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Vintage Pics from Joan Duby Simpson
VINTAGE PHOTOS -- thru the years

OLD PHOTOS......FUN PHOTOS !!   NEAT MEMORIES !!

On this page: a variety of "vintage" and miscellaneous photos, from the past 50 years....
................as sent in by YOU, our Midland Park & Waldwick classmates ! 


NOTE:  Photos below are GROUPED roughly by year (earliest to most current), and by event or gathering ----

(Please feel free to comment on any of these pictures, add names, and/or to send more of your own !! )




ABOUT 1949 --

Christmas Play "Toyland" at Highland Avenue Elementary School
(Can anyone help name these classmates?)

Winged Angels (L to R): 1.?,   2.?,   3. Linda Terhune?,   4.?
"Mary" (under the dark veil): ??

-BACK ROW (L to R):   ??  ; Judy Boyko? ;  Jimmy Fells;  Irene Farnkoff;  Susan Greene;  Jim Cooper; Joanne Van Dyke; and Dan Kay
-FRONT ROW (L to R):   ??  ; Lynne Nagle; Dave Kay; Pat Witte?; Mary Lou Breithaupt; Lillian Hanas; Betty Nagelhout; and Judy McLaughlin.




ABOUT 1953 --

L-R: John Zacco, Jim Cooper, Mike O'Donnel

(picture sent by Jim Cooper)





ABOUT 1955 ?

Party Time at Ruth Harrison's  (Ruth and the Smith twins lived just a couple of houses apart) --
Left (back side) of table (6 kids):  Tommy (Orrie) Smith, Lisa Laut, Carol Marshall, Mike Adair, Ruth Harrison, and Eddie??
Right (front side) of table (5 kids):  ..??, Orrie (Tom) Smith; little Eileen Harrison, Linda Terhune, Bev Junta;
Standing in back (3 kids):  Richard Harrison, Rich McGlaughlin, Sharon.

  
(photos from Ruth Harrison)                                                ............................and the photo at right:  Biking with the Smith Brothers





ABOUT 1956 --

The following two pictures (sent by Bud Conklin) are from Waldwick 7th grade trip (about 1956) to Museum Village, Monroe, NY.
1st row:  Jean Sermeus, Carol Rickel, Bob Stracher;  2nd Row:  Jim Cooper, Bud Conklin, Dick Heddy;  3rd row:  Paul Marks
FYI:  Dick Heddy is now a Custodian at one of the schools in Midland Park.




Bud Conklin with teacher, Mrs. Toomey




ABOUT 1958 --

Left:   Linda Terhune (Year?)                   Right:  Dotty Spinweber (Year?)
       
(pictures sent by Ruth Harrison)


The 1958 Midland Park Football team ----

(picture sent by Jim Cooper)
PHOTO LEGEND CORRECTION:  That is Bud Conklin (NOT Bob Wilson) in 2nd row, 2nd from right (between Bob Niblette and Jim Grippo).



Our 9th-grade Cheerleading Squad --
  Back row:
Lillian Hanas, Bourgi Hoerner, Olive Schoonmaker, Joan Duby, Jan Villarosa, Carol Smith, and Jan Coomber ;
  Front row:
Wanda Ambro, Ann Heron, and Barb Chilson.



Our cheerleaders -- in [what year?]



Cheerleaders again !  In [what year?]




ABOUT 1959 --


MP "Cupid's Capers" Valentine Booster (Front and Back ) --  sent in by Ruth Harrison

 


More "Booster" stuff from our high school days, sent in by Ruth Harrison
 



1959 ? -- L-R:  Romy Biancardi,  Dave Kearns [St. Lukes],  Bud Conklin  and  Jim Cooper in Cooper's backyard in Waldwick

(pic sent by Jim Cooper)





ABOUT 1960 -


Junior Prom photo of (L-r):  Bud Conklin, Bourgi Hoerner, Carol Smith and Jim Eggert........





1960 Football Team: 

 (picture colorized and sent by Jim Cooper)



Our 1960 Varsity Cheerleaders.................. (picture colorized and sent by Jim Cooper)


(pic sent by Jim Cooper)


1960  --  Mary Lou Breithaupt, with "mascot" Randy Hanas..........Lillian's little bro.

(photo sent by Jim Cooper)



Girls Pyramid in Nancy Spoerer's backyard in Waldwick:  Nancy Spoerer on top, Nancy Maggi on bottom left & Chris Paolillo bottom right (photo taken by Lillian Hanas)

Guys' pyramid (at right) taken at Waldwick Pool:  Ants Laudato on top, Wayne Farissier mid-rt; John Zacco, mid-bottom
(both photos sent by Jim Cooper)

 




1961 --


Our Senior Class Play -- "Teahouse of the August Moon" starring Romy Biancardi as "Sakini", and Mary Lou Breithaupt as "Lotus Blossom"

(pic sent by Jim Cooper)




1961: Lake Sebago, Harriman State Park, New York:
 
L-R: Lillian Hanas, Chris Paolillo, Nancy Spoerer, Peggy Williams.    L-R: Nancy Maggi, Nancy Spoerer, Chris Paolillo, Pegy Williams, Loretta Walsh
(both pics sent by Jim Cooper)


1961:  Dinner and Play at the Meadowbrook Dinner Theater...
(picture sent by Bourgi)
...........Back Row (L to R):  Pat Sheard,  Bob St. Cyr,  Bourgi Hoerner,  Chuck Menning,  Bob Niblette.
.............Front Row (L to R):  Lynne Merboth,  Romy Biancardi,  Jeanine Gers,  Leonard Cronk,  Lynn Noble





THEN:
JUNE GRADUATION Ceremony at the high school  (see "SENIOR YEAR PHOTOS" Tab at left)




AFTER OUR 1961 GRADUATION --


1961-2 -- News articles from the Paterson Evening News (sent in by Ruth Harrison)
   

 




AND MORE RECENTLY:


2001 --
 

Summer Picnic / Get-together at Ron Moore's Home (these photos sent in by Jim Cooper)







In the above picture:
Bottom step (L-R):  Bud Conklin, Ron Norick
2nd row:  Hank Degenaars, Ron Moore
3rd row:  Betty Nagelhout Moore, Chris Paolillo, Loretta Walsh
4th row:  Nancy Maggi-Norick, Nancy Degenaars, Jim Fells
5th row: Terry Zacco, John Zacco, Janet Zacco, Fay Farissier, Wayne Farissier, Jim Cooper, Laurie Cooper


HALLOWEEN came a little early for "The Gals"  ----------------- !!??!!



"The Guys" ----
Front: Ron Moore;     Middle row:  Bud Conklin; Jim Fells;     Top: Wayne Farissier, Jim Cooper






2002 (June)
--  Photos sent by Jim Cooper of the picnic/party at his place in Gardiner, NY






Romy Biancardi and Bob Scott


Wayne Farissier and John Pyle throwing horseshoes ---


At the other end of the horseshoe game:  "One-legged" Ed Hampel and Jim Cooper at the pits


At the refreshments table:  (L to R) Bob Scott,  Jim Cooper,   Joanne and John Pyle






2003 --  Nancy Maggi-Norick with grandkids in Oklahoma around 2003




2006-- The Outer Banks !!


The Outer Banks (OBX), North Carolina, often sees this rowdy crowd of party-goers................................








(More pics are coming in.   Keep watching here for updates......................................)
(Advance thanks to each of you who sends in photos !)



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