New Hartford in the 1960s

  • The former Methodist Church on Oxford Road became the new home for the Players of Utica.

  • A senior day care center opened in the Oneida County Agricultural building on Oxford Road

  • The American Emblem plant on Genesee Street was razed to make way for the Sauquoit Valley arterial.

  • Betty Hurd was elected president of the Board of Education for the New Hartford Schools

  • The New Hartford Fire Department had a new 1,000-gallon American LaFrance pumper.

  • The Higby Road (Hughes Elementary School) was built.

  • The roof of the Point School was demolished

  • James H. Donovan becomes supervisor of the Town of New Hartford

  • John Miller and Susan Bachman are valedictorian and salutatorian of the New Hartford High School Class of 1964

  • Munger's Department store was built in the New Hartford Shopping Center.

  • The Citizen's band \concert on Jul 28, 1964 on the steps of the Oxford Road School. Peter W. Cavallo, bass baritone, was the soloist.

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