Hawthorne Press Tribune
The Weekly Newspaper of Hawthorne
Herald Publications - El Segundo, Hawthorne, Lawndale & Inglewood Community Newspapers Since 1911 - (310) 322-1830 - Vol. 62, No. 26 - June 25, 2020
Hawthorne School District
Says Goodbye to Christine Chiappe
Happy Retirement to a good neighbor, Christine Chiappe, who recently retired from the Hawthorne School District. The Hawthorne Police Department celebrated Christine with a police parade and pitched in to donate boxes full of canned foods to support Christine’s wish in
helping a local food drive. We wish you many years of happiness. Photo courtesy Hawthorne Police Department.
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A Hawthorne Resident
Bridget and her family have an amazing
history, and there is plenty more that we
wish we could fit into this article. We were
introduced to Bridget when we reached
out to our residents in the beginnings of
the COVID-19 crisis. Bridget and her family’s
contributions are representative of the
good people who have created our “City of
Good Neighbors” Hawthorne. Following is
an opportunity to get to know one of your
wonderful neighbors and her family!
Raised by her mother, Joyce Hays Duffy,
and her father, Wallace James Duffy, Bridget
grew up in the city of Hawthorne with her
four other siblings. Her parents bought a
house in Hollyglen for $13,500 in 1954, while
they both worked in local high schools. Her
mother worked as a P.E. teacher at Hawthorne
High School (while the Beach Boys were still
attending) and later founded the Hawthorne
Tennis Club in the 1960s along with three
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