20 YEARS AGO
The road to the Keys was open and the tourists were welcomed back and City Electric System was receiving power from the mainland ending the shortage.
School officials were expecting nearly 100 hurricane refugees to enroll in Upper Keys schools.
A Cuban refugee made the trip to Key West in 10 hours using a sail-topped surfboard.
50 YEARS AGO
A two-seater Cuban air force training plane was used by its pilot and cadet passenger to fly to Key West.
The Monroe County Anti-Mosquito District was out of money for fogging chemicals and had halted spraying until Oct. 1.
Florida lobster fishermen were not permitted to use doubter's boxes after Sept. 15. The doubter's box was a container in which the fishermen could put lobster of doubtful legal size to be examined by a conservation officer.