Friday, November 23, 2012

20 YEARS AGO

The single-family residence at 5 Aronovitz Lane sold for a reported $138,000.

A local judge ruled that the Key West ordinance that closed public beaches to the homeless at night was unconstitutional and the city must provide safe zones.

The head of Caribe Nautical Services was calling on the city to offer more access at the city docks to cruise ships, to bring tourists and fees to the city.

50 YEARS AGO

The Key West High School football team finished the season with a 18-0 win over Fort Myers for a season record of eight wins, one loss and one tie.

The destroyer USS Claud Jones, the first Key West ship to return from blockade duty, was greeted by a large crowd of wives and children.

Mary Peebles, a senior at Key West High School, was the Monroe County winner in the Veterans of Foreign Wars' "Voice of Democracy" contest.