25 years (1989)
About a dozen new retail stores including takeout restaurants and a major drug store will be added to the Lafayette Center on Pike Street by the fall. Christy and Associates announced today that construction has begun on a 51,000-square-foot addition to the center.
50 years (1964)
The Peppermint Lounge, 220 Front St., was closed at 10:45 a.m. today when the city health department temporarily revoked the licenses of the establishment for unsanitary conditions.
75 years (1939)
Final plans have been completed for the annual pet parade and soap box derby to be held in Caldwell. The contestants will gather on the athletic grounds at 1:30 p.m. and the parade is scheduled to move up South Cumberland Street and around the public square one-half hour later.