20 YEARS AGO
Some of the Monroe County firehouses were firetraps, according to engineers who inspected the 10 stations from Stock Island to Key Largo.
County law enforcement officers rounded up nine suspected drug dealers on Stock Island.
A vacation for four Virginia men ended abruptly when the free-spending host was arrested for using a stolen credit card. The four had gotten drunk and decided to take a road trip to Florida. The one man had said he would pay.
50 YEARS AGO
Capt. Harold V. Brown was installed as the new commander of the Military Order of the World Wars at a dinner at the Holiday Inn.
Firestone store, Manuel A. Boa Jr. manager, was at 1201 White St.
The Rev. Philip Bentley, chaplain aboard the Navy submarine tender Bushnell, preached the services at the Holy Innocents Episcopal Mission.
Circuit Court Judge Aquilino Lopez Jr. swore in the grievance committee of the 16th Judicial Circuit.
100 YEARS AGO
The schooner Etta L. Thompson arrived from Miami and the Keys with cargo.