100 Years Ago: 1921

Although some of the Auburn shoe factories are dropping off in productions lately there is a general optimistic note among the shoemen of that city. There  are several exceptions to the slackening of work that at present prevails in the Shoe Town. In fact one of the largest of Auburn’s factories is working to capacity at present. A fairly strong summer is predicted with a good winter’s work following. One large shop has reopened after a long closing spell.

50 Years Ago: 1971

Nearly 200 Auburn youngsters participated in Tuesday’s DPT and Polio immunization clinic at the Auburn City Building, Mrs. Shirley Schneider, RN, Auburn health officer, said today 150 youngsters received polio vaccine and 45 DPT immunization from John Milazzo, MD.

25 Years Ago: 1996

Steve Izer, of Pathways Inc. in Auburn, project manager at the Brunswick Naval Air Station Galley, has been recognized by the Department of the Navy for his superior performance and exemplary leadership during the “NEY” award Petition. Izer and the food service team, which consists of the supported work clients, were recognized for their work, efforts and team spirit. Their contributions made the Brunswick Galley the successful operation it is today and is regarded as one of the best dining facilities in the Navy. The certificate of appreciation was presented by Commander J.R. Backus.

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