100 years ago, 1914
Removing a square of glass from a door, a man or men gained entrance to the apartment of Mrs. Goodwin on the second floor of No. 7 Hill Block, last evening, while she was at the theatre. On her arrival home she found that the house had been ransacked. A careful search failed to disclose anything missing. It is believed to be the work of local parties. A dog, which usually gives an alarm, did not make enough noise to attract any attention. Capt. Walsh investigated the break, last evening, when complaint was made to the police.

50 years ago, 1964
Everyone from 14 on up is invited to the annual “Old Timers’ Skating Party” which will take place Saturday evening at the Summer St., Lewiston, Police Athletic League rink. Lewiston Police Officer Robert Federico, vice president of the PAL this year, said today that everyone must be accompanied by a skating partner, and be at least 14 years of age. Music will be provided continuously and coffee will be served in the heated cabin, Federico said. He noted that last year’s Old Timers’ Party was a success and this year’s may be even greater. The affair starts at 7 o’clock and continues through 10 p.m.

25 years ago, 1989
The Lewiston Daily Sun asked people in the area what their New Year’s resolutions would be if they could make them for someone else. Here are some of the replies: Lt. Dan Lajoie, Auburn Police Department, said, “I’d like to see all the smokers who sit next to me while I am eating lunch quit smoking.” Maurice Bolduc, Lewiston Police Department, said, “I’d like to see Maj. (Laurent F.) Gilbert keep his resolution to keep his memos ‘short, small, and to the point.’”

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