Scrapbook: More Schenectady, Rotterdam photos from 1981

George Clark, 90, the Town of Rotterdam's oldest retired police officer during the fall of 1981, visits with police friends as the department prepared for the PBA's annual fall benefit for the widow and orphans fund. From left are officers Tim Bradt, Tony Jasenski, Ed Bylina and Donald Knoblauch. Clark was on the job from 1938 until 1960.
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George Clark, 90, the Town of Rotterdam's oldest retired police officer during the fall of 1981, visits with police friends as the department prepared for the PBA's annual fall benefit for the widow and orphans fund. From left are officers Tim Bradt, Tony Jasenski, Ed Bylina and Donald Knoblauch. Clark was on the job from 1938 until 1960.

SCHENECTADY – More images from 1981 in today’s Capital Region Scrapbook.

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Women of note gathered for the Junior League of Schenectady’s 50th anniversary dinner-dance at the Turf Inn in Colonie during the fall of 1981. At left are Mrs. Terry Phillips, League president, and Mrs. Charles Nelson, dance chairwoman, as they welcome past League presidents Mrs. S.N. Costantino of Wayne, Pa., Mrs. Stephen Hamilton of Trumbull, Conn., and Mrs. Richard W. Porter of Cos Cob, Conn. 

 

Members of the Rotterdam Lions Club collect donations at a town shopping area for their White Cane Sale, a fundraiser for sight conservation. From left are supporters Mary Farstad and Thelma Chainyk and Lions Gregor W. Vincent, John D’Amico and Robert J. Murphy. The money in part helped buy vision glasses for children in the Rotterdam School District.

 

Musicians and vocalists from the Etude Club of Schenectady prepare for a concert during the fall of 1981. From left are pianist Suzanne Lake, sopranos Joyce Muckenfuss, Jane Bucci and Lynne Latella and cellist (and pianist) Barbara Wright. The club welcomed women with a serious interest in performing classical music.

 

George Clark, 90, the Town of Rotterdam’s oldest retired police officer during the fall of 1981, visits with police friends as the department prepared for the PBA’s annual fall benefit for the widow and orphans fund. From left are officers Tim Bradt, Tony Jasenski, Ed Bylina and Donald Knoblauch. Clark was on the job from 1938 until 1960.

 

Trustees from the State University of New York visited Schenectady County Community College in September 1981. Checking out specially-made loaves of bread are Don Putnam, chairman of the SCCC Board of Trustees (in front) and, from left, Donald Blinken, chairman of the SUNY Board of Trustees, Sandi Donohue, SCCC student trustee, David Wynewski, SUNY student trustee and Dr. Wright Lassiter, SCCC president.

 

The Schenectady YMCA’s “Pure Gold” exercise class for seniors makes some moves during the fall of 1981. From left are Mabel Harrison, Ralph Hoyle, Willard Maxwell, Florence Wells and instructors Esther Graham and Lorraine Leibold.

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