125 Years – Oct. 30


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.

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