See Dana’s comment on the “Helms and Haines” post earlier today.
Gadfly #1 Stephen Antalics sent the following:
“The Globe Times [1925-1977] gave the city a paper dedicated to the city. The demise of the paper ended many of the local traditions. One interesting one was the celebration of the first-born in the new year.”
This page from December 31, 1949:
Any other traditions we’ve lost and maybe forgotten about? Oldies but goodies?