Patterson's Past
by PI Staff
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25 years ago – November 17, 1988

In what is being billed as the largest appeal for food in the nation’s history will be undertaken this Saturday when the Boy Scouts of America undertakes a national good turn – going door-to-door asking for food for the needy. Patterson Boy Scouts and Cub Scouts plan to participate.

The City Council has authorized a $4,500 study of parking in the downtown area.

Lynne Hale, a nurse at Del Puerto Hospital for many years and a hospital board director the past eight, did not seek re-election to the board seat and will step down from the position at the end of this week’s board meeting.

50 years ago – November 21, 1963

A $28,000 renovation of the Federated Church will be completed next week. It includes a new stained glass chancel window behind the altar.

A new bean harvester is being built at Tiura Manufacturing in Patterson. The harvester was designed by Ray Whitman.

Someone broke into the high school and pried open a safe in the administrative offices.

Joyce Amaral and Eva Hook have purchased a restaurant business in Crows Landing.

75 years ago – November 18, 1938

This week brought shivers for four consecutive mornings when the temperature dropped to between 27 and 29 degrees.

Nearly 200 members of the Federated Church gathered for dinner to celebrate the burning of the mortgage acquired by remodeling the former Methodist Church.

Patterson’s Glenn Hamilton will be suiting up for Stanford for the final time Saturday in its big game against Cal.

100 years ago – November 22

This area has been blessed with 2.70 inches of rain the past three weeks.

The Patterson and Del Puerto Club barber shops will soon be closed all day Sundays.

Kathleen Spooner has been elected chairman of the high school orchestra.

Outside basketball games pitting Patterson High and Los Banos teams were postponed indefinitely because of the wet weather.

The weather has also delayed construction work on a new rural schoolhouse in the north end of the Colony.

-Irrigator Archives

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