In celebration of The Daily Gazette’s 125th anniversary, the newspaper will publish newsworthy items from past editions and past decades.
On October 30
1918: Florence Bullard of Glens Falls, a Red Cross nurse serving in France in World War I, is awarded the French Cross of War for bravery shown caring for wounded soldiers during heavy bombardment.
1953: Using 30 charges of dynamite, crews blast logs and underbrush from Ballston Lake’s outlet creek to lower the lake level.
1960: Dr. W.R.G. Baker, radio and television pioneer after whom WRGB television station is named, dies in Syracuse.