Seems Like Yesterday

  • Tue Oct 23rd, 2012 1:36pm
  • Life

50 years ago (1962)

Our Lady of Perpetual Help church was about to build a convent at 2524 Cedar St. The two-story building was designed by Everett architect Harry E. Botesch and would be built by Newland Construction of Everett for $138,600. It would be occupied by the Dominican Sisters. Facilities were to include music rooms, laundry, recreation and sewing rooms, kitchen, chapel and living quarters. It would have a brick veneer finish with hardwood doors and aluminum windows.

Brian Hansen and Gene Martin got a demonstration from Albert Stivala, instructor at Washington School, on how to flip the football. The boys were in the Punt-Kick-Pass competition Saturday. The football accuracy test was being sponsored here by Klein Motors, a local Ford dealer.

25 years ago (1987)

Phyllis L. Bradford of Everett recently graduated from the International Air Academy in Vancouver, Wash., completing a 12-week training program in airline reservations, ticketing and passenger service.

Kathleen Fankhauser, president of Personal Success Planning in Mukilteo, attended a development conference of Success Motivation Institute (SMI) in Dallas earlier this month.

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