This Week in Chester History…

In 1955, Gene Ingraham (aged 10) and Dickie McDade (aged 8) manned their posts at the Ground Observer Corps on Telephone Hill for a photographer of the New York Daily News. A staffer at the paper had read¬†The Mendham-Chester Tribune’s story of the youngsters’ service scanning the skies and had to see it for themselves. Source: The Mendham-Chester Tribune.