50 YEARS AGO (1959)
Thornton A. Sullivan, veteran member of the Everett Parks Board, was re-elected chairman of that body at the annual meeting yesterday at City Hall. A.M. Glassberg of The Herald was renamed vice president. Fred Johnson was to continue as secretary.
F.E. “Bud” Worthen was named club champion for indoor pistol competition by the Snohomish County Rifle and Pistol Association in its match last Sunday. Worthen posted a score of 757 for the 90-shot .22-caliber match. Top shooter for the expert class was K.C. Carpenter with a 749.
25 YEARS AGO (1984)
Eight residents of Broadway Plaza, each of whom was 90 years of age or older, were guests of honor at a party given for them at the apartments yesterday. Honored were Myrtle Barnum, Florence Bloomfield, Anne Christie, May Decker, Jeane Kuller, Lyla Lady, Rita Richmond and Irma Schultz.
First-class postage was to rise to 22 cents effective Feb. 17, the Postal Service’s board of governors announced. The Postal Service said it had reached the point where costs had overtaken revenues.
By Jack O’Donnell from Herald archives at Everett Public Library