Area history, Dec. 11, 2018

Area history, Dec. 11, 2018

Today is Tuesday, Dec. 11, 2018. Here are local news reports from 100, 50 and 15 years ago:

In 1918, the board of directors of the new Sarah A. Jarman Memorial Hospital in Tuscola announced the institution would open on Jan. 1. Completion had been delayed due to The Great War, because it was difficult to get materials to finish the building.

In 1968, The Bacon and Van Buskirk store at Lincoln Square announced plans to move to the south end of the mall. The new facility would sell original oil paintings from all over the world.

In 2003, right-handed reliever Juan Acevedo, a Parkland College product, agreed to a minor league contract with the Pittsburgh Pirates.

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