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May 14, 2013

Step Back in Time: May 14, 2013

Step Back in Time features news items from The Daily Star 25 and 50 years ago.

25 years ago

May 14, 1988

EDMESTON — A 75-foot-long cluster of balloons of all colors blew by the home of Richard Nutt Jr. on Wilkinson Road about 5 p.m. Friday.

“It was storming when it came,” said Nutt. He and another man jumped up and caught the cluster and spread it out along his driveway.

“Our driveway is filled with a million balloons,” Nutt said. “It looks like a giant snake.”

The collection of balloons was tied to a plastic line, Nutt said. No identifying tag was attached to the balloons, which may have come from the south, he said.

He wasn’t sure what he was going to do with the balloons but said perhaps he’d give them away one-by-one to neighborhood children.

“It’s the biggest think in Edmeston that anyone has seen,” Nutt said.

50 years ago

May 14, 1963

SUCO Faculty Wives rounded out their club year and honored new officers at the annual spring luncheon held Saturday at the Tunnicliff Inn, Cooperstown.

Added touch was the fashion show put on by Joan Jacobsen of the Smart Shop, Cooperstown.

Styles for summer, including beachwear, were modeled before the 66 attending the luncheon.

Included were fashions by name designers Oleg Cassini and Anne Fogarty.

Mrs. Jerry Shannon has been elected president for the coming year.

Mrs. Josef Elfenbein is the new vice president; Mrs. Robert Doyle, secretary; Mrs. Philip Robbins, treasurer and Mrs. John Havens, hospitality chairman.

On the luncheon committee for the afternoon were Mrs. Nicholas Barberio, Mrs. Robert Grosshans, Mrs. John Havens, Mrs. John Mazarak, Mrs. Hewitt Pantaleoni, Mrs. Jay Pawa, Mrs. Reuben Rusch, Mrs. Richard Siegfried, Mrs. Stanley Weisberger and Mrs. William Walisko.

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