50 years ago (1961)
Exalted Ruler Harry Botesch and John Norberg, chair of the Scholastic Leadership competition sponsored by the Everett Elks Lodge, broke the news to four winners that they would receive savings bonds. The student leaders were Judy Ann Reiner, Clayton W. Knittel, Stephen J. Nelson and Judith Ann Vickers.
Olympic View Junior High School was presenting a Christmas concert with numbers by the band, orchestra and chorus, directed respectively by Richard Nelson, Jascha Galperin and Lois Dexter. Among the many student musicians were Becky Hallmark, Loye Ann Hudspeth, Darlene Danner and Jeff Jolley.
25 years ago (1986)
Dr. Don Barbacovi, principal of Everett High School, winced as a blindfolded Tony Ventrella took the first swipe with an electric razor to give a “boz” haircut, named for football player Brian Bosworth. Dr. “Bozacovi” lost a bet with his students that they couldn’t raise $15,000 in a jog-a-thon. The kids raised $23,000.
Bill and Mary Twomey, new owners of Silver Lake Express Lane on 112th St., advertised grand re-opening specials. Savings could be had on super-unleaded gas, Carlo Rossi wines, Timotea pizza, Lay’s potato chips and Rainier beer.
By Jack O’Donnell from Herald archives at the Everett Public Library