From The Attic


10 Years Ago

• Talks between the Swanton Education Association and Swanton Board of Education broke down and the teachers’ contract expired.

25 Years Ago

• Renovations to the Swanton Municipal Building were proposed.

• Air show planned at Toledo Express Airport. The Thunderbirds were to highlight the show.

50 Years Ago

• Republican candidate for U.S. Senate, William B. Saxbe, visited Swanton.

• John Havlicek, former Ohio State and Boston Celtic basketball player, was the Swanton Boosters’ Club guest speaker.

75 Years Ago

• School was scheduled to begin in Swanton on Sept. 7 with L.A. Walker the superintendent.
• Judson Food Market offered a dozen Sunkist oranges for 45 cents.

90 Years Ago

• Swanton voters to decide on $20,000 bond issue for waterworks improvements.

• The Maumee Valley Dance Marathon was held at Danceland on the Chicago Pike east of Swanton.

• School was scheduled to begin in Swanton on Sept. 10 with L.A. Walker the superintendent.