100 Years Ago: 1921

An entertainment consisting of several costume and motion songs, a playlet, “Crowning the May Queen;” folk dancing, and a play including all the children will be given by the Roosevelt League, at the South Oak HIGH school house, Thursday evening, May 19, at eight o’clock, If  it is stormy it will be given the next fair night. Ice  cream and cake will be on sale.

50 Years Ago: 1971

Two members of the Philharmonic Club were. honored Friday evening when the club held its final meeting of the season at the First Universalist Church. At the dinner, a gold pendant in the form of a rose, was presented to Mrs. Dawn Conant Grant and cuff links to Prof. Seldon T. Crafts in recognition: of their work in arranging programs during the past year. They also received a corsage and boutonniere. The dinner was followed by a business session, at which annual reports of officers were presented.

25 Years Ago: 1996

If you’re a little kid and get hurt, the scariest part could be the stuff those ambulance people put on you. Members of Canton Fire and Rescue demonstrated equipment for students at Canton Elementary School Thursday, part of an effort to relieve those fears, according to member Lisa Cote. “We find when we go to a pediatric call, they are scared when we try to put something on them.” Seeing the equipment before hand should help.” Student volunteers tried out the blood pressure cuff, a nasal tube, with an attached oxygen tank, a cervical collar, and a face mask called a non rebreather.

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