ESSEX LOCALS | What Was Happening on January 7th in Years Past


115 Years Ago – 1917

The children are making use of the school gardens as much in winter as they do in summer, finding it an excellent and safe place for coasting.

90 Years Ago – 1932

Central Pond resumed its old-time mid-winter animation on Monday when the ice was declared safe for skating for the first time this season and the young people had a glorious time giving the kiddies an opportunity to try out their new skates that Santa Claus had brought them for Christmas.