Seems Like Yesterday

  • Thu Sep 27th, 2012 8:49pm
  • Life

50 years ago (1962)

A native of Everett, Dr. Harry R. Secoy, had returned to open a practice on eye disease and surgery. His office was in the Pacific and Colby Building. He, his wife and three children made their home in View Ridge. His father had been a prominent Everett doctor.

The Rev. Michael F. O’Neil, assistant pastor at Immaculate Conception church, and Frank Bennett, chairman of the Apostleship of Goodwill, discussed plans for Catholic doctrine classes to be held in the lower meeting hall of the church rectory, 2509 Hoyt Ave.

25 years ago (1987)

Granite Falls kids had a pal in the Bike Man. Hank Burrill, retired logger and near-lifelong resident of the community, liked to help others. For the past two years he had collected stacks of cast-off bikes, parts, frames and wheels, all the be reassembled into workable bicycles for youngsters in Granite Falls.

A resignation on the Sultan Town Council announced yesterday, forcing a third special election on to the November ballot and prompting an immediate search for candidates. Mary Jorgenson of the sections division said Tony Wilde was stepping down form the council.

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