100 years ago - 1909
In an upset, veteran judge M.S. Griswold was defeated for re-election. Some speculated he lost because he had granted big judgments to a few litigants. That was not the case, however, so maybe it was the litigating attorney who defeated him.
50 years ago - 1959
The Lannon VFW named Ed Koeper its commander while the Auxiliary elected his wife president.
Lannon ordered a rescue vehicle from the Gettelman Agency.
A Red Cross first-aid course was completed by 25 Sussex firefighters.
The chief of the Sussex Fire Department was Roy Evert.
25 years ago - 1984
Police investigated an alleged stolen car "chop shop" on Town Line Road in Lisbon.
Hamilton senior Nancy Umhoefer became a top model.
Helen Abel and Rueben Meissner celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary. Lisbon farm girl Helen was a nurse by training. Rueben ran a trucking business.
10 years ago - 1999
Nathan Home, a member of General Patton's Army in World War II, died at 77. One of four Lisbon brothers who served in that war, he crossed the Remagen Bridge a day before it collapsed into the Rhine River.
5 years ago - 2004
The village's oldest business, the Sussex Lumber Do-it Center, closed.
Lannon voters recycled a former village president, Dan Martin, back into the post, turning out the incumbent, Robert Winter.
Denise Harris was recovering from an eye operation partially funded by the Sussex Lions Club.