A look back at summer and the jobs program

SALISBURY — Lou Bucceri of the Salisbury Association Historical Society provided a capsule history of the summer youth jobs program in Salisbury. He spoke to a small but enthusiastic audience at the Scoville Memorial Library on Saturday, Oct. 14.

The program’s origin was in a 1971 regional program created by Ed Kirby, then the principal of Housatonic Valley Regional High School (HVRHS).

It was a work/study program for HVRHS seniors, with a mix of classroom instruction in the morning and jobs in the afternoon.

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