DOS & DON'TS FOR WRITING LETTERS TO WWII SOLDIERS - 1940s

Excerpts from Glen Rock American Legion Post # 145 booklet

MEMORIAL FOR ARMED MEN OF TOWN TO BE DEDICATED - 1943

The Glen Rock Honor Roll sponsored and erected by the Glen Rock Post 145, American Legion, will be dedicated on Sunday, July 4th, at 3 p.m., at the Municipal Plaza

DON'T BE AFRAID TO TRY NEW FOODS - 1943

Don't be a shopping ostrich!  Wartime means we are doing things, trying things, getting used to things we never did before.

OUT FOR MIDNIGHT WALK, BULL IS CAUGHT BY COP - 1943

Patrolman Samuel Jensen thought he was seeing things...

NEW RECORD DRIVE STARTED BY LEGION - 1943

"More Records for More of Our Fighting Men" campaign

I.D.A. PARADE BEGINNINGS - 1946

Mayor Romary recalls how Glen Rock's IDA Parade began back in 1939

LOVEN DISPLAY IN GLEN ROCK DRAWING HUGE CROWDS - 1946

Towns in this whole area are ablaze with Christmas lights which, shining through the frosty air at night, turn street after street into a fairyland of sparkling color.

RIDGEWOOD MAN DESIGNED NEW TYPE OF STOCK DISPENSER - 1947

Among features to be incorporated in the Grand Union Super Market being erected on Rock Road, will be the "Food-O-Mat", designed by Lansing P. Shield of Ridgewood, Grand Union President.

GRPD'S CHIEF HOULIHAN - 1949

Glen Rock's first Police Chief remembers the early days of law enforcement

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1940

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1949

Special thanks to:

Kristin McGowan

Evan Tryforos

and the GLEN ROCK JAYCEES

 

Header drawing: copyright 1997 by R. James Aber.  Used with permission.

 

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