From The Attic

10 Years Ago

• Dennis Donahue Memorial Trot for a Track to raise money for construction of an all-weather track at Evergreen High School.

25 Years Ago

• Dace Imagine, a Swanton dance company, announced a three concert series.
• Congresswoman Marcy Kaptur met with staff and members of the Swanton GALA senior citizens site.
50 Years Ago
• Citizens from the proposed Pike-Delta-York school district have filed a petition to vote to approve the district.
• John Bonam was named principal of Swanton High School. William Witker was approved as Cherry Street elementary principal.
75 Years Ago

• Stephen Helfrich’s general store, a 49-year-old landmark of Raab’s Corners, was ruined by fire.

• It was estimated that 10,000 people attended the Independence Day parade in Swanton.

• Playing at the LaFrance Theater in Swanton was “The Trial of Mary Dugan” with Robert Young and Laraine Day.

90 Years Ago

• Swanton village clerk Vern Shoup and councilman Otto Gaiman resigned.

• It was announced that due to a lack of funds, the misspelling of grateful on the Doughboy statue will be corrected later.