Seems Like Yesterday

  • Sun Oct 31st, 2010 8:48pm
  • Life

50 YEARS AGO (1960)

The Everett Junior Varsity football team defeated the Blanchet Reserves, 12-0, in a muddy battle yesterday. Jim Goldfinch scored the first Seagull touchdown on a two-yard plunge. Larry Hart passed to Ted Jensen for the second six-pointer.

Cub Scout Pack 14 climaxed a Fire Safety Month theme with its October pack meeting at Roosevelt School. Seven new Cubs were inducted as Bobcats: Don Ayres, John Ayres, Timothy Greene, Mark Sayko. Robert Taylor, Mike Vogel and Larry Lindbo.

25 YEARS AGO (1985)

Fay Ericksen, Winifred Jones and Gertrude Rucker were to be honored as 50-year members of the Everett Women’s Book Club at the annual Foremothers lunch at the Everett Golf and Country Club. The book club had established Everett’s first library in 1896.

Much-needed traffic improvements to 164th Street SW were about to begin as the county started an ambitious program to overhaul the congested corridor. Jack Bilsborough, the county’s assistant director of public works, said that after the work was done, a recommendation would be made to lift the ban on development along the road.

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