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BLAST FROM THE PAST - Injured teen recovering

Norwalk Reflector Staff • Oct 29, 2015 at 12:45 PM

JUNE 7, 1956

The top stories in the Norwalk Reflector-Herald on this date 51 years ago:

Rural Norwalk youth run over by truck; doing OK

Huntz Vant Gregory, South Norwalk Road, was termed "much better" this morning by Dr. John Gardiner after being run over by the rear wheels of a truck in front of 70 East Main shortly after 9 o'clock last night.

Huntz, 15-year-old son of John Gregory, is in Memorial Hospital after suffering what was described as internal injuries and several fractures to the pelvic bone.

Rev. Dennison elected Alumni Trustee at WRA

The Rev. B. Whitman Dennison, rector of St. Paul's Episcopal Church, Norwalk, has been elected an alumni trustee of Western Reserve Academy, Hudson, Ohio.

A WRA graduate in 1939, Mr. Dennison attended the school four years. From there he went to William College, receiving his bachelor of arts degree in 1943. In 1951 he was graduated from Cleveland Marshall Law School with the bachelor of law degree.

Huron County Banking Company personnel recognized

The entire personnel of the Huron County Banking Company were pictured in the paper in recognition of the celebration of the bank's 75th anniversary. They were: John M. Arthur, assistant cashier; C. McLaughlin, cashier; John F. Ernsthausen, president; Joseph V. Motsch, executive vice president; Ralph E. Potts, assistant cashier; T.J. Ralston, assistant cashier; Miss Roberta Dombart, Mrs. Ruth Stark, Miss Linda Farr, Miss Patricia Widman, Miss Mary Powers, Mrs. Joan Keller, Mrs. Alice Shepp, Miss Shirley Gates, Mrs. Virginia Young; Mrs. Virginia Poland, Miss Ruth Schaffer, Miss Bernadine Roth, Miss Jean Carpenter, Mrs. Doris McClellan, Miss Jane Start, Mrs. Donna Weisbengerger, Miss Mildred Lyons, William J. Catalane, Clarence Jefferson, Wayne Leslie and Robert Reid.

Eight Norwalk teachers leaving

At least eight of this year's public school faculty members will not be on hand here next September to answer the opening bell on Sept. 4, said Superintendent James McBride today.

Miss Alyce Matsumoto, kindergarten teacher, is returning to Hawaii to teach. Mrs. Naomi Wiebe, high school English, and Miss Anne Gage, sixth grade, are planning to accept positions in their home towns of Willard and Johnstown, respectively.

Miss Gretchen Glick, first grade, is to be married. Mr. Isaiah Owen expects to accept employment in another field. Mr. James Ellertson, teacher of the slow learners class, is undecided as to his future plans.

Retiring are Miss Odah Phay Moll, fourth grade, and Mrs. Harrison Zuercher, junior high science and mathematics teacher.

Compiled by Andy Prutsok

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