125 Years of News: Oct. 21 2019



In celebration of The Daily Gazette’s 125th anniversary, the newspaper will publish newsworthy items from past editions and past decades.

On Oct. 21:

1936: Former heavyweight boxing champion Jack Dempsey is honored at a testimonial at the Schenectady Elks Club.

1949: WGY disc jockey Earle Pudney stands on his head on the sidewalk at State and Erie in a stunt to raise money for the Community Chest.

2014: Local residents cheer as Tony’s Meat Market at 2033 Broadway in Schenectady — badly damaged in a 2009 fire — is finally demolished.

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