Edward Baker knew the color green meant spring was on the way. Baker also knew it meant St. Patrick’s Day was coming. He was a member of Schenectady’s Ancient Order of Hibernians in 1968 and was preparing for the group’s annual St. Patrick’s Day party. Others also were planning revelries. Schalmont High School’s “Folksingers” were getting in tune and in voice for a March 30 benefit concert. Still other students were more interested in travel. Schenectady’s branch of the American Association of University Women planned its “college caravan” for boys.