50 years ago
- City officials elected at last November's municipal elections were formally sworn in by Judge Sauer. Taking office were Mayor Don L. Curtis, Auditor Norman LaFaber, Treasurer Betsy Lallathin, Solicitor Walter Hallock, and Council Presdient Ralph Gearhart.
100 years ago
- Crowds clamored for admission to see "Dr. Nicholson and the Blue Diamond" at the Lyric Theatre on New Year's Eve. At midnight, over 200 were served with a dainty repast of ice cream and cake by Mr. Schramm.