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Chester Historical Society Presents: Chester “Characters”

In Chester CT Events, Interesting Bits on February 8, 2012 at 8:49 pm

Shirley Miceli started working in Collins Pharmacy on Main Street (which she later bought and renamed Chester Pharmacy) during her college summers. She remembers the early years of being a pharmacist when many prescriptions (capsules, ointments, suppositories, liquids) were compounded - made by hand, right there in the store. She ran the pharmacy just short of 40 years, closing it in 1989. This photo is from the 1960s. Shirley still remembers when she was held up at knifepoint inside the pharmacy, but the robber got away. Later a TV crew reenacted the burglary on a crime show to see if the man could be identified by any eyewitnesses. (Photo courtesy of Rob Miceli)

The Chester Historical Society, on Sunday afternoon, Feb. 26th, will presents another in it’s series Chester “Characters”. This series offers the unique opportunity to meet some of the people who helped make our community great. Sit and listen to stories that speak volumes of Chester’s history. ValleyNewsNow.Com has the full article and all the details. …read more.

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