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Published: Monday, March 31, 2014, 1:00 a.m.

Seems Like Yesterday

50 years ago (1964)

Ada Thomle, chair of the YMCA Book Fair, and Sybil Anderson, president of the women’s auxiliary, looked on as Alan Thomle prepared to make a contribution to one of the many Y Used Book Barrels. Contributions could be made at Haggen’s in View Ridge, Shopland Super at 11th and Broadway, Laurel Drive Grocery and B&M Shopping Center South.

Junior prom plans at Everett High School were in the making. Chairs Steve Bennett and Anne Wood were working with committee members Joyce McCutchen and Sue Richey. The “Andalusia Bell” would be a formal affair in the high school gym with music by the Intruders.

25 years ago (1989)

Betty Emanuel, assistant nurse manager in the mother/baby department of General Hospital Medical Center, was to retire this week after 17 years of taking care of the Everett area’s newest citizens.

Adolf Langkait of Lynnwood stopped on Locust Way to salvage another aluminum can. Langkait bicycled two or three times a week, in various directions, picking up aluminum litter. He salvaged about 100 pounds a month which earned him about $35. “It pays my gas,” he said.

By Jack O’Donnell from Herald archives a the Everett Public Library.

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