars

FUTURE STARS—Some fifty boys are learning the fundamentals of football under the touch football program which is supervised by .

Shown in this photograph are of three teams, the , the and Winslow, after they had just finished playing.

(Originally published in , October 11, 1946)

This Day in Norwood History-December 8, 1944-Norwood Counts 35 War Dead As Conflict Enters Fourth Year

This Day in Norwood History-December 8, 1944-Norwood Counts 35 War Dead As Conflict Enters Fourth Year

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Three years ago yesterday, “the that will live in infamy,” the Japanese struck at . Thirty-five men who sleep on foreign soil, and victims on the seas, the…

This Day in Norwood History-December 8, 1944-Pvt. Roman W. Slawecki Loses Life November 21

This Day in Norwood History-December 8, 1944-Pvt. Roman W. Slawecki Loses Life November 21

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Had Spent Six Weeks In Hospital After Being Wounded Last Summer Pvt. , 25, who was wounded in France last summer, was in Germany on…

This Day In Norwood History-December 8, 1941-Congress Votes War

This Day In Norwood History-December 8, 1941-Congress Votes War

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“God Bless Our Efforts” Text of a prepared statement issued at noon today to all residents by , of the . “War is upon…

This Day In Norwood History-December 7, 1910-New Police Station, High School Building, Two Grade Schools and Hospital Are Desired

This Day In Norwood History-December 7, 1910-New Police Station, High School Building, Two Grade Schools and Hospital Are Desired

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FOR NORWOOD IMPROVEMENT . Looking North on street from the corner of Cottage street, 1909 (Photo colorized by the ) NORWOOD, Dec 7—The of the Norwood…

This Day In Norwood History-December 7, 1978-Norwood School Committee Closes Aaron Guild and Willett Schools

This Day In Norwood History-December 7, 1978-Norwood School Committee Closes Aaron Guild and Willett Schools

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1978 – 1979 Norwood Committee In a meeting that ended in a shouting match, the last night voted 4 to 3 to close two of the…

This Day in Norwood History-December 7, 1944-Pvt. Horace Webber Reported Missing In Siegfried Assault

This Day in Norwood History-December 7, 1944-Pvt. Horace Webber Reported Missing In Siegfried Assault

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Pvt. , 34-year-old Norwood Infantry soldier, is in Germany, it was learned last night following the receipt of a War Department telegram by his wife,…

This Day in Norwood History-December 6, 1944-Pvt. Peter Daly Is Felled In Germany Nov. 20, Staff Sergt. Thomas Coyne In France, Nov. 19th

This Day in Norwood History-December 6, 1944-Pvt. Peter Daly Is Felled In Germany Nov. 20, Staff Sergt. Thomas Coyne In France, Nov. 19th

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Is Felled In Germany Nov. 20, , France, Nov. 19th Two Norwood men who were close friends in civilian life have been wounded on…

This Day In Norwood History-December 6, 1956-Mrs. Esther J. Deeb Honored For Services to Norwood Church

This Day In Norwood History-December 6, 1956-Mrs. Esther J. Deeb Honored For Services to Norwood Church

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Esther (Howard) Deeb with entertainer Danny Thomas (photo courtesy of her grandson, Robert S Johnson, colorized by the Norwood Historical Society) Mrs. Esther J. Deeb, Caravan correspondent in Norwood. Mass.,…

This Day In Norwood History-December 6, 1963-The Seven Singing Sheas

This Day In Norwood History-December 6, 1963-The Seven Singing Sheas

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Father’s Role Is to Beam CONTRARY—Veronica, 3, keeps mum as Edward, 5, and Mrs. briefly represent . NORWOOD — The Singing Sheas of Norwood,…

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