25 years (1989)
Washington County Library will adopt an automated system eliminating the paper card catalog system and eventually linking its three branches in Belpre, Beverly, and Matamoras with libraries in local school systems.
75 years (1939)
Rental system of textbooks will be used for the first time in Williamstown School when it is initiated with seventh grade books in the junior high division this coming term, E.S. Shannon, principal, has announced.
100 years (1914)
The Grand Theatre, located on Putnam street, changed ownership this morning. W. J. Vandivert, of this city, will be the new proprietor, while his son, Walter, will be the manager.