25 Years Ago
Center’s Ferry in Kingston was put out of commission indefinitely. Wear and tear caused the engine to blow up. The decision to ground the ferry weighed on several factors, including a bridge under construction, the high cost of engine repair and the length of time needed for repairs.
By Ellen Probert Williamson
We cannot really know what was the first spice known and used by humans, but most authorities on the subject agree that it most probably was cassia or, as it is now known, Chinese cinnamon bark.
Ancient records have proven it was used before 2700 B.C. It is still one of the most important and most widely used of spices today.