100 Years Ago: 1921

The first evening grosbeak of the season was reported seen by Miss Grace Lunt on Nov. 8. Five visited Dr. and Mrs. C.E. Norton’s garden, and Sunday, a whole flock was seen by Dr. H.H. Britain.

50 Years Ago: 1971

Tours of the new YWCA building at 130 East Avenue, Lewiston are being held this week. YWCA members are serving as guides for the tours which opened Monday. Guides and the schedule for the remainder of the week are as follows: Thursday, 7 to 9 p.m., Mrs Roland Laprise, Mrs. Alfred Gurney, Mrs. Eva Dionne, Mrs. Bernice Chenard, Miss Joni Bush, Miss Linda Jordan, Miss Nancy Deschenes, Miss Jayne Pratt and Mrs. Thomas Bennett. Friday. 10 a.m. to noon, Mrs. Thomas Mower, Mrs. Daniel Gatz, Mrs. Richard Babb and Mrs. Ginnie Milton; 1 to 5 p.m., Mrs. Richard Jacques, Mrs. Jessica Hatch, Mrs. Kirsten Turley and Mrs. Elton H. Fales.

25 Years Ago: 1996

“Buildings That Shaped the Skylines of Lewiston and Auburn” will be the topic presented by architect Gregory Ninow at the Monday meeting of the Auburn Art Club at the High Street Congregational Church. Hostesses for the 2 pm Guest Day will be Mrs. Byron G. Ames, Mrs. Wallace White, Mrs. Robert L. Thorpe, Mrs. John Kern Jr. and Mrs. Robert Pugsley. Ninow, a principal at Harriman  Associates, was chief architect for the renovated Lewiston Middle School Auditorium and City Hall, among many other local projects.

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