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From Our Files (Sept. 7, 2022)

 

September 7, 2022



Sept. 7, 1972

Vern and Gladys Topp were Sunnyside Park’s first campers when it opened this weekend, but they had to move locations when their neighbors kept them awake most the night and hit their “home” with airborne knives intended to land on a tree.

Otherwise, the park’s opening was quiet and without fanfare, but those who used the facilities over the holiday weekend were enthusiastic in their praise of the area.

Visitors appreciated the “islands” of picnic tables, the paved walkway that was likened to a short nature walk, and the wild blackberries growing along the banks....



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