The “Showboat” pulled into Niskayuna Reformed Church on Friday, Nov. 14, 1969. Laura Sicko and her friends from the church’s Pairs and Spares club performed the celebrated musical. Tom Male, Toni Fay Levitto, Betty Fenson and William Male were all in straw hats and walking sticks for the show. Bunches of people had other ideas for early autumn of ’69.
Laura Sicko makes some moves during a rehearsal for “Showboat” in November 1969. Laura and her pals from the Pairs and Spares Club in the Niskayuna Reformed Church starred in the show. From far left are Tom Male, Toni Fay Levitto, Dan Matteo, Marie Male, Tony Levitto, Betty Fenson and William Male.
Joseph Fallone, advertising manager at Barney’s department store, and Jane Brough review plans for Schenectady’s 1969 Christmas Parade. The present incarnation of the holiday tradition will be held Saturday in downtown Schenectady.
Peggy Glen, a registered nurse at Sunnyview Hospital in 1969, models an early nursing uniform for her friends with New York State Nurses Association District 10. The group was planning its 50th anniversary dinner. Looking on are Florence Gorus (center), Helen Ford (standing) and Sylvia Hosegood.
Niskayuna ski enthusiasts examine equipment in anticipation of the 1969 ski season. From left are Bonnie Boraski, Edward Fronko, Charlotte Williams and Bob Birchenough. Boraski, Williams and coach Birchenough were with the Niskayuna High School ski team; Fronko was with the Niskayuna Booster Club.
East Glenville firefighters knew how to fight fires and train baby sitters in November 1969. Reviewing details for a four-session baby-watching course at the firehouse in November 1969 are, from left, Allen Taussig, Lewis Greene, Chief Alfred Fritz and Denis Pauze.
Scotia Patrolman Al Mancini shows off a ticket for the village police department’s annual Thanksgiving Eve Teenage Hop in November 1969. Lending support are patrolmen Dick Fyvie, center, and Edwin Murch.
Members of the new 25-Plus Singles Club make dates for the future in November 1969. From left are David Farrell, Robert Curtiss, Mary Lou Larmore, Mary Teal and Maria Teresa Arenas.
From left, Eliana D’Jimas, Mrs. Harold Perns and Harold Perns model costumes for an antiques show sponsored by St. George’s Greek Orthodox Church in November 1969.
From left, Niskayuna kids Joe Farnham, George Levey and Karen Cooney practice arrow placement for an archery contest at the Van Antwerp athletic field on Nov. 15, 1969.