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2011-07-28 / Living

New fire chief named 25 years ago

Out of the past

10 YEARS AGO

Aug. 1, 2001

 Air quality at Davison High School has been the focus of efforts by the district and resolution of problems seems to be coming as the beginning of school approaches. The Board of Education met July 23 and discussed advice given by the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH), pertaining to questions about how the high school can improve its air quality.

25 YEARS AGO

July 30, 1986

 The Davison Area Fire Department has a new chief as the fire authority appointed Lee Keeney to that post last Tuesday evening. The action came in response to the resignation of Chief Keith Skellenger who left because he said he felt he no longer had the support of the fire authority.

 Stephen Boros of Davison is a Detroit Tigers fan. But if the Tigers ever face the San Diego Padres as they did in the 1984 World Series, there is no doubt who Boros will be pulling for. Boros’ son, Steve, is the manager of the Padres and dad keeps a close eye on what’s happening in the National League Western Division and keeps in close contact with his son. 50 YEARS AGO Aug. 3, 1961  The Davison Homecoming, which concluded

Sunday with the 8th Annual Davison Horse Show, proved to be a crowd pleaser and a financial success, Chamber of Commerce sponsors report. It is impossible to estimate the number of spectators on hand to see the big, 43- unit parade which launched the Homecoming July 26, but streets along the parade route were lined and hundreds waited at the DHS Stadium to see the entries.

 Edson Payne of Davison caught a 12- pound, 37-inch Northern Pike from Potter Lake Tuesday night of last week. Payne, 71, is a retired AC employee and spends a lot of his time fishing these days.

100 YEARS AGO

July 28, 1911

 Minutes from the Davison Village Council: Mr. Utley, of Flint, was present and asked permission to run a pool room in connection with an upholstery and cigar factory in the village. A.E. Hurd Jr. asked permission to construct a sidewalk on the east side of State Street and abutting on his lot. It was moved and seconded and approved the petition be granted.

 Local and Personal: Mrs. George B. Hall and little daughter, Zilpha, left Davison Tuesday for New York City, where the plan to take passage aboard the SS. Olympic, the largest ocean-going steamer in the world, for a visit with family in England. — Compiled by Gary Gould

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