100 Years Ago: 1924

Trolleys and steam railroads were struggling out of Lewiston Wednesday in one of the most severe blizzards of the year.

One foot of snow fell between 8:15 pm and 1:45 am Wednesday. It was the heaviest snow of the season, the records at the Lewiston Gate House show. The heaviest snowfall previously was ten and a half inches on Feb. 20th.

The Wednesday snowfall was about a foot less than the snowfall of April 1st and 2nd of 1922 when 19 inches fell.

50 Years Ago: 1974

Mrs. Andre Marcotte of the West Auburn Road has charge of special invitations for the annual May Ball given Saturday evening  by the Patronesses of  St. Mary’s Hospital on May 4, The event, featuring the music of Woody Herman and his 16 piece orchestra will be held at the Lewiston Armory.

25 Years Ago: 1999

The Auburn-Lewiston Kiwanis Club has inducted several new members. Kevin Feldman of Good Shepherd Food Bank, Mike Small of Roak the Florist, Bob MacDonald of the Youth and Aid Bureau of Lewiston Police Department, and Kathleen Montejo, who was just hired as Lewiston’s City Clerk. She is a former member of the Brunswick Rotary Club.

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