Framingham Online News

Janet Leombruno Earns 2011 Good Scout Award

September 9, 2011 (4:07 pm EST)
by News Staff
Filed under: General Interest
Janet Leombruno, (at age 12, circa 1976), one of the first 2 girls to play Little Leauge in Framingham

At age 12, Janet Leombruno was one of the first two girls to play Little Leauge baseball in the town of Framingham, Mass., (photo circa 1976)

FRAMINGHAM, MA - Janet Leombruno was born and raised in Framingham. She attended the Mary E. Stapleton Elementary School, the Cameron Middle School, and graduated from Framingham North High in 1981.

Always a trail-blazer, she was one of the first two girls in Framingham to play Little League baseball!

Janet volunteered at the YMCA to help young children in many activities and excelled in training youngsters in gymnastics.

For 13 years, she volunteered for numerous programs at Hemenway School.

She coached soccer for Framingham United Soccer Club for 6 years. She has coached baseball in Framingham for 13 years, (and currently coaches a "Majors" team), and also coaches in the Temple Beth Am Brotherhood "TBA" Basketball League.

Janet currently serves on the board of directors of Framingham Baseball and is a Framingham Baseball Commissioner.

Janet is a long-time Framingham Town Meeting Member and is ...[read more]

Join Cub Scout Pack 78 in North Framingham

September 9, 2011 (4:19 am EST)
by News Staff
Filed under: Around Town
Scout Pack 78, North Framingham, MA

Scout Pack 78, North Framingham meets at First United Methodist Church, 360 Water Street

FRAMINGHAM, MA - Scouting is alive, well and continues the same traditions founded over 100 years ago.

In North Framingham, Pack 78 is comprised of boys who attend the Hemingway, Dunning, Potter Road and Stapleton schools -- and they'd like to see even more boys join!

While the focus is on the boys -- moms, dads and the whole family can be involved in scouting activities and spend quality time with their sons.

Could over 100 years of having fun be a good reason to join?

Last year family events included; a day-trip and sleep-over on the U.S.S. Massachusetts, an overnight sleep-over at ...[read more]