Looking Back for June 19

40 Years Ago

There was a time when people would pull up to the Manistee County Savings Bank building on River Street in a horse and buggy in the early 1900s. The building remains a bank to this day being the home of PNC Bank.

There was a time when people would pull up to the Manistee County Savings Bank building on River Street in a horse and buggy in the early 1900s. The building remains a bank to this day being the home of PNC Bank.

Pilot health program

Manistee County’s 4-H program is among six in the state that will design and pilot test health models for 4-H replication nationwide, according to Peggy Lozen, Manistee County Health educator. The Michigan 4-H program was one of two nationally be awarded $60,000 health education grants from the National 4-H Council. The program will be aimed at youths and their families.

DAV young members

Young members of the Disabled American Veterans Junior Auxiliary No. 43 of Manistee won several junior activities awards at the convention held recently in Sault Ste. Marie. Proudly getting their awards were: Karen Bishop, Tammy Miller, Denise Sandstedt, Pauline Jerumbo, Susan Sandstedt, Karen Sandstedt and Kelly Bishop.

80 YEARS AGO

Giggey to open store

The store building at 337 River Street next to Central Drug Store will be completely repainted and renovated in the near future preparatory to the opening of a new grocery store and meat market by Percy Giggey and his brother, Noris Giggey, of Detroit. Percy Giggey has been operating the meat market in the Economy Food Market for the last 18 months. Previously he ran a market on First Street. He has had 13 years experience in the meat business.

Club aids in enforcement

As the result of a plea by Dr. E.A. Oakes representing the Rotary Club before the city commision at its meeting last night, members of the club today were enlisted to aid city police offices in the enforcement of the state law preventing the sale and use of fireworks. Chief of Police Frank Kruse has given a warning that a permit must be obtained before fireworks may be purchased or used.

Compiled by Mark Fedder at the Manistee County Historical Museum

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Mark Fedder is the executive director of the Manistee County Historical Musuem. He can be reached at (231) 723-5531 ormanisteemuseum@yahoo.com.

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