Turning Back The Pages 9-1
75 years ago — 1936
Reflections of the Season (editorial): Someone has invented a sort of nose guard to prevent hay fever. Why couldn’t someone invent an ear muff that will filter out the nutty radio speeches.
SALISBURY — Dormer Cannon and a party of young friends enjoyed a masquerade dance at his home last Saturday evening.
TACONIC — Verton Thomen was home from the CCC camp at Madison, where he is stationed, to spend the weekend with his parents.
LAKEVILLE — Edward Parmalee is in Sharon Hospital due to a fractured hip received when he jumped or fell from a truck one day last week.
50 years ago — 1961
SHARON — The roadside sign of the Sharon Pheasant Farm on Gay Street came home last Saturday night after being missing six weeks. Mr. and Mrs. William Wilbur, the farm’s owners, still do not know where it has been but they are grateful anyway, said Mrs. Wilbur, for its return.
FALLS VILLAGE — Tracy Atwood, son of Mr. and Mrs. Grover Atwood of Belden Street, defeated contestants from Massachusetts and Rhode Island in a tri-state Future Farmers of America public speaking contest in Kingston, R.I., last week.
25 years ago — 1986
FALLS VILLAGE — Residents who have gone more than three years without a food outlet in the community will soon have an expanded convenience store to meet their needs.
SCASCO Oil of Winsted has taken out a zoning permit for the expansion of its Mini-Mart, located on the corner of U.S. Route 7 and Route 63. The store will market a variety of food, home care products and other goods.
Taken from decades-old Lake-ville Journals, these items contain original spellings and phrases.