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Events in March '68 include St. Patrick’s party, benefit concert, college caravan

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Edward Baker knew the color green meant spring was on the way. Baker also knew it meant St. Patrick’s Day was coming. He was a member of Schenectady’s Ancient Order of Hibernians in 1968 and was preparing for the group’s annual St. Patrick’s Day party. That year, the local Irish began their celebration a day early — the party took place Saturday, March 16. Others also were planning revelries. Schalmont High School’s “Folksingers” were getting ...

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