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MISC. NEWS ARTICLES & NOTICES
1971 - 1980

 

Daily News

April 25, 1974 (Thursday)

Social Services name administrator [with photo of Quinlan]
A former Holyrood resident and 16-year veteran with the department of Social Services has been named regional administrator of social services for the St. John's region.

Jerome Quinlan took up his new duties February 1. F.A. Davis, whom he succeeds, has become executive director and secretary of the Social Services Appeal Board.

Mr. Quinlan served extensively as welfare officer and district supervisor with the department, especially in St. John's, Bell Island, Long Pond, Bay Bulls and Fermeuse (over which he presently has jurisdiction). In addition, he has also completed a year of graduate work at Maritime School of Social Work, Halifax. ...


Daily News

May 14, 1974 (Tuesday)

Glenwood residents trace Micmac origins as Celebration project.
Glenwood (Special) - This town, located on the Gander River, had its origins as a Micmac Indian settlement and its residents have set a Confederation Celebration project of tracing their heritage. Malcolm Squires, a town councillor, heads a three member committee in handling the study. Descendants of the Micmac founders of the town have undertaken to prepare displays of old handicrafts, tools and weapons, while others are concentrating on other areas of the project. The efforts of all concerned will be brought together in a Celebration of Glenwood Day with emphasis on the 25th anniversary of Confederation and the much older heritage of the town. Tourism minister Tom Doyle has lauded the project as an exciting example of the spirit of Confederation Celebrations.

 

 

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