Friday, November 30, 2012

20 YEARS AGO

The commercial property at 320 Grinnell St. sold for a reported $360,000.

Black leaders in Key West were happy with progress made in the previous two years between the Key West police and the community.

Frank Romano and Joe Liska, co-owners of Key West Aloe, joined the growing number of businesses supporting the Lower Florida Keys Health System's Maternal/Infant Care Center.

50 YEARS AGO

Key West police closed the American Legion-sponsored carnival on North Roosevelt Boulevard because of illegal games of chance.

The Biltmore Construction Co. was ready to begin construction on the new 1,000-man mess hall on the Naval Station.

Clay Peagler was named personnel director of the Monroe County Board of Public Instruction. He had been a science teacher at Key West High School since 1957.