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Memory Lane

Remembering the past. Looking to the future.

Published: March 29, 2017 12:00 AM

2007

Lawsuit agreement reached. Newcomerstown and Tucson settle dispute.

Gary and Terrie Baker of Baker's IGA receive prestigious global award.

Marvin and Dolores Stocker were honored by family and friends at a dinner on their 50th wedding anniversary Feb. 10.

Deaths: E. Jean McKee Hoffman, 79; Hilda Isabelle Chapman Palmatier, 88; Michael S. Phillips, 43; Shirley Ann Hershman Moore, 71; Robert D. Rine, 85.

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1997

The 'Recollections' orchestra, including local members Aaron Swank, Dr. Dennis Davis and John Gunn, was to perform at the Sweetheart Follies Ball Feb. 15 at the David Barber Civic Center in Newcomerstown.

Helen McCune installed as president of Newcomerstown Senior Citizens.

Basketball: Trojans defeated Strasburg 70-66; Ridgewood defeated Malvern 86-70 at the "Dome" in West Lafayette but lost to Tuscarawas Central Catholic 82-64.

Deaths: Joseph M. Lenzo, 76; William R. Kenney, 70; Madeline I. Waller, 84; Carl Osler, 84; William 'Bill' Moore, 45; Burl Stout, 84; Mary Ann Hardman, 58; Hazel F. Nugent, 94; Robert W.Gaynor, 72.

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1987

Star-lite Drive-In theater, located on property owned by Mr. and Mrs. Ken Porcher on Co. Rd. 9 between Newcomerstown and West Lafayette, razed. The drive-in had opened July 4, 1949.

Coach Rich Babcock's Trojans lost 58-54 to Indian Valley South Rebels at Port Washington with Trojan Tm Myers scoring 20 points and Rebel Steve Allensworth, 21; Trojans defeated Jewett-Scio 61-46; Indian Valley South won 58-45 over Indian Valley North; Ridgewood claimed an 82-50 win over Malvern and came close to a victory at Dover, losing 56-51.

Mr. and Mrs. Lorraine Baker, Newcomerstown R.D. 3, celebrated 63rd wedding anniversary Jan. 25.

Deaths: Eugene Hosfelt, 77; Ruth Shaw, 83.

1977

Ohio Baseball Hall of Fame Celebration set for July 12-16 in Newcomerstown.

Mary Jane Bates announced Jan. 27 as grand opening for Newcomerstown License Bureau.

Coach Bill Gorscak's Ridgewood Generals top-ranked Class AA team in the state defeated West Holmes 38-32 and Indian Valey North 45-33, upping their season mark to 12-0.

Larry Huggins scored 27 points in Indian Valley South Rebels 59-34 victory over Newcomerstown. The Rebels also beat state-ranked Ayersville 62-38 and were 10-1 on the season.

Lakeland Raiders 61-44 victory over the Trojans.

Deaths: Claude R. Mizer, 84; Mrs. Beulah L. Gamertsfelder, 79; William Ott, 87; Pearl Delbert (Bud) Edwards, 59; Mrs. Gladys L. Walters, 77.

1967

Ohio Bell announced plans for a $110,000 expansion and modernization program for Newcomerstown-Port Washington area. Total number of telephones in the communities was 3,345.

Wayne Darr elected president of Ohio Federation of Soil & Water Conservation Districts.

Eric Parks named winner of local Lions Club Peace Essay contest.

Miss Susan Jane Swigert one of two winners in Southeast District Elks Leadership Contest.

Trojans lose 72-62 to River View and 81-51 to Garaway.

1957

Atty. Robert Mowbray, MOD chairman, announced plans to for Polio March.

Group asks council for a traffic light at the intersection of Beaver and State streets.

"Bruma Bell," owned by Howard Stocker, Mizer Addition, first Beagle from Newcomerstown to become American Kennel Club Champion.

Deaths: Ray A. Burge, 77; Mrs. Pauli, 85.

1947

Sen. George Shurtz introduces two bills in state legislature. one on divorces, the other regulating mining in Ohio.

Village to spend $117,888 this year. Remodeling of Municipal Building increases total.

Dr. R.F. Warren plans new dental building on Canal St.

1937

Some damage by rising waters reported as Tuscarawas River hits 20.65 ft. peak.

Edgar Parrish appointed scoutmaster of new Boy Scout troop.

1927

Kramer Smith, 14, dies of injuries reeived in fall from tree.

John R. Mahon sells his interest in insurance agency to Ralph W. Scott, New Philadelphia.

Mrs. Alva Sperling, former resident, dies in California.

Mr. and Mrs. Theodore Crater leave for visit at St. Cloud, Fla.

1917

Abe Davis purchases hs partners interest in the Kandy Kitchen.

Mrs. Margaret Weir, prominent citizen and owner of the Central Hotel, dies.

Miss Bess Laub and Frank Laporte married at New Philadelphia.

1907

W.M. Brode and Sons, local contractors, open office on second floor of First National Bank.

Daily output of Rex File and Saw Co. at 150 dozen mark.

Mayor H.G. Little appointed John Widder councilman to fill vacancy caused by resignation of Harvey Eagon. J.T. Pocock named street commissioner.


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