Thursday, January 2, 1969
CHRONOLOGY OF EVENTS 1968
3. A daughter, Samantha Ann, born in Webster District Hospital
to Mr. and Mrs. Douglas Bond (Carol Ann Alarie) was the first baby of
the New Year.
1. Sgt. William J. Cyr, U.S. Air Force, was killed in action
in South Vietnam.
1. A Recovery Room was established in Webster District Hospital.
1. Webster Ambulance Squadron initiated operations, answering
their first call at 7:45 p.m.
1. Dr. Bert E. Grove, headmaster at Webster Academy for
eight years, resigned to accept a similar post at Golden Hills Academy
in Ocala, Fla.
1. Andre T. Guay received his medical degee from the New
Jersey College of Medicine and Dentistry.
1. Webster School Committee initiated a probe of scheduling
problems in Barteltt High School.
30. Word was received that Cpl. William Krupinski, son
of Mr. and Mrs. Bernard Krupinski of Pine St., Dudley, was awarded the
Purple Heart for injuries sustained in Vietnam on Apri 10.
2. Emil J. DuPont, 73, of 8 Lake St., a prominent contractor
and realtor, was taken by death.
2. The Webster School Committee voted unanimously to dissolve
the Webster-Dudley School Superintendency Union.
1. Eight Bartlett High School seniors were commended by
the National Merit Scholarship Corporation.
1. Miss Patricia Rybacki was named Queen of the annual Webster
Firefighters Ball held in the State Line Casino.
2. Joseph C. Prout, of Upper Gore Rd., was named chairman
of the Webster Advisory Board.
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