50 years ago (1964)
Having its grand opening tomorrow was Karl’s Bakery and Coffee Bar at 2814 Wetmore Ave. Karl Romaneschi, owner, said there would free coffee and cake for adults and soft drinks and ice cream for children who were accompanied by their parents. Among the many innovations at Karl’s, formerly located on Hewitt Avenue, was a refrigerated pastry case.
The Everett Parks Department today gained one of the finest scenic spots around the city’s bay front rim, with the City Council formally approving negotiations to begin the preliminary work in securing what would become Harborview Park.
25 years ago (1989)
Jack Wicks, director of the Small Business Development Center in Everett, was named the U.S. Small Business Administration’s Veteran Advocate of the Year for Washington. Wicks placed special emphasis on assisting disabled veterans in starting up businesses.
Johnson &Johnson Realtors had opened in the Professional Service Center Building at 3326 Smokey Point Drive, Suite 103C in Arlington. Daryl and Kathleen Johnson were co-owners. He was the broker and she was the agent.
By Jack O’Donnell from Herald archives at the Everett Public Library