The Troy Record from Troy, New York on December 18, 1968 · Page 46
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The Troy Record from Troy, New York · Page 46

Troy, New York
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Wednesday, December 18, 1968
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THI TROY RECORD, .TROY,. N. Y., WIDNISDAY MORNING, DECIMiER II, 1HI Watervliet News ·RANCH OFFICE, 1721 IROADWAY 273-1000 Cerri Writes Of Marines In Vietnam . A Watervliet school teacher is the author of a book, recently published hy Tower Press of New York City, concerning the story of the Second Battalion, 4th Marines in Vietnam. The book is entitled "Tho Magnificent Bastards of Vietnam" and the author is'Law- rence Cerri of 79 Boght Rd., who writes under the name of Lawrence Cortesi. This book is the third volume he has written for Tower Press, the previous books being "Mission Incredible," written three years ago, and ."Battle of the Bismarck Sea" which appeared approximately a year ago. Both books are still on sale. In his newest work, Mr. Cerr traces the 4th Marine' Secon Battalion in service in Vietnam Mr. Cerri, 44, who heads th Beading Program at Waterfor High School, is a veteran active service himself, havin served as a gunner in the Sout Pacific Theater of Action dur ing World -War II. Much of the material in hi newest book, both factual an technical, was given the autho by' John Gratton of 702 2nd St Watervliet, and James Trem bley of 32 Chestnut St., Cohoes members of the Marine group 01 which the book is based. Cerri is a native of Troy am a 'graduate of Watervliet Hig: School and Siena College., II previously taught at. Watervlie High School in the English de partment and later .in the Eng liiih Department of Waterfon High School. He is married t the former Frances Barrlnger R.N., · of Glens Falls. The; have four children, ; He is working on a fourtl novel, this time in the scienci fiction field, entitled "To Fine a Bee." The, setting for the new book is projected into the future, the year 2150 specttt cally. "In this story," Cerri relates, "bees have disappeared froir the world for two centuries anc the entire earth is due for extinction unless it can become re-pollinated." The plot entails ways and means to find enough bees to revitalize the planet. Obituary Mrs. Satcnlg Krikorian Mrs. Satenig Krikorian, 61, o 161 Bclmonl Ave., Worcester JIass., died suddenly Tuesday She had been under the care o »: physician. Mrs. Krikorian was a native of Harpoot, Armenia, and the .widow of Garabed C. Krikorian Surviving are three sons Krikor George Krikorian of Watervliet; George J. and Jasper J. Krikorian, both of Worcester, .JIass.; two sisters, Jfrs. Aroosi- »g Krikorian Chakarian ol ^ Worcester and Airs. Azwodi Chiliugar of Armenia. 1 The funeral will be hold from the Johnson Funeral Home, 12fl Lincoln St., Worcester and at 10:30 a.m. from the Armenian Apostolic Church of Our Savior. Interment will be in Hope Cemetery, Worcester. MMMM · FOR DELICIOUS PIZZA CALL LUIGI'S 273-9877 Deliveriei After 6 p.m. POOL TABLES , GENUINE SLATE . FULL LINE SUPPLIES, REPAIRS · TIME PAYMENTS. CANTON P°°«-TABLES UMNlUn 4 SUPPLY ISI7 7TH AVE., WATERVLIET ___^_ W3-2441 NEW TRUCK ARRIVES -- Frank H. Blair, in truck, foreman in Watervliet's Water Department, appears set to offer a ride in the new city truck to officials on hand .to inspect it at Watervliet City Garage. Standing, from the left, are Raymond C. Selke, Watervliet .general manager; Edward J. Koonman, deputy general manager, and Neal Dinuzzo, custodian of the city garage. Wesleyan Church Sets Yule Program The Kirs! Wesleyan Methodis Church will present its Sunday S c h o o l Christmas program Thursday at 7:30 p.m. in the church, The program will open with he congregation singing leard The Bells on Christmas Day," and will be followed by a 'ocal solo by Valerie Krupsk md a piano solo by Stanley Nor on, after which the