Old News – Sigl Center

The Al Sigl Center is being built but 50 years ago and they still have a shortage of funds. They would open in Feb. 1969 as the main facilitiy for people who were in need of special services. If you want to read more about the facility and the agencies that have been there then …

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Old News – War Shortages

Big wars create shortages. Manufacturers change production to goods for the war and then the citizens end up having a hard time finding some commodities. It has always been that way. It always will be. Sometimes the shortages are not for items that you would suspect. During World War II there was a shortage of …

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Old News – Auto Accessory

Auto accessories have always been popular. They filled a void of gadgets that manufacturers didn’t put on their auto. Notice that the auto in the picture doesn’t have a trunk. There were some trunks that could be added to the backs of the car. This cabinet is added to a running board. That way you …

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Old News – Stewardess

At this time a stewardess had to be single and meet height and weight requirements. It also appears that there is an age restriction. Also I don’t think that the starting wage was very good even for 1967. HONEOYE FALLS TIMES Thursday, Nov. 9, 1967 Miss Trenholm Gets Stewardess Wings A Honeoye Falls girl has …

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Arch Merrill on DST

Daylight Saving Time ends on Sunday Nov. 5th. Here is a column by Arch Merrill telling about the fights in Rochester over if we should except DST or not. DEMOCRAT & CHRONICLE Sunday, Nov. 17, 1963 Daylight Saving Wasn’t Always Accepted Here by Arch Merrill Not so many years ago, the issue of daylight saving …

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