Monday, January 27, 2014

• Thomas L. Roberts, a civilian employee of the Air Force, published an article titled "Studies with a Simulated Martian Environment" that appeared in the fall issue of the Journal of the Astronautical Sciences. He graduated from Francis Xavier and Douglass High School.

• Fire Capt. Joseph "Bum" Farto was named acting chief of the fire department to replace Charles Cremata, who retired.

• Two Navy men were seriously hurt when their car flipped three times and landed in the water at "dead man's curve" on South Roosevelt. The car was traveling at 80 mph when the accident occurred.