St. Anthony’s Holy Name Society introduced new officers in January 1969. Seated from left are John DePaula, John Fleeres and Vincent Peretta. Standing from left are Albino Ruscitti, Dominick Lombardo and Atley Perretta.
Some people put away their formal clothing on New Year’s Day.
Others keep top hats and tuxedos ready for other January events. The first days of a new year are often times when groups and societies install and introduce new personnel.
Some people dressed informally for their inductions — but these men and women all seemed glad to be part of their groups during the first days of 1969.