50 years ago
Traffic on Ohio 7 near Newport was halted when a small plane en route to Phoenix, Arizona, landed on the highway during a snow squall. The pilot was fearful of running out of gas before he could find a better landing place.
100 years ago
Alterations have been made in the plans for the Putnam Street bridge, on which laying of iron has begun. Instead of two street car tracks, there will be only one track at the side of the roadway and the other side will be used as a roadway for wagons and carriages.