50 years ago, 1963: Mrs. Walter Owens was named Employee of the Year at Providence Hospital. Owens, a presser in the laundry department, was honored at the hospital's annual Employee Recognition Dinner with a plaque in recognition of her 20 years of service.
25 years ago, 1988: The Universe and Other Toys had a grand re-opening at its new location in the Sandusky Plaza. The store carried Metaphysical books, New Age music, crystals, jewelry, and scientific and old-fashioned toys. Psychic readings were available as well.
10 years ago, 2003: IAB Club liquor license was renewed, much to the relief of its members. The Italian-American Beneficial Club had arranged to pay the back taxes that put the liquor license in jeopardy. The club was allowed to continue serving while the decision was made by the Ohio Division of Liquor Control.