From The Attic

10 Years Ago

• Ashlee Polkinghorn was named first team All-NWOAL for volleyball.

• Swanton football topped Danbury 69-19 setting the team record for points in a game. Tom Leahey scored four times for Swanton.

25 Years Ago

• Work began on an addition to the Swanton Municipal Building on Chestnut Street.

• Swanton graduate Tom Eitniear was named offensive MVP of the Mid-Continental Football League.

50 Years Ago

• Herrick Allen was presented the Swanton Exchange Club’s Golden Deed Award.

• Don’s Superette at Airport Highway and Brailey Road offered chuck roast for 59 cents per pounds and pork chops for 43 cents per pound.

75 Years Ago

• Because of a limited number of postal workers due to World War II, it was suggested that Christmas cards and gifts be mailed in November.
• Playing at the La France Theater in Swanton was “Pride of the Yankees” starring Gary Cooper.

90 Years Ago

• A skunk in a school room led to an extra day of vacation for pupils at Grubb Oak School, east of Swanton.