Posts made in September, 2013

“REMEMBER AND NEVER FORGET”

Posted by on Sep 11, 2013 in Warwick In History Minutes | 0 comments

“Warwick in History” –  “REMEMBER AND NEVER FORGET” the day’s events of September 11, 2001. Remember and never forget the men and women who lost their lives, the families that will never be the same. Remember, never forget and pray for the men and women who are fighting for our freedom everyday.  May God bless the United States and give our leaders wisdom  as we move into the future. ...

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Dr. Bradner Installs X-Ray Equipment – 1908

Posted by on Sep 9, 2013 in Warwick In History Minutes | 0 comments

“Warwick in History” – On this date in 1908, Dr. H.K. Bradner installed a large X-Ray machine in his new office. The machine was about three times six feet and nearly six feet high, enclosed in glass and finished in polished hard wood. It consisted of a dozen large discs that revolved swiftly past several sets of brass teeth adjusted so as to generate electricity. By this machine, local treatment could be given for various diseases with the electricity being directly applied through a glass tube to parts affected. It was an important addition to the doctor’s...

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A Piece of History Focused on Secondary Education in Warwick

Posted by on Sep 6, 2013 in Warwick In History Minutes | 0 comments

“Warwick in History” – The Warwick Institute was organized in the 1850’s by a group of individuals to provide facilities for secondary education, and it charged tuition in the beginning. On September 5, 1868 the Institute, with the building, furniture and other assets, was transferred to the Board of Education of Union Free School District No. 12 of the Town of Warwick; and papers were deposited with the County Clerk, to be filed according to law. This transfer was made to provide the academic portion of a free public education for Warwick youth in high school. Twenty...

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1932 – Warwick Valley High School Graduates Most Students to Date

Posted by on Sep 4, 2013 in Warwick In History Minutes | 0 comments

“Warwick in History” – In June of 1932 the auditorium of the high school was filled with parents and friends of the largest graduating class in the history of Warwick to that date, numbering 28. The main address of the evening was by William J. Regan, principal of the Oakwood School at Poughkeepsie. It was filled with good advice and many witticisms, and stories of experiences of boys and girls who had come under his supervision, which illustrated very effectively his point that you “can’t get something for nothing”. The presentation of prizes was made by...

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The Assessment Roll of 1775. . .

Posted by on Sep 3, 2013 in Warwick In History Minutes | 0 comments

“Warwick in History” – On this date in 1775 the assessment roll of 1775 shows several names still prominent in the Warwick area including Wisner, Edsall, Benedict, Wood, Sayre, Wheeler, Seeley, Sanford, Van Duzer, Schofield, Knapp, Baird, Decker, Welling, Howell, Todd, Demarest, Larue, Feagles, Raynor, Miller, Sutton, Ferguson, Wright, Stratton, Carr, Beers and Roe. Assessor at this time was John Hathorn. Capt. Hathorn was in command of the Warwick Company of Militia and later became Colonial of the Warwick Regiment and in this capacity commanded in the Battle of...

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