These news items were the talk of the town on August 10, 1945

Mr. and Mrs. John Drummey and daughters, Mary and Joan o£ Saunders Road, are spending a two week’s vacation with Mr. and Mrs. James Foley at Sandhills.
Mr. and Mrs. William Mountain o£ Adams street, left Sunday for a two week’s vacation at Falmouth, Mass.
Mr. and Mrs. James Henry of Railroad Avenue are spending their vacation at Newport, R. I.
Mrs. Joseph MacIsaac of Hill Street spent the weekend with her cousin, Mrs. James Foley at Sand-hiUs.
Helen Henry of Railroad Avenue and Mary Hayes and Mrs. Hayes of Catalpa Road are vacationing on the Cape.
Mr. and Mrs. James Devine and family of North Avenue. Miss Margaret Devine and Philips and Morris Devine ot Railroad Avenue, left Monday for a vacation at Dennisport.
Mr, and Mrs. Obed Kcddy of West Street, left Friday for their summer home at Kennybunkport, Me.
James Henry. Jr., and grandfather, Joseph Welch, Sr., of Railroad Avenue are spending their vacation at Brooklyn, N. Y.
Mrs. Margaret Linehan of Broadway is vacationing at Hampton Beach, N. H.
Phillips Geraghty of 95 Nichols Street is at Camp Abnaki, North Hero, Vermont for the summer.
Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Nugent and family of Parkway are vacationing at Green Harbor.
Ronald and Tommy Stephens of North Arlington, N. J., arrived in Norwood last week to spend the rest of the summer with their aunt. Mrs. Wesley Donaldson of 316 Washington Street.
Sally Mackie of Broadway has returned after spending two weeks at Swift’s Beach at the Worsters’.
Mrs. Robert Ross of East Cross Street and daughter, Betsy, and Claire Rodgers have returned after spending a week at Swift’s Beach.
Tommie Donaldson is vacationing at Swift’s Beach, Wareham, with his aunt, Mrs. F. Worstcr
Mrs.t Eveline Hagan and son, Jackie, of Brunswick, Me., are the weekend guests of Mr, and Mrs. David -Bartnett of Sumner Street Mr. and Mrs. Harnett returned Monday with Mrs. Hagan to Maine for a two weeks’ vacation.
Wesley Donaldson of Washington Street, who was recently discharged from the M. M. S„ has accepted a position with the John Hancock Life Insurance Co.
Donald Ross of East Cross Street is spending two weeks at Swift’s Beach.
Ed O’Brien of Nahatan Street has returned from a vacation spent with Representative and Mrs. Francis J. Cahalan of Claremont, N. H. Mr. Cahalan lived in Norwood for many years, attending local schools, and formerly worked at the Plimpton Press. He will be remembered here as an entertainer and dancer
Donald Meeker, Radarman 1st. class, son of Mr. and Mrs. H. C. I Meeker, Sr. o£ 7 Chapel Street, has just returned to duty after a 30-day leave from the South Pacific,
Mr. and Mrs. Festus J. McDon-. ough of Prospect Street are vacationing at Truro on the Cape.
Miss Jeanne Patterson of Winslow Avenue has just returned from Buzzards Bay where she spent her vacation with Mrs. Anne Brauer.
Martha Learnard of Florence Avenue and Marjorie Hyland of Charles Street are spending a vacation at the Girl Scout Camp, Helen Storrow, the former Pine Tree Camp at Buzzards Bay.
Mrs. Albert Simoni of Neponset Street has returned from a vacation spent at Scituate.
Mr. George McAfee of Rothesay, N. B„ Canada, is visiting his aunt and uncle, Mr. and Mrs. Randolph Mowatt of Washington Street.
Miss Catherine Lydon of Railroad Avenue has returned from a two weeks’ vacation at Old Orchard, Me.
Marcia Rouillard of Prospect Street, Harriet Welles and Shirley Johnson of Cypress Street; Leöna Dixon of Haward Street; Marlene Shaier of Lincoln Street; and Jane D’Espinosa and Charlotte Hardy ot Hawthorne Street have returned from a vacation at Camp Helen Storrow, Buzzards Bay.
The Lawrence Rock family of Nichols Street are at their summer home at Sandwich, Mass.
Mr. William E. Legge is attending the All Youth Conference of the Episcopal Church at Bucksteep Manor’irgthe Berkshires.

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(Originally published in the Norwood Advertiser and Review)