Yesterday's News for November 1999
30 years ago in 1969
For your Thanksgiving dinner: turkey was 29¢ a pound; yams 11¢ a pound; a can of Ocean Spray cranberry sauce 19¢ and Mrs. Smithâs pies 69¢ each at Bell's in Spencerport.
Duryea Motors held a grand opening gala weekend after moving to its new location on Main Street in Brockport. Among their sales were a 1966 Thunderbird for $1,799 and a 1968 Ford Fairlane for $1,089.
25 years ago in 1974
A sugar shortage sent sugar prices soaring. Local stores including Wegman's and Hilton Big M encouraged shoppers to boycott sugar to reduce demand and lower the prices.
The Spencerport Rangers Boys Soccer team beat the Penfield Chiefs 1-0 to become the Section 5, Class A champs.
20 years ago in 1979
Area Republicans won big in the county elections, but locally, Democrats Gail Schott of Ogden and Warren Frank of Hamlin won their Town Supervisor races in upsets.
15 years ago in 1984
President Reagan addressed a capacity crowd at the Rochester War Memorial on November 1.
Plans were underway for a $10 million expansion to Lakeside Memorial Hospital.
10 years ago in 1989
State Senator Ralph Quattrociocchi attended ground breaking ceremonies at the Lake Road site of the future Hamlin Ambulance Corps building.
Holley's Girls Varsity Soccer team defeated Kendall to win the Class C title.
5 years ago in 1994
Town Line Elementary School in Spencerport was dedicated the Terry A. Taylor school in memory of the Specerport music teacher who had died in February of that year.
A bomb explosion damaged the home of Holley Mayor Bud Passino. No members of the Passino family were injured.
A ground breaking ceremony was held on the site of the future Frontier Field in Rochester.