50 years ago
Richard Merkey, leading man machinist of the Naval Station, was awarded a 15 year federal safety award.
The Industrial Relations Department of the Naval Station was accepting application for an Engineering Technician GS-5 at $4,690 per annum.
Helio Oropeza took out a $14,000 building permit for a new residence at 3334 Riviera Drive.
B.O. Lowery, caller for the Nautical Wheelers, was holding a beginners square dance class at Optimist Youth Center at the corner of White and Southard streets.
Leo Carey graduated from the University of Florida with a degree in electrical engineering and was employed by the City Electric System.