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Town of Greece Sesquicentennial Float
The float celebration the sesquicentennial of the Town of Greece. The sesquicentennial took place Sunday, 28 May 1972. The one hundred and fifty year anniversary celebration included a parade, fireman's competition, park dedication, picnic and other activities. Jeanne Dever was crowned Queen of the Sesquicentennial.
Decoration Day Parade in Greece
Decoration Day parade in Greece, 1940's. It is more commonly known as Memorial Day. 1940's
Greece Town Hall Addition Project Ceremony
Ceremony for the Old Greece Town Hall to celebrate an addition project, 1953. Supervisor Gordon Howe is pictured with shovel.
Laying the Cornerstone of Greece Olympia School
Laying the cornerstone of the Greece Olympia School, 1959. Myron White was the first principal and oversaw an initial student body of over a thousand students.
Greece Public Library Mitchell Road Branch Opening
Attendees of the opening of the Greece Public Library Mitchell Road Branch, April 1963. The hours of operation at that time were Monday through Friday, 1-5pm and 7-9pm; Saturday 1-5pm. Between 1960 and 1963, the library was housed at Greece Olympia High School, Greece Baptist Church and Ridgecrest Plaza. Supervisor Vince Tofany second from right. Sheriff Al Skinner is to the far right.
Maypole Ceremony During “Health Day” Celebration
Maypole ceremony during the 1929 Town of Greece Health Day celebration.
VFW Memorial Day Arms Presentation Ceremony
VFW Memorial Day ceremony, 1976.
Book Award Presentation for “Eight Miles Along the Shore”
Book award presentation for the book "Eight Miles Along the Shore." Pictured from left to right: Wayne Scheible, Scott Wiley, unknown male, Virginia Tomkiewicz & Shirley Husted-Cox, 1982.
Town of Greece Employees Posing for Relay for Life Event
Town of Greece Employees posing for "Paint the Town Purple" event for Relay for Life program to raise awareness of the fight against cancer, 2014.
Groundbreaking Ceremony for Greece Police Department Headquarters
Groundbreaking ceremony for the new Greece Police Department Headquarters located on Vince Tofany Blvd. Supervisor Bill Reilich is pictured in the white hard hat, Chief Patrick Phelan is second from the right and Deputy Supervisor Michelle Marini on the far right, January 2016.
Signing of the Lake Ontario Relief and Recovery Grant
New York State Governor Andrew Cuomo, Greece Town Supervisor Bill Reilich and other senior officials at the signing of the New York State Lake Ontario Relief and Recovery Aid grant in response to extensive flooding along Lake Ontrario, 2017.
Receiving Line for Arrival of New York State Governor Nelson Rockefeller
Greece Town Supervisor Gordon Howe and New York State Governor Nelson Rockefeller on the receiving line for the Governor's arrival, 1960.
Governor Nelson Rockefeller’s Visit to Rochester
Governor Nelson Rockefeller, Greece Town Supervisor Gordon Howe and Rochester Mayor Peter Barry, 1960.
Lowering of Flag on Last Day of Britton Road Junior High School
Students lowering the flag for the last time on the final day of Britton Road Junior High School. The school closed in June 1980.
Flag Presentation of Britton Road Junior High School
Principal Hwiecko shown with flag on 17 June, 1980. This was part of the closing ceremony of Britton Road Junior High School.