October 30, 2012 1:50PM
Updated: December 1, 2012 6:03AM
50 years ago, 1962
Anticipated efforts of Gov. Otto Kerner to use motor fuel tax refund monies to subsidize state welfare payments has drawn protest from Joliet officials. Mayor James P. Hennessy, who foresaw Kerner’s move several months ago to “borrow” from motor fuel tax refunds, sent a warning to officials then.
25 years ago, 1987
David T. Weber, 13, a seventh-grader at Anna McDonald School, is The Herald-News carrier of the week. He has been delivering the paper in Manhattan for two years. His hobbies are collecting baseball cards, snowmobiling and camping. He uses his route profits for his savings and to further his education in mechanics.