** The YMCA Buddy League games were being played at McKinley and Washington Irving Junior High Schools
** Star Bowling Alleys at 506 State Street was open for business.
** The Edison Club was holding an annual ice carnival. It featured ice skating races, an obstacle course race and skating exhibitions.
** Skiland, located in East Berne, was advertising night-time skiing in the Schenectady Gazette.
** Fox & Murphy Sporting Goods was open for business and selling its sports products at 334 State Street. Golf pro Jimmy Farina was giving golf lessons there.
** A Nott Terrace/Amsterdam basketball game was postponed due to a coal shortage.
** The Outdoorsman Sporting Goods Store was located on Crane Street.
** Brooklyn Dodger baseball games were being aired over radio station WPTR (1540).
** Casting reels were selling for $1.69 at Goldstock’s, which was located on Broadway.
** Members of the Schenectady Blue Jay Knothole Club got to see twelve games free by presenting their league membership cards.
**The old Jewish Community Center was located on Germania Avenue off of Albany Street, and junior high school basketball tournaments were being held there.
** Mont Pleasant track star, Jack Hamilton, won an athletic scholarship to Alfred. He was one of the best pole-vaulters in Red Raider history.
** Doctor John Angerosa, and ear, nose amd throat specialist, was playing basketball for Nott Terrace. He also was an accomplished piano player.
** Rupsis Tavern, on Carrie Street, won both the state and national shuffleboard championships.