70 YEARS AGO (1949): Katie Kudelis was head of the Hudson High School cheerleaders, which included: June Stone, Beverly Jacobs, Judith Neves, Janet Tighe, Anne Blue, Pauline Girard and Frances Sullivan….Rosemary MacPherson was named editor of the Hudson News Enterprise by publisher Frank Britton….Virginia Agrela was elected president of the senior class of St. Michael’s Academy….The Harmony Boys, Joe Alves, Ev Doherty and John T. “Podge” Finnerty entertained at the Polio Benefit for Donald Levesque at the State Armory….Local realtor offered a Lake Boon home for rent for $65 per month….Apple pickers were wanted at the Wood Farm on Long Hill Road, Bolton….Funeral services were held for Mrs. Cora Brigham, 89, widow of Major General William Brigham, former owner of the Brigham homestead, now the Legion Home….Harold Carney entered his junior year at Wesleyan University, Connecticut….About $35 in damage was caused by fire at the Ralph Lyman cottage at Lakeside, Lake Boon, attributed to a defective fireplace….Boy Scouts planning to attend a patrol leader course at Camp Resolute included: Joe Martins, Donald Eastman, Warren Ryan, Kenneth Esty, Donald Lindquist and Hebert Souza…Robert Woodard installed a new air-cooled refrigeration unit at his store, 81 Main St….Photographer Donald Perry had offices at 38 Main St….Pupils of the Beatrice M. Collins School of Expression, including Joan Lindsey, Jayne Presutti and Shirley Hobbs, provided entertainment at the reception for new teachers at Hudson High School. Betty Archambeault offered two songs, and Ann Houghton and Alda Bowby appeared in a skit….The new Plymouth Suburban, a combination of passenger and utility vehicle of all-metal construction, was on display at Elm Garage, South Street…Justine Beede was chairman of the Linden Street School Food Sale….Alexander Kursonis defeated Kenneth Johnson in the finals of the Riverside Park tennis club matches, winning a trophy donated by the Hudson Detachment Marine Corps League…Francis Gilles Jr. was chairman of Knights of Columbus Ladies Night committee….Robert Barrett of Hudson was chairman of the Field Trials at Riverside Gun Club, including beagle trial, coon drag and dog bench show…….Riverside Gun Club game committee, headed by Cliff Blackman and Clifton Schneider, released 50 cock pheasants as part of the club’s propagation program.

—Compiled by Rosemary Rimkus