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Gazette seeking retired newsboys and newsgirls for Old Newsboys Day

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Richard DiCristofaro is in. So is Jim McDermott. And the Walker brothers — Steve, Jeff, Kevin and Dana. The guys are all former Daily Gazette paperboys and will return to their one-time morning jobs Wednesday, Oct. 1. The Daily Gazette is recruiting newsboys and newsgirls from the newspaper’s past to help celebrate the newspaper’s 120th year in business. The front page news is “Old Newsboys’ Day,” and newspapers will be sold by a vocal, one-day-only ...

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September 1, 2014
2:39 a.m.

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I used to deliver the Gazette in 1957. My paper pickup was at Morrow Ave and Balltown Road. I attended Van Antwerp JR High at the time. Sorry - I'm living a long way from Niskayuna now.
-So I can't help with the fundraiser.
Big thrill for me was seeing Sputnik at 5:00 when in was going over Schenectady.
Skies were really clear then! As I recall Sputnik was causing a garage door to open.- a few people had automatic garage door openers then.