Look Back: A Little Something From Our Files From the Week of Dec. 29

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By Mary Jo Hooker

25 Years Ago
Operation REACH collected $5,693, its largest amount to date. That amount allowed 130 children to buy Christmas presents for their families. Each child had a $50 budget. (In 2010, the REACH goal was $125,000 to help 500 children.)

10 Years Ago
Kingston Parks and Recreation Department purchased about $15,000 worth of new equipment for children who play at Kingston City Park. The new equipment, designed primarily for 5- to 8-year-olds, will replace equipment that was becoming a safety concern.

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