Remember When for the week of 3/23/2011

Keri Taborski
Feather Publsihing Historian

75 YEARS AGO......1936

Former Plumas County Board of Supervisor A.J. Long, 77, who served the Portola/Beckwourth township from 1916 to 1928 and later was Plumas County Justice of the Peace, died this week in Portola. Prior to coming to Portola some 30 years ago he was Lassen County Clerk in Susanville.

50 YEARS AGO......1961

Advertisement: Here is the proof in black and white: the new 1961 Mercury is in the popular price range at Mansell Motors, Highway 40-A at Lee Avenue, Quincy selling for $2,987.10.

Hanlon P. Tharp, principal of Quincy High School since 1955 has resigned. Prior to that he was principal of Quincy Elementary School since 1951.

25 YEARS AGO......1986

Plumas County children won't have to attend extra days of classes for those days lost during the storms and flooding in February according to the California State Department of Education.

10 YEARS AGO.......2001

Averaging just 1.5 riders per trip through Plumas County, Greyhound Bus may discontinue service through Plumas County in November. Greyhound resumed service in Plumas County in November of 1999 after a hiatus of several years.
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