From The Attic


10 Years Ago

• March Minnich and Hanna Mignano of Swanton traveled to China as part of the Toledo International Youth Orchestra.

25 Years Ago

• A warehouse fire at Pilliod Cabinet Company caused $20,000 in damage.
• Swanton Junior High student Paul Seiler advanced to the state geography bee.
• Teen vandals reportedly tormented residents on the north side of Swanton by slashing tires and harassing neighbors by looking in windows, trespassing and playing pranks.
50 Years Ago
• Country House Restaurant sold to Mr. and Mrs. Bruce Sharples.
• The Sterling Store on S. Main Street in Swanton offered a half gallon of homogenized milk for 42 cents.
75 Years Ago

• Fulton County’s quota of the number of used cars that can be sold is 39.

• M.J. Linehan of Swanton elected president of Detwiler Memorial Hospital in Wauseon.

• Swanton boys basketball topped Perrysburg 34-26 in the Greater Toledo League finale. Ronnie Bloom led the Dogs with 11 points.

• A Red Cross sewing center was established in the new Swanton Township Centralized School.

90 Years Ago

• Swanton Exchange Club takes steps to curb solicitation in the village.

• Kunkle High School basketball team wins Enterprise trophy in tournament.

• Judson and Viers Grocery robbed of over $40.

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