From The Attic

10 Years Ago

• Harmon Gombash won an award for Outstanding Youth Achievement in Promotions of the Flemish Giant Rabbit.

25 Years Ago

• The Christmas in Swanton parade featured Jerry Anderson of WSPD Radio.

• Aunt Sal’s Groom Room became Connie’s Groom Room.

• Swan Gallery installed a new laser disc system.

50 Years Ago

• An explosion caused by an L.P. gas leak and the resulting fire destroyed the home of Clinton (Butcher Boy) Ward on Route 5 in Swanton.

• A group of industrious men decorated the business district and Airport Highway for the Christmas season.

75 Years Ago

• A & P offered a 14-ounce bottle for Ritters catsup for 18 cents.
• Playing at the La France Theater in Swanton was “Ox-Bow Incident” starring Henry Fonda.
90 Years Ago
• Plans for a traffic light at South Main Street and the Chicago Pike were announced.
• Henry Wahl of Toledo was sentenced to serve from 1-20 years in Ohio penitentiary for shooting a 15-year Swanton High School student. He had taken the girl from her home near Swanton and shot her as she escaped from his auto.