50 years ago (1962)
Mr. and Mrs. Ralph E. May, longtime Everett residents, were guests of honor at a family dinner and reunion celebrating their 50th wedding anniversary at the home of their daughter, Carolyn Anne Fisher, at 1414 Kossuth Ave.
Ross McIvor, secretary of Earl Faulkner American Legion, hoped there would be a good turnout out at their next meeting when past commanders and adjutants would take over. Later this month was the Legion annual bowling sweepstakes. Al Frederickson was chairing the event.
25 years ago (1987)
Up the Creek Restaurant in downtown Lake Stevens was to hold a dinner next Sunday with proceeds going to the Everett Firefighting Fund in memory of firefighter Gary Parks who died in a fire at the Everett Community College. Also participating in the event was Golden Cloud Bakery in the Everett Public Market.
Ann Beckman wrote a review of Italian Picnic, 1630 Broadway. She said that Italian beef was traditional street corner food rarely duplicated outside of Chicago. Gina and John Tolomei had managed to do so, probably due to their years operating a restaurant near the Windy City’s O’Hare Airport.
By Jack O’Donnell from Herald archives at the Everett Public Library