Primary De lartme'nt will provide recitations md exercises. This program will be cli- naxcd with a film entitled "Tlie Child of Bethlehem." Also candj nd presents will be presented o the children. Workshop Aueutled By 3 Instructors Three faculty members ol School 9, Jliss Betty Jane Cos. :cllo, teacher of third grade; Jerome Cailahau, sixth grade cachcr, and Anthony R. Fa ·ina, principal, .were among area educators Who attended a reading worshop recently at Niskayuna High School. Dr. Roma Cans, professor imei'itus of Columbia Univer- iily Teachers College, addressed he group on the "Basic'Con- {derations in Teaching Read- as." Small group meetings were icld which included topics on 'Reading Readiness and Early dcntification of Reading Prob^ ems,' "A Defensible Program Reading in Kindergarten,'' Transition Groups, Grades one o three" and "Effective Read- ng in Cosiest Areas, Grades our to six." A book. exhibit followed the neeling. Willelta Chapter To Elect Officers Willetta Chapter, OES, ' onduct its' annual meeting and lection of officers at 8 p.m. oday in the Masonic Temple. Mrs. Charles Dodge, matron ·einlnds all officers to wear itrect dresses. Refreshments vill be served. OPEN 10 TO 10 DISCOUNT LIQUORS GIANT STOCK WINE and LIQUOR XMAS PACKAGES FREE GIFT WRAP Extra Savings ·*"-·*·-I l^gj|£| on "OUR" 80 Proof RYE-GIN-SCOTCH Aik For Our 1969 Appointment Calendar NORTH TROY 5th AVE. AT 112th ST. ADJOINING PARKING LOT OPEN 10 TO 10 WILSON'S ·RING YOUR CHRISTMAS LIST TO US Better Gift* To Wear F*r tt, Him tr Her IT f ATS TO CO CUT OF YOUR WAT TO 24th ST, and 3rd AVE., WATERVLIET Chritlmi Hwn Otm Til MO P.M. D«Hr CHAMI UT-A-WAT PHI OIFT Mil ACCOUNTS PLAN WRAPPIW STAMPS Fire Failure Fanes Firehouse Firemen It's a rare occasion that firemen go around looking for a fire -- except maybe when there isn't any fire. That happened to the Watervliet firemen Tuesday night. It seems that an oil burner used to heat the fire station failed. And, one fireman remarked "its . . . cold over here." Ex-Officer W. T. Nash Dies At 69 William T. Nash Sr., 69, of 2124 3rd Ave., Watervliet, died Tuesday at Albany Medical Ccn- ,cr Hospital following a brief illness. He was born in Walcrvliet, son if the late Thomas-C. Nash and Bridget Gavin. He attended St. Jrigid's Academy. Jlr. Nash was a member of .he Watervliet. Police Department and later a crane operator or the DH Railroad. He was ilso employed by the American Locomotive Co., Schenectady, as a crane operator. He was the idower of Margaret Maloney of Vatervliet. He is survived by seven sons, Villiam T. Nash Jr., of St. Stephen, S.C., Thomas J. Nash, Richard H. Nash and James M. Nash, all of Watervliet, Joeph J. Nash of Halfmoon; Ei- vard J. Nash of Loudonville; a daughter, Mrs. Raymond Carmel of Waterford; a sister, Mrs. rlary Bovcr and 19 grandchildren. The funeral will be at 8:30 a.m. Saturday from the J. Gregory Nealon and Son Funeral Home, 611 4th Ave., Watervliet, and at 9 a.m., from St. Brigid's Church where a Requiem High Mass will be celebrated. Inter- ncnt will be in St. Patrick's Cemetery, Watervliet. Asphyxiation Blamed In Couple's Death NEW BALTIMORE, N. Y, (UPI) -- An elderly couple were found dead Tuesday in the bedroom of. their home in this Greene County 'community, apparently of asphyxiation, state police said. They were George Haydcn, i, and his wife lrma,'57. Police ruled out foul play and said the couple may have died of carbon monoxide poisoning. Blood samples were taken for examination in state police laboratories in Albany. · The bodies were .discovered jy the local postmaster,' Raymond Skimmerhorn. . Warming Trend Due Today In Area : Temperatures will be warmer :oday--highs in the 30s and ivcrnight lows. in. the 20s, the J.S; Weather Bureau at Albany County airport.forecasts. Skies will be overcast tonight and Thursday. Thursday's tern icrsttires will again be up, with ilghs in the 30s and mid-40s, " Green Island Mn. CkrltttM