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REMEMBER WHEN: Mother’s Day

The modern holiday of Mother’s Day was first celebrated in 1908 when Anna Jarvis held a memorial for her mother at St. Andrew’s Methodist Church ... Read more

by Sue Wilson, Friday, May 8, 2020 2:25 pm

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REMEMBER WHEN: April showers bring May flowers

 “When April showers may come your way; they bring the flowers that bloom in May…” Judy Garland sang this song in the 1950s. May Day ... Read more

by Sue Wilson, Friday, May 1, 2020 4:25 pm

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Remember When: Early Homes in Andalusia

 “Home Sweet Home” is a song written by a lyricist John Howard Payne and English composer Sir Henry Bishop for an opera first produced in ... Read more

by Sue Wilson, Friday, April 24, 2020 9:15 pm

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Remember When: Early automobiles

When the automobile was invented around the turn of the century, one by one the new horseless carriages began making their way into the city ... Read more

by Sue Wilson, Friday, April 17, 2020 3:23 pm

News Main

Remember When times were gentler

     When you ask them, everyone over the age of 90, 80, or 70 will all agree that times have changed drastically from when ... Read more

by Sue Wilson, Saturday, April 11, 2020 12:43 am

Lifestyles

Remember When: Shehan’s Polio story

  Dan Shehan’s “My Polio Story” is continued in this week’s column. The dread disease of the 1950s, polio, was a pandemic similar to today’s ... Read more

by Sue Wilson, Friday, April 3, 2020 8:52 pm

Lifestyles

Remember when: Polio epidemic of the 1950s

     The history of polio infections extends into pre-history. The disease has been traced back to almost 6000 years. The first major outbreak of ... Read more

by Sue Wilson, Saturday, March 28, 2020 12:00 am

Lifestyles

Remember When: The Flu Pandemic of 1918

     In 1918, typical newspaper headlines all over the country read like this – The Seattle Daily Times, CHURCHES, SCHOOLS, SHOWS CLOSED, Epidemic Puts ... Read more

by Sue Wilson, Friday, March 20, 2020 8:09 pm

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Remember When: History of Johnson Park

    “TAKE ME OUT TO THE BALLGAME” is a 1908 Tin Pan Alley song which has been the official anthem of North American baseball. ... Read more

by Sue Wilson, Friday, March 13, 2020 5:32 pm

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Remember When: The history of Johnson Park

     “TAKE ME OUT TO THE BALLGAME” is a 1908 Tin Pan Alley song which has been the official anthem of North American baseball. However, ... Read more

by Sue Wilson, Friday, March 6, 2020 3:37 pm

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