Yesteryears (07/05/2013)

July 4, 2013 

75 YEARS AGO: A fight against grasshoppers in the Oakdale area was started by Mel F. McNamara, deputy county agricultural inspector. McNamara with a one-man crew was combating the hoppers by placing a poison mixture in the fields. — Karen Aiello

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