Wednesday, April 30, 2014

50 years ago:

Vogue Cleaners and Laundry, Louis Cirotti president, was located at 1010 Truman Ave.

Secretary of State Tom Adams announced that Monroe County was among four Florida counties which he had assigned investigators to probe the conduct of the May 5 primary election.

The Monroe County Commission was supporting Florida insurance commissioner's effort to have insurance companies provide windstorm coverage for the Keys.

A tourist spent 20 hours bouncing around in a small rental boat off Little Torch Key before he was rescued by a fishing boat. He had been warned not to take the boat past the reef.

More than 200 boys and girls participated in the Optimists Bicycle Rodeo at Harris School. Debra Sawyer and Rick Kushman won the top prizes of new bikes.