Looking Back – November 6


Ted Hooker of Columbus dropped into the Parks and Recreation Department headquarters to tell officials he had just recorded his 2,000th mile of biking on the city’s popular People Trail.


On the coldest Election Day in history, just 5,814 of the 16,636 people registered to vote in the city, the lowest number of voters in a municipal election in at least 20 years, chose to retain all incumbents, including Mayor Robert Stewart.


The new Hauser Junior-Senior High School, which opened for classes in September, was formally dedicated.