Today in history
Jun 14, 2013 at 7:30 AM
50 years ago, 1963: Hugh Smith won the presidency of UAW Local 1216 in a runoff election at the union hall on Bardshar Road, with a 10-vote majority over his opponent, Benny Rogowski. Smith garnered 571 votes to Rogowski's 561.
25 years ago, 1988: The new heated pool at Osborn Park was ready for a grand opening, thanks in large part to Mrs. Cecile Frost, a former resident, who donated $150,000 toward the pool. The entire pool project, including sewers, plumbing, and bathhouse was estimated at over $700,000.
10 years ago, 2003: Firelands Regional Medical Center named its conference center the George l. Mylander Conference Center. A proclamation was issued in honor of the former board chair.