25 years ago
IN A scathing attack Gary Hiscock, says that Member for Wagga, Joe Schipp, is impeding Wagga’s growth by supporting redevelopment of the showground trotting track.
Developers Mick Neason and Phillip Andrea are constructing a million dollar multi-functional complex on Glenfield and Fernleigh roads.
Five people were arrested following police raids on two homes smashing a large break and enter and stolen goods racket in Wagga.
Manager of the Wagga Chamber of Industry and Commerce, Julie Briggs, has called for a long-term marketing plan for Wagga at a special meeting of the Industrial Promotions Advisory Committee chaired by Edwin Brooks.
Duncan Marshall, Riverina Regional Community Library, chief librarian says the service has received less than half what it hoped for from State Government grants announced this week.
Work is essentially complete on a $600,000 warehouse for Laminex at Bomen.
50 years ago
Wagga High defeated Newcastle High 16/5 in a University Shield match at the Eric Weissel Oval.
A new “normal day” record of 18,073 copies of The Daily Advertiser was reached this week
Work has begun on the installation of radar and other equipment at the new £70,000 meteorological building at the Wagga Aerodrome.
Midnight show at the Sturt Drive-In is La Parisienne (SOA) in colour with Brigitte Bardot and Charles Boyer.
Extensions to the YMCA hostel costing £9000 in Morrow Street are almost done.
Mr H J Rex recently appointed secretary at Wagga Base Hospital says that more stringent measures will be taken to obtain outpatients’ attendance and inpatients hospital fees.
Wagga Chamber of Commerce is concerned about the state of Edward Street between the railway crossing and Fitzharding Street.
Sign up for our newsletter to stay up to date.