Bean SlI-Mtt \ The Chrlstniii pirty and is icmbly of members of Cub 'ick M of Green Island will b* leld «t -7 p.m. today at tht :hurch of the Good Shepherd, Green Iilinri. Dole Heath, cub- mister, will 1* la chirge. PTA Plans Founders Dinner Event Tickets for the Founders Day Dinner are now on sale, cording to an announcement by the Watervliet 'Parent-Teacher Association Council. They are available from PTA presidents of Schools 1, 3, 9 and Watervliet High School or from executive members of the units PTAs. The dinner will be held at Watervliet High School at 6:30 p.m., Jan. 27 and deadline for reservations is Jan. 21. The menu will include a tur- iey dinner and Mrs. Fred Piel if School 9 is ticket chairman. Elections Held By Two City Fire Groups , Two Watervliet firemen's iroups elected officers at recent neetings in fire headquarters. Harold J. Larkin was elected iresident of the -Watervliet Uni- 'ormed Firefighters Association. Others include Joseph Haz- ;ano, vice president; Robert P. jarkin, secretary - treasurer; Basil Mullinare, sergeant-at- irms; Peter Patrosh, chairman if the board of. trustees and Thomas Bowling and Frank Moran, members of the board. Edward J. McCarthy was ilected president of the Water- 'liet Benevolent Firemen's Asso- 'iation. Others are Mr. Mullinare, vice president; William J. E. Healey, iccretary - treasurer and Mr. 'atrosh, assistant treasurer. Yule Program Set St. Basil's Mothers Club will hold a Christmas program Sunday Jan. 12, at 2 p.m. in the school hall. Asks Aid For Mail Deliveries Postmaster Andrew M. Hoblock has reminded residents of Watervliet and areas served By the Watervliet Post Office to shovel out their mail boxes to expediate delivery. He stated that letter carrier:; and especially drivers on the mounted route are having difficulties in making proper deliveries. He also reminded residents to get their Christmas packages and cards into the Post Office as quickly as possible. Macy's Santa To Visit Three Area Hospitals Santa, his big filled with toys, books and games from Macy's Department Store, Colonie, will be visiting children tt three area hospital this week. First stop on his pre-Christmas trip is Ellis Hospital, Schenectady, where he will arrive at 2:30 p.m. today, distributing gift bags to approximately 40 children. . Next stop is at 2:30 p.m. Thursday, when 25 children at Samaritar Hospital will receive presents. And Friday at 2:30 p.m. SanttiHosplUl, where 75 ihut-iB i stops at Albany Mediol Center I drenwIU Deceive i«U. ' ~"----'oTiiriVn. TIU i» Mt. 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' These short concerts will be every hour on the now from 9 AM to 9 PM. Just when we figure you'll need ·them most. Used as directed, they can do wonders for CKtistmaa ·nerves. · MARINE MIDLAND^ We'reheretohelpyou. v^' HEMBERF.D.I.C. I 1 We couldn't control the weather but we can guarantee rite tickets. ; The violent squall of December 5th : that scattered several cartons o f . November Lottery tickets on lower Broadway doesn't mean they have "gone with the wind". Thanks to our accounting controls, every purchaser of a November Lottery ticket bought from a licensed Lottery Sales Agent and deposited in an officialLo 1 ttery drop box will get a crack at the Lottery prizes. ( When the storm struck, we went right to work--arid we want to thank the hundreds of public spirited citizens who helped us. But even lost tickets which are not ; recovered will get a crack at the Lottery/prize money because, they can be identified and will be replaced. No one who invested a dollar in a November Lottery ticket is going to miss out on a chance at the winnings --storm or no storm. We guarantee it. Joseph H. Murphy Commissioner of Taxation 4 Finance T Ernest T. Bird Director, Division of the Lottery For Lonttyintemiaon all (518) 457-2748 Your chtnce of * lifetime lobelptductttai

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