Monday, December 17, 2012

20 YEARS AGO

Bender and Delaune Architects were chosen by the Key West City Commission for the first phase of revitalizing Bahama Village.

The coconuts mailed by the Conch Coalition to Sen. Bob Graham failed to change his mind about the Florida Keys National Marine Sanctuary.

An elderly pedestrian was charged with failure to yield after she attempted to cross U.S. 1 in Marathon and was hit by a vehicle.

50 YEARS AGO

The first NBC TV's "Today Show" featuring Key West ran from 7 to 9 a.m. The two-hour shows were aired every morning for the rest of the week.

Lt. Raymond Fleming relieved Lt. Cmdr. Kenneth Ploof as commanding officer of the Underwater Swimmers School.

Jeanette Fields was installed as president of the District 25 Florida State Nurses Association in a meeting at the Public Health Building.