VOLUME 42 CONTENTS
“Roses in December”—Ann MacDonald remembers love for poetry and more.Annual Luncheon RecapSix barns near Porter —The editor points out horse barns that have been preserved.Barn at 37 Cogswell Avenue—Charles Sullivan has beautifully maintained his barn. interior modifications for horses.North Cambridge a special place—Virginia Wahlen Brahms recounts Tip, bumpy sidewalks. On leaving Matignon—Suzanne Surette submitted a farewell essay during graduation week in ’94.Farewell to Notre Dame High—A yearbook entry in French from 1950 (with English translation).A triple-decker memory—Jack Murphy recalls the inside of his family’s 3-decker on Haskell St.Washington traveled to Menotomy—Les Oliver looks at buildings that survived Washington’s 1775 time. Map & photos about 1775-76 Student Conference on the Atom—Al Lefebvre enjoyed an opportunity to travel to Chicago as a senior.We grew up hearing about heroes—North Cambridge’s Mary Jo Majors helped in honoring WW2 POW.A birthday party photo from 1951—Thanks to Janet Bolduc Hogan for this one. College and the military—Jack Murphy recalls how he got to finish school, then join the Navy.Another great school photo—Jack Murphy shares photo and story of St. John’s School class of 1949. On the light side—Trouble at school.Kids walked to Teele Sq. Theater—Kathy O’Grady Gardner lived on Washburn Ave., close by “the show.”Two more great school photos—from 1921 and 1951 the building before it opened!Dreams do come true—Mary Woods Selz still has hEr treasured doll.Looking through old —Paul Melanson sends us Scout pics.St. John’s Class of 1957—60th reunion news.Commander Shea Field ends—B.C. closes out its baseball field.
VOLUME 41 CONTENTS
Letters and Postscripts
The North Cambridge Branch Library
Alyssa Pacy gives detailed account through1957.
Large family gatherings
Pauline Ahearn reminds us of “Go outside and play.”
The Scroll beginnings
N.C.C.’s school newspaper had a long history.
The Scroll editors
They often took over at end of junior year.
N.C.C. graduate won Academy Award in 1973
Frank Mouris ’62 won Best Animated Film
Jimmy Quinn interviewed
Three grammar school kids got to ask him questions.
I met President Kennedy twice
Les Oliver recounts two chance meetings with JFK.
My parents taught me about President Kennedy
Anne Sirois learned about JFK from her family
Remembering John F. Kennedy
Several readers sent us their memories of JFK.
Our “Man and Woman of the Year” for 2017
Meet Roland Lachance and Pauline Carter-Wells.
Cambridge Athletic Hall of Fame
Dick Kelley (Rindge ‘45) posthumously inducted.
A skit for Cub Scouts to enjoy
Doris Costantino produced many activity ideas.
Father Matignon High School inspired many of us
Roland Lachance reminisces about MHS’ beginnings.
Matignon dedicated by Archbishop Cushing
From the archives, Bill Leary’s 1946 account.
The War of the Newtons & more
John X. Murphy is a prolific writer of many essays.
Grandmother’s table covered with ads
John Gelinas enumerated all those advertisements.
The last St. Peter’s graduates in old building.
Many might be unaware of previous school building.
Notre Dame basketball
The Cavaliers dominated in the ’60s.
Comic book expert at Regis College
Didn’t we all collect them?
N.C.C. class of 1962
A great 55th reunion was enjoyed by many.
A historic Cambridge document of 1756
Local French/Indian War paper sold at auction.